Students Federation Of India

  • WB: SFI activist's father seeks CBI probe into his death April 30, 2013

    Kolkata: The father of SFI leader Sudipto Gupta on Tuesday moved the Calcutta High Court seeking a CBI probe into the death of his son, saying that a fair investigation was not possible by any state agency. The petition by Pranab Kumar Gupta also appealed that the investigation into the death...
  • Mamata heckling incident: All 6 SFI activists granted bail April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: All the six activists of the Students Federation of India (SFI), who were arrested on Monday for allegedly heckling West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and state Finance Minister Amit Mitra outside the Planning Commission office in Delhi earlier in April, have been granted bail on Rs 5000...
  • Mamata, Amit Mitra heckling incident: SFI General Secy, 5 others arrested April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday arrested the General Secretary of Students Federation of India (SFI) and five others in connection with the heckling incident during which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and state Finance Minister Amit Mitra were attacked by suspected SFI activists in Delhi as...
  • SFI apologises for heckling Mamata Banerjee, Amit Mitra April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Students Federation of India (SFI) on Wednesday apologised for the attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Finance Minister Amit Mitra in New Delhi earlier this month. The duo were heckled by SFI activists as they made their way to the Planning Commission building in...
  • WB: Arrested Left student leader chained to bed in govt hospital April 17, 2013

    Kolkata/Siliguri: Stoking controversy, a leader of CPI(M) student wing who was arrested after a clash with ruling Trinamool Congress activists, has been chained to his bed at a state-run hospital in judicial custody. The first year student, Santosh Sahani, of SFI was arrested on April 10 after a clash between...
  • TMC hand exposed in Presidency University ransack, 5 arrested April 12, 2013

    Kolkata: The battle between the Trinamool Congress and the students of the Presidency University is getting uglier. Five people including a TMC worker have been arrested for ransacking the Presidency University. The TMC has now filed a counter-complaint against the activists of Students' Federation of India in the Presidency University...
  • Live: TMC, CPM cadre clash at Presidency University April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: 3:20 pm: Even as the TMC and the Left leaders appealed for calm, there were reports of violence. TMC and CPM supporters clashed in the Presidency University in Kolkata and a few students were reportedly injured in the clashed. TMC supporters reportedly ransacked labs at the Presidency University. 2:10...
  • SFI protest outside Planning Commission was mere hooliganism: Mamata April 9, 2013

    West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra was heckled by activists of Students Federation of India (SFI) in Delhi on Tuesday as he tried to enter the Yojna Bhawan. ...
  • WB FM heckled by SFI activists in Delhi, Mamata upset April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra was heckled by activists of Students Federation of India (SFI) in Delhi on Tuesday as he tried to enter the Yojna Bhawan. SFI activists shouted slogans against him and pushed him while policemen tried to pull him out of the crowd. Upset with...
  • Scholars lash out at SFI leader's death in police custody April 7, 2013

    Kolkata: Academicians from across the country on Saturday expressed "horror" at the "brutal" police assault on students leading to the death of SFI leader Sudipta Gupta in police custody and demanded an "impartial" probe into the incident. In a statement, 45 educationists from leading institutes like Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Punjab...
  • Dead SFI leader's family 'disgusted' by Mamata's comments April 6, 2013

    Kolkata: Family members of Students Federation of India (SFI) leader Sudipto Gupta on Friday expressed disgust over West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dubbing his death in police custody as a "petty" and "small" matter, and alleged he was "murdered" by police. "This is murder. The bus driver has reportedly said...
  • SFI activist death: Family to meet WB Governor April 5, 2013

    Kolkata: The family of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta is expected to meet West Bengal Governor on Friday. Sudipto was killed after being allegedly beaten up by police during a crackdown on a SFI protest earlier this week. Citing dissatisfaction with police investigations, his family has demanded a CBI probe. The police,...
  • SFI activist died after hitting a stationary object: Kolkata Police April 4, 2013

