From ‘Ae Mere Pyare Watan’ to 'Maa Tujhe Salam’ we take a look at some of the most popular patriotic songs that are definitely on everyone’s playlist every year on August 15.
'My father was a non-conformist. He lived as he wished and did not become part of the glamour world. He was a Marxist and believed in simple living and high thinking,' says veteran actor Parikshat Sahni.
The only convocation to ever take place on the campus was in the year 1972.
On IPTA (Indian Peoples' Theatre Association) and PWA (Progressive Writers' Association) in the first year after independence, from the theatre maestro's posthumous memoirs
On the noted actor's death anniversary (1 May 1913–13 April 1973), we reproduce a convocation address he delivered at Jawaharlal Nehru University in 1972
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.