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As part of AISA’s nation-wide students-youth campaign against corruption, AISA along with the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Brigade organised a three day-long workshop against corruption and corporate loot in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, from 23rd to 25th May 2011. 50 delegates from different districts of Maharashtra participated in the workshop.
During the workshop, the delegates pointed out that corruption and corporate loot of our national resources had reached unprecedented levels. From land and water, to minerals and airwaves, all natural resources that belong collectively to the people of the country are being handed out …
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The question of eradicating corruption has become imperative to save the country and guarantee employment as well as basic rights to the common people. A few days back, the struggle for the Jan Lokpal Bill has added a new dimension to the movement against corruption and strengthened the aspirations of the common people to completely rid the country of corruption. It has now become the duty of each …
On the first day of the budget session of Parliament (Feb 21st), AISA held a “People’s Parliament on Education”, along with the All India Forum for Right to Education. Several noted educationists and teachers participated at this People’s Parliament, including Prof. Anil Sadgopal, Ramesh Patnaik, Dr. Soumen Chattopadhaya (JNU), Dr. Maninder Thakur (JNU), Prof. Minati Panda (JNU), Dr. V.N. Sharma, Dr. Ramesh Sarin (Satyawati College, DU) and Dr. Vikas Gupta (DU). The People’s Parliament was also addressed by Dipankar Bhattacharya, Gen, Secretary, CPI(ML).
This People’s Parliament was organized in the backdrop …
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UPA-II’s Union Budget 2010 does nothing to rein in runaway inflation – rather, it proposes to promote inflation and make sure that the lion’s share of the burden of inflation is disproportionately borne by the poor and working people. Meanwhile, the ‘Sensex salute’ that followed the Budget announcement is a testimonial tribute to the Budget’s policy of promoting privatisation and continuing with generous tax sops to the corporate sector.
While announcing a hike of more than Rs. 2.50 per litre of petrol and diesel, the FM also indicated that proposals made …