Student Activist

  • Delhi minor rape: Activists protest near India Gate April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Women and student activists on Sunday converged near India Gate, which had witnessed large scale anti-rape protests in December 2012, demanding justice for the five-year-old rape survivor in the national capital. Student protesters from JNU tried to march towards India Gate but were prevented from moving closer. They staged...
  • Protests over student's death cut across party lines: Priyanka Gupta April 4, 2013

    Student activist Sudipto Gupta died in a police crackdown on a students' protest in Kolkata. The incident has seen thousands of people pour into the streets of Kolkata. The West Bengal government has been, till now, non-committal about a proper probe into the incident. To what extent will this incident...
  • Student's death was police handiwork, not govt's: Sunanda K Datta-Ray April 3, 2013

    The death of a 23-year-old SFI activist, Sudipto Gupta, has sparked a row in Kolkata. Sudipto was fatally injured allegedly by the police in a crackdown on Tuesday. The police has claimed he fell off a bus but his fellow activists allege that the police hit him on the head...