The imposition of compulsory attendance is just one more in the slew of measures which have been taken since 2016 to enforce conformity and regimentation in an institution known for its aversion to both.
Dalit and Muslim organisations gathered this week in Meerut to demand the release of the Bhim Army leader, who has been languishing in jail after the Adityanath government slapped charges against him under the National Security Act.
In videos of the incident, several people carrying saffron flags and wielding sticks could be seen threatening couples to leave.
Love always elevates the character of man. It never lowers him, wrote the young revolutionary in a letter to his comrade in 1929.
Tral, the native town of the slain militant commander Burhan Wani, lost a father-son duo in the latest militant attack on an Army base camp.
Since the beginning of 2018, over 7,000 students of JNU have collectively boycotted compulsory attendance. Teachers too are refusing to mark attendance.
Violent clashes between youth from two communities after a minor skirmish led to mob violence that injured many, while the police watched and did nothing.
Placing the entire scrutiny procedure in the domain of the executive may expedite the process, but will not take care of fundamental problems, such as missing children and illegal adoptions.
Breathing in fumes from glue-soaked rags and glue-filled plastic bags is a normal activity for a large number of Dhaka’s slum kids or street children.
Young people in the West are historically competitive, anxious and unhappy. Malcolm Harris’ Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials tries to find out why.
It seems Facebook is increasingly becoming a platform for people who wish to divide people, and not for those who ridicule these divisive tactics.
The ultimate battle of any counter-insurgency campaign lies on the psychological front.
Events like comic conventions are proof that the world of comic books is evolving with the changing entertainment industry.
Victor Ugo, Jubilanté Cutting and Khaled al-Balshy were awarded the Nelson Mandela – Gracha Machel Innovation awards for their “compassion and empathy at a time of growing fear, xenophobia, and hate speech”.
The UN standards of conduct to help tackle discrimination against LGBTI persons at the workplace can lead to a change in the arena of global LGBTI rights.
Daniel Langthasa is using his music to protest the state government’s silence on the looming financial distress in Assam’s Dima Hasao district.
Visibilising your disability – especially when you have the option not to – takes serious bravery.
About the festive pulse of a city, and unspoken celebrations of the heart.
Affirmative action can only be one, albeit extremely crucial, link in a chain of policies that need to be designed to battle caste disadvantage.
After he received bail, sedition charges were also allegedly added.
The man was later arrested and has been in jail since the incident on September 24.
History shows that whenever rules have been forcefully imposed instead of a participative student-teacher approach, there has been turmoil on campus.
The tragedy with Banaras Hindu University is the decades-long ideological stagnation of the socio-political atmosphere outside it.
The vice chancellor also said that the use of force by the police on Saturday night was against criminals and not girl students.
From Trump and Brexit to Black Lives Matter, people are recording protests around the world to create a new soundtrack of dissent.
This week: What psychological studies and micro-dosing on LSD tell us about productivity, creativity and work culture.
Journalist is threatened after urging people to report the sexist video on YouTube.
Vinod Dua discusses why students and youth of India are getting increasingly disillusioned with PM Modi and BJP.
Meet the son who is a sore trial to all father figures and patriarchs – the biological father, guru, rulers or politicians. Harishankar Parsai (1924-1995) is once again at his satirical best.
The proposal seeks to justify dropping ‘Nehru’ on the grounds that the organisation has now “acquired a truly national character” covering 623 districts.
The sombre ‘Sang’ culture has struck a cord with dispirited Chinese youth weighed down by societal pressures and unmet lifestyle expectations.
Qandeel Baloch’s challenging time in the limelight and her tribulations leading to an unfortunate death paint a damning picture of patriarchy.
Despite Indian regulations forbidding the advertisement of tobacco products, Philip Morris has kept up an informal ad blitz posting colourful advertisements at cigarette kiosks across the country.
A campaign is encouraging the youth of Colombia to send letters of hope and support to the ex-combatants of the FARC now struggling to find their place and establish a new way of life.
In interviews with ten Hong Kong residents born in 1997, all of them, including an immigrant from mainland China, said they primarily identify themselves as “Hong Kongers” and that their loyalty lies with the city.
Studies show that the youth faces an increasing rate of unemployment as well as a widening gender gap in the Arab countries, the Middle East, the North of Africa, as well as in Asia and the Pacific.
A virtual reality film follows the boys as they overcome their marginalised backgrounds, various other hurdles and inch closer to their dream.
Ananya correctly spelt the word ‘marocain’ to decisively defeat Rohan Rajeev, of Edmond Oklahoma during the stirring 25-word championship round.
A Global Water Partnership-led forum in December 2016 found a dangerous nexus between water insecurity, enduring unemployment and increasing migration in the Mediterranean. Rome: Water – everybody talks about it, warns against its growing scarcity, excessive waste, the impact of climate change, the frequent severe droughts and so on. […]
Disha, whose posters were used as visuals in a Republic TV news piece covering pro-ISIS slogans in DU has demanded an apology for the defamation.