Deepannita Misra

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Leaders For Tomorrow (LFT) takes a stand against ragging and drug abuse

After the anti-drug campaign in Ambedkar University, we trace the origins of a similar campaign in the University of Delhi (DU), through the lens of the Leaders For...

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Why is the glass half-empty: Delhi University students do not wish to be DU lecturers

Graduating from University of Delhi (DU) is still considered prestigious, but why do the same students with all the merit, never want to return as teachers to their own...

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Internship work profiles

Being a Delhi University student offers ample opportunities for internships that aren’t limited to what you study during your degree. Certain options are common,...

Once again, ad-hoc teachers’ fate hangs in the balance

DU changes policy for calculation of ad-hoc teachers’ teaching experience points

The recent policy change in calculation of points for teaching experience will affect hundreds of DU’s ad-hoc teachers. In an environment where ad-hoc teachers face...

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Hollering for the wrong kind of Azaadi: That one, tiny, essential point skipped in P.M. Modi’s Independence Day speech

Independence Day began with the TV blaring much earlier than usual in the morning at several homes, as it usually does every year, when the upbeat Modi fans and some of...

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LGBTQ Students Speak Out: Why Life in the University of Delhi May Not Be a Bed of Roses for All

“Who cares about sexual orientation at the University of Delhi (DU)?” Clearly, not as many people as there ought to be, as the students of the LGBTQ community...

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LGBTQ Students Speak Out: Why life in Delhi University may not be a bed of roses for all

Seconds to go before class and I am extremely bothered by the news notifications screaming from the lock screen, becoming harder and harder to ignore by the minute. So...

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See no Evil, Speak no Evil: Is having a battle tank in JNU campus taking it one step too far?  

Jawahar Lal Nehru University’s (JNU) descent into what some would call the murky whirlpool of inglorious controversies, continues. In fact, it reached a new paradigm...

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Few seats still vacant as DU starts admissions based on fifth Cut-Off List

With the University of Delhi (DU) releasing its fifth cut off list on 17th July 2017, most of the colleges have shut down admissions, barring one or two courses....

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Delhi High Court calls Indian education system “dehumanised” and “a machine” in Sushant Rohilla’s alleged suicide case

On 11th July 2017, a Delhi High Court bench comprising Justices Siddharth Mridul and Najmi Waziri made an acute oral observation on the failure of the Indian education...