Vivekananda to Gandhi, Tagore to Mookerjee, our thinkers enriched education. JNU or TISS, it’s time Indian universities listened.
We stand by Nivedita in claiming the space within the University campus to freedom of speech and debate and discussion.
Eminent academicians express their indignation at the vicious campaign against the well-known feminist scholar
Whenever we forget who we are, we remember Nivedita Menon's grit, her passion and most of all, her integrity. It has never failed us
Caught on the back foot by the humiliating backfiring of their fantastical Meerut scenario, it is now the turn of unethical media and ‘social science’ votaries to pitch in
Despite a fevered and fervent communal campaign, ‘The Meerut Girl’ shines a light on the fact that there’s only so much The Parivar—whether biological or Hindutvavaadi—can do.
A Guide for the Perplexed
This does not purport to be an objective account—unlike journalists’ accounts of the ‘Modi wave’, which do claim to be purely factual.
A response to Nivedita Menon. L'affaire Doniger is not about ‘free speech’ but about going beyond the colonial ‘scholarly’ tradition.
The massive mobilization of public opinion around the issue of sexual violence has reopened the question in familiar and unfamiliar ways
The case of the gutsy young Tehelka journalist, who has blown the cover on the sexual assault she faced from Tarun Tejpal, underlines the need to respect the victim’s views on how she wants to deal with the situation
It is not “they” who say ‘if you are not with us you are against us’, this arrogant divisive slogan has always been ours, on the Left.
About the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013
The moment I heard the news, every conspiracy theory-oriented cell in my body did a quick cartwheel.
As good a day as any to recognise that ‘women’ is neither a stable nor a homogeneous category.
The taming of the Verma Committee Report, and some troubling doubts
Who decides, and what?
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.