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JNU students protest over admission policy, try to forcibly enter Vice Chancellor's residence

Several students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday evening tried to forcibly enter the residence of Vice Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, in protest over admission policy, resulting in a scuffle.

Mar 25, 2019, 23:29 PM IST

JNU attendance row: Two FIRs against students for 'wrongful restraint' of staff in admin block

Several students had gheraoed the administrative block in the campus demanding a meeting with Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar against the decision to make 75 per cent attendance compulsory in the varsity. 

Feb 17, 2018, 12:52 PM IST

JNU admission row: Students vacate administrative block but refuse to end protest

JNU students had 'gheraoed' the administration block demanding a meeting with the vice-chancellor on the issue of compulsory attendance and had stopped the rectors from leaving the building. 


Feb 16, 2018, 15:29 PM IST

JNU attendance row: Students refuse to let staff exit campus, professors call it 'illegal confinement'

JNU students have been protesting against the administration's decision to make 75 percent attendance compulsory at the varsity. 

Feb 16, 2018, 08:59 AM IST

Police question JNU students in Kanhaiya Kumar sedition case

The Delhi Police on Friday questioned at least four of the 30 JNU students who were asked to join a probe into a 2016 sedition case involving former student leader Kanhaiya Kumar.

Apr 28, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

JNU names its central library after Ambedkar

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) officially named its central library after B.R. Ambedkar on the occasion of the latter's birth anniversary on Friday.

Apr 14, 2017, 18:10 PM IST

Kejriwal attacks JNU VC, Modi over missing student

Kejriwal said Najeeb will come back only when PM Modi could be made to realise that he is losing votes over the issue.

Nov 03, 2016, 23:36 PM IST

JNU V-C M Jagadesh Kumar warns protesting students, says steps being taken to trace missing Najeeb Ahmed

A student named Najeeb Ahmed had gone missing on the night of October 14 from the university hostel Mahi-Mandvi after a brawl with a few ABVP students.

Oct 20, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

Now academic programmes on animal welfare at JNU

Students can now opt for courses in animal welfare sciences at the prestigious Jawahar Lal Nehru University from this academic session, with the varsity taking over the operations and academic activities of National Institute of Animal Welfare.

Jul 03, 2016, 18:26 PM IST