Hike in Research Fellowship: Why protesting research scholars’ community feel insulted and betrayed?

Research scholars’ community had been peacefully protesting across the country for months to demand a hike in fellowship that corresponds to  increase in registration fees, living cost, health expenditures and inflation. They were trying to make the government understand that “Science is driven by passion, Everything else requires money”. Their argument was clear, the money …

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India, Secularism and Riots

 “WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a sovereign socialist SECULAR democratic republic and to…” is how the Preamble to the Constitution of India starts. Secularism implies not being exclusively allied with, or against any particular religion. We Indians do not just live; we co-exist. Recently, the Uttar Pradesh government, …

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