Do the core skills required for research such as inquisitive thinking, writing competence and a critical bent of mind find expression in the objective type questionnaires used by NET?
The recent unfolding of administrative action against faculty members in campuses like Visva Bharati compel us to ask if we are moving towards increased mechanisation of the vocation of teaching.
On this fateful day last year, JNU witnessed an organized attack on students and teachers inside the campus premises. Even after a year, the question remains : can the spirit of the university be restored?
The Delhi Police may be facing criticism for inaction during JNU violence but it has now shifted the entire blame for the violence on students affiliated to Left organisations.
Is it the inflated ego of the Vice Chancellor that leads the JNU administration to come forward with the ridiculous proposal of conducting the end semester examination through email and WhatsApp?
DU Ad-hoc teachers demand absorption into faculty and raise issues surrounding job security.
IIMC students stage protest against fee hike and plan to launch a hunger strike despite administrative consolations.
University campuses have seen widespread student protests, but when will the administrators acknowledge the importance of public universities?
Self-respect is the emotion animating the entire student resistance against fee hike in JNU.
The life of the student is the life of a “mind”. Expecting her not to articulate her anger would mean to not treat her as “mind” at all.