The Central Executive Committee of SFI calls upon all its units across the nation to intensify it's struggles and campaigns to restore and increase the non-NET fellowships. The UGC's decision to scrap non-NET fellowships has been hold back till the next meeting followed by a strong anger raised by the students immediately . But more struggles are essential to make sure that this decision will be taken back forever. SFI has decided to observe a 'Protest Week' from 28 October to 03 November against the Modi govt scripted anti-student move using UGC.
 
The recent move of UGC cannot be seen i…

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The central Executive Committee of SFI expresses its deep concern over the increasing incidents of caste atrocities and communal polarization across various states. The situation is particularly alarming in the BJP-ruled states. In the latest incidence, Upper caste Rajputs set fire to the home of a Dalit family in Sunpedh, a village in Faridabad near the national capital Delhi, killing both the sleeping children inside aged 2 years and 9 months while their parents have suffered severe burn injuries.  
We would like to underline that these are not isolated incidents of violence, rather the…

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The central executive committee of SFI strongly condemns the latest move of the University Grants Commission (UGC) to scrap Non-NET fellowships for the researchers. SFI urge its units across the nation to be vigilant and be ready to resist any such anti-student moves. Such a move is coming at a juncture when the researchers from all the streams are demanding for an enhancement in Non-NET so that they could pursue their academic endeavour and do quality research. Higher education is already inaccessible to a large section of the society due to paucity of public investment in education and incre…

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The central executive committee of SFI expresses its deep shock and condemnation of the dastardly killing of Prof. MM Kalburgi, a left intellectual and a former Vice Chancellor of the Hampi University by the Sangh Parivar fascists at his residence in Dharwad, Karnataka on Sunday, 30th August.  The most renowned Kannada scholar, writer and a strong voice of secularism Prof. Kalburgi in no doubt was a threat to the communal agendas of saffron brigade. The attackers knocked on the door and when opened, they shot Kalburgi on the forehead and chest at point blank range. The hindutva-right wing…

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