Rohith Chakarvarthi Vemula’s suicide inside a central university campus in Hyderabad is a reminder to all Indians that some fundamentals of our nationhood are not quite right. This 27-y
When I sat down to write about my struggle of getting an admission in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), one thing clearly struck my mind: in this country the rules, regulations and laws are interp
In his book ‘India after Gandhi’, noted historian Ramchandra Guha describes Jantar Mantar as “mini India”. On Tuesday, this “mini India” was painted blue.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University and the University of Hyderabad, two universities which have made headlines on the issue of nationalism, are the best universities in the country, according to
A mass mobilisation of dalits is now taking place across the country, a move that may well change the way they have been treated over the years. The dalits are upset, particularly after four of the
“The value of a man was reduced to his immediate identity and nearest possibility. To a vote. To a number. To a thing. Never was a man treated as a mind. As a glorious thing made up of st
With no note left behind, death of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) scholar J Muthukrishnan continues to be shrouded in mystery. The 27-year-old dalit scholar was found hanging at a friend’s
Dr BR Ambedkar has been one of those rare thinkers, social revolutionaries and outstanding scholars who have earned unparalleled posthumous recognition. With each passing year, more and more social