JNU, LIVE: Accused students refuse to surrender; teachers demand dropping of sedition charge

JNU, LIVE: Accused students refuse to surrender; teachers demand dropping of sedition charge

New Delhi: As five JNU students, including Umar Khalid, who the police had been looking for in connection with a sedition case, on Sunday night surfaced on the campus, there is speculation whether the students will surrender or will they be arrested. Meanwhile, Supreme Court directs all the concerned parties to share the reports on Patiala […]

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Delhi University agrees to scrap FYUP, Admissions likely to start from Monday

New Delhi: Facing severe criticism from various students’ organisations, academicians and political parties for delaying the admission process, the Delhi University (DU) on Friday agreed to comply with the University Grants Commission’s order to scrap its Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). According to reports, the DU has written a fresh letter to the UGC informing it […]

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DU Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh resigns over FYUP row.

New Delhi: In a significant development in the DU-UGC row over Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), the Vice Chancellor of the University of Delhi, Dinesh Singh, resigned on Tuesday. The VC’s resignation is likely to further complicate the issue. The resignation came shortly after the Supreme Court refused to intervene in the row. The SC dismissed a plea moved […]

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Students protest as Centre refuses to intervene in DU admissions row.

New Delhi: Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Monday said that her ministry will not intervene in a row between the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Delhi University regarding admissions under its controversial Four Year undergraduate Program. Talking to reporters, the Minister said, “St Stephens and Delhi University are fully aware that […]

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Delhi University retains four-year undergraduate programme.

New Delhi: Delhi University on Saturday rejected University Grants Commission (UGC) directive to scrap the controversial four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) and instead tweak it a little to make it compliant with the National Policy on Education (NPE). DU’s Academic Council passed a resolution saying students seeking admission to undergraduate programmes would be admitted in three-year Bachelor’s […]

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