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Delhi University : SSCBS cancels a Play on Kashmir

Delhi University : SSCBS cancels a Play on Kashmir

CAMPUS BULETIN
A play on the history and politics of Kashmir, titled ' Aksariyat Akliyat, ' to be performed at Delhi University's Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies on January 25 was cancelled on Friday after the administration told the theatre group that the issue of Kashmir was sensitive and "it could cause trouble in college." The play traces the narratives of mythology and politics behind the formation of Jammu and Kashmir and was to be performed as part of the college's annual 'Crescendo 2.0' event. According to Karan Chaudhary, co-writer of the play and an alumni of the college, "The play was cancelled a day before it could be performed after the teachers objected to the content and the dialogues, raising concerns that some people in the audience may get offended by it." Part of the te...
Delhi University open to suggestions for College Admissions

Delhi University open to suggestions for College Admissions

CAMPUS BULETIN
The Delhi University has invited suggestions for strengthening its admission process and also to make it more student-friendly on the institute’s website. The university approved the formation of an admission branch to focus on admissions related issues earlier this year. Among areas for suggestions, the university officials have asked for inputs regarding rationalizing the cut-off for merit-based admissions to control over or under admissions. As a public university, the institute does not refuse admissions to anyone who meets the cutoff. Accordingly, the cut-off percentage is determined so as to ensure that the number of students does not exceed the estimated capacity.  It has also asked for suggestions in the following areas like criteria of admissions of undergraduate and
DUSU stand in favour of CAA condemned by Many DU college unions

DUSU stand in favour of CAA condemned by Many DU college unions

CAMPUS BULETIN
The Student unions of many colleges affiliated to Delhi University on Wednesday distanced themselves from the pro-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) stand taken by the Delhi University Students Union. A statement was issued by the students unions of Miranda House, Lady Sri Ram (LSR), Gargi College, Kirori Mal College, Hindu College Progressive Front and Ramjas Progressive Front saying they are not in favour of the stand taken by DUSU and do not support the CAA since it "will rip India's secular spirit". "The College Unions strongly condemn the recent statement released by Akshit Dahiya, the President of DUSU 2019-20 regarding DU extending support to CAA," they said. "We urge Mr. Dahiya to take down this statement as it does not voice the students of DU. Moreover, we request...
DU law students not accepting nominees to gender panel

DU law students not accepting nominees to gender panel

CAMPUS BULETIN, CAMPUS BUZZ
Students of DU’s Campus Law Centre (CLC) have alleged that the student election to the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) for sexual harassment at the centre were not conducted as per the rules. According to students, the Tier 1 election, where the class representatives for the ICC were selected, was done without proper notification and informing the students. On Monday, students will be protesting against the anomaly and demanding that the election be held as per law. Shivank Trivedi, the vice president of CLC’s students’ union, said, “In September, the university had asked the departments to select the CRs for the ICC. These CRs are different from the CRs elected for coordinating the day-to-day matters. But our centre did not notify this. When Law Centre-1 uploaded the matter on th
Voice raised in Kashmir’s Support by DU Students

Voice raised in Kashmir’s Support by DU Students

COLLEGE BUZZ
Protesting the “continuing siege of Kashmir”, several student groups, including AISA, Pinjra Tod and DU held a demonstration at the Arts Faculty gate on Thursday. With slogans demanding return of Article 370 and calls for“Azadi”, protesters denounced the communication blockade in the area. They demanded release of political prisoners and called forright of Kashmiris to self-determination. Sabika Sayed, a third-year student, said it was “stupid”that the partial lifting of the communication blockade was being viewed as some huge achievement, when it is such a basic thing.Speakers of the Pinjra Tod collective spoke of Kashmir’s political history and said that while “democracy in India has turned into a farce now, democracy in Kashmir has always been a farce”. They called for a “socia
DUSU Leaders join hands with AAP

DUSU Leaders join hands with AAP

CAMPUS BULETIN, COLLEGE BUZZ
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed several student leaders, who won elections to various posts in Delhi University colleges as independent candidates, during their induction into the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) here on Saturday. At the AAP’s party headquarters here, the national convener was told by student leaders that money and nepotism were dominating student politics. Mr. Kejriwal said that AAP was the only party where “anyone can contest and win elections”. “Politics in the country will change only when there is politics without means. If politicians contest elections with someone’s money, then their accountability will also be limited to them.  Today, politics is happening like this in the country, which we changed in Delhi. I still have nothing, that is why I am able to t