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Mid-Day Meals in Karnataka

Why removing onion, garlic from mid-day meals in Karnataka could lead to more school dropouts

When the taste of the food is compromised, there is often a disinterest on the part of the child in consuming this food and this can be linked to dropout rates, according to public health experts

Published on 18th March 2019
Mohammad Asim

Born with a 90 per cent disability, Mohammad Asim is fighting for his right to a fair education 

13-year-old Mohammad Asim shares his amazing story about finding strength through his disability and fighting for what is rightfully his

Published on 14th March 2019
Mugilan Missing

Haven't slept since then: One month on, how Mugilan's disappearance has affected TN's activists 

His fellow activists, SP Udayakumaran and Henri Tiphange speak about their friend, his disappearance and the theories that surround it

Published on 17th March 2019
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Why we need to rethink the law that's 'aiding' child marriage   

Social activists say that one of the main reasons children are married off is because mandatory education is only upto 14 making it easier for students to drop out

 

Published on 8th March 2019
Prakash Javdekar

Cabinet passes ordinance to restore 200-point roster, activists welcome decision

There was a lot of anticipation over whether or not the cabinet would restore the old roster system or implement the new one

Published on 7th March 2019
Aranya

The 'brown girl' interview: Aranya Johar is speaking the 'Language of Equality' in her latest poem 

Aranya's new poem 'The language of equality' was released ahead of International Women's Day, kickstarting a campaign called #PatriarchyKaPackup

Published on 8th March 2019
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#SayNoToWar: How a Pakistani man and an Indian woman are promoting a peace discourse ‚Äč

We catch up with Anas Saleem from Pakistan and Shreya M from India, who tell us how their social media handles are campaigning for peace

Published on 28th February 2019
Women Hostellers protest , Trivandrum

How the women hostellers in the College of Engineering, Trivandrum fought to get their curfew extended

The student representatives and the members of the group Azadi of CET have been fighting for this relaxation for months now

Published on 22nd February 2019
JNU Scholar Ngurang Reena

Why JNU scholar Ngurang Reena's lone fight to find justice for her 'murdered' father is inspiring

The 27-year-old is a PhD student and an activist from JNU and even stood for the JNUSU elections last year. Her father was a member of the BJP and was killed mysteriously

Published on 21st February 2019
Shehla Rashid

Can't take chances with students' lives: How Shehla Rashid has been helping Kashmiri students stay safe after Pulwama

Shehla said that right now the distress calls had subsided and there was no extraordinary situation currently. She also demanded to know why the violence instigators were not being taken to task

Published on 19th February 2019
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Kasargod killings: Local CPM leader prime suspect in Youth Congress duo murder

The state police chief has formed the special team by tapping officers from the district crime branch, district police and district police chief's special squad

Published on 19th February 2019
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North Eastern students condemn arrest of Manipuri student leader Thokchom VeeWon for sedition  

The student was picked up by the police without a warrant and continues to be held in a secret place which is a cause for concern

Published on 18th February 2019
Khushbu Sundar, Vivek Agnihotri

I did not call anyone an Urban Naxal: Vivek Agnihotri

Drawing from his own ‘bad experiences’ in Universities like the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Agnihotri said that educational institutions are ‘infested’ with the Maoist ideology today

Published on 14th February 2019
Ammi Najeeb JNU

'I feel happy to hear the whole country call me Ammi, just the way my Najeeb did'

Fatima Nafis has been fighting to find her son Najeeb Ahmed, who disappeared from JNU more than two years back. She shares her journey with us

Published on 12th February 2019
TISS researcher Dr BR Ambedkar

Here's how you can help this TISS scholar release her film BR Ambedkar Now and Then  

The TISS student has requested for 20 lakh rupees so she can finish the film she's writing on Ambedkar and she's crowdfunding to get to that mark

Published on 8th February 2019

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