The MeToo wave has finally arrived at the IIT Roorkee campus, as women scholars at the campus have protested against the alleged sexual misconduct by at least five professors.
EDUCATION Knowledge, it is often said, is not outside power. What does happen when a teacher engages with her students in the classroom? Is it possible for her to activate the agency of her students as active participants in the learning process?
Closing the Najeeb file is against the sanctity of judicial activism in India and points out to the need for redefining the priorities of the judiciary. It is ironic that the state in spite of its enormous strengths in unable to be accountable for the missing student in the light of the recent progress in the case
REPORTAGE | The Hidayatullah National Law University witnessed the resignation of its vice-chancellor after sustained student resistance and a short-lived hunger strike. The students protested against inflexible hostel and library curfew timings and a vice-chancellor alleged of malpractice and corruption. Sundaresha D. S.
REPORTAGE The mid-night raid and detention of students and faculty at Manipur University shows the degeneration of the sanctity and position of higher education in the nation. While it does raise questions about the priorities of the state, it also brings to light the combined struggle of teachers and students at the university.
The act of teaching is essentially a spiritual act. The work of a teacher is to touch the being of the learner and enable her to discover the treasures that lie undiscovered. Here a teacher pleads for retaining the distinctiveness of the vocation of teaching and invites students to the vocation. Amrita Sastry
Yet another semester has begun at JNU. However, as one moves around the campus one notices a sense of despair, sadness and anger.
SPECIAL ESSAY In this piece written with extraordinary honesty and clarity, Benjamin Stewart - an engaged learner pursuing Master of Arts in Social Sciences with the University of Freiburg in Germany
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