Editorial

Parent Teachers Meeting at Delhi University Proposed

Editorial

According to an article titled “PTMs in DU: Hello, Military Camp!” dated Oct. 2 in Delhi University’s student newspaper, DU Beat, the DU administration has proposed to form a  “Parents Coordination Committee” to allegedly act as “mediators” between teachers and their college-going children. Again, according to DU Beat, this implies that if the committee is formed, Parent Teachers Meetings (PTM) will ...

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Editorial: Trashy Indian Cinema is Nothing to be Proud of Professor Kesavan

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Mukul Kesavan, a professor in the department of history at Jamia, offers us an interesting explanation to why Bollywood movies are so “trashy,” in his latest article titled “Attitude Bollytude” for Outlook. In his opinion, the reason why Indian cinema is so “trashy” is because the only way to create popular art for such a culturally diverse country like India, ...

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Why I Believe in Student Democracy

Editorial

We as a nation I believe, have come to the conclusion that a democratic system is the best political system there is. It might not be perfect, but what we have is the best. In fact, it is a matter of pride for us that unlike some of the other third world countries, we have been a democracy since independence. ...

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When a Proctor is More Like a Sheriff

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The Hindu newspaper reported in an article titled “Jamia pulled up for ‘draconian decision’ against student,” on Sunday, July 24, that the Delhi High Court severely chastised Proctor Masood Alam, in relation to a petition filed by a student of Jamia against the university. According to the report, a PhD candidate, by the name of Asharaf Kamal, had been cleared ...

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