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ME TOO: A lawyer's initiative to name academicians guilty of sexual assault brings 58 prominent names to the list, including nine from Delhi University

While the FB initiative has gained its share of supporters, several women activists have objected to the initiative that names or accuses men without substantiation or reason

Published on 25th 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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Parents clash over caste concerns during MBBS counselling, demand OC seats be kept 'reserved' and not open for SC/ST students 

Arguments, drama and a lot of caste chatter marred the first day of MBBS counselling in Tamil Nadu 

Published on 25th August 2017
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As country celebrated Ganesha, here's what happened on the first day of MBBS counselling in NEET-imposed Tamil Nadu 

 

Plenty of students who had taken a gap year and spent plenty on coaching centres managed to grab seats in the prime government colleges across Tamil Nadu 

Published on 25th August 2017
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Wondering how a 'poor, Dalit girl' like Anitha flew to Delhi and filed a case in the SC? Here's the name of the man who 'paid' for it

Several detractors and pro-NEET sections of the public have been asking this question of the Dalit girl, who committed suicide on Friday. Well, here's your answer

Published on 3rd September 2017
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Noisy tourists make their way to Bandipur and Nagarhole for holidays, forget their rule books at home 

Nagarhole, Bandipur Tiger Reserves and Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary are feeling the pressure with a rise in tourists and a fall in their respect for other living thing

Published on 1st October 2017
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Salem initiates Kailash Sathyarthi's Bharat Yatra to slay the evils of child abuse

Parents need to address the elphant in the room, shushing your child is no longer an option. The Bharat Yatra campaign aims to sensitise and create awareness as well as provide collective solutions

Published on 16th September 2017
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Facebook in trouble? Activists recording the Rohingya persecution accuse the giant of silencing their protests

Facebook in turn claims that the content is against their "community standards"

Published on 20th September 2017
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Green Man: This banker from Tamil Nadu has planted over 50 lakh trees across the country and he's just getting started

Environmentalist and activist Abdul Ghani organises workshops for students encouraging them to plant trees. In the last ten years, he has roped in more than 70 lakh students to help the cause

Published on 2nd October 2017
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WTF! From combatting eve-teasing to domestic abuse, transgender Apsara's task force to be a one-stop support system for women

She will bring together 10 high profile advisory members including lawyers, police officers and government officials to provide women with legal aid, police protection and the like

Published on 23rd August 2017
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TN won't back down: Students, activists to conduct massive anti-NEET protests as counselling kicks off on August 24

Activists in the city say they are not backing down even after Supreme Court judgement, to hold protests from tomorrow

Published on 23rd August 2017
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Pehredaar Piya Ki: After seeing a 9-yr-old boy romance an 18-yr-old woman, activists file petitions to take the show off air 

Nagasimha Rao, a child rights activist from Bengaluru, says that the show-makers have failed to reflect upon the implications it can have on impressionable minds of children

Published on 10th August 2017
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No reservation, only NEET: Why the Madras HC agreed with Nalini Chidambaram that giving state board students 85 percent reservation was discriminatory

The Madras High Court on Friday struck down the State Government's move to create 85 percent reservation for State Board syllabus students, calling it discriminatory to students of other boards. 

Published on 15th July 2017
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Meet Ankit Kawatra, the 25-year-old who just received an award from the Queen of England herself

Ankit was awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Award in the UK for his exceptional contribution to solving India's hunger crisis

Published on 8th July 2017
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks help of school heads for massive three-day sanitation drive

The cleanliness drive is an initative by the government to check the spread of diseases in the State

Published on 24th June 2017

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