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Speculation over Delhi University Vice Chancellor’s resignation

NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry and Delhi University were abuzz with speculation on Thursday that DU vice chancellor Yogesh Tyagi is likely to put in his papers. While a source close to the minister called the speculation “preposterous”, he added ...

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With Fat Books And Empty Pockets, Students In Exam Time Mug Up In ATM Queues

NEW DELHI: With last 20 rupees in her pocket, Ayanti, a sociology major student stood outside an ATM in Delhi University’s North Campus, scribbling notes as she moves up the queue. “This is my third visit to the ATM in ...

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DU teachers sit on mass hunger strike

Demanding immediate regularisation of ad hoc and temporary teachers with correct roster and pay parity, several teachers from Delhi University went on a mass hunger strike from 9 am to 9 pm on 22 November. “In many colleges, unlike the ...

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Delhi University holds 93rd annual convocation

During the ceremony 666 doctoral degrees, 37 Doctorate of Medicine degrees and 181 medals were awarded and the degrees of students who passed various examinations in 2015 were conferred in absentia. Delhi University held its 93rd annual convocation on Saturday ...

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Special event to welcome students of Assam to Delhi University

To encourage and motivate the youths, an interactive session was held during the event. Bringing forth the vibrant culture of Northeast, the Assamese Student Association, New Delhi recently organised a cultural extravaganza, ‘Freshtival’ 2016, to accord a warm welcome to ...

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Convocation rushed, DU students upset

NEW DELHI: After months of delay, Delhi University finally held its convocation on Saturday. Ved P Nanda of the University of Denver – the chief guest – and RSS member Krishna Gopal Sharma, along with college principals and parents attended ...

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FIR against DU, JNU professors is vendetta: Bastar activists

Activists fighting for the rights of tribals in Bastar, caught in the crossfire of the dragging war between the state and the Maoists, say that the charges against professors Nandini Sundar of Delhi University and Archana Prasad of Jawaharlal Nehru ...

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CIC notice to DU over rejecting RTI plea on Modi’s degree

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued show cause notice to Delhi University’s Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) asking why maximum penalty should not be imposed for rejection of an RTI application seeking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s graduation degree. “The ...

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This DU Problem Has Been Making Students’ Lives Hell For The Longest Time

The Delhi University or as we all so lovingly call it has just brought up another problem. I swear this university has more problems than anything I have ever seen. The latest news is that 900 teaching positions and permanent ...

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JNU, DU elections today: Students troop to polling booths to cast votes

The JNU elections are hogging limelight after the February 9 incident when anti-national slogans were allegedly raised in the campus. The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Delhi University (DU) students are set to elect their representatives for the students unions ...

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