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[8 May 2010 | One Comment | 5,189 views]

Over the last few months, AISA has been at the forefront of many student issues and protests in Tamil Nadu. Whether it is the struggle against caste discrimination or for better medical and hostel facilities, these initiatives have served to build up a radical left alternative for the students’ movement in the southern state. The following report outlines briefly some of the key struggles undertaken by AISA in recent times:

Demanding Better Hostels and Health Facilities
In a situation where the government is busy reducing allocations to education, the conditions …

National Issues, Ongoing Struggles »

[3 Apr 2010 | 3 Comments | 1,570 views]
Resist UPA’s Foreign Universities Bill !

Defend Sovereignty, Social Justice And Inclusion in Higher Education!
The Foreign Educational Institution (Regulation of Entry and Operation) Bill 2010 was recently cleared by the Union Cabinet presided over by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. This is a bill with dangerous implications, for it allows foreign educational providers to set up campuses in India and offer degrees. The UPA will in all likelihood get it ratified, as it is on its way to being tabled before both houses of the Parliament.
Behind The Smokescreen of ‘Choice’, ‘Competition’ and ‘Quality’
The Minister for Human Resources …