JNU protests: What is at the core of the ongoing movement? | The Indian Express

In appearance, the ongoing movement may be seen as being a protest against certain punishments. But at the core of this protest, at the essence of it, lies our resolve to protect free speech and our democratic space in this campus. Any acceptance of punishment on our part, even if in a modified form, would […]

Anirban Bhattacharya: “Tum kitne show-cause bhejogey?!” | Notice for participating in screening of Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai

There was an unfamiliar knock on the door. I was anticipating that they may come any time demanding that I vacate my hostel room as per the farcical order of rustication. But as I opened the door, I was honoured with, guess what, yet another Notice from the proctor’s office!

Remember the screening of the […]

JNU notice to Anirban over screening of Muzaffarnagar film | The Indian Express

Days after being barred by the JNU administration from pursuing any course in the university for the next five years, Anirban Bhattacharya has received a notice from the university’s Chief Procter over his alleged participation in the screening of a documentary — Muzaffarnagar baaqi hai — on campus without prior permission of the administration.

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Past haunts Anirban – The Hindu

Even as Jawaharlal Nehru University research scholar Anirban Bhattacharya, for whom the campus will remain out of bounds for five years — starting July 25 — found the punishment “illogical”, the administration said the decision was also based on his past record.

Source: Past haunts Anirban – The Hindu

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‘We faced a trial by media’: The Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya interview

A month ago, if one went by the announcements made on some news channels, it would seem that Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid was very a dangerous man indeed.

NewsX had called him a Jaish-e-Mohammed sympathiser and Zee News said that he had apparently made 800 calls in the week leading up to Feburary […]

Anirban Bhattacharya returns to JNU’s Azadi Chowk

Court picks holes in police theory, prosecution’s arguments – NEW DELHI – The Hindu

Police report says Kanhaiya organised Feb. 9 event; prosecution lawyer opposing bail plea of Umar and Anriban says the two students were main organisers

 

Court picks holes in police theory, prosecution’s arguments – NEW DELHI – The Hindu

Azadi voices: At JNU march, students speak out against state repression and for the right to dissent

 

Students and labour unions marched across Delhi on Tuesday to demand that the cases of sedition with which Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and SAR Geelani have been charged be dropped.

Azadi voices: At JNU march, students speak out against state repression and for the right to dissent

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Anirban Bhattacharya, my PhD student | The Indian Express

Professor Tanika Sarkar writes about her PhD Student, Anirban Bhatacharya:

I have always found him to be an extremely bright and thoughtful young research scholar. He is open to criticism, however harshly put, and he listened attentively to my doubts and objections when he presented his chapter drafts. But then he would make up his […]

Kanhaiya has got bail but the state has more to gain from keeping his two classmates behind bars

It will be easier for the government to claim that JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya were involved in seditious activities.

Kanhaiya has got bail but the state has more to gain from keeping his two classmates behind bars