December 12, 2020 1:39 am
Romila Thapar said, “It was an exceptional university, which makes it all that much more sad to see that that exceptionalism doesn’t exist any longer. Maybe it will come back.”
September 21, 2020 4:24 pm
Penguin Random House India and Seagull Books have come together to publish the book titled "Voices of Dissent"
October 08, 2019 2:40 pm
In a new letter issued on Monday, October 7, the eminent personalities questioned how writing an open letter to the prime minister could be called "an act of sedition".
October 01, 2019 10:41 am
The truth is that, regardless of the governments in power, universities need academic freedom to flourish, they need fresh air.
September 08, 2019 9:00 am
From Romila Thapar talking about the row over JNU asking for her CV to review her Professor Emeritus status to Donald Trump calling off peace negotiations with Taliban, here's all that is making news today.
June 03, 2020 6:24 pm
Romila Thapar speaks about the row over JNU asking for her CV to review her Professor Emeritus status, laments the state of the university, talks of a “creeping fear” among people in asserting their rights, and says history is more complex than just a past narrative.
September 09, 2019 10:02 am
The JNU administration, in its statement last week, cited the case of Princeton University and MIT to argue that universities did “review academic contributions” of Emeritus Professors and even had the right to “rescind” such appointments.
September 05, 2019 10:46 am
In a statement, the university also said that a “motivated campaign” was being run against it using the name of one Professor Emeritus.
September 03, 2019 6:32 pm
JNU’s pettifoggery over Romila Thapar’s fitness to remain professor emerita makes its administration a laughing stock
September 03, 2019 4:59 pm
On the JNU row, historian Romila Thapar said the university is only trying to "dishonour someone who has been critical of the changes that have been introduced by the present administration".
March 08, 2016 11:11 am