Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicStudent protests

Topic: Student protests

Ground zero of Arab Spring is back on streets. This time, to round off the revolution

Tunisian youth and scores of Arab Spring activists are back with the slogans and placards, demanding an end to the police state and fall of regime. But something is different this time.

Thai govt likely to get more aggressive to end anti-monarchy protests, but that could backfire

Though insulting the Thai royal family is punishable by law, criticisms started on social media and then on the streets, and PM Prayuth Chan-Ocha is struggling to shut it down.

Yogi says UP govt will fill up vacant posts after huge student protests on unemployment

Students have demanded action against rising unemployment, and CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered officials to start recruitment in 3 months, appoint people in 6.

Kerala High Court bans all student-led agitations in college, school campuses

Noting that educational institutions are not for protests, the HC said no one has the right to violate the fundamental rights of other students.

Students upset with Modi govt since Vemula suicide, economy & CAA added fuel: Najeeb Jung

Speaking to ThePrint, former Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung says the anti-CAA protests are secular so far and should remain so.

The one taboo word that Amit Shah and Narendra Modi supporters hate today

Even though India was built on it, if you say this word in Mumbai or JNU or in protests, you are called anti-India and anti-national.

Railways suffered Rs 84 crore worth property damage in anti-CAA and NRC protests in Bengal

The Railway went to the Calcutta High Court regarding huge losses incurred between December 13-14 in protests related violence in West Bengal.

Modi-Shah’s BJP govt has failed India’s youth and is now stuck fighting them

Six months after returning to power with a huge mandate, Modi govt is losing the youth — its most ardent voters who are now pessimistic, hopeless and even angry.

Delhi Police likely to act against student holding Kashmir poster at St Stephen’s protest

The woman was seen holding a poster that says ‘Kashmir Aazad Karo’ during a protest at St Stephen’s college against JNU violence, CAA.

Why I didn’t call myself a JNU-ite for 37 yrs. But now something has changed: Yogendra Yadav

Even though I carried a jhola and had a beard, I didn’t associate with Left politics in JNU. Then a desperate Modi regime zeroed in on the university.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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