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Shelter and food for students: Mosque throws its doors open to ‘Occupy UGC’ protesters

Besides their determination, there is another strong reason for the movement’s sustenance — Mohammad Farooq, a member of the masjid committee of an adjacent mosque.

‘Occupy UGC’: Meet the protesters

The Indian Express spoke to some students who have been camping outside the office from day one to understand what the non-NET fellowship means to them and why they continue to ‘Occupy UGC’.


Yogendra Yadav joins ‘Occupy UGC’ protesters at meeting with Smriti Irani

After the crowd gathered outside the ministry headquarters, HRD minister Smriti Irani came out to meet the students.

‘Occupy UGC’ movement intensifies after crackdown

A delegation of students met UGC officials in the evening, but were not satisfied with the response. The protesters decided to organise an indefinite gherao of the UGC office from Monday.

Students meet UGC chief, seek clarification over MHRD statement

Unsatisfied with the response, the students have decided to continue occupying the area outside the UGC.