The rise and fall of student rebellion is strongly linked to politics, writes senior journalist Rajat Roy. While the Congress government brutally suppressed the Naxalite movement, students politics in Bengal got a boost during the Left regime only to trickle out
"Today, the fees at JNU have been increased; tomorrow, it will happen at other universities, including AMU. This government is constantly attacking the universities," says Huzaifa Aamir Rashadi, Honorary secretary AMU students union, 2018-19
JNU could have become one of the world’s best universities, but successive governments have failed us, says Aishe Ghosh, President, JNUSU, who is pursuing MPhil in international relations at the university.
About two months after the buzz about a national ban on single-use plastics made headlines, the government has come up with the semblance of a definition for ‘single-use plastic’ and a time-frame for phasing it out.