Scholars

  • AAP's anti-graft promise difficult goal to achieve: American scholar 07-01-2014 07:02 PM

    The AAP's promise to sweep away corruption from the Indian political system is a "difficult" goal to achieve, says American political scientist John Echeverri-Gent. Fighting corruption needs stronger legislative tools, and just by forming a government in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party was not likely to reduce corruption, he said....
  • 'Wives of disappeared Kashmiri men can remarry after 4 years' 26-12-2013 11:29 PM

    In a significant development, a group of Islamic scholars on Thursday ruled that 'half-widows', or women whose husbands had disappeared during the over 20-year-long conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and whose whereabouts are since unknown, can re-marry after four years of waiting for their spouses. A civil society initiative had...
  • Dalit scholar booked for Facebook post on suspension of Durga Shakti 06-09-2013 04:58 PM

    Alleging harassment by UP authorities, dalit scholar Kanwal Bharti, booked for alleged objectionable Facebook post on suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakhti Nagpal, claimed the police had sought cancellation of his bail in the case at the behest of a state minister. "I am being treated as a terrorist by...
  • Durga suspension: SC notice to UP govt over Dalit scholar's arrest 16-08-2013 12:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the arrest of Dalit scholar Kanwal Bharti and has sought an explanation. The Dalit scholar was arrested for slamming Samajwadi Party government on Facebook over the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. Bharti...
  • Activist files complaint with NHRC over Dalit scholar's arrest for FB post 07-08-2013 04:12 PM

    A social activist on Wednesday filed a complaint with National Human Rights Commission on the arrest of Dalit scholar Kanwal Bharti over his Facebook post on the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, alleging that the act was an "open abuse of administrative power". In her complaint, Nutan Thakur...
  • News briefs: 'Permit teachers to guide PhD scholars' in Lucknow 06-08-2013 11:45 PM

    The Degree College Teachers Association has appealed to Lucknow University vice-chancellor SB Nimse to allow college teachers to guide PhD students. The association maintained that it was highly discriminatory that when colleges affiliated to other state universities had the rightto guide PhD students, teachers here were not allowed to do...
  • Islamic scholar Asghar Ali Engineer passes away 14-05-2013 01:42 PM

    Mumbai: Noted Islamic scholar Asghar Ali Engineer passed away on Tuesday in Mumbai after a prolonged illness. Engineer, 73, died early morning at his home in suburban Santa Cruz, family sources said. He is survived by a son and a daughter. Born in 1940, he did BSc in civil engineering...
  • Scholars lash out at SFI leader's death in police custody 07-04-2013 01:59 AM

    Kolkata: Academicians from across the country on Saturday expressed "horror" at the "brutal" police assault on students leading to the death of SFI leader Sudipta Gupta in police custody and demanded an "impartial" probe into the incident. In a statement, 45 educationists from leading institutes like Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU),...
  • India at 9: Will India help Vikram Buddhi? 30-10-2009 04:05 AM

    India At 9 debates: Will India help ex-IITian Vikram Buddhi who is in US jail? ...
  • IITian allegedly languishes in US jail 04-10-2009 08:25 AM

    Budhi's family says he is innocent, has not committed the act he is in jail for. ...
  • Aviva Young Scholar: Institute of Clinical Research of India 30-08-2009 06:04 PM

    The chosen scholar will go to the Institute of Clinical Research of India. ...
  • Watch: Aviva Young Scholar 24-08-2009 04:33 AM

    Discover a bright academic future with Aviva Young Scholar. ...
  • Muslim scholars, clerics hail Darul’s anti-terror fatwa 27-02-2008 01:31 AM

    New Delhi: Behold him or scold him, but you can't ignore him. That's India's second most successful skipper and the subject of cynical censure of late – Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The Ranchi high-flier's speed has been broken by England and rough treatment is being meted out to one who was...
  • NRI scholar calls Oxford 'outdated' 04-03-2007 03:57 PM

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  • Ramayan scholar to write poem on Big B 02-01-2007 04:16 PM

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  • China for 're-adjustments' of borders 19-11-2006 02:59 PM

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  • Islamic scholar chides Pope's remarks 16-09-2006 05:09 PM

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  • Muslims gear up to fight terror tag 18-08-2006 08:02 AM

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