Delegates from the CITU, DYFI and the SFI took the decision at the Delhi state-convention on unemployment to launch militant struggles for an urban employment guarantee act, guaranteeing 200 days of employment, at no less than Rs. 21K per month.
The call to mobilization given by left students and youth organizations had also expressed its support for the ongoing farmers agitation against the pro-corporate legislation
The 19-year-old succumbed to her injuries on September 29. Protestors are condemning the attitude of the police and administration of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party led by Yogi Adityanath.
The agitation was part of a four-day long campaign organized by over 30 student groups under the banner of the All India Forum To Save Public Education.
Dipsita Dhar from of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) talks about the plight of Indian students and the demands being made by them to the government to ensure that education remains accessible to all.
Peoples Dispatch takes a look at how the incident unfolded on Sunday evening.
Masked goons, allegedly members of the right-wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, beat up students of left-wing organizations and vandalized hostels on Sunday. The police refused to take any action
In order to make all public institutions of higher learning and research absolutely free, the government has to pay hardly 1% of GDP (i.e. less than Rs 2 lakh crore or USD 30.76 billion)
Experts point out that the new policy will convert education into a commodity and deprive the socially and economically underprivileged students of education.
The yearly student union elections at Jawaharlal Nehru University are a celebration of true democracy
In this episode, we look at the attack on left activists by right-wing students’ group in Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, the doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe and the “Stop Arming Israel” protest in the United Kingdom.
Members of the right-wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad attacked their fellow students from left-wing organizations and injured Venkatesh, a member of the Students Federation of India at Jawaharlal Nehru University