New Delh: Aditya Roy Kapur was the cynosure of all eyes when he visited a Delhi University (DU) college today to promote his culinary romance drama 'Daawat-e-Ishq' with young girls screaming their love for him and hogging him for selfies.
After a gap of 18 years, the Bharatiya Janata Party-affiliated Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad swept the Delhi University students' union elections, trouncing Congress' Nation Students’ Union of India to bag all four positions and credited the triumph to the "Modi wave".
Voting began Saturday for by-elections to 3 Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly constituencies spread across 10 states in an exercise seen as yet another major test of Narendra Modi government's popularity since it assumed power in May.
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.
Two days ahead of Delhi University Students' Union polls, ABVP on Wednesday accused the NSUI candidates contesting for the post of president and vice-president of getting admission to varsity through 'fraudulant means', a charge strongly denied by them.
The student outfits on Friday declared their candidates for the four crucial posts in the keenly-contested Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections, which are scheduled to be held on September 12.
Although implemented with a view to keep money and muscle power away from campus elections, the Lyngdoh Committee recommendations have left youth wings of many political parties fighting the upcoming DUSU polls unhappy as they feel the expenditure limit set by it is unrealistic.
Left with a stock of laptops following the cancellation of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP), Delhi University has now issued fresh guidelines for its colleges to put these machines to "constructive use".
Buoyed by the response to its maiden online admission process this year, Delhi University`s School of Open Learning (SOL) is planning to upgrade its teaching methodologies and use `flipped classroom technology` for its personal contact programme.
The government has terminated the extension given to Delhi University Registrar Alka Sharma who has been under attack for her role in the controversial Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) scrapped in June.