Khalid along with other JNU student leaders are being accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 violence.
A plain reading of FIR No. 59 doesn’t provide any substantive evidence against the accused. In fact, no section has been invoked and only two accused have been named by the police.
Safoora was arrested under the anti-terror law --UAPA-- in a case related to communal violence in northeast Delhi during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
The Delhi Police, in its status report opposing Zargar’s bail plea, said a clear and cogent case has been made out against the accused woman and. as such she is not entitled for bail
Jamia Millia Islamia was born in a crisis, and if during its centenary year it’s mired in another, so be it.
It is said that there is a Bollywood song to fit any conceivable situation... The lyrics of some of Bollywood songs make me think of my relationship with my country and seem to express the emotions that result from my position of being a Muslim.
Sameeya Zargar, sister of arrested Jamia Millia Islamia student, Safoora Zargar, who is over three months pregnant, tells Outlook that the incarceration can have adverse effects on her sister's physical and mental health.
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.