Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
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Topic: JNU

My appointment unsettled ‘progressives’ who thought JNU was their bastion, says V-C Pandit

Prof. Santishree D. Pandit also said JNU is severely cash-strapped, for which she blamed her predecessors. She expressed hope that JNUSU polls will happen this year.

ABVP has silenced those who want a bloody revolution, says RSS ‘Sarkaryavah’ Dattatreya Hosable 

After last week's clash over chicken consumption on Ram Navami, Dattatreya Hosabale claims organisation has been misrepresented in the press. It's working for democracy, he says.

‘Hindus at Iftar, Muslims at Holi’: Alumni, students say religious celebrations part of JNU culture

Current & former students say there had never been clashes over religious rituals or celebrations on 'secular' campus, making Sunday's violence a first.

Education ministry seeks ‘formal report’ from JNU on campus violence on Ram Navami

Two groups of students clashed at the university's Kaveri hostel Sunday allegedly over serving non-vegetarian food on Ram Navami.

Students’ priorities nowadays, and another cricketing metaphor for Imran Khan’s dismissal

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Delhi Police FIR in JNU violence blames ‘unknown people’, Left-Right slugfest continues

Left groups accuse ABVP members of assaulting students over preparation of chicken at a hostel on Ram Navmi. ABVP says Left bodies disrupted a pooja organised by its members.

Why the JNU unit of ABVP is a terrible advertisement for student wing of RSS

Get ready for fractious debates on JNU with two arguments — It's home to ‘anti-Hindu’ elements, and RSS wants to dictate food choices. Both are baseless.

‘No violence on campus,’ JNU tells students after clashes over chicken

The Delhi Police on Monday registered an FIR against unknown ABVP students based over a complaint of the clashes.

FIR against unknown ABVP students after clash over non-veg food in JNU

This comes a day after ABVP, Left students allegedly clashed at JNU over preparation of chicken during Ram Navami in a hostel. Police said 6 students were injured in the violence.

The strange politics of planet JNU: How I got introduced to ‘Leftist intolerance’

In 'JNU: Nationalism and India's Uncivil War' academic Makarand R. Paranjape presents a ringside account of the problems of JNU and its implications.

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US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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