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Jawaharlal Nehru University

Public central university in New Delhi, India

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Jawaharlal Nehru University: Public central university in New Delhi, India
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a public central university located in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1969 and named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister. The university is known for leading faculties and research emphasis on liberal arts and applied sciences.

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'Karnataka netas, ex-JNU students, activists picked for possible surveillance'

Mobile phone numbers of former Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara and the personal secretaries of former chief ministers H D Kumaraswamy and Siddaramaiah were alleged to have been selected..
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Not just punching data: JNU computer operator holds nine Guinness records for typing skills

Vinod Kumar Chaudhary spends his days punching numbers at Jawaharlal Nehru University but not many know that this unassuming, albeit talented, man has nine Guinness World Records to his credit. He..
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JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh served show-cause notice for protest on campus amid Covid

The Jawaharlal Nehru University administration has issued a show-cause notice to its students' union president Aishe Ghosh for staging an on-campus demonstration in solidarity with the ongoing farmer..
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3 activists walk free on HC’s prod, 48 hours after bail order

It took a second intervention in less than 48 hours by the Delhi HC to finally ensure Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha and JNU’s Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal were released from Tihar jail on..
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Faceoff: Bail to Jamia and JNU activists in Delhi riots case, Twitter reacts

​Twitter reacted to the development, with many opposing the bail. There were others who claimed that the young activists were wrongly targeted.​​
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Northeast Delhi riots case: High court grants bail to JNU, Jamia student activists

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to student activists Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha, booked under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) law, in..
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Arrested ex-JNU student Umar Khalid tests positive for Covid-19, isolated within jail


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JNU issues fresh directions to prevent spread of Covid-19 on campus

In the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, the Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday issued fresh directions for students and staff members, including mandatory thermal screening and wearing of face mask at..
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West Bengal elections 2021: Why everyone’s looking at the left voter

The last time Aishe Ghosh had cameras trained on her, she had her head in a bandage and Deepika Padukone’s arms around her shoulders, after an attack by a stick-wielding mob that had stormed her..
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From JNU to Jamuria: Aishe Ghosh to test her brand of politics in Bengal polls

The first sitting JNUSU functionary to fight assembly polls, Ghosh, a latecomer into politics, blossomed as the president of the union at a time when student politics saw a resurgence after Left leader..
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Delhi riots: Court rejects Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita's bail plea in UAPA case

A court here has rejected the bail plea of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student and Pinjra Tod member Devangana Kalita, booked under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in a..
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JNU & BHU research could help beat drug-resistant TB, malaria


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JNU to hold fourth annual convocation today, President Ram Nath Kovind invited as chief guest

The JNU release said that the university is largely research-oriented and more number of PhD degrees will help strengthen research and innovation environment.
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BJP should create better, bigger varsity in Vivekananda's name instead of renaming JNU: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday said the NDA government should create a new, bigger and better university in the name of Swami Vivekananda instead of renaming the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in the..
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Rename Jawaharlal Nehru University after Swami Vivekananda, demands BJP general secretary

BJP's national general secretary for Maharashtra, Goa and Tamil Nadu, CT Ravi, demanded on Monday that Delhi's premier institute, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), be renamed as Swami Vivekananda..
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National interest should not be compromised for individual ideologies: Modi in JNU


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'Hope his statue teaches devotion, love towards nation': PM Modi unveils Swami Vivekananda statue in JNU campus

"Swami Vivekananda wanted that education in the country should be such that it provides self-confidence to individuals and makes them Aatmanirbhar. The New National Education Policy is on the same..
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PM Modi unveils statue of Swami Vivekanda at JNU campus


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Delhi riots: AAP govt, MHA give nod to prosecute JNU's Umar Khalid under UAPA

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government has given sanction to Delhi Police for the prosecution of former JNU student Umar Khalid in a UAPA case related to the February communal violence in northeast..
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Delhi riots case: Former JNU student Umar Khalid arrested again, sent to 3-day police custody

On September 24, Umar was sent to judicial custody till October 22 in the Delhi riots case.
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CBI files case against former VC of Visva Bharati University, Sushanta Duttagupta for financial irregularities

Duttagupta received excess payment to the tune of 13 lac by suppressing facts that he was receiving pension from his employment at JNU.
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Academicians, activists condemn Umar Khalid's arrest, call it 'witch-hunt'

A section of academicians, politicians and social activists on Monday expressed solidarity with former JNU student leader Umar Khalid, who was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act..
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Delhi Riots: Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested under UAPA; to be produced in court today

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid was arrested by the Delhi Police on Sunday night, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with northeast Delhi riots that broke out in..
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Delhi riots: Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav, economist Jayati Ghosh named co-conspirators in supplementary chargesheet

According to the news agency, they were named accused based on the confession of three students--women's collective Pinjra Tod members and JNU students Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, and Gulfisha..
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Delhi riots: JNU PhD scholar Sharjeel Imam sent to 4-day police custody under UAPA

