The two suspended faculty members of University of Hyderabad (UoH) on Tuesday launched an indefinite hunger strike protesting against their suspension by the varsity on the ground that they had been detained by police for more than 48 hours in March this year.
The hill-based tribal students’ organisations encompassing the federating units of the three students’ apex bodies laud the Manipur Tribal Forum Delhi (MTFD) leaders and protesters for their sacrifices and unflinching support in the effort to achieve the desired goal of the tribals, the union said.
We would not like to give our solution to Nepal as it has to come from their communities and within the frame work of its constitution but unless Nepalese parties understand the whole issue of Dalits and their participation…
Overall IMR in Gujarat is 36 (2013), slightly better than the national average of 40, but way behind Kerala’s 12. IMR among the tribal population of Gujarat, based on 2005 figures, is 86, much much worse than Kerala’s!
The trio, who had been working for various Spanish media around the time of their disappearance, were last seen in July 2015 in the northwestern city of Aleppo where they had been reporting on fighting.
‘ On Mother’s Day, we celebrate those who are the first to welcome us into the world. Performing the most important work there is, mothers — biological, foster, or adoptive — are our first role models and earliest motivators. They balance enormous responsibilities and shape who we become as adults, their lessons guiding us throughout life.
Dear Jisha, I never knew you, nor did you know me.
You were probably a “usual” student, pursuing your studies, dreaming of a better future for yourself and your country. You were probably someone like Rohith Vemula, who dreamed of stars and skies. I learnt that you were a Law student, but I regret to tell you that the Law of this country fails us miserably.
Social groups have asked for judicial enquiry into the gruesome rape and murder, even as police has not revealed the statements of Jisha’s close of kin including her mother and estranged father, Papu.
Two groups of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students are sitting on an indefinite hunger strike in protest against the punishments awarded by the university in connection with the controversial 9 February event.
While five protesting students are from Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), 20 others including JNU students union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar belong to different groups.
Entering Masjids just to fulfil obligatory duties on time, and using it as a place of spiritual guidance and having a peaceful, unrestricted rapport with your Lord are two different things. And for most Masjids in Kerala, the first is what they assume doing it like God wanted. For most of these Masjids do not give a warm and clean welcome to the female gender seeking a place to get closer to God. While most of the woman’s sections are sidelined right next to a stinky, dry, and piss filled wash rooms, the main prayer area itself looks like the shady streets we avoid at all times. Filled with dust, with no basic electricity or sometimes-even directions to the Qibla, the male elite expects women to be satisfied with no complaints whatsoever that they are being given entry into their sacred places.