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HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ (L) and Home Minister Amit Shah

Amit Shah meets HRD minister Pokhriyal over JNU protests, asks for quick resolution

The meeting is significant because JNU students have alleged police atrocities during their protest, and Delhi Police is controlled by Amit Shah’s home ministry.
JNU teachers protest against the police brutality shown toward students during their protest. | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

JNU tells govt fee hike unavoidable due to fund deficit, but faculty alleges mismanagement

Empowered committee formed by govt meets JNU officials, is told university is trying to take other measures too to tackle the financial deficit of over Rs 12 cr.

It’s not just JNU, several institutes across India are witnessing student protests

Mumbai, Chennai, Varanasi — protests are happening at a lot of places, against issues ranging from fee hike & student suicide to Muslim teaching Sanskrit.
Protest over fee hike in JNU | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

HRD ministry forms 3-member panel to resolve JNU stand-off over hostel fee hike

In a letter sent to JNU Monday, the Ministry of Human Resource Development asked the university to “normalise” its functioning soon.

On Camera

Representational Image | People working at an office | Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg

Pandemic is fast-changing our offices but workplace surveillance is also on the rise

The workplaces we return to post-Covid are likely to look very different from those we left behind, with safety trumping all other considerations.

Can schools & students be trusted with Covid norms or should classes begin as curve flattens?

Over two lakh parents across India have opposed the Ministry of Home Affairs’ plan to reopen schools in July.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Chinese troops present in sizeable numbers at LAC, India has done what’s needed: Rajnath

Defence Minister says India and China perceive LAC differently, leading to regular jostling; Beijing ‘should seriously deliberate’ and resolve the issue amicably.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.