Archive for August, 2010

DUSU Candidates campaigning on blogs and social networking sites

The campaigns that used to be pasted on the walls earlier are now being carried out on blogs and social networking sites. Taking the lead is the BJP-backed Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP). A letter to the Chief Election Officer has been posted on the blog detailing the criminal record of Harish Chaudhary, NSUI president […]

DUSU Candidates extra cautious for not to violate the poll code of conduct

The candidates for the Delhi University election have hit the campaign trail, but with last year”s disqualifications heavy on their minds they said they will exercise extra caution so as not to violate the poll code of conduct in any way. Last year the candidature of NSUI and ABVP members were cancelled. The candidates disqualified […]

DUSU Elections : NSUI and ABVP announces its candidates

The NSUI and ABVP announced their candidates for the September 3 Delhi University Students Union election, as the last date for withdrawing of nominations ended today leaving 41 contestants in the fray. Harish Choudhary, a student of SGBT Khalsa College, is NSUI’s candidate for the post of president while Jitender Choudhary of MA (Budhist Studies) […]

DUSU Elections : Campaigning in cars in the campus banned

Over one lakh students are expected to vote in the Sep 3 Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) polls, a university official said Thursday, adding that campaigning in cars in the campus has been banned this year. ‘Fifty-one colleges in both the north and south campuses will go to poll Sep 3. A total of 875 […]

53 candidates filed nominations for the post of the DUSU President

Fifty-three candidates  filed their nominations for the post of the President of Delhi University Students Union election, which will be held on September 3. The Chief Election Officer of DUSU said besides 53 names received for the post of President, 47 students filed nominations for the post of Vice President, 43 for Secretary and 47 […]

ABVP organised a rally at north campus of Delhi University

A group of girls belonging to Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) organised a rally at north campus of Delhi University to protest against the unsafe atmosphere and growing incidents of sexual exploitation of girl students. Prior to the rally, a function was organised in which the BJP women cell national president Smriti Irani was chief […]

DUSU Elections : NSUI reserves seats for SC/ST and woman candidate

National Student Union of India (NSUI) has announced that it will reserve a seat each for an SC/ST and woman candidate.The DUSU elections will see contestants running for president, vice-president, secretary and joint secretary. The move is unprecedented, especially since DU students have of late shown a tendency to vote individuals based on their caste […]

Delhi Elections : No Reservation in Gurudwara prabandhak committee elections

Delhi Gurudwara election and administration minister Arvinder Singh Lovely said the government had no plans to introduce reservation for ‘scheduled caste’ Sikhs in Gurudwara prabandhak committee elections. Replying to the issue raised under ‘special mention’ in Delhi Assembly by his namesake and colleague Arvinder Singh, MLA from Deoli assembly segment and son of former Union […]

Guilty won’t be spared : Sonia on CWG

With allegations of corruption plaguing the Commonwealth Games, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said those found guilty will be punished after the event. Terming the Commonwealth Games as a matter of national pride, she said the Games were not related to any political party or individual. “It was a matter of national pride and […]