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Where did we go wrong?

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[Editor’s Note: This column is in response to the death of Nido Taniam, a student from Arunachal Pradesh, believed to be the victim of a race-related hate crime in Delhi.] I have witnessed many parents lament their child’s misbehavior with the phrase, “Where did we go wrong?”. This is usually when their child talks back to them, or gets into ...

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C. Raja Mohan Speaks on Indian Foreign Policy During Manmohan Singh’s Tenure

Dr. C. Raja Mohan (left) with Prof. Badrul Alam, Head of Department, Political Science, release Prof. Alam's new book titled “Contours of India’s Foreign Policy: Changes and Challenges,” at the Dept. of Pol. Sci, JMI; Wed., Jan. 29, 2014 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Department of Political Science organized a lecture by Dr. C. Raja Mohan on the topic, “Contours of India’s Foreign Policy: Changes and Challenges” on Wednesday, 29 January 2014. The title of his lecture was also the title of the book edited by Prof. Badrul Alam, Head Department of Political Science, JMI that was released prior to the lecture by ...

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Jamia Engineering Students Win Big at International Engineering Contest

Jamia Millia Islamia participated in an International event organized by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)-Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) - 2014 which was held at Indian Institute of Delhi (IIT), Delhi from 17-19 January 2014. (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

[Following is an official Jamia press release dated Jan. 24, 2014] Jamia Millia Islamia participated in an International event organized by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)-Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) – 2014 which was held at Indian Institute of Delhi (IIT), Delhi from 17-19 January 2014. The HPVC is an inter college design, fabrication and racing competition for students ...

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81 percent Women from the North East Harassed in Delhi: Jamia Survey

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[Following is an official Jamia press release dated Jan. 24, 2014] A study sponsored by the Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research and sponsored by NCW (National Commission for Women) has reported that not less than 60% of women who have migrated from North East India to four metros- have faced harassment and discrimination. The study conducted in ...

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This Country Scares Me

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I was getting ready for college when the news flashed on TV: “A 20-year-old tribal girl gang-raped by 10 members of a Kangaroo court as a punishment for loving a boy from another tribe in West Bengal.” What I felt was neither disgust nor anger. It wasn’t even a chill down my spine. What I felt can be vaguely described ...

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Feeling Insecure in Delhi

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On the afternoon of January 13 this year, I went to the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) at Teen Murti Bhavan in central Delhi, with a friend to find out the procedure of getting a library membership card. I am an Mphil student in the Academy of International Studies at Jamia Millia Islamia, and I thought a library membership ...

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The Story of Lists in Afghanistan

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In our lifetime we have been either exalted or shattered by our names on a list. Our entry on lists starts from birth. First it’s the male or female list at the hospital. Then on an admission list for school. While in school, we are on the pass or fail list. In our social life our politics is decided through ...

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Jamia Student Wins U.S. Embassy Contest on Gender

Zubair Nazeer receives his award; Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

[Following is a Jamia press release dated Dec. 13, 2013] It is a matter of pride and pleasure that Mr. Zubair Nazeer, Ph.D. Scholar at the Department of Political Science of Jamia Millia Islamia recently participated in a Facebook Contest organized by U.S. Embassy through American Centre, New Delhi on “Ways to Increase Awareness and Reduce Gender Based Violence on ...

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Talk on Regional Security for Afghanistan by Dr. Sandra Destradi

Dr. Sandra Destradi, a Research Fellow at GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, Germany, speaks on the topic of Regional Security for Afghanistan, at the Academy of International Studies, JMI; Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy Dr K. N. Tennyson)

The Afghanistan Studies Centre, Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia organized a talk on “Regional Security for Afghanistan: The Implications of Overlapping Regions” by Dr. Sandra Destradi, a Research Fellow at GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, Germany. Chaired by Prof. Rani D. Mullen, a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Scholar, the talk was held on Monday, 25th November ...

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Human Rights Lawyer Vrinda Grover Speaks at Jamia on Communal Violence

Vrinda Grover - FTK-CIT - 22 Nov 2013 (4)

[Following report is by Mahtab Alam, on behalf of Jamia Teachers Solidarity Association (JTSA). Photos and audio recording, however, are by Jamia Journal] The crisis in the Indian judicial system is self-evident. The fact that the Supreme Court is forced repeatedly to constitute Special Investigation Teams (SITs) is an admission by the court that the present machinery is complicit and ...

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