Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad Abvp
India  /  Published 20.07.19

Government Brennen College principal in ABVP flagpole storm

A college principal in Kerala has asked police to record his statement on alleged death threats from the ABVP as a “dying” declaration, saying he was in great danger for removing a flagpole the Ra...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.20

VC peace plea for JU polls

Two days before the student union elections at Jadavpur University, the first in three years, vice-chancellor Suranjan Das has appealed to students to ensure “a peaceful and democratic exercise of t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.19

In China, students spy on other students

India has the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. China has its “cyber monitors”. In a move reminiscent of the most dreadful aspects of the Cultural Revolution, one of China’s oldest universitie...
By Neha Sahay

India  /  Published 24.08.19

Savarkar bust vanishes from DU

The busts of revolutionary-turned-Hindutva theorist Vinayak Savarkar and freedom fighters Subhas Chandra Bose and Bhagat Singh vanished overnight in Delhi University (DU), the same way they had been i...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.18

Private universities and the bullying State

There is a pecking order in the private sector of university education in India. There are the speckled billboards that announce teaching shops on vacant exurban sites just off our highways and then t...
By Mukul Kesavan


India  /  Published 19.09.19

Babull at Jadavpur University

Hundreds of students barricaded Union minister Babul Supriyo at Jadavpur University for over five hours on Thursday when he arrived to attend an ABVP programme, before governor Jagdeep Dhankhar drove ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Help for JU vandalism victim

Some former students of Jadavpur University handed Rs 3,000 to the elderly man on crutches whose stationery shop on the campus was vandalised by suspected AVBP supporters on September 19.Tarit Baran D...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.09.19

Before Howdy, a boycott call in Houston

On September 17, five days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a gathering of half a lakh Indian-origin people in Houston, several groups protested in the city demanding that the community b...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.19

JU Union room ransacked, fire outside campus

A group of people, lathis in their hands and Jai Shri Ram on their lips, set cycles, tyres and hoardings on fire outside Jadavpur University and ransacked the students’ union office on the campus on...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Bihar  /  Published 31.10.18

ABVP man made pro-VC

The new pro-vice chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi Central University at Motihari is the first senior academic with direct links to the RSS. Anil Kumar Rai ‘Ankit’ was vice-president of the RSS’ stud...
By Roshan Kumar in Patna


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