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An Authoritarian’s Old Tricks of Trade

The makers of our constitution knew that in spite of the democratic structure democratic republics descend into oligarchy as demagogues install themselves as tyrants. They contemplated the history of other democracies and their own past and established a system of checks and balances. We may be tempted to think that the checks and balances provided… Continue reading An Authoritarian’s Old Tricks of Trade

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The Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019: A deliberate Assault on Constitutionalism and Secularism

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, an instrument that allows the leaders to acclaim a position to question a person’s citizenship and it’s targeting of a certain community, namely the Muslim community who is the primary target of the NRC exercise that can be deemed as unconstitutional, unethical and manifestly arbitrary. The Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 (CAB)… Continue reading The Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019: A deliberate Assault on Constitutionalism and Secularism

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A talk on EDUCATION FOR ALL

Sunday, 1st December: On account of delayed opening of AMU Kishanganj Centre, Sabir Alam, Huzaifa Abdur Rahman, Soban Mustansar Ahmad, Subhan organised a 'Talk on Education for All' with special relevance to AMU Kishanganj, Issues of Students & Residents of Bihar and grievances & concern over poor literacy rate of Simanchal which was held at… Continue reading A talk on EDUCATION FOR ALL

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No End to End Sems for Jamia Faculty of Law

While the other departments of Jamia are giving their end-semester exams, Faculty of Law celebrates 10 more days of off for the students with less attendance. This plays as a positive for both the 'less attendees’ and the 'regulars' as they look forward to their exams beginning after 15th December. From 5th December 2019, Faculty… Continue reading No End to End Sems for Jamia Faculty of Law

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Sadhvi Pragya: Controversies from Sangh to Sabha

BJP MP and Terror Acussed Sadhvi Pragya has stirred another controversial remark by referring Gandhi's assasinator Nathuram Godse as a patriot. But, this isn't the first time that the newly electedMP has made such polemic; with a long history of controversies to her name let's trace her history of remarks and that of herself. “Evil… Continue reading Sadhvi Pragya: Controversies from Sangh to Sabha

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JMI Alumni Neha Dixit honoured with International Press Freedom Award

In these tough times, where everything is sensationalized and based on half-baked knowledge, read how Neha Dixit who recently received the CPJ- Press Freedom Award managed to overcome these obstacles with integrity and hard work. Tom Stoppard once said that- I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, Journalism is a… Continue reading JMI Alumni Neha Dixit honoured with International Press Freedom Award

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OTT: The Next Craze, Indian TV’s Downfall

Indian Television Entertainment is at its lowest and Netflix India, Amazon Prime & Indian YouTube Shows are raising in popularity and viewership, day by day. Is it the end of typical Indian television shows or would Ekta Kapoor be giving a hand in degrading Indian Television Entertainment even more? Gone are the days when we… Continue reading OTT: The Next Craze, Indian TV’s Downfall

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Daily Soaps: Tried & Tested

In the ever so evolving era, where does Indian Television stand? Indian soaps we all quite frankly know are boring and repetitive, same plot lines stretched over eons (not an exaggeration), the lovers going in circles, the evil sagas. But why is Indian television so outdated? I remember after a long day of work, my… Continue reading Daily Soaps: Tried & Tested

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Candle Light Vigil for Fathima & Dr. Singh

15 November, 2019; Students of Department of Mathematics, Jamia Millia Islamia held a candle light vigil in remembrance of mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh, who passed away this Thursday in Patna, Bihar.Known as the mathematician who challenged Einstien’s theory, Mr Singh, a resident of Basantpur in Bhojpur district, was shifted to PMCH Patna, last month with… Continue reading Candle Light Vigil for Fathima & Dr. Singh

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The Agents of Pessimism in the State of Control

The wave of intolerance that has taken over the country is a definitive product of the fake news culture. This way of thinking is further pushed forward by the representatives and informers of the public that we in layman’s terms call the journalists. This indeed has led to the decrease of the potentials of positive… Continue reading The Agents of Pessimism in the State of Control