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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 of India. He is from other side of divided India. Of course, he and his family have lots of stories…

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…

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,…

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…

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…