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A Son Remembers: Minoo Masani And Indian Liberalism

A Son Remembers: Minoo Masani And Indian Liberalism

Minoo Masani, the politician of the '70s, who formed the Swatantra Party with C Rajagopalachari, was a socialist, says his son Zareer Masani.

29 January 2022
Opinion | Efforts To Undermine JNU Are Actually Attacks On Democratic Idea Of India

Opinion | Efforts To Undermine JNU Are Actually Attacks On Democratic Idea Of India

Assault on freedom of thought, critical thinking and dissent will lead to a psychology of fear, which isn’t good for India's future, writes JNU students...

20 June 2020

Student Protests A Strategy To Distract Attention From Actual Deliberations On CAA: Swapan Dasgupta

In an interview to Outlook, BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta talks about the Citizenship Amendment Act and student protests.

Police Stop JNU Students, Demanding VC's Removal, From Marching Towards Rashtrapati Bhawan

Police Stop JNU Students, Demanding VC's Removal, From Marching Towards Rashtrapati Bhawan

They marched from Mandi House to HRD Ministry, where a student-delegation met the officials following which the group decided to carry on the march to the...

09 January 2020

NSUI Wins All 4 Seats Against ABVP In Students' Election At Varanasi's Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya

NSUI's Shivam Shukla won the President seat by defeating ABVP's Harshit Pandey by a huge margin while Chandan Kumar Mishra became the Vice President, Avnish...

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11 January 2020
January 5, A Blood Sunday At JNU: More Questions Than Answers. Did Police Right The Wrongs?

January 5, A Blood Sunday At JNU: More Questions Than Answers. Did Police Right The Wrongs?

Jawaharlal Nehru University will continue to remain in the news as students demand the Vice Chancellor's resignation and protest against fee hike. But there is...


06 January 2020
‘It’s Clear Who They Were’: A JNU Teacher’s Account Of What Happened Inside Campus

‘It’s Clear Who They Were’: A JNU Teacher’s Account Of What Happened Inside Campus

"A part of the same group had gathered outside the university gate and were shouting their usual slogans: kill the leftists, kill the anti-nationals, desh ke...


29 November 2019
JNUSU Has Ulterior Motives, Fee Issue A Facade: ABVP Delhi Secretary

JNUSU Has Ulterior Motives, Fee Issue A Facade: ABVP Delhi Secretary

The left-led leadership has left no stone unturned in besmirching the Jawaharlal Nehru University, says Siddharth Yadav, Secretary, ABVP, Delhi


29 November 2019
Education Not A Commodity, It's A Public Good: Shehla Rashid

Education Not A Commodity, It's A Public Good: Shehla Rashid

A country can be a leader in the knowledge domain only if ­education is free, says Shehla Rashid, former vice president, JNUSU


29 November 2019
BJP Govt Constantly Attacking Universities: AMU Students Union Honorary Secretary

BJP Govt Constantly Attacking Universities: AMU Students Union Honorary Secretary

"Today, the fees at JNU have been increased; tomorrow, it will happen at other universities, ­including AMU. This government is constantly attacking ­the...


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29 November 2019
OPINION | The Death Of Student Power And How Governments Played Their Part

OPINION | The Death Of Student Power And How Governments Played Their Part

The rise and fall of student rebellion is strongly linked to politics, writes senior journalist Rajat Roy. While the Congress government brutally suppressed...


29 November 2019
Why Are Students Angry? Is Conflict Over Public-Funded Higher Education Only Reason?

Why Are Students Angry? Is Conflict Over Public-Funded Higher Education Only Reason?

Fee hike during times of privatisation coupled with debates over ideology, caste-exclusionary elitism and gender equality are among the main reasons why...


20 November 2019
JNU Needs World-Class Leadership, Not Ideologically Over-Enthusiastic Mediocrity

JNU Needs World-Class Leadership, Not Ideologically Over-Enthusiastic Mediocrity

In the depressive higher education milieu of incompetence, casteism and exorbitant fees, JNU stands out as a beacon of hope for many.


20 November 2019
JNU Students’ Protest

JNU Students’ Protest

Hundreds of Jawaharlal Nehru University students were stopped and several detained on Monday as they marched towards Parliament on the first day of the Winter...


18 November 2019
HRD Ministry Appoints Panel To Recommend Ways To Restore Normal Functioning Of JNU

HRD Ministry Appoints Panel To Recommend Ways To Restore Normal Functioning Of JNU

JNU students have been protesting for nearly three weeks against the draft hostel manual, which has provisions for hostel fee hike, dress code and curfew...


11 November 2019
JNU Students Protest Fee Hike, Police Use Water Cannons To Disperse Them

JNU Students Protest Fee Hike, Police Use Water Cannons To Disperse Them

Students wanted to march towards the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), where Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is addressing a convocation, but...


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05 October 2019
In Festive Season, Why Mamata Banerjee Can't Afford To Party One Bit

In Festive Season, Why Mamata Banerjee Can't Afford To Party One Bit

With governor Jagdeep Dhankar allegedly backing BJP's political moves to usurp Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee seems up against a wall


03 September 2019
For 'Purity Of Blood', Just Don't Marry 'Outsiders' -- That's The New Diktat In Mizoram

For 'Purity Of Blood', Just Don't Marry 'Outsiders' -- That's The New Diktat In Mizoram

The fear of being swamped by those from outside the state, Mizoram's influential student union, MZP, is hell-bent on eliminating danger


19 July 2019
The Baby Dinosaur

The Baby Dinosaur

Presidency in sepia with ganja, jhola, coke, beer, hoop earrings, first love, PDA...Swoon.


04 May 2019
Cutting Across Party Lines, Kanhaiya Kumar's Charisma Leaves Ex-JNU Leaders In Awe

Cutting Across Party Lines, Kanhaiya Kumar's Charisma Leaves Ex-JNU Leaders In Awe

Kanhaiya Kumar is the CPI candidate for Begusarai in Bihar. If student leaders are asking probing questions today, credit goes to this young man who looked...


26 March 2019
JNU VC Accuses Students Of Breaking Into His Home, 'Terrorising' Wife

JNU VC Accuses Students Of Breaking Into His Home, 'Terrorising' Wife

JNU students allegedly barged inside VC Jagadesh Kumar's residence while he was away and surrounded his wife


17 January 2019
JNU Sedition Row Was Planned To Divert Attention From Rohith Vemula's Death: Ex ABVP Members

JNU Sedition Row Was Planned To Divert Attention From Rohith Vemula's Death: Ex ABVP Members

The ABVP, in turn, said the two were siding with the Congress, which had supported the accused students, and termed it a "political ploy" divert attention.


17 October 2018
Kashmiri Students Defer Decision To Surrender Degrees And Leave AMU En Masse

Kashmiri Students Defer Decision To Surrender Degrees And Leave AMU En Masse

Former vice president of AMU Students' Union Sajjad Subhan Rather, who hails from Kashmir, said "We have come to the AMU to build our careers. Please do not...


09 October 2018
Newly-Elected Allahabad University Student President Booked For Provoking Violence On Campus

Newly-Elected Allahabad University Student President Booked For Provoking Violence On Campus

Along with Yadav, a case of manhandling and threatening has been filed against 18 others in the Colonelganj Police Station, and a probe has been initiated in...


19 September 2018
Forces In JNU Waging War Against India, Alleges Nirmala

Forces In JNU Waging War Against India, Alleges Nirmala

The comments come days after candidates backed by Left groups won all four key posts in the JNU Students Union elections.


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