Why SFI?

The Students’ Federation of India inherits with pride the anti-imperialist, patriotic, secular, democratic, and progressive legacy of the Indian people’s struggle for national liberation from the British colonial rule. It carries forward the heritage of the progressive student movement of our country, which has always considered itself an inseparable part of the broader struggle for social transformation. It is this legacy that the Students’ Federation of India holds aloft in its slogan of “Independence, Democracy, and Socialism!”

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SFI, and other student activists protest against Metro Fare Hike in DU

https://www.facebook.com/sfi.delhi/videos/1857945054246460/ Activists of SFI, along with AISA, and DSU today protested outside the Vishwavidalaya Metro Station (DU North Campus) demanding a roll back of the hike in fares. “There is mayhem among people because of the hike. The government has to revoke the hike. And also publicise the report of Fare Fixation Committee that recommended [...]

Govt. must choose people over profits! – SFI opposes Metro Fare Hike

On the 10th of October, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) decided to increase the fair of metro. This was the second time in six months that the DMRC has hiked fare. It was received with shock and dismay by students who commute through the metro every day to reach their respective colleges. Many students [...]

SFI expresses its solidarity to Aroh Akunth of AUD

SFI expresses its solidarity and support to Aroh Akunth, a Dalit Queer student from the School of Human Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) who has been compelled to drop his course due to blatant institutionalized discrimination and absence of any redressal forum in the institution named after crusader of social justice and human rights, Dr. [...]

SFI Stands With Protesting students of BHU

Students Federation of India extends its full support and solidarity to the students of BHU who took the streets against the incidents of molestation and completely criminal ignorance from the administration's side. Yesterday evening at 6'o clock when the incident took place the complainant rushed to the proctor, instead of giving the mental support needed [...]

SFI – DYFI Protests on S. Anitha’s suicide across Tamil Nadu

  Statement released by SFI Central Executive Committee a day before.  S. Anitha who was a petitioner against the centralized NEET examination, committed suicide yesterday. The 17 years old dalit girl Anitha, who has done exceptionally well in academics had scored 1,176 marks out of 1,200 in the plus two exams under the Tamil Nadu [...]

SFI calls for Unity of Progressive Forces in DU

  Friends, Year after year, the students of Delhi University are facing attacks by the administration and the government. It started with the attempts to dilute the academic rigour which DU was famous for - first the semester system, then the four year undergraduate program, and most recently the Choice Based Credit System. The Government [...]

SFI takes out SADDA HAQ March in DU

Braving heavy spells of rain, an enthusiastic crowd of students assembled under the banner of SFI at the Arts Faculty Gate in North Campus. More than 150 students marched from Arts Faculty via law Faculty, Ramjas and KMC asserting their demands. Students met some minor resistance from the ABVP members in Ramjas and KMC. Students from different [...]

Why Are Women Sending Sanitary Pads To Arun Jaitley? | Anuradha Kumari

In the recent budget of Modi government, sanitary pads are considered as luxury items and taxed accordingly, despite their obvious necessity for a healthy life of women. Access to feminine hygiene products encompasses a number of public health issues, and truly is a matter of social justice. It is this inevitable nature of periods, coupled [...]

Corruption, Nepotism and Violation of All Norms by VC in JNU Faculty Appointments

  Friends, One important reason for the stature which JNU enjoys today is the non-compromising attitude which the University has shown over decades in appointing the best of different fields as faculty members. But in the most corrupt and criminal manner, that legacy is being overturn by the current Vice Chancellor and his cronies. SFI [...]