The rods of the muscular Right wing were aimed at Aishe Ghosh’s head, but the students of JNU have pledged to fight the intimidatory, divisive and toxic politics of BJP-RSS with ‘words.
Peoples Dispatch takes a look at how the incident unfolded on Sunday evening.
Masked goons, allegedly members of the right-wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, beat up students of left-wing organizations and vandalized hostels on Sunday. The police refused to take any action
The brutal assault on those protesting the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Law takes place even as India is going through an unprecedented economic crisis
At the heart of the #FeesMustFall protests is one global problem: the cost of higher education. These protests highlight the debate as to whether education is a right or a privilege.
In a rare example of unity, the support for JNU students also came from the students of private institutions like Ashoka University and O P Jindal University who marched with their counterparts
Peoples Dispatch talk to president of New Delhi based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union, Aishe Ghosh about the struggle against fees hike.
Despite massive police violence on Monday, more than 3,000 students and teachers of the New Delhi-based Jawaharlal Nehru University marched to the Indian parliament against the hostel fee hike and demanded free education for all.
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 began on Monday after Witwatersrand University failed to fulfill its promise to let students with a particular amount of debt to seek admission and accommodation. Protests also broke out in many parts of the country over financial aid programs for students