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Undermining Democracy: Stifling Academic Institutions

February 23, 2016 - 1:08 pm in Education

On the back of the death of Rohith Vemula in Hyderabad Central University (HCU), one of the most prestigious University of the country Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been targeted by the ruling Modi Sarkar. The frightening things which happened in HCU…

Rise of a New Radical Dalit Discourse: Rohith, Kanhaiya & more…

February 20, 2016 - 10:46 am in Education

Rohith Vemula To Kanhaiya Kumar – it’s not yet over Rohith Vemula’s death is not just an institutional murder; rather it is the systemic stratagem…

Mumbai students extend support to JNU

February 18, 2016 - 7:33 pm in Education

This is a petition to the Government of India from a collection of students from Mumbai colleges. The chief petitioners are students of a Mumbai college…

TISS Students appeal to Ministry, NCST for fellowship

February 13, 2016 - 1:19 pm in Education

To, Shri. Jual Oram Hon. Minister, Ministry of Tribal Affairs Government of India. cc Dr. Rameshwar Oraon The Chairperson National Commission for Scheduled Tribes New Delhi. February 12, 2016. Subject: An appeal for seeking the National Commission for Scheduled…

Invitation: Emerging Power Balance in West Asia – Panel Discussion

January 27, 2016 - 12:53 pm in Education

Progressive Students’ Forum Tata Institute of Social Science Mumbai & Centre for Study of Society & Secularism Mumbai invite you for a panel discussion on "Emerging Power Balance in West Asia" Political scenario from Turkey and Syria to the developments…

Need to cleanse the education from the Dronacharayas

January 18, 2016 - 4:14 pm in Education

Hyderabad University cant escape from the blame of killing the young Dalit scholar. We want to ask this question why should students at this level be 'expelled'. The problem with these so-called institutions is that they want to 'discipline' students like…

‪#‎OccupyUGC‬ movement intensified, All India University Strike on cards

January 17, 2016 - 11:54 am in Education

It has been close to three months since the‪ #‎OccupyUGC‬ movement started as a spontaneous response of students to UGC's utterly rash decision of discontinuation of the non-NET fellowship scheme. Due to our sustained protests, the government was forced…

Saffronisation of India’s academic, cultural and democratic institutions

January 11, 2016 - 5:39 pm in Education

The AIFRTE is alarmed by the present NDA-led regime’s obstinate and narrow-minded approach towards the academic community in general and in dealing with appointments to cultural and academic institutions in particular. Appointments to institutions of national…

Resistance Camp Against Committing Higher Education to WTO

December 10, 2015 - 8:42 pm in Education

Hundreds of students, teachers and educational rights activists from different organisations and groups in Delhi and outside assembled on the 4 th day of All India Resistance Camp Against Committing Higher Education to WTO at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi organised…

Peaceful March of Students face Brutal Police Attack

December 9, 2015 - 7:33 pm in Education

Organizations and individuals including intellectuals and activists assembled in the All India Resistance Camp Against Committing Higher Education to WTO takes serious note of the brutal police attack on peaceful march of students of Occupy UGC movement and…