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[19 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 440 views]
Immediately Withdraw the UGC ‘Guidelines on Safety of Students on and off Campuses of Higher Educational Institutions’

(Draft of AISA’s National Signature Campaign Against the UGC’c Guideline )
We the undersigned are shocked to learn that the UGC has issued ‘Guidelines on Safety of Students on and off Campuses of Higher Educational Institutions’ on April 16th 2015 which seek to stifle and suffocate freedom of mobility and expression in higher education institutions (HEIs).
These Guidelines include:

HEIs and hostels to be surrounded by a “boundary wall of such height that it cannot be scaled over easily” with a “fence of spiraling barbed wires,” with armed security guards, CCTV cameras, metal …

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[16 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 151 views]
UGC’s Dream of a Modi-fied University  Or Tagore Track-Changed

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high bowed low
Where knowledge is free a tradable WTO commodity
Where the world University has not been broken up into fragments
By narrow domestic walls and spiraling barbed wire
Where words come out from the depth of truth books of Dinananath Batra
Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way
Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit has been disciplined and dammed by Parent-teacher-Meets, Police Stations and ‘Code of Conduct’
Where the mind is led forward …

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[10 Sep 2015 | No Comment | 239 views]
DUSU 2015: Elect AISA to Usher a New Vision of Student Politics

AISA presents a new vision of politics in the DUSU 2015 challenging the money-muscle politics of ABVP-NSUI. AISA’s consistent intervention against CBCS and on student issues have bolstered its strength which is evident from the rising vote share in the last two elections.