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‘Ridiculous,’ Says Kanhaiya Kumar As Smriti Irani’s Ministry Ranks JNU At 3

Both JNU and the Hyderabad University have been at the centre of massive rows that have led to student protests against Smriti Irani. NEW DELHI:  Kanhaiya Kumar, the JNU student arrested on charges of sedition last month, has said it is “ridiculous” that the university has been ranked number 3 in the country by the Centre’s education ministry. “Feels ridiculous that on one hand the Ministry of Human Resource Development is attacking us over autonomy and on the other hand we are on this list,” said Mr Kumar, who is…

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‘We Want Our Tricolour Back,’ Students To Central Team At NIT Srinagar

Students of NIT who are from outside Kashmir, clashed with the police at the institute’s gate when they were prevented from leaving the campus. SRINAGAR: In a packed hall at the National Institute of Technology in Srinagar, a student representative today told visiting officials from the Centre’s education ministry that they want the institute shifted out of Srinagar and want action taken against policemen who lathicharged student protesters late on Tuesday evening. “And we want our national flag back from the police,” he said amid loud cheers from fellow students,…

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