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BHU Protest

Students call Banaras Hindu University VC anti-Hindi for conducting staff interview in English

BHU spokesperson Rajesh Singh denied the allegation saying that the interview was conducted as per the prescribed norms and no one misbehaved with the candidates neither was there any favouritism

Published on 28th February 2020
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Girl's body is a mystery, keep it covered: What made DU girls sit for an indefinite strike against curfew timings

Amending the curfew timings of the girls' hostels is a long-standing demand but this is the first time that all the five hostels that house Indian students have come together to protest

Published on 27th February 2020
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Did UoH deny admission to marginalised toppers by cutting marks in the interview round?  

The ASA also claims that a student was denied admission despite being the only candidate in the reserved category and another student had topped the exam but wasn't given a seat either  

 

Published on 20th February 2020
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Shocking video of TN Forest Minister asking a tribal boy to remove his slippers gets flak online

The Minister asked the to unbuckle his shoes for him as he had to take them off to enter a shrine in the Tiger Reserve

Published on 6th February 2020
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This algorithm by Indian researchers can remove caste, race, sex bias from AI. This is how

There were ‘fair clustering’ techniques that were already prevalent but they could only incorporate one parameter. Dr Padmanabhan's FairKM can take into consideration multiple  parameters

Published on 5th February 2020
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Govt school kids in Telangana are learning about the Constitution, courtesy Symbiosis Law students

They have also conducted a legal awareness camp and survey in Modallaguda and Appareddyguda villages to identify their problems and offer solutions along with legal assistance

Published on 5th February 2020
Rohit Vemula Death Anniversary

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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Learning the English language: Here are some of the gender-sensitive usages explained

The word ‘shero’ is commonly used these days. The word ‘hero’ is used to refer to a man who is admired for his courage, outstanding achievements or noble qualities

Published on 27th January 2020
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Got a PhD from a CSIR institute? You can't get a job in some NITs. This is why

A few NITs in the country accept candidates for the faculty position, only if they have at least one degree from a CFTI. No CSIR institutes are included in the list of CFTIs

Published on 24th January 2020
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What will happen to board exam-bound Class 5, 8 students in TN if they don't get a community certificate in time?

Even though every child seems to have an Aadhaar card today, acquiring a community certificate is still a herculean task for most students in the state. But is it possible to get one before the exams?

Published on 23rd January 2020
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Why rapper Arivu's Sanda Seivom has become Chennai's protest anthem

Arivu first sang this at a protest and since it was such an easy catchy tune that people began to sing along to as well, he decided to release the song officially

Published on 16th January 2020
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MGU Dalit scholar, detained during Governor's visit, claims she is a victim of caste discrimination

Deepa Mohanan was recently arrested when the governor had visited the university. She says that she's been facing bias since 2011

Published on 14th January 2020
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Filmmakers should not recreate vengeful stories of past: Sarathkumar 

Sarathkumar stressed that cinema is more than entertainment, filmmakers also have a responsibility in sending the right message to society and youth

Published on 8th January 2020
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JNU student says Delhi Police weren't mute spectators but attacked her during #JNUViolence

Other female students have also complained of molestation and aggravated assault by the mob not just on Sunday but during the clashes on Saturday as well

Published on 6th January 2020
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Is IIT Madras practising untouchability against Adi-Dravidar residents by cutting off access to campus?

Lok Sabha MP Thol Thirumaavalavan has submitted a representation to the management accusing them of practising untouchability by blocking off the only gate providing access to the community

Published on 3rd January 2020

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