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CUET prioritises learning by rote, skimming texts. Knowledge cannot be just skin-deep

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

‘Left not fully consistent, coherent about democracy’, says Kavita Krishnan after CPI(M-L) exit

Activist says she wants to pursue 'troubling political questions', which was not possible while being in CPI (M-L). Party denies internal differences.

‘All women shudras according to Manusmriti’ — JNU V-C Pandit says caste discrimination ‘inhuman’

Speaking at the B.R. Ambedkar Lecture Series, the V-C said gods 'anthropologically don't come from the upper caste'. She also called Ambedkar a thinker who was ahead of his times.

JNU, BHU & 30 other varsities to admit PG students through CUET. DU, Jamia to skip it this year

UGC Chairman M. Jagadesh Kumar is expecting more universities to join the list in coming months. The entrance test for postgraduate courses will be conducted in last week of July.

My appointment unsettled ‘progressives’ who thought JNU was their bastion, says V-C Pandit

Prof. Santishree D. Pandit also said JNU is severely cash-strapped, for which she blamed her predecessors. She expressed hope that JNUSU polls will happen this year.

ABVP has silenced those who want a bloody revolution, says RSS ‘Sarkaryavah’ Dattatreya Hosable 

After last week's clash over chicken consumption on Ram Navami, Dattatreya Hosabale claims organisation has been misrepresented in the press. It's working for democracy, he says.

‘Hindus at Iftar, Muslims at Holi’: Alumni, students say religious celebrations part of JNU culture

Current & former students say there had never been clashes over religious rituals or celebrations on 'secular' campus, making Sunday's violence a first.

Education ministry seeks ‘formal report’ from JNU on campus violence on Ram Navami

Two groups of students clashed at the university's Kaveri hostel Sunday allegedly over serving non-vegetarian food on Ram Navami.

Students’ priorities nowadays, and another cricketing metaphor for Imran Khan’s dismissal

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Delhi Police FIR in JNU violence blames ‘unknown people’, Left-Right slugfest continues

Left groups accuse ABVP members of assaulting students over preparation of chicken at a hostel on Ram Navmi. ABVP says Left bodies disrupted a pooja organised by its members.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.