Organize Protest Programs In Demand To Ensure Justice For Gudiya

 

The Central Executive Committee of SFI calls upon all its units across the nation to rise up in demand of justice for Gudiya, a school student in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh who was brutally raped and murdered on 4th July. SFI demand CBI enquiry of the entire incident to ensure speedy justice for the victim.

There were different instances in which the authorities acted in suspicious manner to protect the culprits behind this heinous crime. The custodial murder of one of the accused in the case also indicates to such foul plays.

Earlier thousands of students and citizens marched to Raj B…

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Immediate Withdrawal Of The Added Taxation On Sanitary Napkins And Ensure The Maximum Reach Of The Menstrual Protection Tools In Lowest Prices

Students Federation Of India demands the immediate withdrawal of the added taxation on sanitary napkins and ensure the maximum reach of the menstrual protection tools in lowest prices. In the recent GST of Modi government, sanitary pads are considered as luxury items and taxed accordingly, when the reality is that these are utter necessity of a woman for healthy life. In a study by AC Nielsen published in the International Research Journal of Social Sciences shows that among woman who does not use sanitary pads Reproductive Tract Infection (RTI) is 70% more common than those who have the acces…

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The Central Executive Committee of Students' Federation of India extends its full support to the ongoing agitation and relay hunger strike of the students of IIT-Bombay against the huge fees hike under various heads. Students have been boycotting classes from the third week of June as a mark of protest but administration of IIT-Bombay did not pay the heed to the protesting students. Notw students were forced to take the protest to next level and they have started a relay hunger strike.
There is a huge fee hike IIT Bombay which includes a 300% hike in hostel rent, 167% hike in gymkhana fe…

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Central Executive Committee of Students Federation of India strongly condemns the atrocious move by the UGC to scrap the exam scheduled for July, 2017 which will now happen on 19th of November. This also means that the NET exam in December won't be happening this time. This leads to a situation where under the carpet the ministry is curtailing the bi annual NET examination and making it a yearly event. The number of students qualifying NET exam every will effectively reduce to half if it is held yearly. All this is being done without any policy document of the UGC. The functioning of UGC lack…

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