Keeping Higher Education Free and Alive in Gujarat

Keeping Higher Education Free and Alive in Gujarat

ICF speaks to Ghanshyam Shah For the last two years, Indian education has become something of a battlefield. Appointments are made based on the sole qualification of loyalty to the government (read Hindutva) ideology. Debate, dissent and freedom of expression are suppressed on campuses around the country.  Texts are banned through coercion by individuals and…

JNU Students on Indefinite Hunger Strike

JNU Students on Indefinite Hunger Strike

Photographs: V. Arun Kumar Twenty students from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, including students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar, have sat on an indefinite hunger strike starting April 27, in protest against the actions of the High-Level Enquiry Committee (HLEC), and demanding that punitive action be revoked. The enquiry committee on April 25 fined Kumar Rs. 10,000…