JNU to start course on ‘Islamic Terrorism’; students say it is ‘propaganda of Islamophobia’

JNU to start course on ‘Islamic Terrorism’; students say it is ‘propaganda of Islamophobia’

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union has termed the approval of a course what it terms as ‘Islamic Terrorism’ at the varsity a “communal” move and added that “this grotesque propaganda of Islamophobia in the name of academic courses is problematic,” the Indian Express reported. According to the report, the University has given an approval to […]

An empire on the edge?

An empire on the edge?

As the rocking events of the JNU story move out of the news cycle, a stream of sub textual themes is slowly making itself felt. The way the Indian government dealt with slogan-raising students makes a bitter commentary on the Indian state. The slogans may have been unacceptable to most Indians, but they were just […]

Voices from JNU

Voices from JNU

‘These curbs could now extend to the classrooms’ What happened on 9 February and onwards does not constitute a crime and in no way sedition. There have been some alleged slogans in bad taste but that should have been dealt with at the internal level. A university is a place where different ideas, opinions and […]