Jisha ,You were probably someone like Rohith Vemula, who dreamed of stars and skies.

Dear Jisha, I never knew you, nor did you know me.

You were probably a “usual” student, pursuing your studies, dreaming of a better future for yourself and your country. You were probably someone like Rohith Vemula, who dreamed of stars and skies. I learnt that you were a Law student, but I regret to tell you that the Law of this country fails us miserably.

JNU students on indefinite hunger strike

Two groups of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students are sitting on an indefinite hunger strike in protest against the punishments awarded by the university in connection with the controversial 9 February event.

While five protesting students are from Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), 20 others including JNU students union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar belong to different groups.

“ An off-day game”: Brutally  realistic and strongly political cinema till date.

I saw RohitVemula in dasan, I saw Omar Khalid, IromSharmila, and many of the Kashmiris and all oppressed people in the country in place of ‘dasan’. it’ll be confusing to people who don’t care about humanity and self-obsessed, they think that’s abrupt and brutal climax, I would like to say its shouting in very loud and clear voice which will make sensations in our minds and ask us to get up and stand up for upholding our rights and fight with the oppressed until justice is served. To me, an off-day game is not a mere movie but a piece of artwork that keeps talking and shouting and never stops at all.

EFLU Proctor Harasses Dalit PhD Scholar on Ambedkar Jayanti

On 14th April 2016, Koonal Duggal, a Dalit PhD scholar was harassed and manhandled by security guards on orders from the Proctor Prakash Kona during Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations, organized by EFLU students and SC/ST non-teaching employees’ association. Security guards grabbed Koonal after he completed his speech and attempted to remove him from the premises, claiming that the Proctor had given specific orders to ‘restrict’ Koonal’s entry to the campus. Koonal and the students who intervened in the matter were not given any reason as to why he was being evicted. The Chief Security Officer claimed that he had a copy of the order signed by the Proctor but refused to produce a copy of the same.

This is NOT an anti-Indian rant, just my experiences and observations.An African-American writes.

Obviously, Winston Churchill was a racist who is on record for saying, “I hate Indians. They are a beastly people with a beastly religion”. Churchill hated the Indian politicians of his time with an even greater passion. To quote Churchill verbatim, Indian politicians are “charlatans, rascals, ruffians and scallywags of every stripe you can think of”.