The CEC of SFI expresses its profound grief at the sudden demise of a dalit research scholar Muthu Krishnan, who was a first year MPhil student of Centre for Historical Studies, JNU. He was a student of HCU, before coming to JNU and was active in the 'Justice for Rohith' movement.
 
Muthu belonged to a working class family from Salem in Tamil Nadu and he realized his dream of getting admission in JNU through hard work and preservation. He had to do odd jobs in order to sustain himself economically, while seeing his dreams getting crushed four consecutive times.
 
Muthu Krishnan's sad…

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Condemn the lathicharge and arrest of students & youth protesting in Kolkata against the massive scam in TET examination
Students’ Federation of India, Central Executive Committee
Democratic Youth Federation of India, Central Executive Committee
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West Bengal state committees of SFI & DYFI had jointly called for a Rajbhaban Abhijaan (rally to the Governor's Office) today demanding a corruption-free and transparent procedure in recruitment of the primary Teachers in West Bengal. The rally saw huge mobilization of students & youth from across the state despite heavy rains.
 
The TET results declared by the West Bengal Primary Education Board showed that only 1.…

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All India girls sub-committee of SFI condemns the obnoxious statement given by Maneka Gandhi, the minister of Women and child development, where she has said that the hostel timing is to protect young girls from their "hormonal outburst". She has gone a step further and said that there should be a Lakshman Rekha for girls who are staying in hostel. Her desperate attempt of sounding progressive by saying men also shouldn't step outside after evening 6, went in vain as it reflects her insensitive understanding about gender and freedom as a whole.
This is a usual patriarchal response to the incre…

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Thousands of students march in Delhi against the attacks on education, democracy & social justice; For a pro-student, pro-people NEP
Thousands of students from across the country marched today in Delhi against the attacks on education, democracy and social justice; for a pro-student, pro-people NEP. We have witnessed an unrelenting authoritarian assault on campuses and students in the past couple of years in the wake of the imposition of RSS’ agenda of Hindutva. This has also been the period of growing struggles and resistance, with student movement emerging as a catalyst in the fight against authoritarianism. However, what has gone largely unnoticed is the increasing economic attack on students. Successive central go…

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