Can’t compare JNU with single-subject institutes like IISc: JNU VC

New Delhi, Jul 15 (PTI) After losing the top spot to IISc in NIRF rankings, Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice Chancellor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit said that JNU has a different character and different set of challenges, which cannot be compared with the likes of the Bengaluru institute. The seventh edition of the National Institutional Ranking Framework… Continue reading Can’t compare JNU with single-subject institutes like IISc: JNU VC

IIT Madras remains best educational institute in country

New Delhi, Jul 15 (PTI) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras bagged the top spot among educational institutions in the country for the fourth consecutive year while the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru is the best university, according to the Ministry of Education’s National Institutional Ranking Framework. The 2022 rankings were released by… Continue reading IIT Madras remains best educational institute in country

JNU Vice Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar appointed UGC chairman

New Delhi, Feb 4 (PTI) JNU Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar has been appointed as Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), officials said on Friday. Kumar, whose tenure at JNU was marred with controversies, is currently holding the charge as acting VC of the varsity, after his tenure expired last year. “Jagadesh Kumar has… Continue reading JNU Vice Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar appointed UGC chairman

Delhi govt gives permission to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar in sedition case

New Delhi: The Delhi government has given a go-ahead to the city police to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and two others in connection with a 2016 sedition case, sources said on Friday On January 14, the police had filed a charge sheet against Kumar and others, including former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students… Continue reading Delhi govt gives permission to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar in sedition case

Kejriwal to take oath as Delhi CM in public ceremony at Ramlila Maidan on Feb 16: Sisodia

New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi chief minister on February 16 at Ramlila Maidan in a grand ceremony that will be open to public, senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday. All cabinet ministers will also take oath along with Kejriwal at the event, he said. Sisodia also expressed concern about… Continue reading Kejriwal to take oath as Delhi CM in public ceremony at Ramlila Maidan on Feb 16: Sisodia

Delhi poll results: AAP crosses majority mark, secures win over 36 seats

New Delhi: With the counting of votes for Delhi polls underway, the Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday comfortably crossed the majority mark of 36 seats in 70-member Assembly and is all set to form the government for the third term. As per Election Commission’s official data, AAP is also leading on… Continue reading Delhi poll results: AAP crosses majority mark, secures win over 36 seats

Delhi polls: Cong accepts defeat, vows to rebuild itself

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday accepted defeat in the Delhi Assembly polls and vowed to rebuild and revive itself at the grassroots level in the national capital. It said the poll results also had a message for the BJP that the “most toxic campaign” unleashed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister… Continue reading Delhi polls: Cong accepts defeat, vows to rebuild itself

Home Sec, Delhi Police Com scheduled to appear before Parl committee on Jan 13

New Delhi: Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla and Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik are scheduled to appear before the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Home Affairs on January 13 over rising crimes in Delhi, according to details available with the Rajya Sabha Secretariat. Sources said the duo will also be quizzed on the recent violence… Continue reading Home Sec, Delhi Police Com scheduled to appear before Parl committee on Jan 13

Delhi police, facing criticism, probe attack on students at JNU

New Delhi: Delhi police are investigating how masked men burst into a premier university and attacked a student protest with sticks and rods, an officer said on Monday, the latest incident to ignite criticism of India’s ruling Hindu nationalists. Sunday’s attack at a university long seen as a bastion of left-wing politics comes as students… Continue reading Delhi police, facing criticism, probe attack on students at JNU

RS Poll: Jaishankar most qualified, Thakor richest among four

New Delhi: Affidavits filed by four candidates for the Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat have revealed that BJP nominee and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is the most qualified among them. The saffron party’s second candidate Jugalji Thakor is the richest, with total wealth of over Rs 101 crore. Congress candidate Chandrika Chudasama declared that she… Continue reading RS Poll: Jaishankar most qualified, Thakor richest among four