You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Top News

DUSU, JNUSU polls differ in every way

DNMUM422308 | 9/15/2018 | Author : Chhavi Bhatia | WC :277 | India

New Delhi: The essential differences between the two varsities became explicit on Friday when Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) voted for its students union in a peaceful manner. Just a day before, results of Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) elections were marked by clashes and charges of tampering with voting machines.
DUSU and JNUSU polls are sharply chiselled individuals, differing in all elements. In DU, muscle and spending power stir the pot, with a deep undertone of caste. National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) pitched Jaat and Gujjar candidates to woo the communities by laying enough emphasis on their surnames.

In contrast, JNU’s campai
Read full story
DUSU polls
Candidates fielded on lines of caste and community
Road shows with swanky cars
JNUSU polls
Secular campaigns
Candidates distinguished by political ideologies
Candidates held debates outside student addas

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Top News

Nadeem bowls his way into a world record
DNMUM422676 | 9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : G Krishnan | WC :476

Mumbai: He has been a part of India’s cricket scene for nearly decade and a half, but has largely been among the unsung ones. It won’t remain so. Jharkhand’s left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem took List A world record haul of 8/10 against Rajasthan
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Jet pilots’ ‘slip-up’ makes fliers bleed
DNMUM422677 | 9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :489

Mumbai: The country’s bleeding carriers are making fliers bleed now. More than 160 passengers of a Jet Airways plane that took off from here for Jaipur on Thursday morning started bleeding from the nose and ears because the pilots didn’t flip on a sw
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Old buildings in suburbs likely to get vertical push
DNMUM422678 | 9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Sudhir Suryawanshi | WC :470

Mumbai: In a bonanza for residents and builders in suburban Mumbai, the state has decided to award extra floor space index (FSI) of approximately 2 for redevelopment of old buildings. The decision comes at a time when political parties are gearing

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

1 activist helped Naxals in ambush plans: Police
DNMUM422679 | 9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Abraham Thomas | WC :536

New Delhi: Even as the Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its judgment in the Bhima Koregaon activists’ arrest case, the Maharashtra police claimed it has evidence to prove how one of the five arrested ‘urban Naxals’ helped Communist Party of Indi

Add To LightboxCalculate Price