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Academia Should Reflect on How the JNU Story Played Out

It’s ironic that JNU Vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar was rewarded this weekend with the chairmanship of the UGC, just when the anniversary of the explosive controversy over anti-national slogans on the JNU campus is round the corner. One wishes Left and liberal academics would take stock of just how much ground their cherished values have …

What Gandhi Means Today, Youth Speak Up

“His values are definitely important in the world we live in today, but I don’t think they are being followed in the way they should be.” This is the common refrain among the young generation in the capital when asked whether the Mahatma’s teachings and values still matter.  “The post-truth world in which we live …