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India’s students prepare for a fresh round of struggles

Nitheesh Narayanan, Vice-President of the Students Federation of India, explains some of the key struggles ahead for the student movement in the country in the education sector and beyond

Left organizations in Delhi launch campaign to declare work as a fundamental right

Delegates from the CITU, DYFI and the SFI took the decision at the Delhi state-convention on unemployment to launch militant struggles for an urban employment guarantee act, guaranteeing 200 days of employment, at no less than Rs. 21K per month.

Massive state repression of protesters in West Bengal demanding jobs and educational opportunities

The call to mobilization given by left students and youth organizations had also expressed its support for the ongoing farmers agitation against the pro-corporate legislation

Thousands take to the streets in India protesting gang rape and murder of 19-year-old

The 19-year-old succumbed to her injuries on September 29. Protestors are condemning the attitude of the police and administration of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party led by Yogi Adityanath.

Indian students say no to exams during pandemic

The agitation was part of a four-day long campaign organized by over 30 student groups under the banner of the All India Forum To Save Public Education.

Indian government’s approach to students’ issues is exclusionary

Dipsita Dhar from of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) talks about the plight of Indian students and the demands being made by them to the government to ensure that education remains accessible to all.

“Not an inch back”- JNU students refuse to bow down to right wing violence “Not an inch back”: JNU students refuse to bow down to right wing violence

Peoples Dispatch takes a look at how the incident unfolded on Sunday evening.

Right-wing goons attack students, faculty at India’s Jawaharlal Nehru University

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

Education in India Why India needs an absolutely free public education system

In order to make all public institutions of higher learning and research absolutely free, the government has to pay hardly 1% of GDP (i.e. less than Rs 2 lakh crore or USD 30.76 billion)

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.

JNUSU elections: The battle for a progressive campus

The yearly student union elections at Jawaharlal Nehru University are a celebration of true democracy

ATW 50 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 50

In this episode, we look at the attack on left activists by right-wing students’ group in Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, the doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe and the “Stop Arming Israel” protest in the United Kingdom.