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JNU Modifies 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment Counselling Session After Flak

Dec 29, 2021 PTI

JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) in its earlier invitation on sexual harassment counselling session had mentioned: ‘girls are suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends’.

JNU Circular On Counselling Session On Sexual Harrasment Criticized By Students' Outfits

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Such a remark creates a space where harassment in such lines will become rampant and will lead to become an unsafe space for women," Ghosh said.

NCW Chairperson Seeks Withdrawal Of JNU's 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment

Girls are 'suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends,' said the circular issued by Jawaharlal Nehru University's Internal Complaints Committee.

JNU Circular: Students' Outfits Criticize Circular On Sexual Harassment Counselling For Victim Blaming

Dec 28, 2021 PTI

The circular issued by the internal complaints committee (ICC) of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) stated that "the girls are supposed to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends".

Babri Masjid Should Be Reconstructed: JNU Students' Union Vice President

In a harmony march to commemorate the demolition of Babri Masjid and marking the death anniversary of BR Ambedkar, the vice president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Saket Moon said that Babri Masjid should be reconstructed.

30 October, 2021

JNU Cancels Webinar For Calling Kashmir ‘India Occupied’; Probe Ordered

Vikas Pathak

JNU vice chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar posted a message on the official Facebook page of JNU that the matter is being enquired into.

03 August, 2021

No Arrests Were Made During JNU Protests: Govt

Outlook Web Desk

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai told Parliament no arrest was made in the incident.

06 July, 2021

What JNU Can Learn From Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Suman K Jha

Vivekananda to Gandhi, Tagore to Mookerjee, our thinkers enriched education. JNU or TISS, it’s time Indian universities listened.

18 June, 2021

We Should Do More Research To Assess Long Term Benefits Of Vaccines: JNU Scientist

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

‘The important question is, can the vaccines provide protection for a longer duration of time or many years. We cannot afford to vaccinate the whole population every year,’ says Prof Gobardhan Das

04 May, 2021

Former JNU Student Umar Khalid Tests Negative For Covid

Outlook Web Bureau

Umar Khalid is now out of quarantine.

25 April, 2021

Former JNU Student Umar Khalid Tests Positive For Covid In Tihar Jail

Outlook Web Bureau

Umar Khalid was tested for Covid-19 by jail authorities after he showed symptoms a few days ago


28 March, 2021

Why PUBGisation Of JNU’s Education System Is Brutally Ignorant Of Real-Life Challenges

Shubh Gupta

The JNU administration has left non-science students in the lurch with its ‘all-is-well’ demeanour. Pragmatism can only work via feedback which is missing

27 March, 2021

Kanhaiya Kumar Calls Modi ‘Biggest Liar’, Compares Himanta Biswa To Kansa Of Mahabharata

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Kanhaiya Kumar termed Modi's statement in Bangladesh, where he is on a visit, about going to jail for that country's freedom as a 'big lie'.

16 March, 2021

University Campuses No Longer Remain Inclusive Spaces Safeguarding Freedom Of Expression: Tharoor

Outlook Web Bureau

Whether it is JNU, Jamia Milia or Aligarh, in the last few years, our campuses have no longer remained inclusive spaces that safeguard individual liberties, said Shashi Tharoor

13 March, 2021

Ground Floor Reading Room Of JNU’s Central Library Reopens For Students

Outlook Web Bureau

The university also allowed the reopening of 'Mugal Darbar' and '24x7 Food Court' with takeaway facility only with immediate effect.

19 February, 2021

Who Will Gain If Kanhaiya Kumar Joins Forces With Nitish Kumar?

Giridhar Jha

Nitish wouldn’t mind the CPI’s young Turk lending him a hand but is Kanhaiya Kumar game?

16 February, 2021

JNU Sedition Case: Kanhaiya Kumar, Others To Face Trial, Summoned In March

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Kanhaiya Kumar and others, including former JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, were accused of raising anti-India slogans.


01 February, 2021

JNU Allows Entry Of Fourth-Year PhD, MSc, MCA Students On Campus

Outlook Web Bureau

A notification by the university said those students who require access to the laboratory and have to submit their dissertation or thesis before June 30 are allowed to enter the campus.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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