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Teachers and students in India unite against New Education Policy

Experts point out that the new policy will convert education into a commodity and deprive the socially and economically underprivileged students of education.

Indian youth organization called for nationwide mobilization against unemployment

At an All-India convention on Right to Employment, the Democratic Youth Federation of India, has given a call for militant agitations in February 2020

100 DAYS OF SIEGE IN KASHMIR 100 days of siege in Kashmir

Fear and political uncertainty have gripped the entire state, but people are determined to resist the state repression.

Honda workers strike enters ninth day in Haryana

Nearly 2500 workers are protesting against the administration since November 5, demanding retrenchment of over 400 contractual workers who were laid off

Police violence and water cannons fail to dampen JNU students’ spirit against fee hike

With the slogan, ‘No Convocation without Affordable Education’, the students demanded the withdrawal of a draft hostel manual, which imposes a 1000 per cent fee hike.

whatsapp hack What is the Indian IT minister hiding on WhatsApp Hack?

Instead of ordering a criminal investigation into the hacking of WhatsApp platform and citizens’ smartphones, the Indian IT minister Ravishankar Prasad is hiding behind the plea that ‘others did it first’

West Bengal teachers Primary school teachers in India demand salary hike

The protest started on the morning of Wednesday, November 6, and continued through the night until Thursday morning. The protesters demanded that the education minister of West Bengal fulfill his promise regarding the salary hike

Telangana transport workers Telangana transport workers Telangana government attempts to repress transport workers’ protest

On November 9, protesting workers were denied permission to assemble in Telangana state capital Hyderabad. Heavy police force and tear gas canisters were used to curb the protest, injuring several workers

#FeesMustFall, JNU protest against fee hike #FeesMustFall, India’s JNU reverberates

Hostel fees has been increased by more than 999% from 2700/- (38.20USD) to a whopping 30,100/- (425.88USD) annually (excluding monthly mess bill and newly introduced electricity and water charges).

Protests break out in Kashmir during visit of right-wing European delegation

The delegation of Members of European Parliament comprises representatives of far-right wing parties which are known for their Islamophobic and anti-migrant stances

parvez imroz kashmir Kashmir at unprecedented juncture

Activist Parvez Imroz, who has been working on the human rights-related issued for more than 30 years now, is in conversation with Gautam Navlakha.

India’s RCEP Dilemma: Is There a Way Out?

India’s difficulty in acceding to the mega regional free trade agreement, RCEP, currently being negotiated among 16 Asia-Pacific nations, is reflective of a deep malaise in not just its trade policy but also domestic economy.

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