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Umar Khalid who? Kanhaiya Kumar’s strange silence over his JNU comrade’s arrest

Except for a vague post on Facebook — Kanhaiya Kumar has been quiet on his former JNU ally and Tihar Jail comrade Umar Khalid’s arrest in the Delhi riots case.
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Umar Khalid’s arrest shuts a democratic option for a generation of Indian Muslims

Umar Khalid looks beyond the revolutionary fantasies of a violent overthrow of the Indian State and is willing to engage with the messy ways of democratic politics.
Student-activist Umar Khalid | Photo: ANI

Umar Khalid not alone, 7 more students were arrested under anti-terror law for Delhi riots

The student-activists arrested under UAPA are mostly from two Delhi universities — Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru University.

In Modi’s India, Umar Khalid preaches peace but is called a ‘terrorist’: Jignesh Mevani

We must not forget that Umar Khalid was singled out because of his name, because he came from a family of practising Muslims.
Protests against the CAA-NRC in New Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

‘Engagement for action’ is International Youth Day 2020 theme & India’s young living up to it

In India, youth activism has been in the spotlight lately, with protests against CAA, NRC and other issues taking place across the country.
A deserted road in Delhi on the first day of total lockdown Monday | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Delhi air clean in lockdown but high pollution seen for few hours after dawn — JNU-DU study

The study says although the overall PM2.5 levels went down, there was a significant jump in their levels during the early morning hours, leading to haze formation. 
Sajid bin Sayed | Photo: Twitter @SajidbinSayed

Delhi Police books JNU scholar for ‘anti national’ tweet on Army and RSS

Sajid Bin Sayed has been booked for “provocation with an intent to cause a riot” and “provoking breach of peace” on the complaint of a BJP worker.
The administration block at New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University | Photo: Commons

JNU will now allow international students to enrol at its School of Engineering

School of Engineering, founded in 2018, will now have 15% supernumerary seats for foreign students, according to JNU’s Academic Council.
Representational image for college students | Photo: PTI

Colleges could drop plan to conduct offline exams in July as Covid cases rise

UGC has approached its expert committee, asking it to rethink the idea of holding exams in July and come up with an alternative solution.
File image of JNU vice-chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar | Photo: PTI

JNU students with no internet will take exams when they return, rest appearing now: VC Kumar

In an interview to ThePrint, JNU vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar spoke about the university’s online mode of education, the arrests of students and 5 January violence.

On Camera

A participant at the 'Love World Peace Parade' in Berlin on 21 September

Why we’ll need masks even with a coronavirus vaccine

One study has shown that if everyone wears masks that are only 75% effective, the number of people infected by each coronavirus carrier will shrink fourfold.
Mukesh Ambani | Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg

Investors continue to flock Mukesh Ambani, now KKR to invest $754 million in Reliance Retail

US private equity group KKR will hold a 1.28% stake in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail, valuing India’s biggest retailer at Rs 4.2 lakh crore or $57 billion.

Defence

Indian pilots climb out of a Rafale fighter jet that was operationally inducted into the IAF on 10 September 2020 | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

CAG report flags vendors’ ‘dilly-dallying’ on offsets deals, cites Rafale as example

The CAG made the observations in its latest report, which was tabled in Parliament Wednesday.
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Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?