Students community from the University of Chicago is in support with ongoing anti-caste students’ movement of the University of Hyderabad. Read the statement of solidarity here
Obviously, Winston Churchill was a racist who is on record for saying, “I hate Indians. They are a beastly people with a beastly religion”. Churchill hated the Indian politicians of his time with an even greater passion. To quote Churchill verbatim, Indian politicians are “charlatans, rascals, ruffians and scallywags of every stripe you can think of”.
Attention India, some RSS affiliated pages are spreading false news on-line about the tragedy at Puttingal temple in Kerala. The twitter account titled ‘Om Hindu Kranti RSS’ have tweeted that the attack is planned and executed by Muslim members of CPM. Supporting to that supreme leaders and some followers have retweeted and spreading same hateful content accusing Muslim members of left party. Meanwhile, entire people in the state are working together in the rescue operation with no difference of political and religious ideologies.
There is an urgent requirement for blood in various groups at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College for the victims of Puttingal Temple Tragedy , Kerala. Please contribute if you are around there.
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While your struggle may by for the rights of the students, to speak to express and to question to criticize or to stand against what you call as ‘fascist regime’, the student activism in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is pitched against imperialism that has not ended for the citizens of the Paradise on earth. J&K is an occupied territory, a colony of India, which happens to be ‘Your Country” not accepted by the people of my state as theirs. The first and the last point of any struggle in the state of J&K is freedom from occupation and the right to self-determination.
Three Manipuri Muslim boys were brutally beaten up at Mayang Imphal Yangbi Garden on Thursday around 4:30 pm. The shocking incident took place after these boys came out from the garden. Two of them have died and one was luckily saved but seriously injured. The two dead boys were identified as Md, Sadam, 23 (s/o Md. Basiruddin ) and Md. Farooque, 22 (s/o Md. Badaruddin) from Lilong Kaleikhong while another boy Md.Zabir,19 (s/o Abdul Hakim) of Lilong Awang Leikai was severely injured and admitted to hospital. All are students.
In an incident-packed the day at AP High Court justice Sanjaykumar slammed the university of Hyderabad for its authoritarian stand in recent happenings.
A law student who posted pro-atheism comments on facebook has been murdered, Bangladeshi police said, in the latest incident in a series of killings of secular activists and bloggers in the country.
Photo Album – Bilal Veliancode Bilal is a second-year masters student in the department of history , Hyderabad Central University Photo Courtesy – Facebook
Actor and renowned philanthropist Leonardo DiCaprio has made waves with a sizable donation to another environmental project. Following his January donation of $3.4 million to the indigenous groups of Ecuador to help them stand against oil and timber tycoons, DiCaprio has announced a donation of $1 million to ocean conservation efforts in the small African nation of Seychelles. DiCaprio has long been an advocate for environmental efforts, and has consistently used his influential media platform as means to call attention to injustices and demand for change; while many other important media figures have touted this same message, DiCaprio sets himself apart through his actions, consistently donating millions to research and conservation projects.