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Arun Jaitley

The impeachment fiasco – another example of Congress adopting a fringe position

Does it behove a national party to take such fringe positions on issues like India's geographical integrity, EVMs, or even the CJI's impeachment?
JNU protest

I was trying to bust ‘love jihad’ theory, says filmmaker at centre of JNU screening row

Eyewitnesses described “riot-like scenes” during the screening of the film at JNU Friday evening, with some people reportedly lobbing glass shards and stones and trying to attack viewers.
Students protesting in TISS, Mumbai

Fee waiver protest at India’s top social sciences college TISS becomes Left vs BJP battle

Protests are being held on TISS campuses across India against cancellation of hostel and dining hall fees for students from marginalized communities.
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Night before new law takes effect, HRD ministry rushes to appoint director to IIM-A

Board of governors had recommended the appointment of Prof. Errol D’Souza in October, but the appointment is stuck in a logjam at the Centre ever since.
The only mantra for feminism to fight woke misogyny right now is in three words, “I believe you”

‘The List’ is a time’s-up moment for savarna feminism

The only mantra to fight woke misogyny right now is in three words, “I believe you”, and to provide pro bono legal support to victims of professors on the list.
Mohan Bhagwat

Mohan Bhagwat: RTE exemption to minority schools making them richer

RSS chief tells ABVP mouthpiece that law should be same for all educational institutions; says saffronisation can instill a sense of national pride among students.

Dalit rap on the knuckles of casteism

Ambedkarite Rap: Dalit student in Delhi injects anger and anxiety against the caste system in his lyrics. With his rap renditions, he turns a new page in a long tradition of musical activism. SANYA DHINGRA

CPI(M) sinking into oblivion after two years under Yechury

As general secretary of CPI(M), Sitaram Yechury was expected to steer the party in a fresh direction and help it reinvent itself. But he has proved to be as much a failure as his dogmatic predecessor Prakash Karat. RUHI TEWARI

On Camera

Does Trump help or harm India’s interests when he offers to mediate with China, Pakistan?

US President Donald Trump Wednesday offered to mediate between India and China over the "raging border dispute".

Defence

Indian and Chinese soldiers jointly celebrate the New Year 2019 at Bumla along the Indo-China border, Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese aggression in Ladakh also a message for domestic and external audience: Experts

International experts say the timing is troubling as it comes at ‘a critical phase in India's internal difficulties with the Covid-19 pandemic’.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

PM, CM, DM: India’s 3 big power centres have been exposed by one disaster

The prime minister, chief minister and district magistrate are the three engines of India’s governance, but their handling of the coronavirus pandemic is going awry.