Muhammad Iqbal

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DU To Remove Poet Iqbal's Chapter From Syllabus

The Delhi University (DU) decided to remove passed a motion to remove a chapter on Pakistan’s national poet Muhammad Iqbal from the political science syllabus. The Academic Council of DU passed a resolution in this regard, confirming members of the statutory body. Born in 1877 in Sialkot in undivided India, Iqbal wrote the famous song Saare jahan se achcha. He is often credited with giving the idea of Pakistan.

Sat, 27 May 2023 - 12:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mohammad Iqbal, Pakistani Poet, Delhi university, Academics, Chapter Removed


Manipur Violence

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Manipur Violence Intensifies With Other Regions Fighting Over It

Manipur violence intensifying and reaching to other regions of India. After the state burnt down, the flames are reaching Delhi, as Delhi University students got into a clash. A group of Kuki students residing in Delhi University North Campus area alleging that they were attacked by a group of Meiteis. They further said, they tried to register a case with the police, but they refused to file an FIR.

Sat, 06 May 2023 - 06:21 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: manipur violence, delhi news, Delhi university, Students Clash, Police

Courtesy: Zee News India

Delhi University

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DU Announces 2 Seats For Orphans In UG, PG From Next Academic Year

The Delhi University announced to offer of two seats each under supernumerary quota to orphans in all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes from the next academic year.  In addition, the DU Administration also announced that such students will also be exempted from payment of any kind of fees, after a varsity's Executive council meeting held on February 3. The Welfare Board of College will bear the expense.

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 - 04:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi university, New Proposal, Orphans, Indian Education, UG-PG Courses

Courtesy: Telegraph India


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Bombay HC Acquitts Ex DU Professor GN Saibaba In Maoist Link Case

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court acquitted former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba in an alleged Maoist links case. On October 14, the bench reviewed his case and ordered his immediate release from jail. Notably, GN Saibaba was arrested in Maoist Link Case in 2017, after a trial court convicted Saibaba for his alleged links. Saibaba, who is on wheel-chair is lodged in Nagpur Prison Jail.

Fri, 14 Oct 2022 - 04:41 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi university, Professor GN Saibaba, Nagpur Prison, Bombay HC, Maoist Link



JNU Hostels' Poor Infrastructure Is Danger To Students, Lacks Basic Facilities

One of the most prestigious universities in India, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is having extremely poor conditions for its students. In a media interview, a student Umesh Chandra Ajmeera, who was luckily saved after a chunk of plaster fell on him, said “We are living in very poor condition. We don't even get basic facilities for living." Besides poor, dangerous infrastructure, the JNU hostlers complain lack of facilities.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 08:14 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: jnu campus, Delhi university, Poor Infrastructure, students, Hostels

Courtesy: Zee News India

DU Authority With Tiranga

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DU Teachers, Students Hold 'Har Ghar Tiranga' Rally For Independence Day

Delhi University students, teachers and officials held a rally in the North Campus under the "Har Ghar Tiranga" campaign, to celebrate 75 years of India's independence, on August 15. Notably, the rally, led by Delhi University Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh, covered a distance of four kilometres, with over 5,000 participants, including teachers and non-teaching staff and students. The DU authority said the rally has strengthened the spirit of… read-more

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 08:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi university, har ghar tiranga campaign, students, 75th Independence Day, Rally

Delhi University

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DU To Introduce Certificate Courses For Other University Students From Next Academic Year

From next year, Delhi University will offer variety of certificate courses to students from other universities. DU's academic council will meet on August 3 to examine the scheme's implementation. Competence Enhancement Scheme will allow people from "different walks of life" to register in the institution. Admissions will be based on merit, and candidates will be able to enroll for a maximum of two courses and eight credit topics every… read-more

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 11:30 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi university, certificate course, University Students, Academic Council, Competence Enhancement Scheme

Delhi University

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70-Year-Old Man Gets Opportunity To Earn LLM Degree Under DU's Centenary Chance Initiative

Rajesh Kumar Rawat, 70, has been given another chance to complete his Masters of Law (LLM) under the University of Delhi's "centenary chance" project. Rajesh dropped out of DU roughly 42 years ago. Mr. Rawat received his LLB from Lucknow and thereafter joined the CBI as an investigator. He was unable to complete his degree due to his frequent outstation postings while working with CBI. 

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 08:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: LLM degree, Delhi university, Law, Centenary Chance Initiative, old man

Courtesy: India today

CUET 2022

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Delhi University To Provide 12-Day Online Orientation Session For CUET Students

Delhi University announced a 12-day online orientation-cum-guidance program for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022, mainly for SC/ST candidates. From June 27 to July 8, 2022, the virtual event will be organized by the Dean Students' Welfare (DSW) in partnership with the Institute of Lifelong Learning (ILLL). Interested applicants can register online. The presentation will also be streamed live on the DSW and ILLL YouTube channels… read-more

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 06:59 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi university, CUET, online program, Dean Students' Welfare, Institute of Lifelong Learning

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

St. Stephen's College, Delhi

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Delhi HC Issues Notice To St Stephen's College Over Unreserved Category Admissions

Despite Delhi University's caution, the Delhi High Court issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) contesting St Stephen's College's proposal to hold an interview round for admittance to the unreserved section for the academic year 2022-23. A law student, Konika Poddar, filed the petition. The court has given the University Grant Commission, St. Stephen's College, and Delhi University (DU) four weeks to file their responses. 

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 05:02 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi High Court, College, Delhi university, St. Stephen's College, PIL

Courtesy: ANI