AIDSO denounces the UGC notice mandating NET qualification for PhD entrance

StudentsPledge Dated 29.03.2024 – Strongly denouncing the UGC notice, dated 27.03.2024, mandating NET qualification for PhD entrance from the academic year 2024-25 onwards, Sourav Ghosh, General Secretary of AIDSO, stated:“We are dismayed by the UGC circular that essentially mandates the universities and higher education institutions to adopt NET score as the sole criteria for PhD interview. The government, hell bent on imposing the deplorable NEP 2020, and on submitting the interests of education and research at the feet of national and international education mafia, has chosen to ignore the persistent…

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AIDSO Demands Stringent Punishment for the Culprits in GNLU Sexual Harassment

StudentsPledge Dated 03.03.2014 – Sourav Ghosh, General Secretary, AIDSO has issued following statement to the press condemning the sexual harassment in GNLU and demanding stringent punishment for the culprits involved in the incident and the authorities who tried to hide the incident. He said, “All India Committee of AIDSO strongly condemns the incidents of sexual harassment that have recently been reported at Gujarat National Law University. It is deeply disturbing that incidents of molestation, rape, discrimination, homophobia, favoritism, suppression of voices, and lack of existence of an internal complaints committee…

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Conduct thorough investigation into the mysterious death of student at Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU); Ensure stringent punishment of the accused: AIDSO

StudentsPledge Date 01.03.2024 – Sourav Ghosh, General Secretary, AIDSO gave the following statement in response to the mysterious death of Siddharth J.S., a second-year Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry student at Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Wayanad following a gruesome incident of ragging: “On Feb 18, Siddharth was found hanging in the hostel washroom. It was learnt that Siddharth was publicly ragged, paraded naked and brutally beaten up using belts and iron rods in the hostel for three days. However, the delay on the part of the…

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AIDSO severely condemns the introduction of Ramayana & Mahabharata in history syllabus

Students Pledge Dated 24.11.2023 – In response to the recommendation of a high level NCERT panel to include Vedas, Ramayana and Mahabharata in history syllabus, Sourav Ghosh, General Secretary of AIDSO has issued the following statement: “The recommendation of the NCERT high-level panel to include the Ramayana and the Mahabharata in the history syllabus is part of an ongoing attempt to distort the scientific study of history in our country. The Ramayana and Mahabharata are epics considered as part of the Hindu pantheon. The panel has recommended these texts be…

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IIT-BHU incident: Shame on mankind, Observe ‘All India Black Day’ on 4th November

StudentsPledge News Dated 3.11.2023 – In a press statement, AIDSO General Secretary, Sourav Ghosh said: “It is very disgusting to know about the ghastly incident of molestation at gun point in the IIT BHU campus. It is highly shameful that the girl was stripped off while the whole incident was recorded and later uploaded on social media. The All India Democratic Students’ Organisation unequivocally condemns the incident, demanding immediate and effective enquiry and exemplary punishment to the culprits. The men who are involved in this incident are not the only…

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AIDSO Condemns the Recommendation of NCERT Panel to Replace ‘India’ with ‘Bharat’

StudentsPledge News Dated 26.10.2023 – Strongly condemning the recommendations of Social Science committee of the NCERT to replace ‘India’ with ‘Bharat’, Sourav Ghosh, the General Secretary of AIDSO has issued following statement to the press.He said, “The recommendation of Social Science committee of the NCERT to replace ‘India’ with ‘Bharat’ in all Social Science textbooks up to Class 12 will destroy the real spirit of education which was envisioned by renaissance thinkers and revolutionary freedom fighters of the country. When the Indian Constitution uses both the names ‘Bharat’ and ‘India’…

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AIDSO condemns the unscientific claims made in NCERT reading module “Chandrayan Utsav”

StudentsPledge News Dated 25.10.2023 – Opposing the unscientific claims made in NCERT reading module, AIDSO General Secretary, Sourav Ghosh said in a press release: NCERT has released a document, “Chandrayan Utsav”, to celebrate the success of Chandrayan mission and this document has been prescribed for school students across the country. While acknowledging the role of scientists and appreciating them for the success of Chandrayan- 2, AIDSO All India Committee expresses deep anguish at the unscientific claims made by NCERT in the module. “Chandrayan Utsav” mentions that space science is not…

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AIDSO against Combined Entrance Test for PhD Entrance

StudentsPledge Dated 12.08.2023 – In a press statement, AIDSO General Secretary, Sourav Ghosh said: “As per the recent news, NTA is going to conduct ‘Combined Entrance Test’ for PhD Entrance Examination in DU, JNU, BHU and BBAU. For past years, our education system has been witnessing numerous changes in all aspects including the examination patterns. Especially after the implementation of NEP 2020, Every year, there is a new shift from one pattern to another, which leaves the students, clueless and absolutely uncertain about their future. In this scenario, the combined…

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AIDSO Condemns the horrific Rape and Naked Parade of Two Women in Manipur

StudentsPledge Date – 21.07.2023 – Sourav Ghosh, the general secretary of AIDSO, issued the following statement to the press in reaction to the horrifying rape and naked display of two women in Manipur and the callous, inhuman attitude of the Government: “AIDSO, in its strongest words and with deep anguish, condemns the horrific incident of two women being paraded naked and gang raped by the mob in Manipur. It has been over two months since the state has witnessed unprecedented mass killings, assaults, and rapes in the name of community.…

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AIDSO Congratulates the Protesting Students as NExT Deferred under the Pressure of Students’ Movement

 Students Pledge Date 13.07.2023 – Today, in a public notice, the National Medical Commission has declared to defer the National Exit Test (NExT) until further directions from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Congratulating all the students, Doctors, Parents and others who have participated in the countrywide movement against NExT on behalf of AIDSO, Sourav Ghosh, the General Secretary of the organisation has issued the following press statement: “It’s a victory of the united students’ movement and we congratulate all who took an active part in the movement. This…

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