JNUSU Release : On 143rd AC Meeting. Dated : 17th June, 2017

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union 2016-17 Press Release. 17.06.2017   Yesterday, the 143rd AC meeting which was adjourned on 9th May 2017, was reconvened. Despite the repeated appeals from the students'​ union office bearers and faculty members to not hold the AC meeting during the semester break, the Vice Chancellor deliberately held the Academic Council [...]

ABVP and its pretensions of Victimhood – Vikas Bhaduria

Rohith Vemula was framed and punished on fake injury claims by ABVP leader Susheel Kumar. Susheel claimed of pain in stomach after allegedly being beaten by Rohith Vemula and his friend. Later the medical report revealed that he had undergone treatment for acute appendicitis which was the cause of his stomach pain. In Najeeb's case, [...]

JNUSU Statement on Admin punishing student activists for demanding #JusticeForNajeeb

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union 2016-17 01.06.2017   In a highly shameful manner, the JNU administration has announced punishment to JNUSU office bearers, a member of Students' Federation of India(SFI) G. Suresh and a member of BASO Umar Khalid for seeking justice for Najeeb. The punishment against JNUSU members and two JNU students are slapped [...]

May 16, 2017: Legal Update on Najeeb

The Delhi High Court hearing the petition of Fatima Nafees in the case of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed has transferred the case to the CBI. Adv. Colin Gonsalves, senior advocate for Fatima Nafees, had prayed that the investigation team of the Crime Branch of the Delhi police be completely dismantled and the case be handed [...]

JNU Students’ Union file complaint against websites

New Delhi, Apr 27 (PTI) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union today filed a complaint against two websites for allegedly spreading malicious reports that the students were glorifying the Sukma naxal attack. "The websites http://www.srishtanews.com and http://www.dainikbharat.com are spreading reports claiming that JNU students are glorifying the Sukma naxal attack," JNUSU president Mohit said. The [...]

JNU Admin Exposed! UGC says its policy does not stand in the way of affirmative action

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has said its policy is "not an impediment" to an affirmative action scheme that JNU has scrapped, striking at the root of the defence the varsity has been citing till now. "Our policy for MPhil and PhD admissions is not an impediment to any affirmative policy like the deprivation points [...]

JNU International Post-Truth Workshop

Workshop on Critical Thought and Argumentative Reasoning in the times of Post-Truth. On April 21, 2017 (Friday), at 2 PM, Venue: School of Arts and Aesthetics Conference Hall SAA II, JNU (underneath the SAA Library) Keynote Speaker: Prof. Soumyabrata Choudhary Throughout the world we witness the fundamental transformation of democratic discourse brought about by new [...]

Yes, the Quality of Research in JNU Might be Falling!

JNU Scholar Subin Dennis responds to the pseudo-intellectual froth delivered in a sermon in Times of India by a doctoral fellow from JNU supporting the obnoxious seat cut in JNU.

UGC Admission Norms: Delhi High Court Seeks Centre’s Reply On SFI Plea

The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Centre government in a plea which challenged University Grants Commission (UGC)'s admission norms. The plea was filed by Students' Federation of India's (SFI), which challenged UGC's admission norms for M.Phil and Ph.D courses in the country. A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra has also issued notice to the UGC and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) seeking their replies on SFI plea against UGC norms. The bench has directed the Centre government to file an affidavit on April 28 with regard to the contentions raised in the writ petition by the students' body, reported Press Trust of India.