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Statement by concerned Academics and Public Intellectuals following the Court Sentence on the EFLU Defamation case

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  [via Susie Tharu] We the undersigned wish to express our grave concern over the fact that five senior students of the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), who were raising the issue of discrimination against SC and ST students in the EFLU’s Department of German, have on 13/12/2016 been charged with defamation of a …

Gender

From Victimhood to Power: Dalit Mahila Swabhiman Yatra at Hyderabad

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  Pradnya Jadhav Dalit women’s battle to survive with dignity and security is extremely challenging. Dalit Mahila Swabhiman Yatra has been initiated by All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM) as an attempt to bring to the notice the realities of Dalit women; it is a quest for justice. It is a broad set of …

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A Round Table meeting against unlawful Rustication of Three EFLU Students

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  Students’ Forum for Justice A Round Table meeting was held today at Sundarayya Vignana Kendra, Hyderabad, to decide the demands and future course of action regarding the unlawful rustication of 3 student leaders—Mohan Dharavath, Satish Nainala and Subhash Kumar—from the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad. The students were rusticated on 6th May …

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The “Secular” Ganesha and the “Communal” Asura

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  The “Secular” Ganesha and the “Communal” Asura: From the Trenches of the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad ~ Struggle Committee, EFLU The English and Foreign Languages University has filed a criminal case (dated: 11/09/13) for which six students (four students from the SC/ST/OBC communities and two women students) have been sent summons by …

Features

Asura Week, Pride and a Few Reflections

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  Reju George Mathew Who are the Asuras? What is their relation with the Dravidas? Aren’t these some stories from the Puranas and some assumptions from the past? Let’s forget all those. But, we cannot ignore them easily when, for the past few months or years (let’s also forget the Dravidian movement and other identity …

Features

No More Student Suicides, No More Caste Discrimination, No More Dropouts

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  Forum Against Caste Discrimination in Education Acknowledging the widespread caste discrimination prevalent across the Indian campuses and in solidarity with the ongoing protest by Dalit, Adivasi and Backward caste students of the School of Germanic Studies, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, more than 200 students, teachers and professionals from across the country …

Features

The Killing Fields of Academia

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  N. Sukumar & Shailaja To those children whoIn coal mines, soot, and ash,Furnaces and masonry…….Bathe in the dust of sand, lime and cement,And carry the stinking leather from the bone mill;AndIn the modern social order—-In hotels, schools, hostelsAnd in the abode of the pseudo-religiousBecome a victim of abuse,And under the shadow ofPain, misery, vulnerability, …

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Fact Finding Report on Mudasir Kamran Mallah’s Death: Bahujan Intellectual’s Collective

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  We Demand Proctor Harish Vijra Must Be Immediately Arrested and Prosecuted A team of Bahujan Intellectual’s Collective and other forums formed a Fact Finding Team and visited the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) campus on March 5, to enquire into the suicide of a Ph.D. scholar Mudasir Kamran on March 2. This is …

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Statement in support of the struggle for justice for Mudasir Kamran

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[Via Ravi Chandran] March 11, 2013. We express our solidarity with the ongoing struggle of the students of the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad following the unfortunate suicide of Mudasir Kamran, a PhD student at the University, on March 02, 2013. We are dismayed at the insensitivity with which the University administration has handled the situations that …