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Tribal Youth, Students March against Conspiracy to Divide Tripura

11 September 2015
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MORE than 20,000 tribal youth and students marched through the streets of Agartala on September 10, to voice their stern warning against the divisive forces aiming at dividing Tripura. This vibrant and youthful rally organised by the Tribal Youth Federation (TYF) and the Tribal Students Union (TSU) raised the slogans of unity, peace and development of the state.

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DYFI Central Executive Committee strongly condemns the cowardly murder on M M Kalburgi, a renowned writer, ex Vice Chancellor of Hampi University and rationalist. The esteemed literary scholar M M Kalburgi was shot dead outside his home in Dharwad today, producing a wave of speculation on the identity and motive of his killers. Kalburgi died in hospital after being shot at close range by two assailants, who arrived at his doorstep at 9 am on Sunday morning.

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Police Brutality On Youth At Tuticorin.

02 April 2015
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Tuticorin and Tirunelveli districts are witnessing spate of caste killings for nearly a year. The government is a mute spectator. Several police officers played partisan role on behalf of dominant castes thus vitiating the situation still further. Despite several earlier commission of enquiries had pointed out that lack of development is root cause of all caste conflicts, the successive governments did nothing to industrialize the area. The long neglected area is a fertile ground for caste organizations.

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Draconian laws to dictate food habits are not acceptable

05 March 2015
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Maharashtra State Secretariat of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) demands that state government should take immediate steps to repeal all laws which arbitrarily restrict food customs of the people. The President has given assent to a law brought by earlier BJP-Shiv Sena government prohibiting consumption of beef. This one reinforces another law made during Congress rule in 1976 resulting in total ban on consumption of beef. In addition to Dalits and minorities, this ban adversely affects a large section of youth belonging to all communities who have acquired modern food habits.

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