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Polling begins in Delhi University and JNU


September 14th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Polling for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) began here Friday.In JNU, around 30 candidates are in fray ... Read more...

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ABVP for CBI probe into killing of Assam youth


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 2 (IANS) The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ANVP) Thursday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the killing of a youth from Assam in Bihar.The body ... Read more...

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Beef festival turns Osmania into battlefied, student stabbed


April 16th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) A student of the Osmania university here was stabbed for supporting a beef festival organised by several student groups opposing "food fascism" in hostels, police ... Read more...

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Rumours on Geelani’s health during a mock drill


March 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Rumours did the rounds in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday about the health of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani following a security drill ... Read more...

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Syed Ali Shah Geelani heckled at seminar in Delhi


March 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prominent Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was heckled at a seminar in north Delhi by Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists, ... Read more...

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Sex workers issue trans-gender, rehabilitation key: Apex court


January 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation of girl sex workers was a complex problem, and could not be solved without schemes for their ... Read more...

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Cinema, dieting, Delhi on book shelf (IANS Books This Week) (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


January 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A compilation of short stories on women, the story of a budding lawyer wrongly diagnosed with cancer, the confessions of a serial dieter, an anthology ... Read more...

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Weight loss, cinema, Delhi on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 7th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A compilation of short stories on women, the tale of a budding lawyer wrongly diagnosed with cancer, the confessions of a serial killer, an anthology ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh medical exam cancelled, 78 held for paper leak


June 19th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 19 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh pre-medical test (PMT) was cancelled Sunday after a police crackdown in Bilaspur district led to the arrest of 78 people, mostly students, after the ... Read more...

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ABVP slams Chidambaram for defending Ramdev crackdown


June 9th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Thursday slammed Home Minister P. Chidambaram's defence of the police crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and said ... Read more...

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Hazare’s crusade gets mass support in Himachal


April 8th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) Various social and political organisations in Himachal Pradesh have come out in support of social activist Anna Hazare, whose indefinite fast in New Delhi for ... Read more...

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Politicians, Bollywood, students support Hazare


April 6th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Politicians, Bollywood stars, youth and students in Maharashtra Wednesday expressed support for social activist Anna Hazare's "fast unto death" for a more stringent anti-graft legislation.Shiv ... Read more...

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Delhi Police identifies Radhika Tanwar’s killer


March 11th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Amid increasing outrage over the murder of 21-year-old Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar, Delhi Police on Friday identified her killer as Vijay alias Ram Singh, a ... Read more...

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Family, students protest Radhika’s killing


March 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Students and family members of a girl student shot dead near her college this week took to the streets here Friday demanding her killer's ... Read more...

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College students block Delhi roads over Radhika murder case


March 11th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): College students and residents blocked roads in the capital on Friday in protest over the murder of 21-year-old Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar.Upset over alleged ... Read more...

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Delhi girl’s killing: Students continue protests


March 10th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Hundreds of Delhi University students Thursday continued their protest for the third consecutive day against the killing of second year student Radhika Tanwar who was ... Read more...

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ABVP protests against Jethmalani, EU observers


January 24th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Jan 24 (IANS) Security was beefed up around the Chhattisgarh High Court here Monday after Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) cadres demonstrated against senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani and an ... Read more...

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‘Sankat City’ director Pankaj Advani passes away


November 11th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Director Pankaj Advani, who directed the 2009 release "Sankat City", died here Thursday morning after suffering a heart attack. He was 45.Advani entered showbiz as a screenplay ... Read more...

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Rohinton Mistry’s novel removed from syllabus


October 4th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Following protests by the Bharatiya Vidyarthi Sena (BVS), students' wing of the Shiv Sena, the University of Mumbai has withdrawn Rohinton Mistry's 1990 Booker-nominated novel "Such A ... Read more...

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ABVP protests commercialisation of education in Ahmedabad


September 16th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Sep.16 (ANI): Students took out a massive protest march here on Thursday against commercialisation of education.Organised by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), student wing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ... Read more...

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Sporadic violence marks exam in Telangana (Lead)


September 5th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Sporadic incidents of violence marked the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) exam in Telangana Sunday with pro-Telangana students either boycotting the test or staging protests at ... Read more...

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Telangana students ransack exam centre at Osmania


September 5th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Students protesting the conduct of the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) exam ransacked an exam centre at the Osmania University campus here Sunday, leaving three injured. Tension ... Read more...

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ABVP sweeps DUSU elections


September 4th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) student's wing, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), swept Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections on Saturday, giving a jolt to Congress ... Read more...

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40 percent turnout in Delhi varsity student union polls (Lead)


September 4th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A mere 40 percent of the electorate turned out Friday for the elections to the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU), officials said. The turnout defied the election office's ... Read more...

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Panjab University’s students poll results out


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) In a very close contest in the Panjab University Campus Students' Council (PUCSC) elections here Friday, the alliance of the Panjab University Students Union (PUSU) and the ... Read more...

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Panjab University gears up to control campus violence


July 31st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Marred by increasing incidents of violence involving student leaders of rival political parties, Panjab University (PU) here is set to introduce stringent measures to curb them. According to ... Read more...

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ABVP protests against ‘commercialization of education’


June 19th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19(ANI): Activists of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the students' wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party, held a rally here on Saturday to protest against the commercialization of ... Read more...

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BJP condemns ‘celebrations’ over Maoist massacre


April 10th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday condemned what it said were celebrations by some Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student over the massacre of security personnel by ... Read more...

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ABVP shutdown begins in Bihar


April 1st, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 1 (IANS) The statewide dawn-to-dusk shutdown in Bihar called by the students organisation Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Thursday, to protest the government's decision to set up a branch ... Read more...

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Nitish justifies setting up AMU branch in Kishanganj


March 30th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 30 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar justified the government's decision to set up a branch of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) at Kishanganj district in the state in the ... Read more...

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Lawsuit seeks reforms in Puri temple practices


March 27th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 26 (IANS) Cuttack based NGO Utkal Vidyarthi Abhijan Friday filed a public interest lawsuit (PIL) in the Orissa High Court seeking reforms in the functioning of the Puri temple. "We have ... Read more...

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Orissa cracks whip on illegal red beacons


February 9th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) Eager to crack down on the rampant misuse of red beacons atop vehicles, the Orissa government has asked all the district collectors, superintendents of police and commissioners to ... Read more...

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Orissa high court seeks check on misuse of red beacon


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Tuesday asked district collectors and superintendents of police (SP) to prevent the misuse of red beacons atop official vehicles. The high court has asked district ... Read more...

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BJP to launch nationwide protests on price rise


January 23rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will launch nationwide protests on price rise next week. The BJP leader ... Read more...

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Goa governor wants report on Rahul’s varsity visit


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 23 (IANS) Goa Governor S.S. Sidhu has now intervened in the raging controversy involving Rahul Gandhi's political meetings in the Goa university campus earlier this week. A Raj Bhavan spokesperson ... Read more...

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