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More of us will speak every day: Cultural community condemns FIR against celebs who wrote to PM

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".

To target Romila Thapar is to target a new way of asking questions and writing history

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.

Express daily briefing: Vikram lander’s failure raises questions on manned mission; Andreescu beats Serena Williams to win US Open; and more

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.

Reviewing emeritus status a bid to show regime’s muscle: Romila Thapar

September 08, 2019 7:31 am

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.

Harvard to Oxford, privileges Emeritus Professors enjoy

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.

JNU defends letters to profs, says giving a chance to other faculty

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.

Undue process

September 03, 2019 6:32 pm

JNU’s pettifoggery over Romila Thapar’s fitness to remain professor emerita makes its administration a laughing stock

Romila Thapar-JNU row explained: Who is a Professor Emeritus?

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".

JNU seeks Romila Thapar’s CV to review special status, she says attempt to dishonour

September 02, 2019 6:49 am

The move comes after JNU’s Executive Council (EC) in August last year revised the rules and regulations of the university to say that a committee appointed by the council would review the continuation of emeritus professors after they turn 75.

In ancient Punjab, religion was fluid, not watertight, says Romila Thapar

May 03, 2019 5:55 pm

Speaking at the History for Peace Conference, she said the division of religions was not watertight in ancient India and there was a “floating body of worshippers” who were fluid in their beliefs.

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