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Jadavpur University student Debsmita Choudhury | ThePrint

Jadavpur student who tore up CAA at convocation takes NRC protest to YouTube

Debsmita Choudhury, a student of Jadavpur University, shot to fame when she tore up a dummy copy of the CAA at her convocation in December.
JU students stop Dhankar from entering campus

Why Left bastion Jadavpur University has become a battleground between Mamata and BJP

Kolkata’s Jadavpur University was born in dissent, has been at centre of anti-establishment protests since 1955 but every establishment wants a piece of it.
Dhankar outside Jadavpaur University

‘He didn’t answer CAA-NRC questions’ — why JU students ‘rusticated’ Chancellor Dhankhar

Jadavpur University students have sent a 'rustication' notice to West Bengal Governor Jagdip Dhankhar, say he does not deserve to be the chancellor.

Did everything by the book, says JU V-C after Governor misses convocation due to CAA protest

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar pulled up Jadavpur University's vice chancellor after students protesting the citizenship law blocked his entry on campus, forcing him to miss presiding over a convocation ceremony.
Babul Supriyo heckled at Jadavpur University

‘Are you f***ing sold out?’ Minister Babul Supriyo asks The Telegraph editor for JU report

The Telegraph Editor R. Rajagopal says MoS Babul Supriyo demanded an apology for reference the paper hadn’t made & lost his temper when refused.

After JNU, Jadavpur University is the new ‘Left’ bastion everyone wants to storm

BJP’s Babul Supriyo had come to JU with armed bodyguards to attend an ABVP event. Hours later, there was blood, fire, broken glass.
ABVP and SFI clash

Day after Jadavpur University clashes, SFI and ABVP blame each other for violence

Violent clashes broke out at the Jadavpur University Thursday after Union minister Babul Supriyo visited the campus for an ABVP event.
Babul Supriyo at Jadavpur University in Kolkata | PTI Photo

Union minister Babul Supriyo ‘heckled’, shown black flags at Jadavpur University

Babul Supriyo, who was at JU to address a seminar organised by ABVP, later left the campus accompanied by West Bengal governor and university chancellor Jagdeep Dhankhar.

Kolkata students think Modi’s Balakot strike was a gimmick & Mamata is no great leader

Students at Presidency and Jadavpur universities say Left stayed away from identity politics, criticise Modi & Mamata for a lack of jobs and 'communal' politics.

Jadavpur University vice-chancellor allegedly manhandled by students wanting union polls

Prof Suranjan Das claimed that he was heckled and manhandled by a section of students agitating over the issue of holding students union elections.

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Artist concept of the solar system. | Photo: NASA

Millenials love discussing Mercury retrograde on Instagram, but scoff at jyotish predictions

If you’re a millennial and everything is going wrong at work, in love, and in life — it’s probably just Mercury retrograde, which began in June and ends mid-July.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India should spend more to revive demand, not worry about deficit: Economy expert Martin Wolf

Speaking at ThePrint's OffTheCuff, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times Martin Wolf said India can afford to increase its debt-to-GDP ratio to 90%, but should avoid borrowing in foreign currency.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.