Watch: Student leaders welcomed with slogans

The meeting titled “Student-Youth Assembly Against Discrimination” was organised by SFI AISF AISA PSF CHHATRABHARATI AIDSO RYA AIYF DYFI and saw overwhelming response from Mumbaikars despite attempts to scuttle it. Venue: Adarsh Vidyalay Hall, near TIlak Nagar Station (E), Mumbai Camera: Satyen K. Bordoloi Produced by: Vivek Sundara Continue reading Watch: Student leaders welcomed with slogans

Shehla Rashid: “The PM’s Answer To Every Problem – Selfie”

Published on Apr 23, 2016 The meeting titled “Student-Youth Assembly Against Discrimination” was organised by SFI AISF AISA PSF CHHATRABHARATI AIDSO RYA AIYF DYFI and saw overwhelming response from Mumbaikars despite attempts to scuttle it. Venue: Adarsh Vidyalay Hall, near TIlak Nagar Station (E), Mumbai Camera: Satyen K. Bordoloi Produced by: Vivek Sundara Continue reading Shehla Rashid: “The PM’s Answer To Every Problem – Selfie”

Massive Rally in Mumbai – Justice for Rohith Vemula

Published on Feb 1, 2016 Nearly five thousand people gathered and marched from Byculla to CST on February 1, 2016 to protest against the central governments handling of the protests after the suicide of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula. Participating in the rally were dozens of Dalit organisations from Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra, one delegation from Hyderabad, activists and civil society, besides political parties … Continue reading Massive Rally in Mumbai – Justice for Rohith Vemula

Justice for Rohith Vemula – ‘Yalgaar’ Performs A Song in Massive Mumbai Rally

Published on Feb 1, 2016 Yalgaar is one of the many musical groups who work with the masses of Maharashtra on issues concerning them. They perform specially in poor Dalit hamlets. Here the members of the group sing while they walk in a rally for Rohith Vemula. Nearly five thousand people gathered and marched from Byculla to CST on February 1, 2016 to protest against … Continue reading Justice for Rohith Vemula – ‘Yalgaar’ Performs A Song in Massive Mumbai Rally

Mumbai Stands With JNU, Soni Sori & Rohith Vemula

  Published on Feb 23, 2016 Nearly 100 protesters gathered outside CST Station in Mumbai in solidarity with JNU Students, Soni Sori and Rohith Vemula’s struggle and faced off police double their number. The police cited some High court order saying even a silent protest was not allowed even when the protesters pointed out that they were not shouting any slogans and were distributing pamphlets … Continue reading Mumbai Stands With JNU, Soni Sori & Rohith Vemula

#DALITLIFEMATTERS SAYS MUMBAI – Mayank Saxena

1st February, 2016 a large number of people came out on the streets of Mumbai to show solidarity with Rohith Vemula. Slogans of “RSS Hosh mey aao”, “Hindutvawaadi hosh mey aao” “Gandhi key khuni hosh mey aao” echoed all through the protest rally. It was only two days back, on the 30th of February, Delhi Police had beaten up peaceful student protesters.  The anger and frustration … Continue reading #DALITLIFEMATTERS SAYS MUMBAI – Mayank Saxena

From Jogeshwari to Azad Maidan: A detour through Govandi – Rama Akhtar

I live in a Muslim ghetto in Jogeshwari (East). I am aware that this sounds jarring and may reek of stereotyping right from the first sentence since ‘Muslims’ and ‘ghettoes’ have been co-related more often than not. My house is inside a narrow by-lane seconds from the main road and across this road lies a Hindu ghetto. Since a ‘ghetto’, especially in slum areas, is … Continue reading From Jogeshwari to Azad Maidan: A detour through Govandi – Rama Akhtar