Category Archives: Education Sector

A Constructive Interaction:  Women Construction Workers from America discuss Common Issues with Women Workers in Chennai

“Why are no women workers working on the Metrorail Construction sites?” was the query with which a group of women construction workers from the US started a discussion with women workers from Chennai. A group of 12 women construction workers … Continue reading

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Institutional Independence is the Safe Guard against Crony Capitalism: Prof Babu Mathew

“Crony Capitalism, is the real anti-national act; Expressing dissent is not” began Prof Babu Mathew, who was speaking at the 10th Tarakeshwar Chakraborthi Endowment Lecture 2016. “It is like a day light robbery and don’t think of just Vijay Mallya, … Continue reading

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Education Sector gets scant support in Budget 2016

The announcement of the Union Budget 2016, like all budgets before, was an opportunity for the country and its government to have a conversation about the priorities of the state. An increase in social sector spending was widely trumpeted but … Continue reading

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தொழிலாளர் வர்க்கத்திற்கும் மாணவர் இயக்கங்களுக்கும் இடையே ஒற்றுமை சாத்தியமா?

மொழி பெயர்ப்பு : சாரு நிவேதா தொழிலாளர் வர்க்க இயக்கங்களும், மாணவர் இயக்கங்களும் கடு;ம் நெருக்கடியில் உள்ளன. ‘மேக் இன் இந்தியா’ வைச் சார்ந்த வளர்ச்சி திட்டங்களும், அதற்கான தொழிலாளர் சட்ட சீர்திருத்த நடவடிக்கைகளும் தொழிலாளர்களின் அடிப்படை உரிமைகளை பரித்து வரும் நிலையில் தங்கள் மீதான தாக்குதல்களை எதிர்த்து தொழிலாளர்கள் ஒருங்கிணைவது கடினமாகி வருகிறது. ஆர்.எஸ்.எஸ் … Continue reading

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The student movement and working class struggle : Is an alliance possible?

Both the working class  movement and students movement in India are under siege. Campaigns like Make in India and the closely associated labour law reforms are  taking away the basic rights of the workers, making it exceedingly difficult for them … Continue reading

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Recolonization Circle is closing faster! – New Education Policy and National Sovereignty

NEW EDUCATION POLICY UMPIRED BY WTO-GATS AND RSS IS A DEATH KNELL TO OUR NATION’S SOVEREIGNTY article from Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle, IITM. (you can reach them on their facebook page) Our Nation’s whole education sector is under severe irrecoverable … Continue reading

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