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#WhatTheFAQ: Former Japan PM Shinzo Abe shot! What is happening in Japan now?

Shinzo Abe is the longest-serving PM of Japan and the youngest PM post-war. The 67-year-old world leader collapsed holding his chest while his shirt was smeared with blood

Published on 8th July 2022
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JNU has 90% apolitical students, only 10% are troublemakers: Vice-Chancellor Santishree Pandit

On multilingualism in the NEP, she asserted the government needs to be careful about pushing regional languages and it should not lead to "strong regional identities"

Published on 7th July 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: How Eknath Shinde went from being a former auto driver to CM of Maharashtra

A follower of Bal Thackery and a mentee of Anand Dighe, Shinde was a driver of an auto-rickshaw in his pre-politics life 

Published on 1st July 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: How is Maharashtra's political crisis unfolding and who is Eknath Shinde?

From rebel MLAs congregating in BJP-ruled states, to resolutions that defy the Shiv Sena's top orders, drama is not found wanting in Maharashtra's Legislative Assembly right now

Published on 23rd June 2022
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K'taka hijab row: Is it politically motivated, asks MLA about accusations made against him by Muslim students 

"Is it a politically motivated statement? When they called me over the phone, I helped them in my capacity," shared MLA U T Khader in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly

Published on 1st June 2022
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Attack on Dalit professor for Gyanvapi masjid remarks gets political twist

The professor faced protests and sloganeering from ABVP students on May 10 and was later slapped by another student on campus on May 18

Published on 27th May 2022
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OU sets up a new centre for 'Student Discourses' to curb political activities on campus

The facility is meant for conducting discussions and debates by bona fide students of the university after taking necessary permission from the Dean of Student Affairs and Director of the Estate Cell

Published on 22nd May 2022
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Changing colours of Jharkhand's government schools: BJP alleges 'political message'

In 2014, when JMM was in power, the colour of the buildings was changed to bright pink with doors and windows in golden brown

Published on 21st May 2022
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Political bias in Pol Sc exam paper at Sharda University? UGC seeks report

A question carrying seven marks read, "Do you find any similarities between Fascism/Nazism and Hindu right-wing (Hindutva)? Elaborate with arguments"

Published on 10th May 2022
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Another hijab row erupts, this time in J-K Army school. Earns criticism from mainstream political parties

The Army-run Daggar Parivar School in Baramulla district of J-K has issued a diktat asking teachers to avoid wearing their headscarves during class hours. 

 

Published on 27th April 2022
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Edu Ministry writes to Rajasthan board about questions on Congress' achievements in Class XII exam 

Last November, in the CBSE Sociology exam, a question based on the Gujarat riots triggered a controversy which was followed by an apology issued by the board

Published on 26th April 2022
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What The FAQ: Why Bhagwant Mann's rise through the political ranks is no laughing matter

The 17th Chief Minister of Punjab has a colourful history, to say the least. We take a look at his journey in the spotlight and why he decided to take oath at a remote village in Punjab

Published on 17th March 2022
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Be prepared for COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical uncertainties: Economist Bibek Debroy at ISI's 56th convocation

Dr Gagandeep Kang of Christian Medical College also spoke at the programme. In his virtual address, Debroy said he expects the students to overcome the challenges and help make India proud

Published on 2nd March 2022
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#HijabRow: College Development Committees put welfare of students in the hands of political ideologies, claim petitioners

The CDCs have come under the scanner of the advocates after the Karnataka government's order that said students should follow uniforms prescribed by the committees

Published on 16th February 2022
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Mamata's TMCP sets up unit at Presidency University, calls left organisations 'casteist and elitist'

A look at the TMCP's 10-point agenda shows some ground issues — from lending books from the library to a demand for more photocopy machines

Published on 16th February 2022

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