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Students Politics & Unions

Police Stop JNU Students, Demanding VC's Removal, From Marching Towards Rashtrapati Bhawan

Jan 09, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

They marched from Mandi House to HRD Ministry, where a student-delegation met the officials following which the group decided to carry on the march to the President's office.

NSUI Wins All 4 Seats Against ABVP In Students' Election At Varanasi's Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya

Jan 09, 2020 IANS

NSUI's Shivam Shukla won the President seat by defeating ABVP's Harshit Pandey by a huge margin while Chandan Kumar Mishra became the Vice President, Avnish Pandey won the General Secretary seat and Rajnikant Dubey secured the Librarian post.

‘It’s Clear Who They Were’: A JNU Teacher’s Account Of What Happened Inside Campus

"A part of the same group had gathered outside the university gate and were shouting their usual slogans: kill the leftists, kill the anti-nationals, desh ke gaddaron ko, goli maaro saalon ko. The mob outside that was doing it was joined by ABVP students from inside the campus also. So who they were is clear."

JNU Needs World-Class Leadership, Not Ideologically Over-Enthusiastic Mediocrity

Nov 20, 2019 Sanjaya Baru

In the depressive higher education milieu of incompetence, casteism and exorbitant fees, JNU stands out as a beacon of hope for many.

HRD Ministry Appoints Panel To Recommend Ways To Restore Normal Functioning Of JNU

JNU students have been protesting for nearly three weeks against the draft hostel manual, which has provisions for hostel fee hike, dress code and curfew timings.

11 November, 2019

JNU Students Protest Fee Hike, Police Use Water Cannons To Disperse Them

Outlook Web Bureau

Students wanted to march towards the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), where Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is addressing a convocation, but the gates have been barricaded.

26 March, 2019

JNU VC Accuses Students Of Breaking Into His Home, 'Terrorising' Wife

Outlook Web Bureau

JNU students allegedly barged inside VC Jagadesh Kumar's residence while he was away and surrounded his wife

17 January, 2019

JNU Sedition Row Was Planned To Divert Attention From Rohith Vemula's Death: Ex ABVP Members

Outlook Web Bureau

The ABVP, in turn, said the two were siding with the Congress, which had supported the accused students, and termed it a "political ploy" divert attention.

17 October, 2018

Kashmiri Students Defer Decision To Surrender Degrees And Leave AMU En Masse

Outlook Web Bureau

Former vice president of AMU Students' Union Sajjad Subhan Rather, who hails from Kashmir, said "We have come to the AMU to build our careers. Please do not snatch away the 'pens' from our hands."

09 October, 2018

Newly-Elected Allahabad University Student President Booked For Provoking Violence On Campus

Outlook Web Bureau

Along with Yadav, a case of manhandling and threatening has been filed against 18 others in the Colonelganj Police Station, and a probe has been initiated in the matter.

19 September, 2018

Forces In JNU Waging War Against India, Alleges Nirmala

Outlook Web Bureau

The comments come days after candidates backed by Left groups won all four key posts in the JNU Students Union elections.


17 September, 2018

DUSU Elections: Delhi University Poll Results Challenged In High Court

Outlook Web Bureau

The plea filed by three candidates alleged that EVMs were tampered with and questioned how "privately procured" EVMs could have been used in the polls held on September 12.

17 September, 2018

A Day After Results, JNU President N Sai Balaji Alleges Assault By ABVP Members

Outlook Web Bureau

Balaji swept JNUSU elections, the results for which were announced on Sunday, defeating ABVP candidate Lalit Pandey.

15 September, 2018

JNUSU Elections: Counting Suspended After ABVP Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

In a statement, the JNU Election Committee said it suspended the counting temporarily but refused to name the party which protested.

14 September, 2018

JNUSU Polls: Voting Underway To Decide Fate Of Eight Presidential Candidates

Outlook Web Bureau

All arrangements have been made by the election authorities for the JNUSU polls.

13 September, 2018

DUSU Elections: 44.46% Voter Turnout For Delhi University Students' Union Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

Polling took place at 52 centres in the colleges, where as many as 1.35 lakh voters have been involved in deciding the fate of 23 candidates in the DUSU polls.

30 March, 2018

CBSE Paper Leak: 'Exam Mafias Operating Under Modi Govt's Watch,' Alleges Congress Students' Wing

Outlook Web Bureau

NSUI, along with protesting students demanded the resignations of Javadekar and CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal.


24 March, 2018

Assam Women's University Students Call Out To Modi, Say ‘Don’t Convert The University Into A Technical Institute'

Outlook Web Bureau

The students have been protesting on the Rowriah outskirts for the past four days but the Centre has given no response as yet.

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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