India

Earlier ‘threatened for criticising’; Now Ramachandra Guha praises Modi

Earlier this week, Ramachandra Guha tweeted that he has been getting “identical” threat mails warning him not to be critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP. He claimed that the mails also warned him against criticising BJP President Amit Shah. And today he said that Modi is set to become third most successful PM after Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi.


Multiple Cases of Sexual Harassment in Nalanda University. The Vice-Chancellor Protecting the Accused , Students Says

“The VC has been conciliatory in his attitude towards someone whose guilt has been proved by the ICC. Any delays in execution of ICC’s orders reveals the underbelly of the nepotistic attitude and sheltering of such accused persons within the University premises.” A student from the second batch of University told Maktoob Media. “Protest meeting in the Interim Campus tomorrow morning,” added another student from the second batch.







I got rape threats for calling out ABVP, says Gurmehar Kaur

Gurmehar, Lady Sri Ram College student reported that she received rape threats on social media after the campaign. Kaur has faced verbal backlash on Facebook, with many saying her father would not be happy with her supporting ‘anti-nationals’. She said she has received a barrage of threats including of rape and death through social media


Fathima Nafees demanded a Judicial Inquiry in her Son’s Disappearance

Fathima Nafees demanded a judicial inquiry monitored by the high court. She said that she has “lost all faith in the police”. “I don’t trust them any more, for they have always lied to me,” she said, adding that she has been trying to get an appointment with the HRD minister to no avail.


Students denied admissions in EFLU for being part of Anti-Caste Movement

As they were not able to download the hall tickets online ,they went and enquired directly to EFLU Administration. Prakash Kona, the proctor of EFLU stated (orally), “You both were actively participating in all protests of Justice for Rohith Vemula everywhere , I have all the photographs of you two on my table”.”