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JEE Main-NEET 2020 exams row: Opposition leaders are at loggerheads with academicians as Centre pushes for entrance tests
India

JEE Main-NEET 2020 exams row: Opposition leaders are at loggerheads with academicians as Centre pushes for entrance tests

While the the Centre's decision to hold NEET, JEE exams amid COVID-19 has found support among academicians, more Opposition leaders have joined the bandwagon opposing the move

Academicians, writers, journalists condemn FIRs against Miyah poets: 'Labels will only sharpen Assam's brittle faultlines, create conditions for ethnic, communal violence'
India

Academicians, writers, journalists condemn FIRs against Miyah poets: 'Labels will only sharpen Assam's brittle faultlines, create conditions for ethnic, communal violence'

On 10 July 2019, an FIR was filed against ten Miyah poets and other activists from Assam under five different sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Telecommunications Act for a poem titled Write it Down, I am a Miyah written by senior Miyah poet, Hafiz Ahmed. The FIR accused the poets and activists, amongst other things, of depicting the Assamese people as 'xenophobic in the eyes of the whole world' and posing a 'serious threat to the Assamese people as well as towards the national security and harmonious social atmosphere.'

Academicians divided over Gujarat govt move to have students research its schemes
India

Academicians divided over Gujarat govt move to have students research its schemes

The Gujarat Government wants the PhD students in the state to do research on the government schemes and has issued a list of possible topics.

Hyderabad University: 400 academicians and activists condemn police action, call for Appa Rao's removal
World

Hyderabad University: 400 academicians and activists condemn police action, call for Appa Rao's removal

Over 300 academicians, activists, artists and writers published a statement condemning the state violence and unlawful detention at University of Hyderabad.

Spare me Congress vs BJP debate: Arundhati Roy on why she's returning her National Award
Politics

Spare me Congress vs BJP debate: Arundhati Roy on why she's returning her National Award

Arundhati Roy has become the latest to join the bandwagon of eminent personalities to return their awards. But Roy did it in style.