Monday, 5 December, 2022

Topic: JNU

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.

Gravity concept, pi value, Pythagoras theorem have Indian roots, says JNU scholar in new book

The book, ‘A Brief History of Science in India’, has been authored by JNU PhD scholar Sabareesh P.A. It says ancient India had edge over world in scientific understanding.

‘Amrit Kaal’ is here for some, and why no one is paying attention to Anna Hazare this time

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

New JNU V-C’s statement slammed for poor language, BJP MP Varun Gandhi calls it ‘illiteracy’

Several prominent academics and personalities have criticised Pandit’s press statement Monday, in which she laid out the agenda before her, over grammatical errors.

On Camera


PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad | Reuters file image

Rupee falls to 81.75 against dollar, loss on stop losses and dollar outflows

The rupee was down 0.5% to the dollar and has been an underperformer among Asian peers. The offshore Chinese yuan was up 0.9%, leading Asian currencies higher.


Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.