Monday, 8 August, 2022

Topic: ABVP

Jhansi train incident with nuns shows Christian habits are the new skullcaps in India

After Christian nuns were harassed over fears of ‘forceful conversion’, church groups are advising nuns and priests not to step out in their habits.

‘They stood on shrine with shoes’ — ABVP members storm UP college, ‘desecrate’ Jain deity idol

The incident took place Tuesday at Digambar Jain College, Baraut. Three ABVP members have been booked for the incident. ABVP has apologised.

ABVP doesn’t want JNU renamed after Swami Vivekananda, disagrees with BJP leaders’ demand

Office-bearers and members of ABVP in JNU say the idea behind their demand for Swami Vivekananda’s statue on campus was to bring him into the discourse.

Gurmehar Kaur, DU student who took on ABVP, is looking for job in media after Oxford degree

LSR graduate Gurmehar Kaur came into limelight after her participation in ‘Save DU campaign’ in 2017 when violence broke out at Ramjas College.

Chennai woman alleges ABVP chief urinated at her door, student body calls case NSUI handiwork

Woman files police complaint against ABVP president Dr Subbiah Shanmugam for harassing her. NSUI posts CCTV footage on Twitter, but ABVP calls it doctored.

72 years of ABVP, student body where Amit Shah, Nadda, Rajnath began their political careers

The RSS-backed student organisation now has a membership of 3 million, and a presence in 4,500 cities and towns from colleges to the district level.

RSS pushes for greater role of women in public life, rejects feminism of the West

Contrary to the commonly-held belief that women hardly have a role in the RSS’s activities, there has been an increased emphasis on their growing role over the last two-and-a-half decades.

Assam lecturer posts remarks against RSS-BJP, Modi on Facebook, lands in jail after protest

An FIR was lodged against Souradeep Sengupta based on a complaint by ABVP members who claimed his Facebook posts were derogatory.

Rise of ABVP in Left bastion JNU has a lot to do with Vajpayee and Modi govts at Centre

In its 51 years, JNU has only seen Left dominance, but ABVP is now making its presence felt, though not much electorally, in India’s premier university.

JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh is not faking her injury, viral photograph is a mirror image

Aishe Ghosh had injured her left hand in the violence that occurred on JNU campus Sunday, but the viral image shows the cast on her right hand.

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.