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The Hounding of a Committed Anti-Caste Intellectual

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  Vinayakala Korvi Two genuine intellectuals, academicians and crusaders for justice and truth, from EFLU to University of Delhi…Stay strong…more power to you Hany and Jenny.   Today my close friend Jenny shared this post on Facebook:   ‘Today the Pune police entered our house at 6.30 in the morning. They said that Hany Babu …

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Social Justice in Higher Education: An Ever Receding Goal

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Hany Babu MT The letter dated 5 March 2018 from the University Grants Commission (UGC) to the higher educational institutions regarding the implementation of reservation in teaching posts has once again made it abundantly clear that those who are at the helm of affairs in the Ministry of Human Resources (MHRD) and the UGC have …

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Unequal rights: Freedom, Equality, Life, and Liberty of citizens and “others”

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  Hany Babu Introduction The way in which certain classes of people including Dalits, Adivasis, Minorities and the disabled persons are made invisible or marginalised in the mainstream discourse has been often talked about. Mainstream discourse also pays scant attention and there is hardly any public outrage when Dalit students are driven to suicides in …

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Protest March by DU Teachers for Strict Implementation of Reservation

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  DU Teachers for Strict Implementation of Reservation The SC, ST, OBC teachers of Delhi University along with various democratic organizations and individuals of the University will hold a protest demonstration in front of the Delhi University Vice Chancellor’s office on October18, 2013. The protest march will start at 2 pm from the Arts Faculty …

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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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Representation to the President: Review FYUP in Delhi University

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  Text of Representation given to the Visitor Of Delhi University, the President of India, on May 14, 2013 by the Joint Action Front for Democratic Education ~ ToShri Pranab MukherjeeVisitor, University of Delhi & President of IndiaRashtrapathi BhavanNew Delhi. May 14, 2013 The 4-Year Degree at Delhi University: Request to institute a Visitorial inquiry …

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FYUP: A critique from a Social Justice perspective

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  Hany Babu & Jenny Rowena There have been enraged debates against the proposed Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) of the Delhi University that is to be introduced from the next Academic session. A large number of teachers and students have already come out in open protest. However, the Union Ministry for HRD has come …

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“Two glass system” in a Central University: The unseen ways of caste discrimination

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Hany Babu The University of Delhi, which is the biggest central university of our country, ranked above all the other central universities, and situated in the urban space of the national capital, would, as per typical (read upper-caste, middle-class, urban) responses, not be the kind of place where there can be much relevance to caste, …