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Will take protest to Delhi if 'casteist' Ramgopal Rao Committee Report implemented: UoH student group

National President of the AIOBCSA, Kiran Kumar, also a student of UoH, said that the Government of India must immediately take necessary measures

Published on 5th July 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: 19 creative artists, 10,000 technicians and the first international 'live'

In today's #TBT, we take you back to what was the first live show that was ever broadcasted and it was as classy as it can get, with creative artists from 19 nations participating. This is what ensued

Published on 25th June 2021
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Discrimination is a strict no-no: How can we find apt solutions in schools, colleges to teach our kids better

Caste discrimination still remains a problem. The Coach tries to find apt solutions in our schools and colleges to teach our kids better

Published on 5th June 2021
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PSBB Row: Will legally defend Chennai school if TN govt does not stop goons slandering them, says Subramanian Swamy

Swamy further explained that he considers anyone who is a teacher and a knowledgeable person as a Brahmin, irrespective of what caste is attributed to him

Published on 26th May 2021
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BHU distances itself from casteist prof who commented on the competence of doctors, police assures investigation

Dr Mishra had put out a post on Facebook on May 13 stating that Indian doctors are incompetent because most of them do not become doctors for their merit but because of reservations

Published on 17th May 2021
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#EndCasteismInIIT: IIT-B students amplify voices against casteism on campus, calls for videos, statements on social media

This call comes after the recent incident at IIT Kharagpur where a professor was seen on video making casteist remarks during an online class

Published on 1st May 2021
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Author and literary translator Sara Rai to head jury for JCB Prize for Literature 2021

The panel includes designer and art historian Annapurna Garimella, author and translator Shahnaz Habib, journalist and editor Prem Panicker and writer and podcaster Amit Varma

Published on 8th April 2021
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Women's Day: Thankamma may be 84 years old with poor eyesight but that doesn't mean she's too old to finish school

The Kollam resident reentered the classroom thanks to the Navachetana programme for Scheduled Castes. Here's how she was inspired to do it

Published on 6th March 2021
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No Lockdown on Caste Atrocities: This book documents the crimes that even a social distanced pandemic could not prevent

The Dalit Human Rights Defenders Network has documented 60 of these crimes in a book titled ‘No Lockdown on Caste Atrocities: Stories of Caste Crimes during the COVID-19 Pandemic’

Published on 3rd March 2021
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Demanding Unnao victim be transferred to AIIMS Delhi, people, activists crowdfund for medical treatment

Over the last couple of years, Uttar Pradesh has found several mentions in front page headlines for caste atrocities and crimes against women

Published on 18th February 2021
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Supreme Court says young adults choosing life partners mustn't succumb to 'class honour'

Echoing B.R. Ambedkar's views the court said that the remedy for breaking caste is inter-marriage, said boys and girls choosing their life partners cannot succumb to the concept of class honour 

Published on 12th February 2021
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Meet this educator turned Dalit activist, who penned a song in Paluva language in 'The Great Indian Kitchen'

A scriptless language is popularly spoken by the Dalit Paraya caste, the song was penned by former educator and activist Mruduladevi S

Published on 10th February 2021
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Delhi's AQI in 'poor category', vehicles move through dense fog

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality of Delhi remained in the 'poor category' as forecasted

Published on 8th February 2021
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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Anthems around Ambedkarism: This duo is documenting and digitisation Maharashtra’s anti-caste songs

The reason why these songs have not found a more mainstream presence so far is because the field is dominated by upper castes, which is why the duo say they want to create this 'Bookmobile'

Published on 14th January 2021

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