JNU professor withdraws from panel citing situation in university
Eminent economist and JNU professor C P Chandrasekhar on Monday said he had withdrawn from the newly-constituted 28-member Standing Committee on Statistics (SCES), chaired by former chief statistician Pranob Sen, citing the situation in the university.
JNU violence case transferred to DP Crime Branch; Registrar, Pro-VC meet LG
The Delhi Police on Monday transferred the case related to the vi...
Arvind Kejriwal says shocked to know about violence on JNU campus
Members of JNU Students' Union and ABVP clashed on the campus Sunday evenin...
JNU violence: Teachers raise question on university's security, allege admin colluded with attackers
Hours after violence broke out at the JNU campus on Sunday, teachers raised questions on the university's security and alleged that the administration was hand in glove with the attackers.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets senior AAP leaders over JNU violence
Senior party leader Sanjay Singh told reporters that the meeting was held to discuss the "serious condition" prevailing in the JNU campus.
We are forming a response security committee, which will look into whatever has happened, says JNU VC
When asked whether the university will conduct an inquiry into the matter, Kumar said, “The university is looking into it. We are forming a response security committee, which will look into whatever has happened and bring the facts out."
JNU violence: HRD Ministry meets univ officials, VC Jagadesh Kumar stays away
The meeting at the HRD Ministry which went on for over two hours was attended by the JNU registrar, proctor and other admin officials who briefed the ministry officials on the sequence of events that unfolded on the campus and the measures taken to restore normalcy.
From Pondicherry to Oxford, campuses witness protests against violence in JNU
Students in university campuses across the country and even abroad staged protests in solidarity with JNU students and condemned the violence that took place in the varsity.
Kejriwal's 'subdued' response to CAA-NPR-NRC, Jamia-JNU violence 'smacks of opportunism': Kapil Sibal
"He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough," Sibal told PTI in an interview. He said Kejriwal's somewhat "subdued" response to what has been happening around has not sent the right kind of signals.
208 academicians blame 'Left-wing coterie' for deteriorating academic environment in country
"We observe with dismay that in the name of student politics, a disruptive far-left agenda is being pursued. The recent turn of events in campuses from JNU to Jamia, from AMU to Jadavpur alarms us to the deteriorating academic environment due to the shenanigans of a small coterie of left-wing activists," the academicians wrote to the prime minister.
Arvind Kejriwal says urged LG to direct police to restore order on JNU campus
"I am so shocked to know about the violence at JNU. Students attacked brutally. Police should immediately stop violence and restore peace. How will the country progress if our students will not be safe inside univ campus?" Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said in said in a tweet.
JNU VC 'completely ineffective', needs to step out to deal with crisis: Ex-chancellor Karan Singh
Expressing shock at the events at the premier university, Ex-chancellor Karan Singh urged the Home Ministry to get the whole matter impartially probed and apprehend the "masked miscreants who violently attacked university students, including women, and take necessary action against them regardless of their political affiliations".
Modi government faces unprecedented criticism over attacks on JNU students by masked goons
Demands for holding Delhi Police Chief Amulya Patnaik accountable for keeping police as "bystanders" during the attacks, and the removal of JNU Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar for failing to "protect" the dignity of the institute grew louder.
The cost of protests at campuses
Educationists and marketing pundits concur that expressing dissent on campuses by students through protests is normal, and acceptable. However, some caution when protests stretch too long and send the functioning of an institute into a tailspin, it can potentially impact the reputation of the institute.
Should Rohingyas get citizenship and not Hindu refugees, asks Giriraj Singh
"I would like to ask the Congress and the tukde tukde gang whether Rohingyas, Pakistani infiltrators should be given citizenship? And should Hindu and Sikh refugees from Pakistan be denied citizenship? If they have courage, they should answer in yes or no," Singh said.
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