Protest Day – “SPEAK UP IF IT IS NOT SAFE”
Democratic Youth Federation of India, DYFI has launched a campaign for security of women working in the IT sector. This campaign was launched against the brutal murdered of Rasila Raju OP, software professional. She was murdered inside the Infosys office in Pune on January 29th. The incident has once again brought to public attention the sad state of women's safety in the information technology and BPO sector.
 
DYFI is observing 22nd February as PROTEST DAY – “SPEAK UP IF IT IS NOT SAFE”. The Central Executive Committee of SFI extends its solidarity with the ongoing st…

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Central Executive Committee of SFI welcomes the verdict of Supreme Court in the PIL filed by us in 2014 on the issue of the mushrooming of ‘unrecognized’ private engineering and medical private coaching centres in violation of Right to Education (RTE) guidelines. The Supreme Court of India directed the Central Government to put private engineering and medical entrance coaching centres on strict restrictions. The Court has also observed that considering entrance tests as the sole criterion for admissions is primarily faulty. Court has directed the central government to put in a stru…

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Union Budget: An Exercise in Self-deception! Absolute lack of commitment towards the Students and Youth of the country!
 
This year’s union budget has been presented in the backdrop of intensified economic crisis due to the disastrous demonetization, which was nothing but a ploy increase the liquidity in the banks that were on the brink of collapse due to the massively piled NPAs by the big businesses. However, finance minister in his budget has refused to even acknowledge the people’s woes caused by demonetization. Government claims that demonetization will have only short term impact and in the long run it will lead to ‘big, cleaner and real’ GDP. There is no economic rationale be…

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University Grants Commission (UGC) came with a new notification on the MPhil/PhD admission which was published in the gazette on 5th May, 2016. The disastrous impact of this notification on the social justice, autonomy and inclusive nature of the universities is in front of all of us. Jawaharlal Nehru University and Delhi University have recently authoritatively pushed this notification, overriding the impact that it will have on the students from the deprived sections. Similarly, we also have the experience of Kerala University, where the VC (appointed by the UDF government) implemented this…

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