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[23 Jan 2016 | No Comment | 195 views]
Exploring Democracy, Reclaim the Republic – I

 
“On the 26th of January 1950, we are going to enter into a life of contradictions. In politics we will have equality and in social and economic life we will have inequality. In politics we will be recognizing the principle of one man one vote and one vote one value. In our social and economic life, we shall, by reason of our social and economic structure, continue to deny the principle of one man one value… How long shall we continue to deny equality in our social and economic life? …

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[25 Oct 2015 | No Comment | 167 views]
Ensure Fellowship For ALL Research Students!

Reject UGC’s Dubious Logic of ‘Merit’ !
Rights Cannot Be Withdrawn! Struggles Cannot Be Detained!
Voices Cannot Be Silenced!
 #SaveNonNETfellowship movement continues braving ABVP’s lumpenism,  day long detention at Bhalsava Police Station and police lathi-charge on protesting students!
The movement, that has already assumed an all India form with students across states and universities now coming out on streets, will continue till the government is forced to revoke its anti-student move!
It is extremely shameful that the government is using the goon strength of ABVP to mislead the student community by creating consistent …

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[22 Oct 2015 | One Comment | 1,547 views]
Students Occupy UGC in Protest Against Modi Governments decision to Scrap Non-NET Fellowship

Hundreds of Students from JNU, DU and Jamia occupy the premises of UGC demanding immediate revocation of the decision to discontinue the UGC Non NET Fellowship. The UGC Non-NET fellowship which was started in 2008 to encourage research in the universities has proved to be a life line for researchers who do not have access to other scholarships. It has encouraged students from different backgrounds to continue their research and what is required is to increase the amount from the paltry sum of 5000 for M.Phil students and 8000 for …

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[20 Oct 2015 | No Comment | 1,214 views]
Modi Government WITHDRAWS UGC Non-NET Fellowships!

In a meeting held this month, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to completely withdraw the UGC non-NET Rs 5000/8000 fellowships. The minutes of a UGC meeting held on 7 October clearly says: “Considered and resolved to discontinue the scheme [non-NET fellowship scheme]. However, the students who are already getting the non-NET fellowship will continue to do so as per existing guidelines” (section 4.01 of the minutes).
This blatant withdrawal of an essential sustenance-level financial assistance, which enables research scholars across the country to pursue higher education, must be stiffly …

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[19 Oct 2015 | No Comment | 113 views]
Factory Worker Brutally Beaten to Death in Punjab!

 
Rise up against the Ruthless Killings, Torture and Harassment of Workers and Systemic Attack on Trade Unions throughout the Country!!
Strung up by his legs and hands from the ceiling, upside down, and brutally beaten with an iron rod, a migrant factory worker was killed in the Focal Point Area of Amritsar by the henchmen of the factory owner last Thursday evening. The worker, hailing from Nepal and a previous resident of Bihar, was falsely accused of theft by the factory owner and taken away by his henchmen on the pretext …