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Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

JNU is the graveyard of all anti-BJP protests. It was Modi-Shah’s ticket out of CAA mess

BJP has drilled into public consciousness that JNU is ‘anti-national’ and filled with ‘Afzal sympathisers’. The violence on campus hijacked headlines this time too.
JNU VC M. Jagadesh Kumar in Shashtri Bhawan, New Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

JNU VC says students behaved in ‘militant way’, fee hike decision not taken in haste

VC Jagadesh Kumar categorically stated that appropriate action will be taken against the outsiders staying in the hostels.
A poster at the JNU protest held in New Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

HRD says sacking JNU V-C Jagadesh Kumar not the solution, rules it out

Amid demands by students to remove vice chancellor Jagadesh Kumar, the government said its focus was to address the main issues that have cropped up on JNU.
JNU students have been protesting against a hostel fee hike since October 2019 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

JNU students and teachers thrashed by lathi-wielding mob on campus, property damaged

While students have alleged that the attack was carried out by the ABVP, the RSS-linked student organisation has said its members were attacked by the Left.
JNU protests in Delhi | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

JNUSU claims 6 students have been suspended for protesting against fee hike

Students of JNU have been protesting against a hike in hostel fees for over a month, which led to semi roll-back of the hike.
JNU students during a protest in New Delhi. | Photo: ANI

JNU warns students boycotting exams they won’t be able register next semester

Several JNU students boycotted exams to protest the hike in hostel fees and condemned the university for giving 'take-home exams' to students.
JNU students have been protesting against a hostel fee hike | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

HRD Ministry tells JNU to come up with ‘foolproof’ system to prevent another standoff

The ministry has asked JNU to adopt a flexible approach to the situation and find a "satisfactory solution".
Protest over fee hike in JNU | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

JNU vice-chancellor meets protesting students but deadlock over hostel fee hike remains

Students said nothing conclusive had been decided and the VC did not reply to the demands for a complete rollback of the hostel fee hike.
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JNU defends fee hike, says 89% of its hostellers get financial aid, tuition cost lowest

JNU administration has issued a 66-page statement to justify its reasons for increasing hostel fee even as student protest against the decision continues.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

JNU, Sharad Pawar and Congress — get away from it all with Shashi Tharoor’s comedy

In times when people want to escape TV news, Archana Puran Singh's laughter on Kapil Sharma Show and plotless serials like Kasautii Zindagii Kay always help.

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Social sciences

Covid-19 put brake to academic activity, but digital libraries can ensure continuity

Covid-19 has paced up the transition to distance learning. While institutes are racing to shift courses online, students are engaging en masse with e-books.

Can India balance its domestic pharma needs and also be a global player in Covid-19 fight?

India has lifted the ban on the export of 24 pharmaceutical ingredients, including anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.

Defence

A picture of items found on the dead terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector. | Photo: By special arrangement

Masala tikka-flavoured snacks to AK-47s: What 5 slain Lashkar terrorists brought from Pakistan

Indian Army calls Pakistan's complicity in aiding and abetting infiltration, especially at a time when the world is fighting coronavirus, 'reprehensible'.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.