Saturday, 22 January, 2022
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Topic: JNU

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.

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.

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 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: 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

Rage of the uncles

The perils of taking on young India's campuses, especially when you are the wrong generation.

Left, Right or standstill

Every major political party in India claims to be both secular and socialist. The fight, in each case, is only over who is more socialist or secular than the other.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominate castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A Reliance Mall in Jamnagar

Reliance’s profit surpasses estimates on back of festive season retail surge, shale sale in US

Launch of affordable 4G JioPhone & hike in mobile tariffs pushed profits during Oct-Dec 2021 quarter. Revenue from refining operations also improved with revived fuel demand.

Defence

The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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