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Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

HC Pulls Up Delhi Govt For Inaction In Making Operational COVID Care Centre At JNU

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The court was hearing a plea by JNU Teachers' Association and others for providing infrastructure and medical staff for a proposed COVID care centre at the varsity’s campus.

JNU To Hold Admissions Through CUET From 22-23; Teachers', Students' Unions Oppose

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The decision was "overwhelmingly endorsed" by the members of Academic Council at its meeting, according to a statement issued by Jayant K Tripathi, the Director of Admissions.

Jawaharlal Nehru University To Admit Students Through CUET From 2022-23

Recently, the Delhi University has also decided to hold admissions from the next academic session through the CUET.

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

Dec 28, 2021 PTI

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.

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.

15 November, 2021

ABVP And JNU Students Union Clash In Jawaharlal Nehru University

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It was alleged that an organisation booked the student union hall for November 14 on the birth anniversary Jawaharlal Nehru only to find the place occupied by 15 ABVP members afterwards.

03 October, 2021

JNU Faculty Member Quietly Suspended For Allegedly Embezzling Rs 88 Lakh


The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers Association (JNUTA) has accused the Vice-Chancellor accused the management of a cover-up, claiming that decision to suspend the faculty member was taken without a departmental enquiry.

25 September, 2021

Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani To Join Congress Along Kanhaiya Kumar

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An independent MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mehvani said he will join the Congress along with former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on September 28.

26 August, 2021

26-Year-Old PhD Scholar Dies Inside JNU Campus, Police Suspect Suicide

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Police suspect it to be a case of suicide and said she allegedly jumped from the second floor of the hostel and died but only a post-mortem examination will ascertain the cause of death.

28 July, 2021

JNU Entrance Exam Between Sept 20-23, DU To Take Tests Between Sept 26-Oct 1

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The exams will be conducted online by the National Testing Agency at designated centres.

22 July, 2021

Delhi Riots: Natasha Narwal Granted Provisional Registration For PhD


Natasha Narwal in her plea has sought permission to access monetary scholarship/fellowship as is her entitlement as a PhD student of the university.


15 July, 2021

Delhi Court To Hear UAPA Accused Umar Khalid's Bail Plea On July 27

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Khalid along with several others has been booked under the anti-terror law in the case. They are accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 violence, which had left 53 people dead and over 700 injured.

Photo Gallery

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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