The Teachers' Association of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has alleged that the varsity is facing "structural problems" which are coming in the way of making it a better institution and submitted a charter of demands to the Vice-Chancellor.
Student politics in two internationally-known universities - DU and JNU - have surprised many this time round. While the right-wing ABVP expanded its hold in JNU, a campus dominated by left politics, the radical leftist AISA increased its vote share in DU, giving close competition to traditional organisations.
Left-backed All India Students' Association (AISA) today swept the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union polls (JNUSU) bagging all the top four positions, including the President's post, for the second consecutive year.
The Narendra Modi wave made its presence felt in the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections after BJP's youth wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) made a clean sweep on all four posts after a gap of 18 years.
Around 42 per cent students on Friday exercised their franchise in the keenly contested Delhi University Student Union elections which were dominated this year by issues such as right to accommodation, women security and transport problems faced by the varsity students.
Women's safety, action against those accused in sexual assault and better hostel facilities are among the key issues for candidates of various students' organisations contesting the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union elections slated for September 12.
A year after the gruesome axe attack on a student by her classmate left the student community in shock, the gender sensitisation committee of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is using street plays and other new initiatives to ensure gender equity on the campus.