Granting autonomy to colleges will ensure that the public good that is higher education, will become a private business.
Of the 233 IIM faculty members the authors received data on, only two were from the SC category and five from the OBC.
The students of Delhi College of Arts and Commerce are now bringing out the magazine with their own funds and under a new name.
References for the Maharaja Sayajirao University diary came from the books of RSS ideologue Dinanath Batra, officials said.
The workshop at Maharaja Sayajirao University, to be conducted by professor Ghanshyam Shah, was supposed to be about the politics of caste and social movements.
Justice Dinesh Mehta expressed surprise that the university suspended Rajshree Ranawat simply because she had invited a a particular person to speak on campus.
When political sensibility degenerates into political indoctrination, studentship receives a severe blow. Growth stops, the mind becomes closed, rigid, deterministic and hence, violent.
Reports say Delhi police likely to take the view that sedition charge against Kanhaiya Kumar will not hold.
Students and faculty members have said that the administration is not holding the required consultative processes and making decisions in a secretive manner.
Emails sent by the faculty council reveal that the resignations of those who signed the petition may not be independent decisions, as the administration has claimed.
More than a thousand students marched in north campus to protest against the recent violence by members and supporters of ABVP, the student wing of the BJP.
A glimpse into the mind of those who assaulted students at Ramjas College.
The lynch mob is now targeting one of Delhi University’s most loved and respected professors.
Activists of the Student Federation of India and the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad clashed over the putting up of posters.
The First Information Report lodged by the Delhi police at Maurice Nagar PS on the Ramjas violence bears little resemblance to the written complaints the victims filed.
The Ramjas College violence is the clearest sign yet of what is in store for the country if such politically-sanctioned hooliganism remains unchecked.
In a further blow to freedom of speech and expression on campus, another university has ended up surrendering its rights in the face of a naked display of right-wing political aggression.
Cutting down vacancies need not be the only way that the UGC specified supervisor-researcher ratio can be ensured.
“Am I being suspended for exposing my students to intellectually stimulating professors and teachers from around the country?”, asks Rajshree Ranawat.
In the light of Jodhpur University’s February 16 decision to suspend Prof Rajshree Ranawat for inviting Prof Nivedita Menon to deliver a lecture on nationalism earlier this month, The Wire is republishing an article Menon wrote about the ‘controversy’.
FTII says that Gurvinder Singh violated the shooting norms given to him, while Singh says this comes in the wake of his support of a suspended student.
In an unprecedented disciplinary move, a circular was sent to teachers asking them to notify the registrar of their involvement in the strike.
A reporter’s account of what transpired in Hyderabad Central University when Dalit students tried to commemorate Rohith Vemula’s death anniversary.
“From the courts, the underprivileged expect humane recognition of the inequities of their predicament and wise support for their cause. But what they have received is a demoralising and intimidating signal,” the statement signed by more than 100 academics said.
The JNU administration under vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar is trying to systematically stamp out the right to dissent within the campus, writes Mohit Pandey, president of the university’s students’ union.
The administration has been encroaching on the educational structures of JNU which is dangerously undermining the democratic ethos of the university.
Holding academic council meetings in the winter vacations and bypassing the voices of a majority of teachers is the latest instance of the university administration’s attempt to erode institutional structures.
Twice in the last three months, the Delhi high court has dealt a blow not only to publishers but also to copyright owners.
In the absence of proper implementation, stricter laws have failed to bring down incidents of ragging.
As students and his family allege that the police and administration aren’t doing their jobs, details on what happened before Ahmed disappeared remain unclear.
After multiple pleas to the authorities and the government, the protestors, many of whom have been working at the university for three decades, asked the president to allow them to “commit euthanasia” if they are denied justice any longer.
The meeting, called ‘The idea of a university’, was hosted by the left-wing student group All India Students Association (AISA) at the arts faculty at Delhi University’s north campus.
Agitating JNU students had confined the vice chancellor, M. Jagadesh Kumar, and about 12 other officials in the university’s administrative building.
JNU student Najeeb Ahmad has allegedly been missing since Saturday night, after an altercation with ABVP students.
In addition to staffers resigning unexpectedly, the university’s decision to moderate its students’ emails has raised concerns about their freedom of speech.
Battling misogyny, political dynamics and general apathy, women candidates are hoping to herald a change this year.
On October 3, Pinjra Tod organised their second night march titled ‘Women Reclaim the Streets!’ in South Campus, Delhi University.
A big majority – 79% – of those surveyed said they were comfortable with an open LGBTQ culture on campus.
The Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the student wing of the BJP, was defeated in all posts.
The Sangh’s stranglehold over the university has subsumed democratic representation and heightened gender discrimination on campus.