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Hundreds protest coup in Myanmar as resistance spreads

February 05, 2021 9:16 pm

In the largest rallies since the takeover, protesters at two universities in Yangon flashed a three-fingered salute, a sign of resistance borrowed from “The Hunger Games” movies, that they adopted from anti-government protesters in Thailand.

PU syndicate to ask UGC to cancel final exams

July 14, 2020 9:54 am

This decision was unanimously made after hours of debating in the syndicate meeting.

PU student groups protest against final exams, submit memorandum to syndics

July 14, 2020 9:47 am

The students added that since no classes have been held since March 13, it is unfair to test students on a syllabus which is yet to be taught in its entirety to them.

Students are protesting because of our education, not despite it

January 20, 2020 11:17 am

It is extremely important that the larger populace understand the fundamental link between the classroom and the protest.

Pakistan: Police registers cases against organisers, participants of students march

December 02, 2019 3:51 pm

Thousands of students in 50 major cities in Pakistan held rallies on Friday demanding restoration of their unions and improvement in educational facilities.

Uttarakhand: Govt college library keeps outdated editions, students erupt in protest

July 14, 2019 9:23 pm

The agitating students also alleged that while the college was giving admission to thousands of students every year, the number of books available to them is a meager number.

Bengaluru: National Law School students protest steep tuition fee hike

July 07, 2019 11:34 am

Incidentally, the NLSIU stated that the hike was incorporated to meet the payment of salaries of the staff according to the seventh pay commission recommendations.

IISc Bengaluru students' protest enters third day over security guard's death

July 04, 2019 10:06 am

The protests held in the Faculty Hall building continue late evening for hours after which policemen from Sadashivanagara station were called in to pacify the protestors.

Gujarat: 29 people detained for protests against delay in RTE admissions

July 03, 2019 4:21 am

Parents of students awaiting admissions in the Right To Education category, 20 days after schools reopened, blocked a road after officials of the District Education Office said they were unavailable to meet them.

Noted Bangladeshi Photographer Arrested

August 07, 2018 12:28 am

Leading Bangladeshi photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam arrested allegedly for his comments in support of students’ protests