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.
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.
Prof. Abha Dev Habib talks about the resistance put by both students and teachers of Delhi University against online exams.
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.
Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU), spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the attacks on JNU campus and targeting of students from left organizations, and how this fits into a larger pattern of attacks on spaces of dissent.
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
49 renowned public figures, including artists, intellectuals and activists, had been charged with sedition for writing an open letter to the prime minister, calling for an end to the mob lynching of Dalits, Muslims and other minorities
Hundreds of youth associated with the Students’ Federation of India and the Democratic Youth Federation of India, were beaten up by the state police for participating in a protest to demand affordable education and employment
Members of the right-wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad attacked their fellow students from left-wing organizations and injured Venkatesh, a member of the Students Federation of India at Jawaharlal Nehru University
In this episode, we begin with a tribute to comrade Abhimanyu, a young activist of the left-wing Students Federation of India, and a student of Maharaja’s College in Kerala, who was martyred on July 2, 2018.
The Central University, Jammu, has been seeing a lot of conflict recently over the issue of consumption of beef with Hindu right-wing groups targeting students who consume the meat