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Petel Thiel-backed VC firm invests Rs 74 cr in Indian startup

Bengaluru, March 24 | Fintech startup Velocity on Wednesday announced it has raised $10.3 million (a little over Rs 74 crore) in seed funding...

Delhi HC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Jamia VC

New Delhi, March 5 | The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Najma Akhtar as the Vice-Chancellor of...

Why extradite Mallya, let him appear virtually; SG scoffs at Punjab...

New Delhi, March 4 | Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Thursday ridiculed Punjab government argument that gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari can tried in cases virtually....

Dibrugarh varsity VC suspended after allegations of financial misdeed

Guwahati, Feb 11 | Dibrugarh University Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof. Ranjit Tamuli was suspended by Governor Jagadish Mukhi on Thursday following allegations of financial irregularities...

Ramadoss opposes move to extend services of Anna University VC

Chennai, Jan 12 | Pattali Makkal Katchi founder S. Ramadoss on Tuesday opposed any move to extend the services of Anna University Vice Chancellor...

Cyber fraudsters target Allahabad University’s VC

Prayagraj, Dec 6 | The first woman Vice-Chancellor of Allahabad University (AU), Sangeeta Srivastava, was targeted by cyber fraudsters, days after she took over...

Kamal Haasan comes out in support of Anna University VC Surappa

Chennai, Dec 5 | Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) leader Kamal Haasan on Saturday came out in support of Anna University Vice Chancellor M.K.Surappa and...

SC approves VC pilot project for deposition of children in trafficking...

New Delhi, Dec 1 | The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed West Bengal, Assam and Rajasthan to establish the infrastructure for a pilot project...

Allahabad University gets first woman VC

Prayagraj, Nov 30 | Professor Sangeeta Shrivastava has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Allahabad, becoming the first-ever woman to...

Recommend dismissal of Anna University VC, Stalin tells CM

Chennai, Oct 12 | DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday demanded that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami recommend the immediate dismissal of Anna...

Lumikai launches gaming, interactive media-focused VC fund

New Delhi, Aug 17 | Venture capital fund Lumikai on Monday announced a new early stage VC fund that will support upto 20 early-stage...

Let’s behave with calmness: IOA VC calls for end to infighting

New Delhi, July 4 | Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Vice President R.K. Anand has appealed to members to end the infighting that has erupted...

DU VC appeals to contribute to PM CARES fund

New Delhi, May 19 | The Delhi University Vice Chancellor has appealed to the teaching and non-teaching staff to contribute to the PM CARES...

JNU VC evokes ‘Discovery of India’ to defend webinar on Bhagavad...

New Delhi, May 6 | After several questions were raised on Jawaharlal Nehru University's decision to organise a webinar on ‘Lessons from the Bhagavad...

JNU VC lauds UGC guidelines

New Delhi, April 30 | Welcoming the guidelines issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) on examinations and academic calendar in view of...

Raj HC adjourns bail plea as lawyer appears in ‘baniyan’ during...

Jaipur, April 25 | The Rajasthan High Court had to adjourn the scheduled hearing in a bail plea on Friday as the petitioner's counsel...

Unwarranted: JNU VC reacts to defaced Savarkar signage

New Delhi, March 17 | Terming the defacing of the Savarkar road signage as "highly regrettable" and "unwarranted", the Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru...

Maldives moots long-term SAARC recovery package in COVID VC

New Delhi, March 15 | The President of the Maldives has called for formulating a long-term recovery plan for SAARC countries as part of...

Separate sitting area for students with fever, cold: Jamia VC

New Delhi, March 4 | Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar on Wednesday told concerned parents that separate sitting arrangements are being made...

Trouble in BHU as students seek VC’s removal

Varanasi, Feb 28 | Trouble is brewing at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus once more, with students demanding action against Vice Chancellor Prof...

India saw record $45bn VC investment in 2019

New Delhi, Feb 17 | India saw a record $45 billion investment from venture capitalists (VCs) in 2019 and the growth sentiment was more...

Jamia VC visits injured students in hospital

New Delhi, Feb 10 | Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar, along with other senior officials of the varsity, visited Al Shifa Hospital...

JNUSU slams VC over ‘WhatsApp’ exam model

New Delhi, Feb 7 | In the latest face-off with the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) authorities, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) has...

India VC market ends on a high note in 2019: KPMG

New Delhi, Jan 30 | The investment by venture capitalists was quite strong in India in the fourth quarter of 2019, ending the year...

HC seeks response on plea challenging Jamia VC’s appointment

New Delhi, Jan 27 | The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from the Centre, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), Jamia Milia Islamia...

JGU VC to speak at World Economic Forum in Davos

New Delhi, Jan 20 | O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) Vice Chancellor, Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, will be speaking in three separate sessions...

HRD Secretary meets DU VC over agitating faculty

New Delhi, Jan 15 | Delhi University Vice Chancellor Yogesh Kumar Tyagi on Wednesday met Secretary HRD Amit Khare along with the Registrar of...

AMU VC to file FIR against police for Dec 15 violence

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 15 | The Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Prof Tariq Mansoor, has said that the university will file an...

JNUTA: Removal of JNU VC imperative

New Delhi, Jan 14 | The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers Association has urged the Ministry of Human Resource Development and pressed for the removal...

Will approach court for filing FIR against Delhi Police: Jamia VC

New Delhi, Jan 13 | Vice Chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI), Najma Akhtar, on Monday assured agitating students that "we will approach the...

Jamia students surround VC demanding FIR against Police

New Delhi, Jan 13 | Students of Jamia Millia Islamia, on Monday, surrounded the vice chancellor's office to press for their charter of demands....

AMU VC seeks security before varsity reopens on Monday

Aligarh, Jan 12 | Professor Tariq Mansoor, the Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), has sought security for himself and his family as...

End JNU face-off ASAP: MHRD to VC

New Delhi, Jan 10 | The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has virtually issued an ultimatum to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice-Chancellor Jagadesh...

Implementing all decisions taken on Dec 11 MHRD meet: JNU VC

New Delhi, Jan 10 | JNU VC Jagadesh Kumar Mamidala on Friday made it clear that the university was ensuring that all decisions taken...

Congress attacks VC as fact finding team visits JNU

New Delhi, Jan 8 | The Congress has attacked JNU Vive Chancellor for the violence that took place on January 5 and demanded his...

Kanimozhi meets JNU students, slams VC for not reaching out

New Delhi, Jan 8 | DMK leader Kanimozhi, on Wednesday, visited JNU campus and criticised vice chancellor Jagadesh Kumar for not meeting students who...

No suggestion made to shut down JNU: VC (IANS Exclusive)

By Rohan AgarwalNew Delhi, Jan 8 | Refuting claims that JNU administration has advised the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry to temporary shut down...

JNU VC meets MHRD secy, briefs about situation in campus

New Delhi, Jan 8 | After Sunday's violence in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), the Vice Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar met with the Secretary Amit...

JNU VC appeals for peace, says hooliganism against ethos

New Delhi, Jan 6 | A day after the violence broke out in the Jawaharlal Nehru University, its Vice-Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar appealed to...

Business

Air India cancels UK flights from April 24 to 30

New Delhi, April 21 | National carrier Air India has decided to cancel flights between India and the UK from April 24 to 30.The...