Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicStudent protests

Topic: Student protests

1200 anti-Citizenship Act protesters detained in Delhi, protests turn violent in Mangaluru

Earlier in the day several protesters including Yogendra Yadav, Ramachandra Guha were detained as citizenship law protests were taken out in Delhi, Bengaluru.

JNU hostel fee will be highest among central universities despite partial roll-back: Govt

HRD ministry internal report says JNU hostel fee after a partial roll-back will be Rs 48,100 per year, with only Delhi University coming close.

‘Refuse to remain silent’ — Romila Thapar, Noam Chomsky & others condemn Jamia ‘brutality’

Petition signed by over 10,000 students & academics from renowned universities across the world also speaks up against ‘illegal siege & curfew’ in AMU over CAA protests.

Delhi court rejects bail plea of 2 held for violence during Jamia protests

The court noted that allegations levelled against the duo were grave and there was reasonable apprehension that they might indulge in similar behaviour if released.

Not just Rahul Gandhi, his core team likes to go on meditation breaks too

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

Delhi High Court refuses protection from coercive action to two Jamia students

A plea filed by a lawyer and two Jamia Millia Islamia students sought to release students and residents allegedly detained during the recent protests against the amended Citizenship Act.

Bhopal’s Makhanlal university expels 23 students protesting against ‘casteist’ teachers

University cites indiscipline and vandalism for the expulsion. Teachers in question say the decision isn’t right, allege RSS misleading students.

CAA student protest plea transferred to Delhi High Court chief justice

The petition, filed by lawyer Nabila Hasan and JMI students Ladida Farzana and Ayesh Renna, seeks to direct authorities to release all who were allegedly detained during the protests.

Bombay HC judge stands up for students’ right to dissent amid widespread protests

Bombay High Court judge Gautam Patel says any govt that claims to be dedicated to the Constitution, democracy, has nothing to fear from giving its institutions autonomy.

‘Shoot at sight’ — Union minister Suresh Angadi’s answer to people destroying public property

On the railways facing a loss where protests are ongoing, MoS Railways Suresh Angadi said he told district and railway personnel to take strict action.

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Army chief General M.M. Naravane | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

India-Pakistan army-to-army talks are long time coming, Gen Naravane and first NSP show

The fact is that Pakistan's army is its most important player. The Army is the only institution that it will sit with and listen to.
LIC headquarters in Mumbai

The LIC story — history, valuation & why its IPO, India’s biggest, matters for Modi govt

LIC IPO is supposed to be India's biggest-ever public issue. The government plans to sell anywhere between 5-10% stake in the insurer, which could fetch it around Rs 1 lakh crore.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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.