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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

Published on 14th November 2019
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UoH Dalit students beaten up by ABVP for attending Deepavali function on campus  

When former ASA President, Samson G and others went to intervene and find out what had happened, a few ABVP members allegedly urged others to beat him from behind  

Published on 28th October 2019
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BJP leader asks Delhi High Court to link social media to Aadhaar, PAN or voter ID to stop fake news

The plea by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay has sought the relief, alleging that fake social media accounts are used to propagate "fake and paid news" during elections

Published on 23rd October 2019
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Called Dalit Elite for using lipstick: How years of casteism pushed AUD PhD scholar to call the cop

Preeti* said that her classmate has consistently run a campaign against her and has 'maligned her image by saying that she misuses her caste identity  

 

Published on 18th October 2019
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Why everyone must watch Raven, a Malayalam music video on casteism and discrimination

Raven tells us the story of a Dalit father who is searching for his son, who was abducted for living his life a certain way. We catch up with its creator

Published on 20th September 2019
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TISS Queer Collective slams transgender activist Laxmi Tripathi for 'Ram Mandir' comments

The queer students on campus claim the activist made savarna Hindutva comments and made queer students feel unsafe and threatened

Published on 18th September 2019
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This time for Dafrica: Madras Christian College to host football match between Dalit, African students  

Though racism and casteism are widely different, there is a sense of solidarity that members of both communities feel as they both survive day to day oppression  

 

Published on 12th September 2019
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DUSU elections 2019: NSUI and left parties spar over whether Mangal Pandey was a  drug addict - or not

The pamphlet from 2018 has started doing rounds in 2019 too, a little before the DUSU elections. The elections will be held on September 12

Published on 6th September 2019
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Inspired by Lalu Yadav, 22-year-old Priyanka Bharti is the youngest JNUSU President candidate

Priyanka says that her party wants to break the binary politics in JNU and fight against casteism and Brahmanism. She hails from a family where both parents are unemployed

Published on 4th September 2019
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Caste In Stone: Why caste bands in Tamil Nadu schools are just the tip of the discrimination iceberg 

Activists say that casteist teachers are primarily to blame for the perpetuation of caste in schools, powerful dominant caste leaders also have a huge stake in the school's affairs

 

Published on 18th August 2019
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The Suraj Yengde interview: People are eager to learn about Nazis, but not about caste oppression in India

Suraj Yengde is a Harvard scholar, he was also the first Dalit to get a PhD from an African University. He is in India to promote his book 'Caste Matters'

 

Published on 5th August 2019
TISS hunger strike

I'm from the land of Periyar, will not stop hunger strike: TISS-Hyd student's moving Facebook post

Prabakaran AK, from the School of Public Policy and Governance, is one of the students on a hunger strike. Many students are continuing their strike even outside campus

 

Published on 16th July 2019
10-second-long film by JNU students

This 10-second-long film by JNU students tells us what's wrong with Kiran Rao's 'Change'

The film which was released on June 26, also tells us the story of two children, a boy and a girl, who are served milk 

Published on 27th June 2019
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Payal Tadvi suicide: Why casteist slurs on Indian campuses shouldn't surprise us in 2019

The institutional murder of Payal Tadvi shows us how marginalised students have to fight caste on a day to day basis, with professors, principals, society and sometimes their own friends

Published on 30th May 2019
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What it's like to be a Muslim student in JNU: ABVP student writes hate mail about Muslims wasting water, disturbing peace during Ramzan

This is the very same hostel from which Najeeb Ahmed went missing the night after ABVP members beat him up, Muslims students say they continue to live in fear

Published on 7th May 2019

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