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JNU violence must be investigated by a judicial commission

JNU violence must be investigated by a judicial commission

Delhi Police’s press conference on the JNU issue yesterday was deeply disappointing though not surprising given the nature of the political pressure on the police and ‘ready to do anything’ variety of officers violating commitment to the constitution of India. JNU faced unprecedented violence on January 5th in the night when masked goons attacked the university students and faculties as[Read More…]

January 11, 2020 India
Why RSS/BJP Hate JNU And Social Sciences?

Why RSS/BJP Hate JNU And Social Sciences?

The attack by masked forces, who were freely allowed to enter the JNU campus and injured teachers and students tell a new story of the BJP rule in Delhi. It is likely that they want to dismantle JNU and some other universities in the country. Rastriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janatha Party (BJP) have major issues with universities that teach[Read More…]

January 11, 2020 India
Attack on JNU: Police Accuse Left Wing Students As The Perpetrators of Violence

Attack on JNU: Police Accuse Left Wing Students As The Perpetrators of Violence

Five days after masked goons attacked students in New Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in which about 20 students including JNU Students Union President Aishe Ghosh and teachers were grievously injured, the Delhi police have accused that Aishe Ghosh and other left wing students were among the attackers. The police released photos puported to be that of Aishe Ghosh.[Read More…]

January 10, 2020 India
A Repulsive Political Game Play

A Repulsive Political Game Play

It is not the first time that JNU is witnessing the wrath of the right wing. But on what had happened recently cannot be seen as just another usual incident amongst others. Never in the history of JNU did it see such chaos reigning on the campus. The backdrop of the whole series of protest that happened in JNU was[Read More…]

January 7, 2020 India
Police failure to protect JNU from terror attack need to be investigated

Police failure to protect JNU from terror attack need to be investigated

The terror attack on JNU last night is the reminder how the BJP has increasingly supported lumpenism and goondaism of its student wing Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad during the last few years particularly after the Narendra Modi government took over. It is a well known factor that ABVP is unable to take the opponent head on in most of the[Read More…]

January 6, 2020 India
Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd Condemns Attack on JNU Teachers and Students

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd Condemns Attack on JNU Teachers and Students

I strongly condemn the brutal attack on JNU Teachers and Students on 5 January, 2020. Under the present BJP/RSS rule unusual levels of violence has been let loose on campuses. For the first time in higher education history after independence masked forces with lethal weapons entered the campus and brutally beat teachers and students. This signals a new level of[Read More…]

January 6, 2020 India
NAPM stands in solidarity with the struggling students and faculty members of JNU

NAPM stands in solidarity with the struggling students and faculty members of JNU

New Delhi, January 6 : NAPM strongly condemns the unprecedented violence unleashed by the masked goons on the JNU campus specifically targeting Student Union activists, students active in anti fee hike agitation and the faculty members supporting them and some Kashmiri and Dalit students. The attack has left more than 20 students and faculty members with grievous injury, fracture and cuts[Read More…]

January 6, 2020 India
 In a First, Gangs of Masked Goons Launch Barbarous Attacks on JNU

 In a First, Gangs of Masked Goons Launch Barbarous Attacks on JNU

Shocking! The shape of things to come. Unless we can fight it back. Gangs of armed and masked thugs, from outside, attack the agitating students, with police standing by or even helping. To break up the agitation against sharp fee hike and offer alibi to the  administration for taking drastic actions. JNUSU President grievously injured. So are many others. More[Read More…]

January 6, 2020 India
ABVP Goons Attack JNU

ABVP Goons Attack JNU

Masked goons entered New Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University and went on a rampage, targeting students and teachers and vandalising property. Several students have been injured, including the head of its students’ union. The police, “who are in the campus and the security personnel did nothing,” said JNUSU vice-President Saket Moon. The JNUSU has alleged the complicity of Akhil Bharatiya[Read More…]

January 5, 2020 India
JNU Protests: The Truth And The Outrage

JNU Protests: The Truth And The Outrage

The protests in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) have been going on for quite some time now. Though the media is coming up with a number of stories and facts regarding JNU, there is one facet of JNU protests that only very few news pages are talking about. While students are protesting against the sudden hike in fees, news channels are[Read More…]

December 6, 2019 India
Why JNU Would Be Difficult To Save?

Why JNU Would Be Difficult To Save?

Through the title I don’t want to shed a sense of pessimism about the future of Jawaharlal Nehru University, instead my attempt is to lay bare the context which is indeed very frustrating and demotivating. Also, being in the campus from the last two year it seemed to me that somewhere down the line a crisis is also emanating from[Read More…]

April 17, 2018 India
Ensure Democracy In JNU

Ensure Democracy In JNU

A Statement by Professors and former Professors of JNU on the recent events in JNU We former faculty members of Jawaharlal Nehru University are writing to express our shock and dismay at recent developments in the university. We have taught for long years in JNU, a university that has been known for its academic excellence the world over, and whose[Read More…]

January 2, 2017 India
Calling For An Honest Conversation Between Left And Dalit Bahujan Groups

Calling For An Honest Conversation Between Left And Dalit Bahujan Groups

The last few months have seen unprecedented Dalit mobilisation throughout India against attacks by the Sangh fringe forces on Dalits and Muslims and the BJP leadership’s tacit and sometimes not so tacit approval at various levels. State machinery in the form of the Police were stationed on several University campuses with sedition cases against students in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)[Read More…]

September 13, 2016 India
This is the latest ABVP’s poster put up on the wall of SIS building (new) of JNU with the portrait of Dr. Ambedkar. The poster qoutes him without mentioning the reference as saying that if Dalits convert to Islam or Christianity, it will “denationalize them”. Photo: Samim Asgor Ali

Hindu Right, Ambedkar And JNU Politics

The ABVP activists are hopeful that their “achievement” of having the library renamed after Dr Ambedkar will help them woo lower-caste students, particularly Dalits. With the JNUSU elections approaching, the Hindutva organization is desperate to broaden its social base by such acts of appropriation and tokenism This is the latest ABVP’s poster put up on the wall of SIS building[Read More…]

August 27, 2016 Annihilate Caste