Wednesday, June 29, 2022


UGC’s Move to Admit PhD Scholars through NET Detrimental to Research and Distinctiveness of...

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?

Can There be Universities Where Only Robots Teach?

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.

JNU: A Wounded Space

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?

JNU Violence/Criticised for Inaction in JNU, Delhi Police Shifts Blame on Left Organisations

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.

JNU VC And the Absurdity of the Online End Semester Examination

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 Teachers Protest Job Loss, Demand Absorption

DU Ad-hoc teachers demand absorption into faculty and raise issues surrounding job security.

IIMC Students Protest Unprecedented Fee Hike

IIMC students stage protest against fee hike and plan to launch a hunger strike despite administrative consolations.

Waking Up University Administrations that are Fast Asleep: Reviving a New India

University campuses have seen widespread student protests, but when will the administrators acknowledge the importance of public universities?

Poverty and Self-Respect in the Life of Students in JNU

Self-respect is the emotion animating the entire student resistance against fee hike in JNU.

A Contemporary Understanding of Studentship as “Critical Thinking” in New India

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.

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