The Vice Chancellor of JNU has lost all moral authority: A dossier of misdeeds

SEE UPDATE AT END OF POST, ADDED ON FEBRUARY 20, 2018 Student poster displaying a clear understanding of Foucault and surveillance. Compulsory attendance is really not needed at JNU! Let us begin with a basic fact. The diktat on compulsory attendance in JNU is only a symptom of the larger, continuing crisis created by the … More The Vice Chancellor of JNU has lost all moral authority: A dossier of misdeeds

Statement Of JNU Faculty On Incident Of Sexual Violence On Campus

We, the undersigned faculty members of JNU, express deep shock and dismay at the news that a complaint of rape has been lodged against a JNU student Anmol Ratan (an activist of a left students organisation but since then expelled from it), by another student of JNU. We express our support and solidarity for the … More Statement Of JNU Faculty On Incident Of Sexual Violence On Campus

Choice, Agency and the Naming of Names – The Trap of ‘Immediate Identities’ and the Vision of a Democratic Revolution: Chintu Kumari & Umar Khalid

Paired Guest Posts by CHINTU KUMARI and UMAR KHALID [ Every struggle goes through highs and lows. The students who are part of the  movements that are spreading out of universities in India – Hyderabad Central University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jadavpur University have had their share of internal debates and disagreements, even as they … More Choice, Agency and the Naming of Names – The Trap of ‘Immediate Identities’ and the Vision of a Democratic Revolution: Chintu Kumari & Umar Khalid

Who will Educate the Educators? Reflections on JNU today: Janaki Nair

Guest Post by JANAKI NAIR  In an interview to the journal Frontline on February 16, 2016, just 11 days before he took over one of India’s most prestigious universities, Prof Jagadesh Kumar had this to say: I am a defender of free expression of thought in a democratic set-up and students are free to question … More Who will Educate the Educators? Reflections on JNU today: Janaki Nair

The JNU administration now faces a crisis of credibility: Ayesha Kidwai

AYESHA KIDWAI in scroll.in The indefinite hunger strike by 17 Jawaharlal Nehru University students has been continuing since April 28, with university teachers and students also showing their solidarity by joining as relay hunger strikers. Despite the searing heat and failing health of many – including Chintu Kumari, Umar Khalid and Kanhaiya Kumar – the … More The JNU administration now faces a crisis of credibility: Ayesha Kidwai