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Casteist undertones of student protests in Delhi University

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  Ambedkar Reading Group (Delhi University) On the Student Protests in the English Department, University of Delhi  A complaint letter issued by the M.A students of DU English Department demanding the removal of 3 newly appointed teachers (two of whom are from the SC and ST Categories) has now turned into a larger protest and …

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Dalit and Adivasi students prepare to fight: National Dalit and Adivasi Students’ Parliament

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Note on the National Dalit and Adivasi Students’ Parliament to be held on 9th December, 2013, Jantar Mantar, New Delhi ~ Abhay Xaxa, Prachi R Beula and Babita Negi In the words of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, education is milk of the lioness which will empower everyone who drinks it. History stands witness to the fact …

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Protest against FYUP at Jantar Mantar

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  Joint Action Front for Democratic Education A massive demonstration will be organized at Jantar Mantar on 22 June, in which teachers, students, academics, political leaders, and members of the civil society will participate. The Joint Action Front for Democratic Education is compelled to organize another demonstration. We have been conveying our concerns to the …

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A sure way to produce Dalit dropouts

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  Udit Raj & Hany Babu The article in The Hindu by Mr. Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, on the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) in the University of Delhi (Op-Ed, “Drop the rhetoric, start the debate,” June 1, 2013) raises certain important issues. The multiple exit points could become traps for …

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FYUP will cause the entire higher education system to collapse: Jenny Rowena

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  Gurinder Azad for Neel Kranti Media In the continuing series of protests against the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP) several students groups, including Students’ Union of India and UDSF of Jawaharlal Nehru University, with several activists and faculty groups demonstrated in front of the Ministry of Human Resource Development today i.e. on 11th June, …

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It’s a myth that govt wants to implement egalitarian policies: A. K. Maurya

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  Gurinder Azad for Neel Kranti Media The Joint Action Front for Democratic Education has been agitating against the new Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) introduced by the Delhi University. The Front held a public discussion on 31 May, 2013, in Delhi, at which a number of eminent teachers and intellectuals spoke against the new …

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FYUP: New Education Policy Without National Debate

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  Discussion on Friday, 31 May, 2013, at India International Centre, New Delhi. Joint Action Front for Democratic Education Delhi University is going to introduce Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) without a national debate on its merits or demerits. We believe that the education policy must be uniform in the country and should be decided …

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Delhi University is not Dinesh Singh’s jagir: Udit Raj

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  Gurinder Azad for Neel Kranti Media The Joint Action Front for Democratic Education (JAFDE), the Alliance for Social Justice (AFSJ) and other organizations called for a demonstration in front of Sonia Gandhi’s residence in New Delhi on 19th May, 2013, against Delhi University’s anti-SC/ST/OBC ‘Four Years Undergradutate Program’ (FYUP). In this demonstration, students from …