Against the Sell-out Indian Higher Education in WTO As the Modi Government geared up to sell the future of students of India by ‘offering’ Indian Higher education in WTO up as a commodity of free trade, thousands of students hit the streets to remind the government about its responsibility to ensure
Benedict Anderson Benedict Anderson (1936–2015) was the Aaron L. Binenkorb Professor Emeritus of International Studies, Government and Asian Studies at Cornell University, New York. He passed away in Indonesia on December 13th 2015 at the age of 79. He will be remembered long and well for his contribution to the study of
Vidrohi died as he had lived – surrounded by students out on a protest march. He came to Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi as a student – but was thrown out for student activism in the 1980s. But he never left – he stayed on the campus, sleeping in the
You can be branded a criminal in a BJP ruled state even if you deliver a lecture defending Hinduism from what you call ‘derogatory’ misinterpretation by Western scholars! If you’re a Leftist academic, you can be branded a criminal even for inviting such a scholar, whose views you disagree with!
“If the law supposes that, the law is a ass — a idiot. …the worst I wish the law is, that his eye may be opened by experience — by experience.” – Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist Universal adult franchise – the right of every adult citizen, irrespective of caste, class or
Convention in Bihar The CPI(ML) Bihar State committee organized a People’s Convention in Patna on 3 December to discuss the implications of the recent Bihar election results and the role of the Left parties in terms of the challenges and responsibilities that lie ahead. Other Left parties as well as progressive
Cheen-o-arab hamaaraa, Hindostaan hamaaraaRehne ko ghar nahin hai, saaraa jahaan hamaaraa Kholi bhi chin gayi hai, benchein bhi chin gaye hainSadkon pe ghoomtaa hai, ab kaarvaan hamaaraa Jebeain hai apni khaali, kyon detaa varnaa gaaliWoh santari hamaaraa, woh paasbaan hamaaraa Jitni bhi bildingein thi, sethon ne baant li haiFootpath Bambai