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JNU Gets President’s Best University 2017 Award

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), which has remained an academic hub for intellectuals and opposing views alike, bagged the annual ‘Visitor’s Award’ for the best university in the country and the announcement came from the President of India. Despite media backlash and police arrest of JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar in February 2016, JNU remained the 3rd Best University in the ...

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FACTBOX: Gulmehar Kaur Row as It Happened Today

FACTBOX: Gulmehar Kaur Row as It Developed Today Ramjas College literary event has turned into a bigger ideological war between BJP-led ABVP and leftist-dominated AISA student organisation in New Delhi with intelligentsia equally divided on the row which has been taking fast turns over the last three days. While the Ramjas College literary society, which had invited JNU student Umar ...

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600 Delhi Policemen Search JNU for Missing Najeeb, No Clue Yet

JNU Row

Following the Delhi High Court order, about 600 Delhi Policemen and with sniffer dogs and mounted police searched on Monday two-thirds of JNU campus, hostels and residential areas looking for any trace of missing student Najeeb Ahmed who went missing on October 15, 2016. While rest of the area will be covered on Tuesday, the sniffer dogs could not trace ...

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JNU Alumni, BJP Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Speaks Out

Whether you are from Congress or BJP, a JNU alumni speaks out from heart and not from position once inside the red brick walls of JNU in New Delhi. So did Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on an NDTV program held inside JNU interacting with students. While a Congress supporting JNU student asked her repeated questions raising the West Bengal BJP ...

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Amitabh Mattoo Resigns as Advisor to J&K CM

Academics rarely do better in politics and so is Amitabh Mattoo, who was more comfortable as a journalist, academic in JNU and later as Vice Chancellor of Jammu University. Amitabh Mattoo, who had been a JNU professor for long and seen in many academic circles in the past one decade, served as political advisor to the J&K late CM Mufti ...

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Top 100 Universities of India as per All-India Ranking by Ministry of HRD

India’s Union HRD ministry’s NIRF has released the the country’s ranking of top universities and institutes in categories of univesities, engineering institutes, management institutes, and pharma institutes. As expected JNU has come on top at third while the science streams had IISc of Bangalore on top of the list. Leaving aside IISc and ICT-Mumbai, JNU tops the general stream of ...

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Top 10 Universities of India 2015 as Per NIRF Ranking

Ending fake claims of rankings across the country, India’s Union HRD ministry’s NIRF has released the the country’s ranking of top universities and institutes in categories of univesities, engineering institutes, management institutes, and pharma institutes. As expected JNU has come on top at third while the science streams had IISc of Bangalore on top of the list. Leaving aside IISc ...

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JNU Ranked 3rd in India’s First Ever Ranking of Universities, IISc Tops

JNU Row

Ending fake claims of rankings across the country, the Union HRD ministry constituted NIRF has released the the country’s ranking of top universities and institutes in categories of univesities, engineering institutes, management institutes, pharma institutes. As expected JNU has come on top at third while science streams had IISc of Bangalore on top of the list. Leaving aside IISc and ...

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IISc, JNU, HCU Among Top 5 Universities in India as per NIRF Ranking

Bangalore-based IISc tops Indian Universities in NIRF ranking while JNU and HCU make it to the top 5 in the country’s first ever ranking of educational institutes and universities. Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has been ranked India’s best institute, while Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and the University of Hyderabad (UoH), both of which have been in news recently, ...

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Human Rights Watch Asks India to Stop Persecution of Kanhaiya Kumar

Human Rights Watch, a global human rights body on Friday asked India to stop persecution of peaceful activists, including JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, with sedition under IPC 124 (a) that may attract three to life-term imprisonment, if convicted. “The BJP government seems eager to punish peaceful speech but less willing to investigate supporters who commit violence in the ...

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Amid ‘Anti-Intolerance’ Campaign, RSS Bares True Colours Citing JNU

Unable to fight JNU intellectuals on ideology or raison d’etre, BJP mentor body Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has castigated the institution as a home to anti-socials notwithstanding the fact that is own spokesmen and women were once students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). In its editorial, RSS mouthpiece PanchJanya said JNU is providing shelter to a large number of anti-national ...

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IISc Ranks 37 in Times Higher Education List of 2015 for Asia

The Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) and Punjab University (Chandigarh) have made it to be among the list of top 50 universities across Asia, not considering the fact that no Indian varsity or institute figures in the world top 100 list. The Asia University Ranking is one of the category in Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The Indian Institute of ...

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Despite Odds, Indian Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Fervour

Despite strict warning from Hindu fringe groups, many couples smiling, walking hand-in-hand, holding bouquets of red roses or bags with gifts and wearing a smile were a common sight across cafes, eateries and streets across India on Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Love was in the air — whether it was at Delhi’s central Connaught Place area, malls or green parks; ...

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