Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicStudent protests

Topic: Student protests

Gandhi statue proposal sees Indian, Pakistani students go head-to-head in Manchester

A student protest led by Pakistani American has opposed the unveiling of a Mahatma Gandhi statue saying he was racist. Indian students have countered the stand.

After week-long student protests, Raipur law university V-C resigns

VC Sukh Pal Singh had been accused of inaction in cases of sexual harassment, financial irregularities and maladministration.

Manipur University back on lockdown after teachers, students get swept up in midnight raid

The Imphal-based Manipur University had only just begun to recover from three-month-long protests against former vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey.

#FreeShahidulAlam: Hijacking hashtags is changing the way Twitter wars are fought

People who support famous Bangladesh photographer's arrest are using the same hashtag as critics to justify the move.

Fighting her own students, Bangladesh PM Hasina shouldn’t take Modi’s support for granted

Bangladesh’s students have written the course of history, from 1952 to the present, in their own blood. School and college students have been out on...

Manipur University students, teachers want V-C out, say strike could impact state’s BJP govt

Two panels have been set up by Centre to look into charges of financial fraud against V-C, but students and faculty say they won’t call off strike till he resigns.

On Camera

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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 dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

A Centurion tank used by the Indian Army | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Centurion tank, other weapons used in 1965 & 1971 to add historical flavour to 26 Jan parade

These armoured vehicles and artillery pieces will symbolise battles fought by Indian armed forces over the past decades as part of celebration of 75 years of independence.

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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