Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Students

CPI(M) MP John Brittas labels Muslim student’s statement as ‘terrorist line’ at college event, students accuse

Rajya Sabha MP John Brittas, affiliated with the Communist Party of India (Marxist), sparked controversy by reportedly labeling a Muslim student’s statement as a ‘terrorist line’ during an interactive session on 15 February.

O.P. Jindal University: Students suspended for discussing Ram temple allege abusive calls, rape threats from Hindu right-wing

On 10 February, the administration of O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana, owned by industrialist Naveen Jindal, suspended two law students for organising a public discussion on the topic 'Ram Mandir: A farcical project of Hindutva fascism.' The suspended students, associated with a Marxist student collective known as the Revolutionary Students League (RSL), include Mukundan, a second-year BA LLB (Hons) student from Kerala, and Ramnit, a third-year BA LLB (Hons) student from Delhi.

“I am surrounded by a deafening silence”

These days I find it suffocating in my college. As Indraprastha College for Women enters its 100th year, I stand in front of those...

Students demand caste census, anti-discrimination cell in Ashoka University

Ashoka University students initiate a campaign to persuade the administration to  conduct a comprehensive caste census of students and employees. The demand is presented as a first step to understand the composition and diverse needs of the campus population.

Alarming surge in student suicides: NCRB reveals 70% increase over past decade in India

On September 10th, as the world observed World Suicide Prevention Day, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) unveiled a concerning trend in India: over the past decade, student suicides have surged by a shocking 70 percent.

4 ways that AI can help students

W. Ian O'Byrne, College of Charleston As artificial intelligence systems play a bigger role in everyday life, they’re changing the world of education, too. OpenAI’s ChatGPT,...