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Six-year-old Kolkata student allegedly molested by teacher, parents protest

Parents stage protests after news of a student being molested by a teacher from the school

Published on 9th October 2018
Career path for marginalized people

This Kolkata-based organisation is helping marginalised youth including victims of trafficking find a career path

Enrolled candidates are led through a process of blended learning, mentoring using innovative methods of teaching and it's also assured that they get placed and perform well at their job

Published on 4th October 2018
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How Kolkata NGO Sanlaap is ensuring girls saved from prostitution are rehabilitated with great jobs

This Kolkata NGO has rescued and rehabilitated over 10,000 girls from at-risk situations, ensuring they all have good jobs and a place to call their own 

Published on 26th September 2018
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Kolkata Police sets up 'May I Help You' booths to help students

In a post put up on its Facebook page, Kolkata Police has said school children will always be a priority and asked students and guardians to not hesitate to call up the helpline numbers

Published on 13th September 2018
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This Kolkata cafe is entirely run by teens living with HIV. How's that for positivity?

Cafe Positive is an enterprise operated and maintained by ten youngsters who are HIV positive and it encourages conversations and add — to help change the mindset

Published on 12th September 2018
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Students and youth are the future of the country: West Bengal CM

August 28 is the foundation day of the Trinamool Chhatra Parishad(TMCP), the student wing of Trinamool Congress

Published on 28th August 2018
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This IIMC Kottayam student from Kolkata narrates her tale of being rescued in a boat during the floods

When Bidushi Das came down to Kerala, she never knew that a life-changing experience was waiting for her there

Published on 23rd August 2018
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How Kolkata's Reading Right is getting people to fall in love with newspapers again

This MBA graduate's organisation conducts professional classes on how to read newspapers and got a nod from the Government of Andhra Pradesh

Published on 18th August 2018
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Presidency College students in Kolkata intensify protest demanding accommodation in the Hindu hostel

The Hindu hostel was built in 1886 primarily for Hindu students of Presidency College but is now open to all religions

Published on 6th August 2018
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This Kolkata School just got their students to run a Food ATM to feed hungry kids!

The students from each class section are tasked with filling up a fridge with food and after school, underprivileged children aged 5-15 come and take food packets and enjoy the experience

Published on 23rd July 2018
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After Jadavpur sit-in, students of Presidency University in Kolkata protest over hike in counselling fee

The students of Presidency University in Kolkata have been on a sit-in over the hike of counselling fee from Rs 100 to Rs 500

Published on 13th July 2018
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This 20-year-old from Kolkata is behind the viral and cute Instagram account 'Shreya doodles'  

Shreya's humour is singularly hers. With simple drawings that often depict cats, dogs or humans — every comic strip delivers a punchline that is either funny, sarcastic or both

Published on 22nd June 2018
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Kolkata set to host transgender literary meet in July

Five writers, from different walk of life, have expressed their willingness in participating in the event

Published on 19th June 2018
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Young Kolkata hugs it out: Moral policing does not define my city, say the protestors 

Many protesters felt the incident brought a bad name to the city, which otherwise has welcomed people from across the world with an ounce of moral policing 

Published on 3rd May 2018
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Protesters throng outside Kolkata's Dumdum Metro Station after couple attacked for being 'too close'

The young couple was reportedly bombarded with embarrassing questions followed by punches, kicks, and slaps by an unidentified group of elderly men

Published on 2nd May 2018

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