The phrase “jail episode” slides casually into the conversation, almost as an afterthought, so that for a moment, I thought I’d misheard. Did she say jail? Between mouthfuls of daal-roti, tells the story,“There was a dharna at the admin building, must have been 1999. The NDA government tried to bring in some new rules. It became a big issue. So the police picked us up.” For students at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), protests were par for the course and arrest meant bein