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VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
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.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Rajnath Singh, BJP, Congress, Umar Khalid

Simply a hysterical farce: The 2016 JNU sedition row lingers lacking real evidence

Even after 900 days, there have only been arrests in the case, but no charges.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Freedom of Expression, Shehla Rashid, Tukde tukde gang, Umar Khalid

Freedom elusive on Independence Day: Why the likes of Umar Khalid get attacked

'A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government' is an idea clearly lost on independent India.

VOICES

 |  Miscellany  |  4-minute read
Umar Khalid, Ramjas college

Was freedom of expression indeed threatened in Ramjas?

Leave aside the nationalist versus anti-nationalist debate for a moment.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Umar Khalid, Ramjas college, ABVP

Why we need to worry about ABVP's 'nationalism'

The outfit has successfully managed to brand the Left as anti-national and united itself with the public through the idea of 'greater good' and 'patriotism'.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Islamophobia, ABVP, Umar Khalid

Ramjas ABVP clash: Why they stopped Umar Khalid from speaking

Violence did not take place when Kanhaiya Kumar spoke.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Umar Khalid, Ramjas college, Leftist, ABVP

Why ABVP is innocent in Ramjas College clash

The Left-wing forces have a long history of being obstructionist in their attitude when it comes to 'ideological tolerance'.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  7-minute read
Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Delhi University, ABVP

We need to save the university from ABVP

Anybody who does not want India to become a country of saffronised sheep must join in this struggle against the 'Sanghification' of India.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Delhi University, ABVP

Shame how ABVP goons got away assaulting DU teachers, students

Violence in universities is getting state sanction as the RSS-affiliate students union gets covert backing from the top.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Anirban Bhattacharya, Umar Khalid, JNU, Kanhaiya Kumar

No food for thought: Are we ignoring Kanhaiya Kumar-led JNU hunger strike?

Along with 13 others, he is protesting the unfair rustication of students, including Umar and Anirban.