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VARIETY

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Ramesh pokhriyal, Jnu protests, Jnu fee hike, JNU

JNU protests aren't just about the fee hike. Read between the lines

The earlier attempts to use JNU as a platform against the Modi sarkar failed. But this one has had more traction, even partial success.

VARIETY

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Jawaharlal Nehru University, Higher Education, Jnu fee hike, JNU

JNU's fee-hike protest was flawed, the government shouldn't have buckled

JNU students are demanding that inequality be removed through equal distribution of subsidy.

POLITICS

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JNU, Kanhaiya Kumar, Anti-national, Yogi Adityanath

Pledge no 'anti-national' activity: Why Yogi Adityanath's campus ordinance should scare us all

Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya were booked for sedition. Charges could never be proved and yet they suffered. This ordinance could only worsen that scenario.

VARIETY

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Dekho magar consent se, Ban on songs, Liberalism, Jawaharlal Nehru University

JNU's Double Standards: Students want 'sexist songs' banned. What happened to their liberal free thought?

What's next, JNU? Ban books, plays, films, outfits or foods you find offensive? And we thought you were different from AMU and BHU!

POLITICS

 |  Aage Se Right  |  5-minute read
JNU protest, Jagadesh Kumar, Student protests, JNU

JNU Row: How can we eliminate student violence from campuses? Our political leaders do know

Student politics continues to dominate campus news instead of academic achievements because all political parties are heavily involved in student politics. And this has turned increasingly bitter and violent over the years.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
JNU, BJP, Lok Sabha elections, 2019 general elections

Lok Sabha 2019: How academics are the new political warriors

Students aside, prominent intellectuals and academics have also taken public stands for or against a particular party. This will generate discussion about key ideas. But it will also amplify the noise.

VOICES

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Shehla Rashid, Mehbooba Mufti, JNU, Pulwama terrorist attack

Why I object to my JNU colleague's statements against Mehbooba Mufti on Pulwama

In an environment where all Indians are grieving and some are being unfairly targeted, why are academics who should know much better adding to the chaos, even to hatred?

VARIETY

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Banaras Hindu University, Sedition, JNU, Student protests

Students in India are under attack from the BJP government. It is time for them to join forces

From scholarship cuts to lack of jobs, students must bury differences and come together to make the government accountable on every issue.

VARIETY

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Anti-india slogans, JNU, Kanhaiya Kumar, Sedition Law

No, it's not sedition: Why the charge against Kanhaiya Kumar and other JNU students looks utterly motivated

In a 1995 judgment, the Supreme Court had said even a slogan like ‘Khalistan Zindabad’ doesn’t merit charges of sedition. Then why are the students of JNU being tried on absurd, and shaky, grounds?

VARIETY

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JNU, Umar Khalid, Kanhaiya Kumar, Sedition Law

We dissent: Sedition case against Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and other JNU students shows India is not truly free yet

In modern societies, dissent should be given more, not less, space. It is an opportunity to engage with diverse kinds of thought. Not to arrest them.