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Hypocrisy Alert: Swara Bhasker Doesn’t Want Metro In India, But Enjoys Ride in NYC 

If irony had a face, it would have a striking resemblance with Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker. A JNU alumni, Swara who is more popular for her Twitter activism, stood exposed for her double standards yesterday on the issue of development. Tweeting from the New York Subway Station, she wrote “Hello NYC! 🖤🐝✨ Come say hi …

No Merit: Delhi HC Junks Umar Khalid’s Bail Plea In NE Delhi Riots

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed former JNU student leader Umar Khalid’s bail application in the larger conspiracy case related to the 2020 North Delhi riots, stating that it found “no merit” in his appeal.

Fightback: 7th UPSC Ranker Samyak Is J-School Grad, Has Incurable Eye Disease, Mom Wrote Exam

  NEW DELHI:  Ensconced on a sofa seat at his austere home in Delhi’s Rohini, Samyak Jain, 26, rubs his eyes in disbelief, knowing it well he suffers from Macular Degeneration, an incurable genetic disease that partially impairs his vision. But, not without the fistful of iron grit and his mother’s writings, he combined to overcome …

From DU To JNU, Professor Lal’s Arrest Sparks Off Protests

NEW DELHI: Two prominent education campuses of Delhi are simmering with protests again. This time they are united against the arrest of Ratan Lal, the assistant professor of the Hindu College. He was arrested on Friday for a derogatory social media post about the discovery of ‘Shivling’ inside the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi. Lal …

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 …

JNUSU-JNU Showdown Over Ram Ke Naam, Will The Screening Happen Inside Campus?

NEW DELHI: Jawahar Lal Nehru university administration and its student union are bracing up for a big showdown after the officials have put their foot down on stalling the screening of Ram Ke Naam, a 1992 documentary that portrays the razing of Babri mosque in Ayodhya by right-wing organizations. ALSO READ & WATCH: 10 Interesting …