Tag: JNUSU polls

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  • JNUSU polls: Clean sweep by United-Left

    JNUSU polls: Clean sweep by United-Left

    The united-Left alliance has retained all four seats in the JNU students union election, defeating the RSS-backed ABVP with considerable margins. In a close fight, United Left candidate Geeta Kumari won the president’s post by defeating Nidhi Tripathi of ABVP by 464 votes. Shabana Ali of BAPSA (Birsa Ambedkar Phule Students’ Association) polled 935 votes, …

    September 10, 2017
  • JNUSU polls draw 60% voters

    JNUSU polls draw 60% voters

    The election to the JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) saw a 60 per cent turnout, about 6.7 per cent more than the previous year. Counting of votes will start late on Friday night and results are expected by 11 or 12 September.  According to the Election Commission, 5161 votes were polled at various polling stations and …

    September 9, 2016
  • JNUSU polls: Candidature of student cancelled

    JNUSU polls: Candidature of student cancelled

    A JNU student’s candidature for the union polls was cancelled today after it came to light that he furnished wrong information at the time of filing his nomination. "The candidature of Vinay Pathak, from School of Computer and System Sciences, for the post of councillor has been cancelled. He provided false information to the election …

    September 4, 2016
  • Feb 9 incident casts shadow on JNU polls

    Feb 9 incident casts shadow on JNU polls

    With the 9 February controversy still haunting JNU, the upcoming student union polls are revolving around the issue.  ‘Nationalism’ and ‘gender sensitisation’ are the hot topics for debate among the contestants and voters. Gender issues recently came to the fore after a prominent All India Students’Association (AISA) activist allegedly raped a woman research scholar. In …

    September 2, 2016
  • AISA, SFI join hands for JNUSU polls

    AISA, SFI join hands for JNUSU polls

    In its bid to pose a united Left front against their arch rival, the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the All India Students’ Association (AISA) and Students’ Federation of India (SFI) have decided to forge an alliance for the upcoming JNUSU polls.  Both the Left student organisations have reached a seat-sharing agreement by which AISA …

    September 1, 2016