Jadavpur Univesity set to lose ‘Institute of Eminence’ tag as Bengal govt refuses to commit the state’s share of funds
The MHRD had written to the governments of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu to commit Rs 2,000 crore and Rs 1,750 crore respectively for JU and Anna University respectively to meet the expansion proposals.
What we saw in Jadavpur University was not a protest, it was a blockade. The intent was not to merely express displeasure but deny entry through violent means.
Institutional respect by the Modi Govt and Institutional contempt by Congress: Two contrasting approaches
This article attempts to evaluate the Modi government's and the opposition's approach (especially Congress) in different situations while dealing with important Institutions.