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JNU's Ganga Dhaba

Why JNU's Ganga Dhaba isn't merely a convenience, but an emotion for alumni

The alumni and students of Jawaharlal Nehru University recalls their memories at the 59-year-old Dhaba poignantly and tell us why it would be a blow to freedom of expression to have it replaced 

Published on 22nd November 2018
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Why Bhagat Singh's nephew believes that socialism, not Ram Raj is still the answer to India's questions, on his birth anniversary 

Beyond the khakhi and the cap, the man whom many still call 'comrade' affectionately, had insights into what India needed to do to stay ahead, 7 decades ago. Still makes sense now, says his nephew

Published on 28th September 2017
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What is the need to hold university exams during a pandemic?: Raj Thackeray asks Maharashtra Guv

The Governor made his displeasure clear in a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray as the embarrassed government attempted to combat the crisis

Published on 26th May 2020
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We felt betrayed: JNU researcher recounts how the police assaulted them on ‘Black Friday'

You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve heard the screams. Now, hear a blow-by-blow account of how the Delhi Police dismantled JNU’s March to Parliament

Published on 26th March 2018
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Video of this JNU student confronting Delhi police is winning hearts. Here's why

Apeksha Priyadarshini is a PhD scholar in JNU and a member of Bhagat Singh Ambedkar Students' Organisation. She has been an integral part of the #FeesMustFall protests in the varsity as well

Published on 11th January 2020
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
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TN on top: Whopping 37 Colleges in Tamil Nadu among India's best colleges in MHRD's NIRF rankings

Establishing Tamil Nadu's dominance in the higher education sector, the MHRD ranked 37 colleges from TN in the top 100 from across India

Published on 3rd April 2017
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Three years on: When did the people closest to missing JNU student Najeeb give up hope?

JNU student Najeeb Ahmed mysteriously disappeared on October 15, 2016. Three years later, nobody knows where he is

Published on 14th October 2019
Clean Karimnagar

This Telangana group's 'municipality giri' is keeping Karimnagar clean. Here's how

It's been 40 days since the group, which is called Clean Karminagar on Facebook, started cleaning the area around the dam

Published on 6th November 2019
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This New Delhi-based youngster walked from Jammu to TN to tell everyone to take action against children being forced to beg

Ashish Sharma had had enough of people talking about the menace of forcing children to beg and not doing much about it. This youngster walked from Jammu to Tamil Nadu to tell everyone to take action

Published on 5th June 2019
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Think HutK: How this doctor went back to his hometown in Andhra to start a revolution 

Dr Abraham Thomas is a staunch advocate of going back to the basics — he built an amphitheatre, adopted a government school and runs a dental clinic in his hometown of Koduru in Andhra Pradesh

Published on 17th June 2020
In Defense of Reason

Their raison d’être: In Defense of Reason is a forum in Hyderabad which organises talks on contemporary topics

In Defense of Reason has around nine core members and together they organise various activities. There are discussion forums, where people get together to discuss various topics

Published on 4th December 2018
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The politics behind naming a road in JNU after Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar

With many students going home after the Coronavirus outbreak, the administration decided to install a road name board. Some are outrages, other nonplussed. What is the big deal?

 

Published on 16th March 2020
BHU Protest

Students call Banaras Hindu University VC anti-Hindi for conducting staff interview in English

BHU spokesperson Rajesh Singh denied the allegation saying that the interview was conducted as per the prescribed norms and no one misbehaved with the candidates neither was there any favouritism

Published on 28th February 2020
Refashioning India Book Cover

Socialist ideas are now considered 'passe': Maitrayee Chaudhuri, author and JNU Sociology professor

Maitrayee Chaudhuri spoke to us about her book, everyday advertisements, everyday details in the English-language print media, the communicative abundance of television

Published on 26th June 2019

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