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Anny Divya

Why every aspiring woman pilot should look up to Anny Divya, the world's youngest woman Boeing 777 pilot

When she was 21, she first got to try her hand at flying the world's largest twin-engine passenger jet, the Boeing 777. Today, she's a beacon for every woman who's wanted to be a pilot

Published on 15th March 2019
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JNU's Nehru statue now wears poster for ouster of 'national waste' VC

They've shouted, they've protested and now Nehru's bust is joining in the anti-VC charge, apparently. What went down at the JNU protest on Thursday was 

Published on 7th March 2019
Padma Sarangapani

Too much at stake: Why TISS Prof Padma Sarangapani believes you cannot be apolitical when in college

Campus politics isn't just about winning the odd college election. It runs deep and can have a bearing on what kind of person you turn out to be says TISS' Padma Sarangapani

Published on 22nd February 2019
Bibek Debroy Interview

The Bibek Debroy Interview: Today's students are willing to break the law but don't want to face the consequences

He is an economist who has immense knowledge of Indian epics. He learnt Sanskrit in his 40s and is now a pundit in that field. Bibek Debroy speaks about today's students, educational research and more

Published on 20th February 2019
Delhi University PTI

After JNU, now DU admin bans protests on campus: Student unions slam move calling it dictatorial and laughable

The advisory in this regard was issued by the university's proctor Neetu Sehgal on Saturday, directing students not to occupy premises of departments, library, administrative blocks

Published on 20th February 2019
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North Eastern students condemn arrest of Manipuri student leader Thokchom VeeWon for sedition  

The student was picked up by the police without a warrant and continues to be held in a secret place which is a cause for concern

Published on 18th February 2019
Maskoor Ahmad

Will not allow BJP to tar the university with anti-national tag: An open letter to AMU students

Former AMUSU President Dr Maskoor Ahmad Usmani, who was recently slapped with sedition charges writes a letter to the university students

Published on 17th February 2019
Dissent

Today, Ambedkar and Periyar would have been called seditious. When India's biggest student unionists debated dissent

The right-wing panelists said that while dissent was important it was not right to criticise the country

Published on 14th February 2019
Pranab Mukherjee

Prejudice is a great barrier to inclusion: Pranab Mukherjee 

Talking on the subject Education architecture for an inclusive India, Mukherjee recommended that we give due recognition to cultural, technological and traditional skills

Published on 14th February 2019
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Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle accuses government of harassing members for criticising Modi Sarkar  

The group has claimed that two of their members were targetted by intelligence agencies and questioned and threatened for their criticism of the government

Published on 11th February 2019
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This is the vilest plot in post-Independence India: Anand Teltumbde's heartrending plea after Bhima Koregaon arrest

The professor says he has tried all means but is getting no support for the police or the Supreme Court and is now seeking support of the public

Published on 17th January 2019
JNU student Umar and Anirban

Don't bury your failures under sedition charge: JNU's Umar, Anirban on charge sheet in Anti-National issue

The group of JNU students who were accused of being Anti-National have been charge sheeted for sedition — after a three-year delay

Published on 14th January 2019
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UoH students protest destruction of portraits of Dalit icons at Rohith Vemula's 'Velivada' memorial

The portraits had been set up at 'Velivada', a space on the campus dedicated to Rohit Vemula, which students have been using as a stage for protest and dissent

Published on 7th January 2019
KLF

Everything you need to know about the Kerala Literature Festival

Prior to the fourth edition of the Kerala Literature Festival, we caught up with the Festival Director, author K Satchidanandan 

Published on 3rd January 2019
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2018 in review: These 12 campus protests rekindled our belief in dissent

2018 was the year of solid dissent as far as colleges were concerned. We've listed the protests, the people, the campus politics and all the things that rocked our colleges

Published on 31st December 2018

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