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police on Thursday stated that the final post-mortem report of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta was yet to come out and that the initial report had shown that the 23-year-old student died due to a head injury inflicted by hitting a stationary object and then hitting a rough...
  • SFI activist's death: Partial shutdown in Kolkata April 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata is mourning the death of Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta due to alleged police brutality. There was a partial shutdown in the city on Thursday after the bandh called by the SFI. Since Thursday morning, there were roadblocks in various places across the city. A Congress...
  • Kolkata: SFI calls for a bandh to protest against activist's death April 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata is bracing for roadblocks and traffic jams after a bandh call by the Left-wing Students Federation of India (SFI) in protest against the death of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta. The students will be carrying out protests out at Hazra Modh, which is close to Chief Minister's house. A...
  • Mamata vs left: Is West Bengal caught in a cycle of endless political violence? April 3, 2013

    There have been massive protests over the death of 23-year-old Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata. Not just in Kolkata, protests are also being staged in Chennai by SFI activists. The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has also come under attack from the protesters as well...
  • News 360: Kolkata unites in grief over SFI activist's death April 3, 2013

    Apart from the SFI, prominent Left leaders, including former CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, paid homage to Sudipto Gupta, who died allegedly in police crackdown. ...
  • Era of police killing students back: Congress April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: After the death of a student activist allegedly due to a police baton charge, the Congress on Wednesday said the era of students getting killed by police was back to haunt West Bengal. "With the new government taking over, we had thought that the state will witness change. What I...
  • SFI activist death: Protests break out in Chennai, Delhi April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Protesters took to the streets in New Delhi and Chennai after a Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta was killed in Kolkata allegedly by the police during a crackdown in the city on Wednesday. The police tried to stop the demonstrators as they chanted slogans and marched...
  • SFI activist death: Don't politicise a tragedy, says O'Brien April 3, 2013

    Under pressure from opposition after the death of a Students federation of India activist, Sudipto Gupta, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee termed the episode as "unfortunate". "We should not politicise a tragedy. Chief Minister visited the family of the deceased and offered her condolences. It shows what she is...
  • Mamata calls SFI activist's death unfortunate April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Under pressure from opposition after the death of a Students Federation of India activist, Sudipto Gupta, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday termed the episode as "unfortunate", but evaded a question on whether a judicial probe would be ordered as demanded by the CPI-M. "Any death is...
  • SFI activist's death in Kolkata: Left targets Mamata April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: There have been massive protests over the death of 23-year-old Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata. Not just in Kolkata, protests are also being staged in Chennai by SFI activists, following which 20 protesters were arrested. The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has also come...
  • SFI activist's death in Kolkata: One person arrested April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: One person has been arrested in connection with the death of Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata. The person arrested is Raju Das, the driver of the bus which was used to take the demonstrators to the prison by the police. Meanwhile, West Bengal Chief Minister...
  • Kolkata: 'Dead SFI activist was hit hard on his head by policeman' April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: The death of a 23-year-old Student Federation of India activist, Sudipto Gupta, has sparked a row in Kolkata. Sudipto was fatally injured allegedly by the police during a crackdown in the city on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses say the police bundled protesters on to a bus following a mass arrest and...
  • WB: Death of SFI activist in police crackdown sparks protests April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: The death of a 23-year-old Student Federation of India activist, Sudipto Gupta, allegedly injured in a police crackdown in Kolkata, has triggered protests. The death has also yet again raised several questions over violence and law and order issues in Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal. It was a police crackdown...
  • News 360: SFI activist dies in police crackdown on protest April 3, 2013

    A worker of the Students Federation of India (SFI) died on Tuesday of injuries sustained during clashes with police. ...
  • Kolkata: SFI activist dies in police crackdown on protest April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: In a shocking instance of police brutality, a student activist belonging to the SFI lost his life after being beaten up by policemen during its crackdown on a protest. Sudipto Gupta, a student of MA at Rabindra Bharati University was admitted to hospital with severe internal hemorrhage and later...
  • JNU poll results out but no jubilation in campus September 16, 2012

    The much-awaited JNU students union election results are out. The All India Students Association (AISA) has won 3 out of 4 seats. ...
  • AISA sweeps JNU students union election results September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The All India Students Association (AISA) notched three out of four seats in the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union elections on Sunday. The top seat, that of the President, however, went to its rival Students Federation of India-JNU (SFI-JNU), a rebel faction of the CPI(M). V Lenin Kumar was...
  • JNU students union election results today September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The results of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students Union elections will be announced on Sunday. The results are expected to be mixed. Early trends have indicated a close tie between the All India Students' Association (AISA) and the Students Federation of India-JNU (SFI-JNU), a rebel group of the...