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Pondicherry University

PU admin reduces PhD research fees, students say resistance paid off

It comes as a relief for students at the Pondicherry University, as the administration revised the PhD fee structure for the research scholars studying there

Published on 31st July 2019
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PU students withdraw hunger strike temporarily as VC promises new committee to address demands

The PU Students' Council has not called off the strike officially as they are still awaiting a circular from the VC regarding a new committee for addressing their demands

Published on 26th July 2019
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Started by Left Student Unions, now BJP backs PU students' hunger strike

"Furthermore, the exorbitant fee hike by the varsity is totally detrimental to the peaceful academic learning of the students," said the BJP in a letter to the PU Vice-Chancellor

Published on 26th July 2019
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Pondicherry University VC calls meeting with students as hunger strike continues on Day two

The Vice-Chancellor has called all students and research scholars at the varsity for a meeting regarding their demands at 3.30 pm on July 26

Published on 26th July 2019
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PU students go on indefinite hunger strike demanding free bus services, rollback of fee hike and more

The students at PU have already begun their hunger strike since July 25, and they said it will go on until their demands are accepted

Published on 25th July 2019
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What's NEXT on NMC Bill: Why are medical students burning copies of it?

The bill that was tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday allows fee regulation of 50 pc seats in private med colleges and has introduced the much-talked-about NEXT

Published on 24th July 2019
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Kerala Students' Union ends 8-day-long hunger strike after protest turns violent

KSU ended the strike as the Youth Congress, KSU protest march turned violent with the police resorting to lathi-charge and hurling tear gas shell at the protestors near the venue of the hunger strike

Published on 22nd July 2019
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West Bengal government says it has no money to give agitating primary school teachers a raise

The agitating primary teachers are also demanding revocation of the recent transfer order of 14 of their colleagues

Published on 21st July 2019
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Ten days on, TISS-Hyderabad has fallen silent as students now look to HC to intervene  

The lone student on a hunger strike faces the wrath of his peers, complains of intimidation

 

Published on 19th July 2019
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Meet Prabakaran, the lone TISS-Hyderabad student from the 'Land of Periyar' who continues to hunger strike  

Prabakaran who hails from Tamil Nadu is pursuing his second year of Masters in Public Policy and Governance  

Published on 18th July 2019
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Better health, education for women led to rapid fall in population growth in India, says First Secy in India's Mission to UN

The availability of health services in India took a giant step towards universal health coverage last September when the National Health Protection Scheme was launched 

Published on 18th July 2019
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TISS-Hyd Protests: Students file writ petition in Telangana HC to revoke campus closure  

The students have also released a statement in the form of a rebuttal to the sine-die notice, stating the events since June 26  
 

Published on 17th July 2019
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Medha Patkar, Binayak Sen 'deeply disturbed' by TISS-Hyd closure, demand campus reopen immediately

Several activists demand that administration ensure steps are taken to ensure that students from marginalized and Bahujan backgrounds have access to hostels 

Published on 16th July 2019
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I'm from the land of Periyar, will not stop hunger strike: TISS-Hyd student's moving Facebook post

Prabakaran AK, from the School of Public Policy and Governance, is one of the students on a hunger strike. Many students are continuing their strike even outside campus

 

Published on 16th July 2019
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TISS-Hyd shuts down campus indefinitely, students asked to vacate by evening  

The Institute issued a notice to the students on Monday evening after the students carried on their protests for the eight consecutive day

 

Published on 15th July 2019

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