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ABVP’s assaults academicians on university campus: AIFRTE condemns

February 26, 2017 - 1:03 pm in Education

AIFRTE condemns in strongest terms the violent assault on the academic community by RSS student wing ABVP at Ramjas College (Delhi University) and Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur. What is even more disturbing in both the cases is abject surrender amounting…

Madrasa Discourses: Reconciliation between Islamic theology & modern science

January 9, 2017 - 1:35 pm in Education

Recently, University of Notre Dame of Indiana, USA has introduced an extensive program “Madrasa Discourses” aimed at advancing scientific and theological…

Ram Puniyani and his Aman Katha | An Interview

November 10, 2016 - 1:26 pm in Education

What do we know about Ram Puniyani and his Aman Katha He is one and half year older than Independence of our country. Independence had also brought partition…

Freedom to Write is being curtailed

July 22, 2016 - 12:37 pm in Education

The recent Chennai High court judgment concerning the writer Perumal Murugan is a requisite addition to the Indian jurisprudence as it underlines the relationship between the writer and society, which has lately suffered from grave confusion. Perumal Murugan…

OBC Reservation (Representation) is being denied by UGC

June 14, 2016 - 4:27 pm in Education

Reservation in India has always been a matter of Discussion and Debate. While it is a disappointing issue for the ruling Upper caste. In a recent development, University Grant Commission (UGC) New Delhi has issued a letter to the Registrar of all (40) central…

Do Educational Institutes need lectures on Patriotism?

April 17, 2016 - 12:47 pm in Education

The issues related to our educational institutions-patriotism started coming up to the fore with this Government coming to power (May 2014). One after the other news of Government intervention in different institutions, more so the nationally well known ones…

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 of a deadly design of caste within Indian educational institutions. His death has raised eyebrows of the…

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 and can be contacted at studentswithjnu@gmail.com We, the students of Mumbai extend our support to and…

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…