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…

Read more: Resist the move to scrap Non-Net fellowships. Save research from the neo-liberal assault

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…

Read more: Condemn the Murder of Prof. MM Kalburgi, Rise Up Against Religious Nationalism

Central Executive Committee of SFI calls upon all its units to make the sept. 2nd nationwide education bandh declared along with four other left student organizations a grand success. The neoliberal policies have worsened the life of the people of all sectors over the years. The experiences of the students are also not different under the era of neoliberal attacks launched by the governments one after another. The policy thrust of centralization, commercialization and privatization has been taken forward by all the governments to serve its ruling class interest since the early 1990s ever since…

Read more: Make the Sept. 2nd Nationwide Education Bandh a Massive Success

The Central Executive Committee of SFI Congratulates Com. Nandita Narein, a Democratic Teachers Front(DTF) candidate who has been re-elected to the post of President of Delhi University teacher's union (DUTA). We express our greetings to all other members won to the executive council from the panel of DTF putting a progressive and democratic agenda forward. Above all we salute the teaching community of Delhi University for giving a thumping victory consecutively for the third time to those who showed the commitment to fight the neo-liberal agendas and all regressive reforms.
 
DTF has bee…

Read more: Congratulations To DTF And Nandita Narein For The Victory In DUTA Election