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Research takes backseat as UGC slashes Funds and Fellowships

The ever increasing budgetary cuts in higher education and research, and now the termination of fellowship for non-JRF scholars has once again dragged students to the point where confrontation is likely to dominate educational campuses nationally
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi 

Bilkis, of the indomitable spirit!

The landmark conviction of police officers and doctors in a sexual violence case sets a historic and glorious precedent
Gajanan Khergamker Delhi

‘Venezuelan protests scattered, isolated in nature’

JNU professor Abdul Nafey, who was recently in Caracas as part of an international gathering of intellectuals, denies that the ongoing crisis in Venezuela is a humanitarian crisis
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Half-Girlfriend & Hindi Medium: Made in England, Ship to Delhi

Two Bollywood releases attempt to tackle the discrimination that people who can't speak English face in affluent circles. Only one succeeds
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Panchen Lama: Missing Holy Man

When the Dalai Lama turns 82 in July, the world will again be reminded of the succession crisis that looms because of the abduction of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Nyima, by the Chinese
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi 

The Tibet, India and China Triangular Tangle

As India enters a period when a great economic expansion is most possible, it would be unwise for it to get involved in an expensive and debilitating international rivalry
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi 

AFSPA to be extended by another six months in Manipur

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will be extended by another six months in Manipur except for the Greater Imphal areas.


After Dave, what will happen to GM Mustard?

The genetically modified variety of mustard has been facing stiff opposition from farmers and activists as it is said that the crop will degrade the quality of soil and increase health risks
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

IPL 10: Diamonds in the Coal Mine

As the IPL completes a decade the latest edition has turned the spotlight on some exciting new talent
Sandeep Kumar Delhi

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