What the JNU Teachers’ Association’s public enquiry against the VC is about | National Herald

The JNU Teachers’ Association (JNUTA), since the last three days, have been conducting a “public enquiry” against Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor M. Jagadesh Kumar. JNUTA has charged the VC with the cardinal offence of destroying the institutional rules and norms, conventions, ethos and culture of functioning and vitiating the essential foundations that have nurtured JNU as […]

Public Inquiry against JNU VC | Verdict of the Jury on Charges 2 and 3

Public Inquiry against JNU VC | Presentation of Articles of Charges 2 and 3

Article 3 of the Charge Memorandum: Damaging the Interests of Students aspiring for research, wasting public money and violating CEI Act and Reservation Policy

Under the present Vice Chancellor’s leadership, admissions to JNU in the year 2017-18 were drastically cut by deliberate misuse of the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.PHIL./PH.D Degrees) Regulations, 2016 and by turning a blind eye to the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act 2006 (henceforth, the CEI Act 2006). This […]

Public Inquiry against JNU VC | Charge 2: Undermining the Integrity of the Faculty Selection Process

1. The faculty selection process is a very important issue in the context of a public university for more than one reason:

The first is of course that quality appointments are necessary in order that the University may maintain the highest academic standards – and therefore the operation of extraneous considerations in appointments need […]

Public Inquiry Against the JNU VC | Verdict of the Jury on Articles of Charge 6 and 7

Public Inquiry Against the JNU VC | Presentation of Articles of Charge 6 and 7

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Public Inquiry against the JNU VC | Article of Charge 6: Displaying a Callous Attitude towards Najeeb Ahmed and Failing to Protect a Student’s Interest

As one of the jury members pointed out yesterday, JNU has been able to achieve its place in the academic world because it has always functioned on the basis of a sense of Community. This does not mean that there are no contradictions within the community; it rather means that this University has been created […]

Public Inquiry against the JNU VC | Article of Charge 6: Undermining JNU’s Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy

The Vice-Chancellor has initiated and led the process of the attempted illegal dismantling of the GSCASH, JNU’s well-tested and universally acclaimed institutional mechanism for dealing with the problem of sexual harassment. He has sought to misuse a UGC Regulation to replace GSCASH it with “Internal Complaints Committee” over which he would be able to exercise […]

Public Inquiry Against the JNU VC, Charge 2: Undermining GSCASH; Charge 3: Callous Attitude Towards Najeeb Ahmad

In Kafkaesque JNU, teachers & V-C at cross-purposes

When teachers begin to challenge their own Vice-Chancellor on a sustained basis and come up with a brick wall, then the agitation strikes at the very root of the University’s foundations.

 

Source: In Kafkaesque JNU, teachers & V-C at cross-purposes | The Indian Express

Public Inquiry Against the JNU VC, Charge 1: Repeated Violations of Statutory Provisions and Obligations

Statement in support of Article 1 of the Charge

Jawaharlal Nehru University was created through an Act of the Indian Parliament. Section 4 of the JNU Act, 1966, sets out the basis objects of the institution which are broader in scope than narrowly defined academic instruction:

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Public Inquiry Against the JNU VC: Introduction to the Proceedings

Starting from today, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers Association is holding a public inquiry against Professor M. Jagadesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University on seven charges. Before members of a jury of eminent persons drawn from academia, journalism, the legal profession, the arts, and social movements, JNUTA shall present evidence to substantiate its claim.

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JNUTA Charge Sheet Against the VC

Memorandum

1. In exercise of the powers vested in it vide Clause IV.2 (c) of the JNUTA Constitution and keeping in mind the Objects of the Association set out in Clause III of the same, the JNUTA proposes to hold a public inquiry against Professor M. Jagadesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The […]

Public Inquiry Against the JNU VC | Press Coverage

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