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SC orders college to hold FSU poll (rep 16/03/2017)

TU told to conduct pending  FSU votes after May 14: The FSU polls were held in only around 170 constituent and affiliated colleges on March 1 (kp 06/03/2017)

Unions close to 3 parties win most FSU positions (kp 03/03/2017), Student unions make conflicting claims about poll win (rep 03/03/2017)

Campus politics: The way ahead, by Jeewan Shrestha (ht 01/03/2017)

Vital FSU election: The main task of new student leaders will be to save public education at a time of rampant privatization, by Kaushal Ghimire (rep 28/02/2017) [Yes, and politicisation!]

Hold FSU polls on schedule: TU; The colleges are instructed to complete the electoral processes scheduled  earlier for Feb 25 and 26  by 10am on Feb 26 and 27 (kp 27/02/2017), 'FSU polls almost impossible on March 1' (rep 27/02/2017), Student unions stand divided over FSU polls (ht 27/02/2017), Students break norms as FSU election nears: Padlocking, vandalism, arson, clashes common at TU campuses (kp 28/02/2017), 12 injured as students clash (rep 28/012/2017), Explosion at college in Gorkha, padlocking at another, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 28/02/2017), TU to colleges: Hold FSU polls today or never (kp 01/03/2017), Unions padlock campuses (kp 01/03/2017), Most TU-affiliated campuses padlocked (rep 01/03/2017), Polls held at 170 TU colleges: TU Rector and Coordinator of election committee says all results will be in by Thursday evening (kp 02/03/2017), FSU elections held in just 143 colleges (rep 02/03/2017)

FSU poll process hamstrung by arson, padlocking (kp 26/02/2017)

Old heads on young shoulders: Student elections have become no more than an extension of the patronage politics on the national stage, by Deepak Thapa (kp 23/02/2017)

Age bar for FSU candidacy divides students, by Pooja Chauhan (rep 21/02/2017)

Major parties agree for FSU polls on set date (kp 16/02/2017), Student union polls deferred by 4 days (kp 17/02/2017), FSU polls deferred for March 1 (rep 17/02/2017)

Govt to remove padlocks from TU colleges, by Pooja Chauhan (rep 16/02/2017)

Student politics: Its role and future, by Lochan Acharya (ht 15/02/2017)

FSU election process gets underway: The TU’s affiliate and offshoot campuses across the country will now release the voters’ list (kp 13/02/2017), 50pc colleges issue voter list; Free Student Union poll process disrupted in some constituent colleges of  TU due to padlocking, by Samipa Khanal (kp 14/02/2017)

Fake Student Union (FSU): Yes, we need student unions, but they should work for the students not the vested interests of politicians, by Guffadi (kp 04/02/2017) [satirical and true!]

Student unions gear up for FSU elections nationwide: TU to hold elections from Feb 25; Student candidates must be under 28 yrs, by Gyan P. Neupane (rep 04/02/2017)

Students seek donations for FSU elections (kp 01/02/2017), NSU, ANNFSU supporters clash (kp 01/02/2017), NC directs NSU to agree to age bar (kp 03/02/2017)

Chief secretary directs agencies to tame pollution: Top bureaucrat asks stakeholders to coordinate  while carrying out development projects (kp 29/01/2017)

After 3 call-offs in 8 years, FSU election set for next month (kp 27/01/2017), TU publishes student union poll scheduleElection process will start on February 12, voting on February 25, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/01/0217)

28-yr age limit set for FSU poll candidates (kp 05/01/2017)

Over 300 Nepali students competing for Hult Prize (kp 14/12/2016)

No shut-down of colleges, pledges NSU: Nepal Students’ Union has said it will not resort to shut-down of academic institutions as a tool for its protests (kp 01/09/2016)

Student Unions Tool Of Petty Power Politics, by Kushal Pokharel (kp 27/08/2016)

Pupil power: The role of student unions should be redefined to better serve student needs (kp 18/08/2016)

Let the students grow: It is high time we helped students build knowledge themselves rather than impart it to them, by Gandhiv Kafle (kp 16/08/2016)

TU yet to start discussion on age bar for Free Student Union polls (ht 23/07/2016)

Consensus eludes over FSU poll (kp 07/04/2016), NSU gives TU three days to announce date for FSU polls (ht 09/04/2016)

Police drive to curb student truancy draws outrage, by Anup Ojha (kp 08/02/2016)

Student absentee rate soars in wake of Tarai unrest (kp 29/12/2015)

ANNISU-R halts classes in CTEVT institutions (ht 24/04/2015)

SC: Hold FSU election within three months, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/04/2015), Student unions urge TU to create environment for holding FSU polls (ht 23/04/2015)

Faculty of Education students on war path (ht 17/03/2015)

ANNFSU gives two-month ultimatum to conduct FSU poll (ht 16/02/2015)

Hostel business: Disparities rampant without government regulation, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 18/01/2015)

TU constituent colleges: Student enrolment lowest in eight years, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/09/2014)

28-year age bar for student leaders upheld (ht 13/06/2014)

TU urged to hold election in Aug-Sept (ht 28/05/2014)

TU postpones FSU elections, new date set for June 1 (ht 16/05/2014), TU publishes FSU election schedule (kp 18/05/2014), Agitating students warn of foiling poll (ht 18/05/2014), Students stage sit-in protest  in front of TU (ht 19/05/2014), NSU, ANNFSU want poll on June 1: Agitating student unions continue to protest (ht 20/05/2014), Agitating students urged to participate in FSU election (ht 21/05/2014), FSU poll deferred again (kp 24/05/2014), June 1 FSU poll cancelled, new date soon (ht 24/05/2014)

Time to change: Student unions need to reorient their focus to student welfare (kp 07/05/2014)

Reschedule FSU elections: Student unions’ alliance (ht 30/04/2014), Appeal against FSU election boycott: NSU, ANNFSU urge agitating students to take part in the polls (ht 01/05/2014), TU agrees to postpone student union election (kp 07/05/2014)

17 unions against FSU poll date (kp 23/04/2014), Call to defer FSU poll date (ht 24/04/2014)

Whither students? It is high time to systematize the activities of student unions in all Nepali universities, by Ashok Raj Khati (rep 24/02/2014)

Investing in the future: The fact that 20,000 students leave every year for education abroad is a good thing, by Bishal Thapa (rep 04/02/2014)

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