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Story Posted on 18-02-2016

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Rohith Vemula, Dalit, JNU

Indian universities need dissent to stay alive

Students need to be more vocal in whatever they believe in without thinking of its consequences.

LIFE

 |  Miscellany  |  5-minute read
Grindr, Section 377, Gay rights, Homosexuality

Gay arranged marriages on the rise in India, really?

American pre-eminent LGBT magazine Out seems to think so.

POLITICS

 |  Eye In The Sky  |  5-minute read
Times Now, Kanhaiya Kumar, TV debate, JNU

Why journalists can't stand Arnab Goswami

The Times Now bigwig is still the champion of India's news wrestling federation.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
JNU, HRD Ministry, Smriti Irani, National Flag

Central universities asked to fly national flag from 207-ft high mast: Twitter reacts

The proposal is said to have been put forward by 46 central university vice-chancellors.

HUMOUR

 |  1-minute read
BJP, Patiala House Court, Rajnath Singh, JNU

It's a really great time to be an anti-national

Be warned.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Tolerance, Nationalism, JNU

No point shutting down JNU. Students don't learn to be intolerant

At the University, people don't feel threatened when they express their points of view.

HUMOUR

 |  2-minute read
Accident, Anaconda, Shane Warne

Shane Warne regrets snake bite on wrong head

The juvenile anaconda was spinning in circles, sometimes spitting googlies.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Freedom of Expression, Free Speech, Kanhaiya Kumar, JNU

We do our nation a disservice if we're afraid to speak our minds

There is nothing wrong in saying India zindabad, Pakistan zindabad or Japan zindabad. What we should be worried about is crushing dissent to cultivate hate.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, Nationalism, RSS, JNU

BJP's patriotism or 'anti-national', Modi wants you to choose

The principle belief behind #ShutDownJNU is that the principle of free speech is acceptable only if it remains within the arc set by the RSS.

SCI-TECH

 |  Warp Speed  |  2-minute read
Ringing Bells, Smartphone, Freedom 251

Why you should buy the Freedom 251

For a very low price you’re getting a full-fledged Android phone with 3G connectivity.