What the Nation Really Needs to Know: Extracts from JNU’s Nationalism Lectures

What the Nation Really Needs to Know: Extracts from JNU’s Nationalism Lectures

The massive outbreak of protests in February 2016, in the wake of sedition charges being filed against some students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, took the form not only of sloganeering, human chains and streetplays, but also a lecture series on nationalism, attended by thousands of students, every day for almost a month. To mark the first anniversary of the attack, the…

Inside JNU, Solidarity Holds Us All Together

Inside JNU, Solidarity Holds Us All Together

On February 15th, lawyers who support the BJP beat up the media, and harassed those attending the hearing of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar. Why should the presence of teachers become such a threat? Perhaps the answer lies in a simple act of holding hands in solidarity? On February 14th, almost three thousand students, faculty members,…