The Imposition of CCS Rules in Central Universities: Statement by JNU faculty

THIS IS A STATEMENT PREPARED BY JNU FACULTY In the wake of the protests in universities about a number of disastrous policy level changes — huge fund cuts for the University Grants Commission, state governed divestment from the higher education in the name of graded autonomy, tampering with reservation policy in both drawing up recruitment … More The Imposition of CCS Rules in Central Universities: Statement by JNU faculty

Release arrested Manipur University professors and students NOW! Appeal to Visitor

We, the undersigned academics and members of civil society, unequivocally condemn the arbitrary arrest and incarceration of six teachers and nine students of Manipur University. Six teachers and seven students have been sent to judicial custody for fifteen days, and the remaining two students for five days. The arrests have been made under sections of … More Release arrested Manipur University professors and students NOW! Appeal to Visitor

Allahabad University Vice Chancellor’s misdemeanours: Open letter to President of India

OPEN LETTER TO THE VISITOR BY FORMER OFFICE BEARERS OF ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION and ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY CONSTITUENT COLLEGES TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION To The Hon’ble Visitor, University of Allahabad, President’s Secretariat (Rashtrapati Bhawan), New Delhi Sir, On the eve of the 131st Foundation Day of the University of Allahabad, the under-noted former and serving teachers of the University … More Allahabad University Vice Chancellor’s misdemeanours: Open letter to President of India

University Teachers Forum Hyderabad Condemns the Raid at Prof Satyanarayana’s House

The following is a statement signed by 143 teachers of Hyderabad, released by the University Teachers’ Forum Hyderabad, condemning the police raid at the residence of Prof K. Satyanarayana recently. We university teachers of Hyderabad hereby strongly register our protest against the arbitrary, ill-mannered raid on the residence of Dr. K. Satyanarayana, Professor of Cultural … More University Teachers Forum Hyderabad Condemns the Raid at Prof Satyanarayana’s House

Government should not Fail Children to Cover up Education System’s ailure: A Statement

A statement by concerned organizations, teachers’ unions and academics against government proposal to amend RTE Act to scrap no detention policy and to fail children in class V and VIII. The statement was issued in New Delhi on 25 July 2018 The civil society organisations, teacher unions, and academicians working in the education sector across … More Government should not Fail Children to Cover up Education System’s ailure: A Statement

Response to Critics of AAS-in-Asia boycott: Ajantha Subramanian et al

Continuing the debate on the controversial Association of Asian Studies conference recently held in Delhi, to which Pakistani participants were denied visas by the Indian government, following which there was a call to boycott the conference. Nandini Sundar wrote an article in The Wire which we re-posted on Kafila. This is a response to that article … More Response to Critics of AAS-in-Asia boycott: Ajantha Subramanian et al

Statement of Jadavpur University Alumni Against University Decision to Scrap Entrance Examinations

Following is a statement of Jadavpur University alumni on the current controversy around the scrapping of the entrance examination by the university authorities.  There is also a Change.org petition that has been put up for those wanting to sign. Over 5075 people have signed the petition at last count. Thos who who wish to sign … More Statement of Jadavpur University Alumni Against University Decision to Scrap Entrance Examinations