Protest against non-payment of salaries: Sinhgad Institutes ‘fail to keep promise’, staffers resume strike

Protest against non-payment of salaries: Sinhgad Institutes ‘fail to keep promise’, staffers resume strike

Nearly a month after teachers of the Sinhgad Institutes called off their “non co-operation” strike to protest the non-payment of salaries, the protest reared its head again. “The management of Sinhgad Institutes, which had promised to clear salary dues of over a year towards teachers, failed to meet their promise of payment by January 24,” a group of striking teachers said on Monday. They have refused to resume lectures “until full payment is received”. Meanwhile, the management has called off its popular festival — Sinhgad Karandak — an annual affair…

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Students protest demanding release of stipend and scholarship

Students protest demanding release of stipend and scholarship

NAHARLAGUN, Jun 12: Demanding immediate release of the pending scholarship money of the students, timely release of stipend and scholarship from new academic session and enhancement of the stipend amount, students under the Joint Interim Committee (JIC) for Stipend & Scholarship 2017, held a protest in front of the Director of Tribal Affairs office at Naharlagun on Monday JIC Chairman Hillang Nima said that due to pending and non-payment of stipend and scholarship amount to the students of Arunachal Pradesh, the students studying in the Capital Complex and outside the…

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Standing Rock protest: Companies attack Dakota Pipeline ruling

Standing Rock protest: Companies attack Dakota Pipeline ruling

Two firms behind a controversial oil pipeline in the US have accused the White House of political interference for failing to approve its completion. The US Army said it would not authorise the final section of the Dakota Access Pipeline to allow alternative routes to be considered. The decision is a win for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who have protested against the pipeline for months. But the next US president, Donald Trump, says he supports the project. The multi-billion, 1,200-mile (1,900 km) pipeline, crossing four states, is intended to…

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