Delhi University

Atishi to Centre: Handover control of 12 colleges

NEW DELHI: Delhi’s Higher Education Minister, Atishi, has sent a detailed letter to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, spotlighting irregularities in the functioning of 12 Delhi government-funded colleges affiliated with the state university. These concerns revolve around a spectrum of issues pointing to substantial financial mismanagement, potentially amounting to hundreds of crores from public funds. “From […]

EXC: 3 EVMs malfunction, NSUI accuses ABVP of tampering in DUSU polls

NEW DELHI: The National Student Union of India (NSUI) has accused the ABVP of tampering with the Electronic Voting Machines in the DUSU elections after three among them malfunctioned midway during the count on Saturday In the just concluded polls, three EVMs were found to have damaged digital displays with their numbers being barely legible […]

Arunachal student attacked, abused with ‘ching chong’ slur in Delhi

What began as verbal abuse escalated into a physical confrontation when a group of locals arrived on a motorbike and viciously assaulted the student with a knife, targeting his neck, forehead, and face.

EXC: AAP’s student wing opts out of DU polls to support Congress’ NSUI

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party’s student wing has declared its support for the National Students Union of India (NSUI) of Congress, another constituent of opposition INDIA bloc, in the elections for Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU). Senior office bearers from both the NSUI and AAP’s Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) have confirmed to The New Indian about the […]

Ramcharitmanas-basher Bihar minister’s elder brother joins BJP

PATNA: In a major setback to controversial Bihar minister Chandra Shekhar’s elder brother has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and criticized his younger brother for his disparaging comments against Ramcharitmanas. Ramchandra Prasad Yadav, a retired history professor from Delhi University, was welcomed in the BJP by Bihar state unit chief Samrat Chaudhary and former […]

Delhi government releases ₹100 crores for 12 colleges

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi Government has released ₹100 crores in the first quarter for its fully funded 12 colleges under Delhi University, said Delhi Education Minister Atishi on Wednesday. Speaking about the government’s vision to keep education a priority, Atishi said, “Ever since the government, led by Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, […]

Savarkar or Iqbal: Support grows for DU’s syllabus changes

Retired government officials support DU's inclusion of Savarkar's contribution and dropping Iqbal's philosophy from syllabus

From DU To JNU, Professor Lal’s Arrest Sparks Off Protests

NEW DELHI: Two prominent education campuses of Delhi are simmering with protests again. This time they are united against the arrest of Ratan Lal, the assistant professor of the Hindu College. He was arrested on Friday for a derogatory social media post about the discovery of ‘Shivling’ inside the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi. Lal […]