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NDA govt/LG pushing Delhi towards chaos

The BJP-led NDA’s central government and the Lieutenant Governor, through whom it is controlling Delhi, both need to tell the people of the national capital, with whom does the buck stop for the current chaotic situation in the city which has virtually thrown life out of gear.

People are being subjected to endless harassment in all spheres of life – ranging from rapidly deteriorating law and order situation reflected in the alleged rape of two foreign nationals, widespread confusion in admission to various colleges of the Delhi University, complete failure of the corrupt and inefficient Municipal Corporations of Delhi in saving innocent lives due to collapse of unsafe buildings and the inability of the union power ministry and city authorities in ensuring uninterrupted electricity supply in this torrid heat.

The absence of an elected government in Delhi is being used as an excuse by the BJP-led government to run it without any accountability and through the LG, the central government is trying mindless experiments to play with lives of the people.  Read More

Cracking down on UPSC Students protest

Is the Modi government also afraid of peacefully protesting students like the former UPA government used to be?

Instead of closing the metro stations the government should have immediately initiated talks with the students. It is shameful to cause inconvenience to the public when the issue can be simply resolved by listening to the students and addressing their concerns. Read More

DU VC rightly forced on FYUP rollback; he must go now

To put an end to the current chaos and confusion prevailing in the DU, the AAP demands the following :

•   The admissions process for the current academic year must be immediately resumed 
by making appropriate adjustments for the transition back to the original scheme.
•   The interest of the students who took admission in FYUP last year and those who have applied for B Tech course this year must beprotected by making appropriate adjustments.
•   The VC, the Registrar and other key officials of the DU must step down so as to own up their responsibility for the current mess; theVisitor must step in to reign them in or if necessary remove them.
•   The Chairman, UGC must step down for his dubious role in first allowing the introduction of FYUP and now forcing its rollback, andcompromising the independence of the regulatory body.
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Delhi University Chancellor Hamid Ansari must intervene to restore normalcy

The Vice President of India Mr Hamid Ansari, who is the chancellor of the Delhi University, must immediately intervene to restore normalcy in the university affairs and particularly start the admission process in various colleges, which has already been delayed.

The Aam Aadmi Party is worried at the widespread confusion prevailing in the DU, which is causing immense stress and tension among the students and parents.

Following the announcement and later retraction of the resignation by Vice Chancellor Professor Dinesh Singh, the Chancellor must ensure that the stalled admission process immediately starts for the three year graduation courses and college administrations be given clear instructions that rights of all the students will be fully protected. Read More

AAP welcomes FYUP rollback - but students should not suffer

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) welcomes the decision of the University Grants Commission to direct the Delhi University authorities to roll back its completely unjustified and highly questionable Four Year Undergraduate Programme commonly known as the FYUP.

The AAP is of the view that the FYUP should have never been implemented in the DU and former HRD minister Kapil Sibal and Vice Chancellor Professor Dinesh Singh owe an apology to the academic and student communities for having imposed such a measure, without any unanimity. Read More

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