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Sep 02, 2017
Swaraj at 70On 13 August, Firstpost began a series titled Swaraj at 70 that examined how different people from various walks of life view the concept of swaraj, aazadi and democracy.
Mar 31, 2017
After Brexit: Growth of global secessionist voices calls for more dialogue and less 'anti-national' slanderInterestingly unlike the Indian government, most of its global counterparts – opposed as many of them are to secessionist forces – do not view the demand for independence as a marker of anti-national sentiment.
Mar 16, 2017
ShutUP: This short film on freedom of expression speaks volumes with bouts of silenceShutUp, a short film addresses the threats to freedom of expression, stressing on the refusal to listen to the other side as the biggest threat to the right
Mar 07, 2017
DU, JNU protests not about politics: It's a communication breakdown between State and civil societyOn 4 March 2017, students and faculty from both DU and JNU walked down the high streets of central Delhi in opposition to ABVP’s hooliganism and in solidarity with those who came under attack in Ramjas.
Mar 06, 2017
Are calls for an independent Kashmir or 'azadi' always illegal or seditious? The answer is noIf what the SC had said mattered, then senior ministers of the Union government wouldn’t be using the term 'seditious' to characterise everyone who call for the independence of Kashmir, Punjab, Nagaland, Manipur or anything
Feb 28, 2017
Ramjas clash: Blocking DU students' right to protest stigmatises democratic credentials of BJP, ABVPThe statements by several BJP leaders including Arun Jaitley that students must limit activities to classrooms goes against the basic tenets of a university and political history of the ruling party at the centre
Aug 29, 2016
Kashmir unrest: Night patrols emerge in order to tackle police raidsWith the situation in Kashmir turning worse day after day, it is now the fear of arrests and "excesses" committed by the forces that is fueling the unrest here.
Aug 22, 2016
Amnesty row: Top BJP ministers accuse Congress of sympathising with 'supporters of terrorists'Congress on Sunday came under fire from top ministers in the Modi government for "sympathising with supporters of terrorists", a day after Karnataka Home Minister gave a "clean chit" to Amnesty International over an event where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised.
Mar 20, 2016
After lectures on nationalism, JNU to have presentations on 'azadi'Following the conclusion of a month-long series of lectures on "nationalism," the teachers of JNU have now decided to hold a string of presentations on "azadi"
Mar 07, 2016
Kanhaiya Kumar has democratised ‘azadi' and freed it from the clutches of Kashmiri separatistsKanhaiya Kumar has democratized azadi. It will now forevermore be another impotent war cry in the arsenal of the subsidized Indian revolutionary