AICTE will punish colleges if they give wrong information in prospectus

New Delhi: Expensive and flashy prospectus providing misleading information to students can now land technical institutions in trouble. With the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) revising its rules, technical institutions including management, engineering and others now need to upload the content of their prospectus, with correct information, on their websites. The institutes need to…

China travellers on watch

Hyderabad: The 2019-nCOV coronavirus has kept city epidemiologists on their toes as they track the travel history of those returning from China while targeting medical students from Wuhan. Initial reports indicate some medical students from Wuhan have returned to both Telugu states but none have reported to any hospital. ‘Students came for the winter break…

‘10% quota to West UP students’: Minister Sanjeev Balyan’s cure for protests at Jamia, JNU

Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan Thursday said he has the ‘right cure’ for students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Jamia Millia Islamia — both universities have seen protests recently for different reasons. ‘Set aside 10 per cent seats in the universities for people from western Uttar Pradesh and everything will be cured,’ he said in a video released by news agency ANI.

Addressing a public rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut, Balyan the Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairying said, ‘I request Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Those at JNU and Jamia who shout anti-national slogans, there is only one cure for them.

Jamia Millia Islamia moves court for registration of FIR against Delhi Police over December 15 violence

Jamia Millia Islamia moves court for registration of FIR against Delhi Police over December 15 violence

The Jamia Millia Islamia will move court for the registration of an FIR against the Delhi Police in connection with the police action on students in December last year, university officials said on Wednesday. The decision to move court was taken at an emergent Executive council meeting, they said.

“An application will be filed very soon in the lower court under section 156(3) of the CrPC seeking direction to police to register an FIR,” Ahmad Azeem, spokesperson of the university, said.

CBSE Board Exam 2020: 75% attendance must to appear for Class 10, 12 board exams.

CBSE Board Exam 2020: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed all of its affiliated schools to calculate attendance of students going to appear for class 10 and class 12 board exams this year as on January 1, 2020. CBSE in its latest notice said, “Students whose attendance will be calculated less than 75 per cent will not be allowed to appear for the exams, as per the rule”. If a candidate has a genuine reason behind the shortage of attendance, students will have to submit the supporting documents, such as, medical reports etc, with the authorities by January 7. As per the circular, no case will be considered post the deadline.

Cities erupt over Citizenship Amendment Act, see mass outpouring of crowds

BOLLYWOOD CELEBS AMONG PROTESTERS AT MUMBAI STIR By Pankaj Upadhyay in Mumbai Thousands of protesters gathered at the August Kranti Maidan on Thursday raising their voices against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Workers from political parties, students and many Bollywood personalities also participated. Among others who stood out at the protest site were Swara Bhaskar, Farhan…

Bengaluru Protests: Police Outnumber Students, Detain 9 For Hours

Bengaluru: On Tuesday, the fists of students from different colleges were seen rising at Freedom Park in Bengaluru to the slogans of ‘azadi’ and ‘CAB down down’ to reject Citizenship (Amendment) Act and to express solidarity with Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Delhi University (DU) in their struggle against police brutality. Police detained at least nine students. Teresa Braggs, a third year media and communication student from a women’s university in Vasanth Nagar and Anahita Ananth, along with seven more students were detained. They had showed up at Town Hall prior to the scheduled time of the protest.

‘Treated like criminals’ by cops: Jamia students

New Delhi: Students of Jamia Millia Islamia University, where the police entered after a protest against the amended Citizenship Act nearby spiralled out of control on Sunday evening, alleged that they were “treated like criminals” by police. They also claimed that police personnel pushed female students and no women officials were present. Forty people, including students,…

Mumbai: School becomes den of drunkards at night, seeks police help

Mumbai: School becomes den of drunkards at night, seeks police help A zilla parishad school in Maharashtra’s Nanded district has become a hangout of drunkards at night hours, forcing its teachers and students to begin their day by disposing of the liquor bottles scattered over the place before starting classes, an official said. The menace…