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India

HRD committee to JNU students: Continue freeloading

The HRD committee has recommended a 75% relief in utility and service charge to BPL students and 50% relief to the remaining JNU pupils

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India

JNU students hold Delhi to ransom; police turn ingenious to disperse the mob

Police have rubbished reports that said the cops had unleashed lathi-charge on JNU students and said the men in khaki were just persuasive

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India

JNU communists succeed, govt rolls back fees partially

The utility charge has not been withdrawn but other fees stand reduced, although not back to the pre-March 2019 levels

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India

JNU students demand more freeloading

JNU students who are protesting against the fee hike (and timing of closure of a gate) already get Rs 3 lakh each p.a. as education subsidy

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Business

More of mai-baap sarkar? RS MPs demand cap on private schools’ fees

BJP, SP, MDMK, PMK, INC, TMC MPs in the Rajya Sabha demanded a cap on private schools’ fees across the country; critique follows

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India

JNU hikes mess fee by 100%, students furious

New Delhi: In yet another controversial move, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has increased its mess rates by 100%, attracting strong reactions from students. A circular issued by the office of Dean of Students of JNU on 27 February notified revision of charges of mess admission dues, guest and guest meal charges, fine for late payment […]

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Economy

Online payment facility for exporters & importers launched

New Delhi — In keeping with the Digital India vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and taking yet another small but crucial step towards paperless, online functioning in 24×7 environment, Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) today launched the facility of online payment of application fees through credit and debit cards and electronic fund transfer […]