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Six reasons why SFI thinks the New Education Policy will destroy Indian Education as we know it

The SFI cited why they are opposed to the draft NEP and how the draft policy document is in contradiction the democratic, federal and secular characteristics of the very constitution of India

Published on 29th July 2019
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Even if I'm making people angry, it's ok: Pa Ranjith on controversy over Raja Raja Cholan comments

Pa Ranjith was speaking at the 'Caste Matters' book release organised by Neelam and Penguin Publications

Published on 26th July 2019
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UGC asks colleges, universities to have separate page on website for making complaints against caste discrimination

Universities and colleges were asked to ensure that no official or faculty members indulge in any kind of discrimination against any community or category of students

Published on 28th June 2019
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Officials revoke transfers orders issued to Dalit anganwadi cook whom caste Hindus protested against

Jothilakshmi, while speaking to Express said that the officials informed her that she could continue her work at Valyapatti and proper protection would be given to them

Published on 14th June 2019
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AUD campus workers fired for objecting to forced manual scavenging, students arrange solidarity protest

The students claim that the workers are being forced to enter sewers on campus and when they protested, their contracts were terminated by the University

Published on 2nd June 2019
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Less than 15 percent of medical colleges have platforms for students to file caste discrimination-based complaints

Among institutes of higher education, the highest number of ragging complaints comes from medical colleges

Published on 30th May 2019
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Maharashtra Bhim army protests outside Nair Hospital, demand enquiry into other possible instances of SC, ST harassment

On being asked about Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's plan to join the protests in support of the late Dr Payal Tadvi Kamble, he said that he was supposed to arrive by May 30

Published on 29th May 2019
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National SC Commission directs NIT, Trichy to conduct enquiry into allegations of caste discrimination against PhD student

R Deepha, a Civil Engineering PhD research student, wrote to NCSC Vice Chairman L Murugan stating she faced caste discrimination and had been asked to quit her research because of it

Published on 29th May 2019
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Payal Tadvi suicide: Medical college confirms caste harassment, police arrest all three doctors

The 23-year-old doctor's family had repeatedly requested the administration to take action against the three doctors being blamed for Payal Tadvi's death

Published on 29th May 2019
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If I withdrew discrimination complaint, my PhD would have been cleared: IIT-Kanpur scholar Subrahmanyam Saderla

IIT-Kanpur's associate professor, Subrahmanyam Saderla, has been on the news for the "caste-discrimination and institutional harassment" he has faced at his institute

Published on 13th April 2019
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Scholars, activists sign statement slamming IIT-Kanpur for trying to revoke Dalit prof's PhD — for calling out senior colleagues' casteism

A three-member committee had found that Saderla was a victim and recommended that the institute’s Board of Governors take action against the four senior professors harassing him

Published on 3rd April 2019
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Of Periyar and Plays: How Dalit folk artist Umarani's street theatre is shattering stereotypes in rural TN

M Umarani talks about fighting caste and gender bias and becoming one of the most influential folk and street theatre artists in Tamil Nadu — and how she wants to start an institute to teach her art

Published on 7th March 2018
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A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him

Published on 17th January 2019
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Why these activists want Savitribai Phule's birthday to be celebrated as Teachers' Day

 On the birth anniversary of Phule, we ask people why they think that her contribution to education in India is much more than Radhakrishnan's 

Published on 4th January 2019
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How Radhika and Raja Vemula have taken on Rohith's fight for student rights

It has been 3 years since Rohith Vemula was served a suspension notice from his hostel at UoH. That day changed everything for Vemula's family and the course of student politics in India's colleges

Published on 19th December 2018

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