Tuesday, 4 October, 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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How RSS pracharak BL Santhosh has emerged as BJP’s ‘rock star’ general secretary

As BJP's general secretary (organisation), BL Santhosh holds enormous powers. But none of his predecessors were as high-profile as him, not even Narendra Modi.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

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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