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Students protest outside the JNU main gate while a policeman restrains them

College spaces allowed Indian women to be free. Gargi, JNU, Jamia show it’s no more the case

After the mass sexual assault in Gargi College, Delhi Police launched a violent crackdown on Jamia students instead.
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No ‘anti-national’ activities, plays or music — IIT Bombay diktat to hostel students

Amid anti-CAA protests on the campus, IIT Bombay's new hostel rules also prohibit distribution of posters, leaflets and pamphlets.
Najeeb’s mother Fatima Nafees and his father Naseer Ahmed show a photograph of their missing son | Manisha Mondal / ThePrint

Case of JNU’s missing Najeeb — a search abandoned but a mother determined to fight on

JNU student Najeeb Ahmed went missing in October 2016. Two years later, CBI closed case, saying he was untraced. Now his mother has moved court challenging CBI closure report.
Kabir Khan

Kabir Khan’s new show on Netaji’s INA will ask questions about history and idea of India

Exploring untold stories from Subhas Chandra Bose’s Azad Hind Fauj, director Kabir Khan hopes to start conversations about secularism and the need to not distort history.
JNU students have been protesting against a hostel fee hike | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

For free-thinking JNU, lack of diversity in faculty, students, courses has been a curse

During its formative years, faculty appointments at JNU were made keeping in mind the candidate’s Left leanings. Over time, this didn’t serve JNU well.
File image of JNU vice-chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar | Photo: PTI

More heat on JNU V-C as ‘unqualified’ teachers appointed to disaster research centre

JNU faculty members and other scholars associated with Special Centre for Disaster Research write to Chancellor V.K. Saraswat, saying ‘centre is in crisis’, like ‘the rest of JNU’.
PM Narendra Modi with Bollywood stars

Lights, camera and action: How Modi govt relies on drama to survive just like Bollywood films

Deepika Padukone did not just appear at JNU. The Modi government has been hard at work for six years to bring it to pass.
Delhi Police commissioner Amulya Kumar Patnaik

Delhi Police chief Amulya Patnaik to retire — but don’t be surprised if he gets another job

The job of heading Delhi Police is seen as a plum posting that allows IPS officers to court the limelight and remain in the thick of things even after retirement. 
JNU students during a protest in New Delhi. | Photo: ANI

Indira Gandhi vs Morarji Desai: How JNU was at the centre of battle to capture academia

Under Indira Gandhi, JNU turned a deep shade of red because of curricula and faculty chosen by Education Minister Syed Nurul Hasan from a pool of pro-CPI teachers.
Women in Shaheen Bagh

Shaheen Bagh, Jamia, JNU protests show Indian women are far better leaders than we admit

One of the most arresting features of the ongoing citizenship movement is that women in India are rewriting the grammar of politics.

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’.
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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.