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What Kanhaiya Kumar, Shehla Rashid & Umar Khalid plan to do with their JNU PhDs

The trio, who became face of 2016 JNU protests, rule out joining active politics, claim they will stick to academics and research.
River Indus | Commons

Modi’s office is worried about JNU report that echoes Pakistan concerns on Indus waters

JNU study says global warming could leave Pakistan side of Indus River Basin completely dry in less than 100 years, calls for better water budgeting.
JNU professor Rajiv Malhotra

New JNU honorary prof Rajiv Malhotra’s CV: Charges of plagiarism & whole lot of Hindutva

Rajiv Malhotra, appointed honorary professor at JNU’s Centre for Media Studies, has also been accused of propagating fake news. 
Former JNU leader Shehla Rashid

Shehla Rashid: The Marxist who was unaware of her Muslim identity till Modi came to power

Shehla Rashid claims she’s no votary of identity politics but many feel her Sinead O’Connor tweet reveals her true political ambitions.  
JNU

What sedition headlines don’t tell you about JNU: It’s a leader in science research

The science research at JNU often gets lost in the headlines about its culture of intense campus politics.
People being rescued from flood-affected regions in Kochi | PTI

Kerala govt is to blame for flood devastation, says JNU survey

From not informing people in time to not replacing faulty detection equipment, a series of govt errors resulted in the large-scale devastation in Kerala.
People take part in a protest against Kathua and Unnao rape cases

Kathua anti-rape crusader accused of rape by JNU student

Top lawyer Indira Jaising refuses to represent Kathua anti-rape crusader Talib Hussain in separate case after rape allegations against him surfaced.
Najeeb’s mother Fatima Nafees and his father Naseer Ahmed show a photograph of their missing son | Manisha Mondal / ThePrint

Inside story of the hunt for Najeeb Ahmed, the JNU student who disappeared into thin air

Najeeb Ahmed is said to have left his JNU hostel on 15 October 2016, hours after a scuffle with ABVP members. Now, CBI is set to declare him 'untraced'.
JNU teachers and Students during protest March in campus against arrest of Kanhaiya Kumar by Delhi Police | Ramesh Sharma/India Today Group/Getty Images

Diktat for teachers at central universities like JNU & DU: Can’t criticise govt

University Grants Commission says all educational institutions taking funds from the Central govt will now come under rules that disallow protest.
Delhi High Court

Delhi high court allows CBI to file closure report in missing JNU student Najeeb’s case

A two-judge bench declined the plea of Ahmed's mother to set up a Special Investigation Team to monitor the probe. 

On Camera

Delhi University | Photo by Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi University has just one obsession — exams. And it has made a mess of it.

After months of back-and-forth over the much-criticised online Open Book Examinations, Delhi University has postponed its exams once again.
File image of Principal Economic Advisor Sanjeev Sanyal | Photo: ANI

India has fiscal and monetary space to boost demand: Principal Economic Advisor Sanyal

Sanjeev Sanyal said at India Global Week that the government has been careful not to spray money and take a step-by-step approach to economic revival.

Defence

Representational image | Soham Sen | ThePrint

India, China corps commanders to meet next week, will focus on next round of disengagement

Agenda for the corps commanders meeting will be finalised after India-China Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination meet likely to be held Friday.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.