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Violence erupts in JNU campus ABVP and AISA trade charges some students injuredViolence erupts in JNU campus ABVP and AISA trade charges some students injured

Violence erupts in JNU campus; ABVP and AISA trade charges, some students injured

The ABVP blamed the Left groups for initiating the violence while its routine weekly meeting was underway in the JNU Students Union office. The Left-backed AISA has rubbished the allegation

Top Stories Nov 15, 2021, 10:21 AM IST

JNU to conduct entrance exam when COVID situation subsides and is safe for students-dnmJNU to conduct entrance exam when COVID situation subsides and is safe for students-dnm

JNU to conduct entrance exam when COVID situation subsides and is safe for students

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice-Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar on Wednesday said they would be conducting the JNU entrance examination whenever it is safe for students to write.

Top Stories Jun 2, 2021, 2:22 PM IST

JNU sedition case: Kanhaiya Kumar, others summoned on March 15; Delhi court takes cognisance of chargesheet-dnmJNU sedition case: Kanhaiya Kumar, others summoned on March 15; Delhi court takes cognisance of chargesheet-dnm

JNU sedition case: Kanhaiya Kumar, others summoned on March 15; Delhi court takes cognisance of chargesheet

The court here has taken cognisance of a chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) President Kanhaiya Kumar and 9 others in the 2016 sedition case and summoned them on March 15.
 

Top Stories Feb 16, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

Rename JNU after Swami Vivekananda, says BJP leader CT Ravi -ymnRename JNU after Swami Vivekananda, says BJP leader CT Ravi -ymn

Rename JNU after Swami Vivekananda, says BJP leader CT Ravi

CT Ravi has demanded on Monday that Delhi's premier institute, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), must be renamed as Swami Vivekananda University. Says the life of Bharat's patriotic saint will inspire generations to come.

India Nov 17, 2020, 10:00 AM IST

JNU Students' Union condemns culprit Sharjeel Imam's arrest over 'cut off Assam from India' commentJNU Students' Union condemns culprit Sharjeel Imam's arrest over 'cut off Assam from India' comment

JNU Students' Union condemns culprit Sharjeel Imam's arrest over 'cut off Assam from India' comment

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union expressed their displeasure over the arrest of Sharjeel Imam in Bihar and said that the BJP and RSS want to criminalise Muslims on an unprecedented scale
 

India Jan 29, 2020, 9:00 AM IST

Masked mob attack on JNU students lasted half an hour: Delhi Police sources narrate timeline of eventsMasked mob attack on JNU students lasted half an hour: Delhi Police sources narrate timeline of events

Masked mob attack on JNU students lasted half an hour: Delhi Police sources narrate timeline of events

According to sources from the Delhi Police department, the violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) took place in a span of half an hour in the evening

India Jan 9, 2020, 10:14 AM IST

BJP MLA Raja Singh slams Deepika Padukone for JNU support, appeals to Hindus to boycott ChhapaakBJP MLA Raja Singh slams Deepika Padukone for JNU support, appeals to Hindus to boycott Chhapaak

BJP MLA Raja Singh slams Deepika Padukone for JNU support, appeals to Hindus to boycott Chhapaak

Though Union minister Prakash Javadekar said that any artist could go anywhere and put forth his or her view, BJP MLA from Telangana, Raja Singh, condemned Deepika Padukone's visit and show of solidarity with the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Taking to Twitter, the BJP MLA made an appeal to the Hindus to boycott her upcoming film "Chhapaak".

India Jan 9, 2020, 8:21 AM IST

Deepika Padukone's anger to Ajay Devgn's concerns: Bollywood stars react to JNU attackDeepika Padukone's anger to Ajay Devgn's concerns: Bollywood stars react to JNU attack

Deepika Padukone's anger to Ajay Devgn's concerns: Bollywood stars react to JNU attack

Bollywood star Ajay Devgn on Tuesday said violence is not a solution to any problem and the Jawaharlal Nehru University attack is very sad. Talking to media, Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone said, "I think exactly like I said, you know, I feel angry ki this is happening but at the same time the fact ki action is not being taken, yeh sochne ki baat hai."

Entertainment Jan 8, 2020, 1:02 PM IST

From Taapsee Pannu to Anurag Kashyap: Celebs condemn violence at JNUFrom Taapsee Pannu to Anurag Kashyap: Celebs condemn violence at JNU

From Taapsee Pannu to Anurag Kashyap: Celebs condemn violence at JNU

Violence broke out at  Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday night after masked men armed with sticks attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call the police

Entertainment Jan 6, 2020, 11:18 AM IST

JNU violence: Jamia Coordination Committee condemns attack on students, demands FIR against perpetratorsJNU violence: Jamia Coordination Committee condemns attack on students, demands FIR against perpetrators

JNU violence: Jamia Coordination Committee condemns attack on students, demands FIR against perpetrators

A masked mob entered the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and attacked the students and professors with sticks and rods. Reacting to this incident, the Coordination Committee of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University demanded the police to take strict action against the culprits.

India Jan 6, 2020, 8:27 AM IST

JNUSU stages massive protest outside campus over fee hikeJNUSU stages massive protest outside campus over fee hike

JNUSU stages massive protest outside campus over fee hike

Jawaharlal Nehru University students have been on a strike against the draft manual which states hike in hostel fee rates
 

India Nov 11, 2019, 3:00 PM IST

Indian university controversies Kanhaiya Kumar Rohit Vemula ABVPIndian university controversies Kanhaiya Kumar Rohit Vemula ABVP

5 Indian universities that grabbed headlines in 2016 for the wrong reasons

Indian Universities this year also made the headlines more because of them turning into grounds for ideologies clashing and politics. While student suicides shook the walls of the universities, students protests, JNU student union leader Kanhaiya Kumar's arrest, Rohith Vemula's suicide and now JNU student Najeeb Ahmad's disappearance have overshadowed the original purposes of these universities as centres of learning. Here are 5 Indian universities where controversies reigned this year in 2016

Dec 17, 2016, 7:14 AM IST