Articles by Tarique Anwar
Mar 15, 2016
World Culture Festival: After the extravagance come piles of garbage on the Yamuna floodplainsHeaps of garbage are a common sight at the Yamuna floodplains, where the controversial World Culture Festival was organised by spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar’s Art of Living (AOL) Foundation this past weekend
Mar 10, 2016
Terror threat? On eve of mega event, Yamuna floodplain turns into a security fortressWith terror threat looming large, there has been a heightened level of security preparedness at Yamuna floodplains where the World Culture Festival 2016, being organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living, is due to kick off from 11 March.
Mar 04, 2016
We will fight govt to ensure justice for Rohith Vemula, promises Kanhaiya KumarAfzal Guru is not my icon, Rohith Vemula is, says JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar.
Mar 04, 2016
You will not teach us 'deshbhakti' or 'deshdroh': Kanhaiya Kumar takes on the system in his speech at JNUJawaharlal Nehru University Students Union President Kanhaiya Kumar on Thursday night said they never demanded freedom from India — “We demanded freedom within India,” he said while addressing a gathering of thousands of students on the campus after spending days in Tihar jail on sedition charges.
Mar 02, 2016
As opposition to #taxingEPF threatens to singe, Hasmukh Adhia says FM has liberty to reviewArray
Feb 28, 2016
Dwindling hopes, dissipating energy: Protest continues but will JNU remain JNU any more?For the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), who are fighting a battle with their own state, truce would come only after the battle is won.
Feb 23, 2016
‘You are brave, don’t worry about anything’, says mother as Kanhaiya awaits Wednesday hearing on bail pleaFive members of JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya’s family are currently serving in the defence forces and one, a CRFF jawan, laid down his life while fighting insurgents. This brief backdrop should be a sober reminder to those in the media and elsewhere trying to paint him ‘anti-national’ by contrasting the sacrifices made by the armed forces on the border and the slogan-shouting episode in JNU.
Feb 17, 2016
Firstpost journalist Tarique Anwar recounts assault: ‘Cops refused to step in as I was being beaten up’Who are you? You are not a journalist but a traitor. These were the words of the goons in black coats before they assaulted me at Patiala House court today
Feb 16, 2016
JNU row: Forget the #SeditionDebate, here’s why the charge isn't worth the paper on which it is writtenThe sedition charge slapped against Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar is not worth the paper it is written on. According to legal experts, it is “not tenable” and will “not stand scrutiny of the law”
Feb 15, 2016
One year on: Muslim voters disillusioned with AAP, feel they were trashed like 'used tissue paper'One year on, the Muslim community that voted overwhelmingly for Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party in the Assembly polls, appears disillusioned. The AAP, they feel, is no different from other parties; it used Muslims as a vote bank and then “trashed them like used tissue paper”