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JNU Violence: What The English Language Dailies Said

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First publised on 2020-01-07 13:20:29

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Sunil Garodia By our team of in-house writers.

India Commentary brings to its readers a cross section of the editorials on the violence at the JNU that appeared in English language dailies across the nation. The common thread in all these editorials was that it was a vile and brutal attack, the JNU was targeted, the attack was premeditated and the police did nothing to prevent it. The editors were also on the same page to demand strict and fast action against the perpetrators. Read on.


The Statesman  https://epaper.thestatesman.com/c/47715097

The Economic Times https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/blogs/et-editorials/violence-such-as-at-jnu-not-acceptable/

Indian Express https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/editorials/jnu-attack-violence-abvp-jnusu-6203213/

The Hindu https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/the-mask-of-anarchy-on-jnu-violence/article30496604.ece

The Times of India https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/toi-editorials/unmask-this-students-fearing-violence-have-recently-fled-three-universities-of-national-importance-why/

The Pioneer https://www.dailypioneer.com/2020/columnists/night-of-broken-glass.html

The Hindustan Times https://epaper.hindustantimes.com/Home/ShareArticle?OrgId=768e44fa&imageview=0

The Tribune https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/jnu-vandalised-22375

Deccan Chronicle https://www.deccanchronicle.com/opinion/dc-comment/070120/vile-attack-on-jnu-is-part-of-a-pattern.html

Deccan Herald https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/first-edit/descent-into-barbarism-791973.html