The incidents in JNU over the last few days have attracted lot of debate and attention. The Central Executive Committee of Students’ Federation of India strongly condemns the secessionist slogans raised by a section of students. Such irresponsible slogans can’t be accepted at any cost. We are against all kind of separatist tendencies. 
 
SFI has had a glorious history of struggle against the secessionist forces across the country. Hundreds of SFI activists have given the supreme sacrifice of their lives while fighting against the secessionist forces in Assam and Pu…

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The Central Executive Committee of SFI strongly condemns the HRD ministry’s decision to accept the UGC proposal allowing private deemed universities to open up to six off campuses. Public deemed universities are allowed to have more than six off campuses. It is important to positively discriminate the public deemed universities many of which are known for excellent, specialized education. Private deemed universities on the other hand have become centres of rabid commercialization. Majority of these institutes only prepare syllabus and have no mechanism to maintain and monitor the academi…

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The Central Executive Committee of Students’ Federation of India strongly condemns the racist mob violence on Tanzanian students in Bengaluru. A Tanzanian college student was attacked and stripped in Bengaluru following a road accident last week.
 
The particular incident highlights the racism which African citizens, including a large number of students, have to face in their daily lives in India. These attacks or the continuous attacks on the young men and women from the North Eastern states demands strong anti-racial discrimination legislation, along with efforts towards sensitiza…

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The students in India are on a warpath againstthe continuous onslaught on education by the NDA led central government. While a move to scrap non-NET fellowships for the researchers is being the latest, the welcoming of WTO to the sector of education is standing next in the line of attacks. An #Occupy UGC movement led by a coordination committee of different organizations and individuals is on at the headquarters of UGC in Delhi for last 45 days. The UGC’s decision taken in a full commission meeting to scrap the non-NET fellowships for the M.phil and Phd researchers studying in central un…

Read more: AIDSO-AISF-SFI Joint statement on Dec. 02 Protest Day against WTO/GATS and scraping non-NET fellowships