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Academic Freedom Being Eroded In India: Amartya Sen

Nobel prize laureate in Economics Amartya Sen has said that the concept of autonomy of universities was increasingly becoming "alien" in the sub continent,

Free Speech and Academic Freedom under Threat in Indian Universities: says Amnesty India

Academic freedom in universities must be protected recent events at Ramjas college in Delhi illustrate the growing threat to freedom of expression on Indian university campuses, said Amnesty International India.

SYL Issue: Section 144 invoked in Patiala, Ambala; Borders of Punjab and Haryana Sealed

In wake of Haryana's Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) announcing to dig the controversial Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal today, the Punjab government invoked Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) to thwart their attempt to cross the state border.

Indian Supreme Court says SYL Canal Has to be Built; Water Issue could be Sorted Later

Sticking to its earlier stand to not to take into consideration some basic issued related to allocation of Punjab's river water to non-riparian states, the Supreme Court of India on Wednesday (Feb. 22) passed a comment that (controversial) Satluj-Yamina Link (SYL) canal has to be built.

Delhi High Court Puts Interim Bar on Disclosure of Smriti Irani’s Educational Records

The Delhi high court on Tuesday blocked Central Information Commission's (CIC) order to to CBSE to allow inspection of class 10th and 12th school records

AISSF (Peer Mohammad) Calls for Cancelation of Parole of INLD leader Om Parkash Chautala

All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) chief Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad has called for cancelation of Parole of Om Parkash Chautala over SYL digging call by INLD.

Demonetisation: AAP Accuses Narendra Modi for Inflicting Trouble on Common People

Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday held demonstrations at the various places in Punjab against Modi government's decision of demonetization. AAP asked centre government to show the complete data of black money received by government after the implementation of demonization in country.

“ISI Agents” arrested in Madhya Pradesh linked to BJP: Media reports

The Madhya Pradesh police along with its anti terror squad (ATS) last Thursday (9th February) arrested Eleven men, including a relative of a ruling BJP councillor

Simranjit Singh Mann Warns RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Against creating Communal Disharmony

Former MP and Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) chief S. Simranjit Singh Mann has warned Hindutva outfit Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) cheif Mohan Bhagwat against creating communal harmony by issues 'highly objectionable' statements terming everyone born in the Indian subcontinent as 'Hindu'.

Sikh and Kashmiri Diaspora Activism Upsets India

The Indian government is becoming ever apprehensive due t0 increased coordination between Sikh and Kashmiri groups, particularly in organising protests in

No Jan Gan Man Anthem in UP Courts, says Allahabad High Court

As per the media reports emanating from Uttar Pardesh the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has declined to issue any directions for making singing

Bombay HC Judge Consider the Religion of Decease (Islam) a favourable point for Murder Accused Hindutva activists

A judge of Bombay high court said that the fact of deceased belonging to a different religion (Islam) was a favourable point for the accused persons (Hindus).

At least, I do not drink people’s blood, like they did by rioting in Gujarat: Bhagwant Mann responds to Modi’s remarks

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Bhagwant Mann has come down heavily on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after Modi passed a comment in Indian Parliament on Bhagwant Mann's 'drinking habit'.

Amnesty International releases documentary film “The Cost Of Coal”

The Amnesty International here today launched a documentary film under the heading of "The Cost Of Coal" depicting the forlorn situation of

Jodhpur University files Complain Against JNU Professor For its Kashmir Remarks

As per the media reports the Registrar of Jai Narain Vyas University in Jodhpur has filed a police complaint against JNU professor Nivedita Menon over her alleged

Revoke AAP’s Party Status For Furnishing fasle Audits: IT Dept to ECI

The Income Tax department in its report to Election Commission of India on Thursday has asked to to cancel the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) status

Pragya Singh Thakur Acquitted in Ex-RSS Parcharak murder Case

The sessions court on Wednesday acquitted Pragya Thakur in the former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak Sunil Joshi murder case

Union HRD Ministry Rejects RTI Plea On Rohith Vemula’s Death Probe Report

The central human resource ministry (HRD) has out-rightly rejected an RTI plea for making public a panel’s report on the death of research scholar Rohith

RSS Man set to join as Secretary of Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR)

Anand Shanker Singh, an office-bearer of the RSS’s Akila Bharatheeya Itihasa Sankalana Yojana (ABISY) and principal of Iswar Saran Degree College

Imposing Nationalism: Disables Must Be in Still Posture During Jan Gan Man Anthem: GoI

The section people that are disable and are on crutches and in wheelchairs should remain still and maintain “maximum possible alertness physically” when the

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