STUDENT–YOUTH

All India Student-Youth March On the 109th Birth Anniversary of Bhagat Singh

Students and youth from all over the country gathered at Delhi today to March from to Parliament Street, resolving to fight to achieve the India of Bhagat Singh and Ambedkar’s dreams. Bhagat Singh’s nephew – intellectual and activist Prof

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Left Sweeps JNUSU, AISA Emerges as Third Force in DUSU

The vicious campaign by the Sangh Parivar, Modi Government and sections of the media to brand JNU as ‘anti-national’ and ‘Shut Down JNU’ received a resounding rebuff in the 2016 JNUSU elections, with the Left Unity (AISA-SFI) panel sweeping all the

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A Brief Overview of the Left Victory in JNUSU and AISA Performance in DUSU

The Left Unity panel of AISA and SFI registered a landslide victory in the JNUSU elections. Comrade Mohit Kumar Pandey of AISA was elected JNUSU President, polling 1954 votes, and defeating the nearest opponent from BAPSA by a margin of 409 votes.

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AISA’s Hunger Strike in Bihar Ends

The indefinite hunger strike begun by AISA's Bihar Unit on 24th August ended on 29th August following a meeting with the Bihar Education Minister and a one-month ultimatum issued by AISA to the Government to meet the students' demands. The

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Students demand filling of lecturer posts in Andhra Pradesh

Students pursuing their higher education in government degree and junior colleges in the Eleswaram town in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh have been experiencing severe constraints in their academic pursuits owing to shortage of lecturers. The local unit

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RYA Conference in Bihar

The 6th Bihar State RYA Conference was held in Jehanabad on 3 August. The conference was attended by over 500 delegates from over 25 districts from Bihar. As a tribute to the recent student-youth upsurge in the country, especially the clarion call of ‘

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Draft National Education Policy 2016 : Blueprint for Commercialisation and Saffronisation

The MHRD document ‘Some Inputs for Draft National Education Policy 2016’ is being challenged and protested by students all over the country, who are instead demanding an “egalitarian education system from KG to PG.” Privatisation and Fee Hikes The document promotes

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AISA’s Campaign for ‘Right to Accommodation’ Delhi University

DU unit of AISA has started a campaign to assert students’ right to accommodation in which students are being mobilized to pressurise the University administration and the government to ensure accommodation to the students who come to DU from various

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AISA Protests in Chandigarh

AISA and the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sttudents’ Union (SBSU) commenced the dharna protests for their demands on the opening day of the College situated in Sector-11, Chandigarh. In spite of the Sector-11 College being the most expensive college in Chandigarh,

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AISA Leader Assaulted by ABVP Goons in Delhi University

On 1 July 2016, AISA Delhi University unit leader Abhinav Kumar was brutally beaten up in the premises of his college, Deshbandhu college, by ABVP goons including Himanshu Bidhuri (son of BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri), Rajat Choudhary and three more ABVP cadres.

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Student Movements

ABVP Ransacks Universities in Uttarakhand The ABVP indulged in serial incidents of violence on 1 and 4 August respectively at the H N B Garhwal University and Kumaun University in Uttarakhand. ABVP – the student wing of the ruling BJP had given a

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Statewide Protests in Bihar Under the ‘Save Education- Provide Employment’ Campaign

A three day protest programme from 26 to 28 June, was organized in Bihar under the joint banner of CPI (ML), AISA and RYA as a part of the ‘Save Education- Provide Employment’ campaign. On 27 June, a protest march was called in

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