Notice to JNU’s social exclusion centre forged, says UGC. Is there more to it?

Mar 22, 2017 12:18 PM IST India is celebrating BR Ambedkar’s birth centenary this year with fanfare. Yet, the few spaces dedicated to study his vast contribution to making of a modern India continue to feel threatened. On March 15, the Jawaharlal Nehru University registrar received a letter — No. F-24-1/2017/ (CU) dated March 6 — regarding the closure of the schemes for the study … Continue reading Notice to JNU’s social exclusion centre forged, says UGC. Is there more to it?

Hansal Mehta presents : Reach For The Stars – Rohith Vemula’s Last Words

  Rohith Vemula’s last words. An important document of our times. The first in a series of monologues. We are currently in a time where showcasing myself as a filmmaker is irrelevant. The freedoms and rights guaranteed by our constitution are being taken away from us by polarising forces. Rohith’s letters express the anguish of a nation at the threshold of revolt against these forces. … Continue reading Hansal Mehta presents : Reach For The Stars – Rohith Vemula’s Last Words

They say cut back, we say fight back: #OccupyUGC – Nikita Azad

A huge number of students sitting outside UGC office, protesting against UGC’s decision to scrap away non-NET fellowship were brutally lathicharged and detained today, by a dictatorial force of Delhi Police, and CRPF. Around 15 students have been injured severely, including JNUSU’s president Kanhaiya Kumar. The torture did not stop there itself, but continued inside the bus, disobeying all custodian laws. Women students were beaten … Continue reading They say cut back, we say fight back: #OccupyUGC – Nikita Azad

Statement of outrage against police crackdown on students at #Occupy UGC: Faculty Feminist Collective, JNU

The Faculty Feminist Collective of JNU stands in solidarity with the students protesting the revocation/review of the UGC non-NET fellowship. We are outraged at the brutal police action against students gathered in a protest demonstration since yesterday, without a single convincing response from the UGC or the MHRD that could allay the anxieties of thousands of students across India that the non-NET fellowship will not … Continue reading Statement of outrage against police crackdown on students at #Occupy UGC: Faculty Feminist Collective, JNU