In Solidarity, National Issues, Report »

[9 Mar 2014 | 5 Comments | 1,970 views]
Students’ Movement forces UGC to Relax the Eligibility Criteria of OBC Candidates for Appearing in UGC and Recruitment to Faculty positions from 55% to 50% in M.A.!

An Important Victory for Social Justice and Inclusion!
After Years of Dilly-Dallying, Sustained Students’ Pressure Forced the UGC to Relax the Eligibility Criteria of OBC Candidates for Appearing in UGC NET-JRF and Direct Recruitment to Faculty positions from 55% to 50% in M.A.!
AISA led  JNUSU has been consistently and vigilantly protesting against multiple restrictive criteria that UGC keeps imposing from time to time to scuttle the scope of students in JRF and NET and various anomalies in UGC JRF results. It was because of timely protests, UGC was forced to correct …

National Issues, Pamphlet »

[27 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 1,374 views]
Swami Aseemanand Says the RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Sanctioned Terrorist Attacks

Summary of Aseemanand’s Interview
(Based on a Press Release issued by The Caravan magazine, February 5, 2014)
Swami Aseemanand, incarcerated in Ambala Central Jail for abetting terrorist attacks on various targets between 2006 and 2008—Samjhauta Express (February 2007), Hyderabad Mecca Masjid (May 2007), Ajmer Dargah (October 2007) and two attacks in Malegaon (September 2006 and September 2008)—which together took the lives of 119 people, has made a revelation toThe Caravan which has been published in the latest issue of the magazine. In the course of over two years, Aseemanand granted four exclusive interviews …

Campaign, Ongoing Struggles »

[27 Feb 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,373 views]
AISA’s Delhi wide ‘FYUP HATAO-BHAVISHYA BACHAO YATRA’

 
Yatra to Visit DU Colleges and Localities across the City and Collect Signatures on a Petition to the President Demanding Roll Back of FYUP!!
Roll Back FYUP! Save Our Future!
Friends,
Delhi wide ‘FYUP Hatao Bhavisya Bachao’ Yatra organised by AISA was flagged off from Arts Faculty, North Campus, Delhi University. The Yatra was flagged off by Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) President Prof. Nandita Narain. The Yatra will travel across the city of Delhi  and visit all colleges under DU and colonies and localities. In the course of the Yatra signatures will …

Campaign, Pamplet »

[26 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 916 views]
Comrade TP Chandrashekharan:  Embodiment of the Undying Spirit of the Communist Movement

“… The fate of Chandrasekharan illustrates the plight of political leaders who do not want to be part of the LDF or the UDF. As someone from Kannur told me, ‘The CPI-M people would tell us that if you oppose us, we will thrash you (thachum) and the Congress people tell us that if you oppose us, we’ll get you thrashed by the police….’ (– Gilbert Sebastian, The martyrdom of Com. T P Chandrasekharan and the future of transformative politics in Keralam, Sanhati, 7 July, 2012)
“…I see Communism in India …

In Solidarity, International Issues, National Issues, Pamphlet »

[25 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 1,101 views]
23 Years After Kunan-Poshpora: We Remember, We Resist!

 

On 23 February, 1991, an entire village was
raped. And truth and justice have been throttled. The rapists haven’t been tried or punished. Instead the complaint of rape was never even investigated! Kunan Poshpora is a festering wound – and it is no aberration. Kunan Poshpora reminds us of the reality of Kashmir, where India’s Army systematically terrorises the people in the name of protecting ‘the rest of India’ and the ‘country’s integrity’. 
On 23rd February, the 68th Brigade of the Fourth Rajputana Rifles surrounded Kunan Poshpora for a ‘cordon and search …