The writer is professor, Centre for Women’s Studies, School of Social Sciences, JNU.
Student attendance is a non-issue in JNU, which has retained its focus on creating serious scholars, not docile subjects. The move to impose it is symptomatic of a larger administrative malaise
VS Naipaul who passed away on Saturday (August 11) occupied a rather curious place. Never the one to mince words, Naipaul had often been scathing not only against his peers but also against the place he belonged to.