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[23 Jan 2012 | 3 Comments | 2,759 views]

Save the Republic from Corruption and Corporate Loot!

Bring Corporates Within Lokpal!

Guarantee Education and Employment With Dignity for All!

on the eve of the Republic Day
Save Republic Rally
25 Jan  2012     12 noon
from Arts Faculty, North Campus, D.U

Throughout the past year, we saw a spirited movement articulating genuine aspirations of the common people of this country to end the shameful immunity currently enjoyed by the corrupt and against the regime of corruption and corporate loot. Representing the voice of student-youth of this country, the Student-youth …

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[15 Jan 2012 | 3 Comments | 4,847 views]
Poster at JNU wall

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[14 Jan 2012 | 16 Comments | 3,053 views]
Face to Face with the Present One Has Fought For

I am frightened of newspapers these days
that there must be in them
the news
that nothing has happened

You perhaps do not know
– or maybe you do –
how terrifying it is when nothing happens
when your eyes wait with baited breath
and all lies passive
like a cold woman

Even the talk of people in the village assembly
seems like a serpent
holding in its paralyzing clutch
the tree
that would sway in freedom

I am afraid
this world which looks abandoned and incomplete
like an assembly of vacant chairs
must be thinking how ridiculous we are

What a shame
that …

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[13 Jan 2012 | 4 Comments | 2,421 views]
Fighting Corruption and Corporate Loot: Lokpal Impasse and Beyond

“The anti-corruption movement today must go beyond Jan Lokpal Bill. Corruption today is directly linked to the policies pursued by the present government.” says  Prashant Bhushan at Seminar.On 11th of January, 2012 AISA organized a convention on Corruption and Corporate loot titled ‘Fighting Corruption and Corporate Loot: Lokpal Impasse and Beyond’. The Speakers in the Convention included Prashant Bhushan (noted Supreme Court Lawyer and Anti-Corruption Activist), Paranjoy Guhathakurta (visiting faculty DU, noted journalist and commentator) Prof. Nivedita Menon (SIS,JNU) Anand Pradhan …