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Did ABVP attack JNU students with metal rods for continuing protests against administration?

A first-year student, reportedly from the Centre of German Studies, was caught on video being beaten repeatedly by assailants, allegedly from the ABVP

Published on 11th December 2019
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In massive move, student bodies and unions across India join hands to 'Save Public Education'

The united students' front will announce their plans officially at 2.30 pm on December 10 at New Delhi's Press Club of India

Published on 10th December 2019
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Coping with long prepositions: Where to use words and phrases like 'notwithstanding', 'under wraps' and more

What is the difference between ‘cause of’ and ‘cause for’? Most learners of English are unsure whether the word ‘cause’ is followed by the preposition ‘of’ or ‘for’. Both the prepositions can be used

Published on 7th December 2019
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No custodial murder in our name: Women's groups slam encounter, call it ploy to shut down accountability

The AIPWA also raised another question several others are also asking, if the four men were even guilty, they were after all only suspects.  

Published on 6th December 2019
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Words of the year 2019: Oxford Dictionary names 'climate emergency', Cambridge selects 'upcycling'

The term ‘climate strike’ is synonymous with 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. She became a globally recognised climate activist for her ‘Fridays for Future’ movement

Published on 30th November 2019
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'We will not stop fighting': TN transgender activist, Grace Banu on recently passed Transgender Bill, 2019  

The Students Federation of India, Ambedkarite groups and many students organisations have extended support in protesting against the 'dispiriting Bill'

Published on 28th November 2019
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Kerala's University College student thrown out of hostel window, SFI member accused

The student Nithin Raj is under treatment at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College. The alleged attacker is a college alumnus and an SFI member

Published on 28th November 2019
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Govt has set up intelligence units to track protestors: Police tell JNUSU's Satish Chandra Yadav, family questioned

The officials who claimed to be from the Local Intelligence Unit (LIU) set up by the state government to keep track of people who have been "raising their voices" against the authorities

Published on 26th November 2019
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Govt must protect our rights: Why the Namma Pride March will oppose the new Transgender Person’s Bill 

The new bill states that the penalty for rape of people from LGBTQIA+ community will be only six months to two years

Published on 23rd November 2019
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Pakistan's Punjab police file sedition case against 17 students from Sindh University

The students accused the administration of harassing them and toying with their future by resorting to vindictive actions against them

Published on 20th November 2019
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Ramdev sticks to opinion on Periyar, says his supporters 'increase negativity' in society

The Bhim Army, an organisation of Dalit rights activists has demanded an apology from Ramdev for calling followers of Periyar “propagators of intellectual terrorism”

Published on 19th November 2019
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Need perspective of unheard voices: Film company launches paid internship for Dalit students

While academia and other professional fields have managed to open the doors at least slightly to members of marginalised communities, cinema has liked to believe that it doesn't have a caste problem  

Published on 13th November 2019
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ABVP takes up JNU cudgel, makes UGC promise Rs 6.7 crore to varsity

The UGC has reportedly promised that the said budget will be released after the completion of the necessary formalities, along with the additional budget demanded by the JNU administration

Published on 13th November 2019
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Ayodhya Verdict: Why India has taken 169 years to solve the Ayodhya land dispute

The Supreme Court is expected to deliver the final verdict on November 9, 2019 after the final hearings ended on October 16. What wil the court decide and what kind of reaction will India have?

Published on 9th November 2019
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Have more than 30 warning letters: JNUSU ex-Prez fined Rs 20k for protesting in 2018

The JNU administration also warned JNUSU ex-President Geeta Kumari "to be careful and not to get involved in such incidents in the future"

Published on 7th November 2019

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