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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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NIT Srinagar Unrest: Will Ensure No Student Deals With Injustice, Says Smriti Irani

SRINAGAR:  Union Education Minister Smriti Irani has assured students that examinations will be conducted in a “secure environment” at the National Institute of Technology in Srinagar, where student protesters were lathicharged by the police during clashes on Tuesday evening. Here are the 10 latest developments in this story Ms Irani said she has spoken to Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, who has assured her that students will be safe at the institute and that no student will deal with injustice. Ms Irani, who sent top officials to the…

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