A Delhi court on Wednesday sent JNU scholar Sharjeel Imam to four-day police custody in connection with the February Delhi riots case.
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Jamia tops list of central universities in government rankings

Jamia Millia Islamia, which had been in turmoil in the past few months, has bagged the first spot among all central universities in the country in rankings released by the ministry of education with a..
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NIRF Rankings: IIT Madras, IISc Bangalore bag top positions; JNU, Jamia among top 10 varsities

While Indian Institute of Technology Madras is the top educational institution in the country, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru has bagged the top rank in the list of universities.
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JNU extends registration deadline for entrance examinations to May 15 due to COVID-19 pandemic

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the deadline for registration and submission of application forms for Jawaharlal Nehru University entrance examinations..
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JNU to organise 'Leadership Lessons From Ramayana' session in May

It is being organised jointly by JNU's School of Sanskrit and Indic Studies and School of Language, Literature and Cultural Studies.
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JNU student Sharjeel Imam charge-sheeted for 'abetting riots' in Jamia

Multiple FIRs were filed against Sharjeel over his speech at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus on January 16 where he reportedly said: "Assam should be cut off from the rest of India". He had..
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JNU staff, faculty to contribute one day salary for the month of April to PM's relief fund

As of 05:45 PM on Saturday, around 933 people across India have been reported to have contracted the COVID-19 disease, as new cases were reported in Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, and Tamil Nadu on this..
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'Don't ask outsiders to stay on campus, or else...': JNU VC warns students against giving shelter to Delhi riot victims

Two Special Investigation Teams (SIT) have been constituted under the Crime Branch, to review the situation and investigate the Delhi Riots.
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AAP govt nod to prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar, 2 others in 2016 JNU sedition case

Delhi Police has charged Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya with raising 'anti-national slogans' during an event in February 2016.
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JNU student Sharjeel Imam's police remand extended by 4 days

Imam was brought to Assam from New Delhi on February 20 and produced in ourt which had initially sent him to four days' police remand, they said. Upon the expiry of his police remand, he was on Monday..
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'Not a single terrorist arrested': Uddhav targets Centre over JNU attack after BJP questions Maha law and order situatio

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday attacked the BJP over law and order situation in the states ruled by them after the opposition criticised Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA)..
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Court adjourns hearing in JNU sedition case due to pending sanctions by Delhi govt

Under the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), the court cannot take cognizance of the police charge sheet without sanction from the state government.
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Top News of the Day | Feb 18, 2020: Sharjeel Imam named in Jamia stir chargesheet, Pak to stay in FATF grey list & more

In top news of the day on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the Delhi Police filed its charge sheet in the December 15 violence. JNU student Sharjeel Imam, who was arrested last month on sedition charges for..
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'You must walk the talk': Sibal takes dig at Pokhriyal over JNU, Jamia remark


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CPM gives Zero Hour notice in RS over JNU violence


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JNU student arrested for alleged sexual harassment inside campus

A case has been registered under Section 354 and Section 323 of the IPC.
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Are Modi's ministers preaching harmony by delivering provocative speeches?: Kapil Sibal

Speaking to ANI, Sibal said, "When Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister says--goli maro, isn't it a conspiracy? And when ABVP people enter JNU, isn't that a conspiracy? And when their (BJP) ministers deliver a..
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Sharjeel Imam sent to five-day police custody for 'cut Assam from India' remark

Sharjeel Imam, the JNU student and anti-CAA activist who was arrested on Tuesday, has been sent to a five-day police custody by a Delhi court. He was earlier produced before the Chief Metropolitan..
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Delhi court sends JNU student Sharjeel Imam to 5-day police custody

A Delhi court on Wednesday sent JNU student Sharjeel Imam, arrested in a sedition case, to five-day custody under Delhi Police Crime Branch. He was arrested by the Delhi Police's Crime Branch from..
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JNU student Sharjeel Imam arrested by Delhi Police from Bihar


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Sharjeel Imam being 'victimised', IITians come out in support of JNU student


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'Inflammatory speech': JNU student Sharjeel Imam arrested in Bihar

The Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Sunday booked Imam, the co-ordinator of Shaheen Bagh protests, for his controversial "cut off Assam from India" speech that he allegedly made a few days ago.
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Police raids going on in Mumbai, Patna and Delhi to arrest JNU student Sharjeel Imam


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Police carry out raids in Bihar to nab JNU’s Sharjeel

Former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam has been booked for delivering inflammatory speeches in opposition to Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register for Citizens..
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JNU student linked to Shaheen Bagh stir booked for sedition


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Those who raised slogans of 'Bharat tere tukde ho 1000' in JNU are roaming free because of Kejriwal: Amit Shah

Moreover, he took potshots at Manish Sisodia claiming that he pledged support to the "anti-national" people of Shaheen Bagh. He also alleged that the opposition parties "instigated riots" after CAA was..
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