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Language as Politics and the Future of a Multilingual Nationality

Indian nationalism has come of age. Much water has flown in the stream of Indian...

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Grading, Student Engagement and Success in Academia

I came across a beautiful piece by a Professor of English Literature the other day. He...

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On Chandrayaan 2 and the Rumours, Comments and Politicisation of the Scientific Mission

Over the last couple of weeks so much has already been written and said about the...

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Exclusion, Marginalisation and the Human Cost of the NRC

The background of the exercise could be traced to the demands raised in the 1980s to...

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A ‘Rosa Parks Barbie Doll’ Confirms to a Market Driven Body Image, Defeats the Very Purpose

In its latest addition to the Inspiring Women's series, the manufacturing company Mattle...

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Recalling Sridev Suman : The Poet-Freedom Fighter

Sridev Suman is not widely known today, but he was one of the most endearing and...

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Beyond Romila Thapar: The Tales of the Lesser Mortals

Enough has already been said and written about Professor Romila Thapar - a gifted...

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In a Neo-Liberal Age, What a degree in the Social Sciences Can Mean

It is without doubt that there is an increasing concern over the future of the social...

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This Election Season at JNU, Lets Vote to Save Our University

This September 6th, JNU is going for the Student Union polls. Naturally, the campus is...

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My Journey, My Book, My Prayer…

What is the meaning of a journey? Is it merely a physical journey--moving around, seeing...

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