The new 'Rules of Discipline and proper conduct of students of JNU', running up to 10 pages, details punishments for several activities that have been classified as 'misconduct and …
'Demanding rights is not violence, denying them is.'
A social researcher speaks of the helplessness she has been feeling over the past year in the aftermath of the police brutality in Jamia and her guilt over her …
To fight is to wake up. And to stay awake till things change.
'What has our country come to? This period shall we forever rue'
We must not forget that academic freedom is the soul of any socio-political system; meddling and damaging it is tantamount to corruption of the soul.
JNU is an example of a progressive institution where parity isn't just an afterthought.
Is too much to expect the esteemed Great Indian Middle Class to educate themselves just a tad bit before shooting their mouths off?
The commodification of education means walking away from the idea that education serves a human goal, and not just the vested interests of a few.
Is the idea of affordable education for everyone really this revolutionary that it is countered by such force?