Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicStudents protest

Topic: Students protest

‘Apna time kab aaega?’: Pakistani students ask Imran Khan on the eve of his trip to China

Two years ago, Pakistani students were sent back home owing to China’s ‘zero-Covid policy’. Now they want Imran Khan to intervene.

Modi can’t ignore students anymore. They have discovered the power of the ‘dislike’ button

Students protesting the JEE exams have discovered the power of the ‘dislike’ button as a tool to get the attention of a govt that doesn’t entertain criticism.

Modi is teaching NEET-JEE aspirants what happens when a government becomes too strong

It is remarkable hubris that the Modi government isn’t even pretending to listen to agitating students.

Biggest hope of stopping Modi govt’s sinister NRC project in 2020 rests on India’s youth

CAA protests were not just organic, but a sharp message from India's youth that they won't take Modi government's divisive politics lying down: Shashi Tharoor

Jamia Millia Islamia to bear medical expense of students injured in Sunday’s police action

The Jamia administration discouraged efforts by organisations to collect donations in its name and said it had sufficient resources to pay for its students.

JNU warns students boycotting exams they won’t be able register next semester

Several JNU students boycotted exams to protest the hike in hostel fees and condemned the university for giving 'take-home exams' to students.

Sanjay Jha’s symbolic politics, Dia Mirza’s lesson on secularism & Trump’s meme defence

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Violent clashes break out in Delhi’s Seelampur, police crack down on Citizenship Act protest

Protesters and police clashed in east Delhi's Seelampur during which stones were pelted and buses were set on fire.

Injured Jamia students sat at police stations for hours ‘without food, water, medical help’

Students detained at Kalkaji and New Friends Colony police stations allege they were threatened and abused too. Police denies charges.

Students hold protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at Delhi University’s Art Faculty

The meeting was called by students' bodies like the SFI and Pinjra Tod under the banner Collective-DU at the arts faculty in the campus.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.