Sunday, April 21, 2024

Topic: South Asian University

Delhi HC overturns South Asian University’s expulsion of PhD Students, citing violation of natural justice

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday overturned the South Asian University's November 2022 decision to expel two PhD students, Umesh Joshi and Bhim Raj. The students were expelled for their involvement in a protest demanding a stipend hike in 2020.

“Resounding victory”: Delhi HC quashes expulsion of SAU student calling it “predetermined intent”

In what is being considered a ‘resounding victory’ for the students’ fraternity at the South Asian University (SAU) in New Delhi, the Delhi High Court on Thursday quashed an order issued by the varsity to expel a student for alleged indiscipline stating, “decision cannot sustain scrutiny law.”

SAU student fighting for life after cardiac arrests following suspension for protesting, seeks financial help now

In a distressing turn of events, Ammar Ahmad, a 23-year-old student pursuing Sociology at South Asian University, remains confined to a hospital bed for over 9 months following a cardiac arrest. This dire situation stems from the suspension he faced after his involvement in student protests and subsequent receipt of a rustication notice. Ammar, once celebrated for his eloquence and poetic prowess, now battles to utter even a single word, while his family grapples with the daunting challenge of preserving his life.

SAARC urged by scholars worldwide to ‘revoke suspension’ of SAU professors; internal support lacking

More than 500 academicians from universities in India, the United States, the United Kingdom, and other nations have penned a letter to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), urging "an immediate revocation of the unfair and arbitrary suspension" of four professors from the South Asian University (SAU) in Delhi.

“Education is most valued thing in my family”: Dalit scholar expelled from SAU, gets into Oxford

Bhimraj M, a Dalit research scholar who was expelled from the South Asian University (SAU) for participating in a protest against a reduction in the scholarship stipend for master's students, will be pursuing an MPhil from Oxford University.

“We only resisted intervention of police, expelling of students…,” say suspended SAU professors

On 16 June, four faculty members of the South Asian University in New Delhi were suspended, alleging “misconduct” and “inciting” a student’s protest against the administration. Maktoob approached the faculty members to learn about the suspension and allegations the varsity’s administration made against them.