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Simran Preet Kaur from Delhi is using embroidery to empower underprivileged women 

Pins & Needles, started by Simran Preet Kaur, helps underprivileged women battle financial troubles and illnesses in their families

Published on 13th October 2017
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How Ayush Kejriwal's Instagram posts are telling us that dark is beautiful and body shaming isn't cool

Fashion is more than just clothes. Who will explain this better than the leading designer Ayush Kejriwal who depicts his designs with his characters that challenge social evils 

Published on 13th October 2017
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#TakeAKnee: Did you know that some of the words that we use today had a different meaning when they originated?

Dr Albert P' Rayan, Professor of English at KCG College of Engineering, looks back into the history of words and phrases

Published on 10th October 2017
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OPINION: The 'like-my-daughter' reasoning is stale. Here's why safety and freedom go hand in hand for women in the BHU campus

AIPWA secretary Kavita Krishnan believes that the BHU example shows, the more protectionist the campus, the more willing it is to protect sexual harassers and silence complainants. Do you agree?

Published on 2nd October 2017
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When the fate of an entire nation lies on you, will you have the courage to take the risk? 'Queen of Hearts'  is one musical you don't want to miss

The musical by acclaimed playwright Shekinah Jacob, which will soon be performed in Chennai and Bengaluru is a historical account of Queen Esther with a contemporary twist

Published on 8th September 2017
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Mumbai-based Dhamma Wings is not only the country's first Buddhist rock band but it is also waging a war on casteism 

This group of five won't settle for anything less than peace and equality. That's why they present legends like Buddha and Ambedkar through their music

Published on 7th September 2017
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When Godse first met Gandhi he brought him a sack of old shoes. What Bapu did next will shock you, recalls Tushar Gandhi

On Gandhi Jayanthi, Tushar Gandhi brings us insightful tales and shades of the Mahatma that shows us how a leader of that bent of mind may still be in vogue today

Published on 2nd October 2017
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Archaic system in BHU ensures that only boys have all the fun, female residents imposed with biased rules

Petty discriminatory rules include no access to free wifi in hostel, dress code, no non-veg food on campus and no participating in protests, none of which is imposed on the male students

Published on 1st October 2017
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EDEX COVERS: Indian Photo festival is around the corner and here is something you should know 

The Indian Photo Festival promises to be a fun-filled ride for everybody and will be held across multiple venues for 18 days. Edex catches up with a few photographers who will be a part of it

Published on 17th September 2017
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AUD pushed me to quit, fail because I am queer and a dalit: Student's FB post is asking a lot of uncomfortable questions about our colleges 

After what he claims is harassment against him because he is queer and a Dalit, this student turned to Facebook to make an appeal for his case - an ostensibly last ditch attempt 

Published on 22nd September 2017
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OPINION: Do adivasi, Dalit and gay rights exist only in seminars?

Ashley Tellis talks about violence of the neoliberal Indian University for whom the woman, the Dalit or the gay or the adivasi is no more than seminar topics

Published on 25th September 2017
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School authorities forced Indian-American transgender student to dress up as a boy. Here's how she gave them solid gender awareness lessons    

The school in California didn't allow Nikki Brar to wear school's girls' uniform, use the girls' bathroom, or be called a "she". In retaliation, she and her family decided to sue the school over this

Published on 8th August 2017
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Despite getting admission, bureaucrats in Kerala stopped ST student Binesh Balan from getting funds to study abroad for four years. Here's how he finally made it to Sussex 

Kasargod's Binesh Balan is the only one from Kerala to bag the National Overseas Scholarship this year, ending a four year struggle to study at some of the world's top varsities that wanted him there

Published on 7th August 2017
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Forget being a doctor, TN's first transgender to clear 12th grade won't even get a Siddha seat because the form doesn't have the third gender listed

Tarika Banu faces another challenge — no third gender box in college admission form. And, this is despite SC's order directing the option to be present on all official forms 

 

Published on 3rd August 2017
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US Justice Department to probe Harvard's alleged discrimination against Asian American applicants 

The allegations were levelled in 2015 against the Ivy League institution by a coalition of 64 Asian-American groups, including four Indian-American organisations

Published on 3rd August 2017

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