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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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Casteism in recruitment by CSRL, Delhi, at IIT Roorkee

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   Ambedkar Periyar Phule Study Circle – IIT Roorkee Publicly calling out Centre for Social Responsibility & Leadership, Delhi, for violating Article 15 & 17 of the Constitution and practising CASTEISM at IITR   IIT Roorkee removed ‘Category’ from the institute generated resume last year after its casteist practices were questioned. This year an NGO called …

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SC/ST Faculty in NIT Warangal Agitate against Biased Recruitment

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  Round Table India The following letter is a representation to the Union Minister of Human Resources Development on the 30-01-2016, from an observer who witnessed the situtation of the SC/ST Faculty at NIT, Warangal:  To The Honourable Minister,Ministry of Human Resources and Development, GOI, Respected Madam, This is to bring to your notice that the SC/ST …

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Stop The Undermining Of Reservations

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  An Open Letter on the recent recruitment at Goa University  [Via Amita Kanekar] This open letter is intended to express our concern at the improper implementation of the national policy of reservations at Goa University (GU). In June 2014 it was reported that there had been serious violations of the system of reservations in …

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Oppose the modalities of reservation adopted by Delhi University

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  Balancing Interests: Two reasons to oppose the current modalities of reservation adopted by Delhi University Hany Babu M.T. Delhi University teachers are witnessing a peculiar phase. On the one hand, a large number of teachers who have been relegated to the status of “adhoc teachers” for years on end see some glimmer of hope …

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Slips between the cup and the lip: The sorry state of reservation in Central Universities

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  Hany Babu M.T. A massive recruitment exercise is just about to get under way at the University of Delhi. The University has recently advertized for 665 teaching positions with the break up as follows: Professor: 99, Associate Professor: 206, and Assistant Professor: 360. This round of recruitment, however, raises a grave concern with respect …

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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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Condemn this Ram’s Rajya: Dalit-Bahujan Scholars, University of Hyderabad

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  Dalit-Bahujan Scholars The Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad, Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy has signed and forwarded the “expert” recommendations – that tacitly fiddles with the existing norms governing the recruitment and promotion policies of faculty in the Department of Communication, S.N. School – to the UGC. These suggestions, when passed by the UGC and if …