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DMK leader Stalin asks NaMo to rethink 'creamy layer' revision, stop All India Quota in medical education

Stalin, in his letter, reiterated a point that various OBC groups and activists have raised - that reservation is based on social and educational backwardness, not economic backwardness

Published on 8th July 2020
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Why RTE experts believe the World Bank’s STARS programme will damage India’s grassroots school education system

The World Bank approved $500 million for the STARS programme to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states. But education activists are against the programme

Published on 2nd July 2020
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How red tape, apathy and law loopholes have deprived thousands of OBC candidates constitutionally mandated reservation in medical colleges

Several MPs, students, activists, welfare groups, faculty members have come out to demand the proper implementation of the OBC quota. But how was it overlooked for so long?

for so long?

Published on 21st June 2020
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With NEET 2020 likely to be postponed or cancelled, anti-NEET voices call for its permanent ouster

 

Over the years, activists, politicians, educationists alike have continued to consistently express their disapproval of the exam and criticised it of being exclusionary and discriminatory 

Published on 25th June 2020
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Why these Kerala politicians posting photos of distributing TVs to kids for online classes is unlawful — and how they reacted!

Dhisha, a collective of young activists has written to the Education Minister and the Child Rights Commission stating the same. This is how the politicians responded to the claims

Published on 8th June 2020
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Activists feed starving monkeys on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway

After coming to know about the plight of the apes, activists of a local organisation went to the highway on Monday carrying dozens of bananas and tomatoes and fed the animals

Published on 20th April 2020
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Palathayi Child Abuse case: After absconding for a month, school teacher arrested for sexually abusing Class 4 student

The school teacher had been absconding for a month following widespread outrage from the opposition and activists over the inability of the police to arrest the accused in time

Published on 15th April 2020
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This Kerala college syllabus is getting flak for teaching students that 'Homosexuality is a character flaw'

Queer activists are calling out a value education textbook published by St Berchmans College, Changanacherry

Published on 2nd April 2020
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SFI is protesting fuel hikes but by following social distancing rules. Here's how

On March 21, around 4 Lakh SFI activists all over Kerala will take part in a social media protest against the hike in fuel prices

Published on 20th March 2020
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Karnataka government plans to start 1,000 more English medium schools from the next academic year 

There has been a lot of opposition from pro-Kannada activists for the government's initiative of starting 1,000 more English medum schools in the existing government Kannada medium schools 

Published on 30th January 2020
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Karnataka parents bury diffabled kids neck-deep in goat dung to cure them, activists come to rescue

The parents said that they had resorted to this after all else failed. Activists tried explaining why burying the children is not the solution but just a superstitious belief

Published on 26th December 2019
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Inside Delhi's CAA protests:  Does the police become more brutal during internet shutdowns?

Two protests are scheduled in the national capital, one by students and activists and the other by left parties. The two marches were to meet at Shaheed Park near ITO

Published on 19th December 2019
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Our doors are open: How Delhiites are offering refuge to Jamia students after brutal police attack

Activists, students and even common people are offering help to the students of Jamia Millia Islamia, after the police violence on Sunday

Published on 16th December 2019
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Ramdev sticks to opinion on Periyar, says his supporters 'increase negativity' in society

The Bhim Army, an organisation of Dalit rights activists has demanded an apology from Ramdev for calling followers of Periyar “propagators of intellectual terrorism”

Published on 19th November 2019
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They are active Maoists, recruited cadres: Bombay HC refuses bail to 3 activists in Bhima-Koregaon case

The police booked the three and several other activists under the provisions of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and the Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Published on 15th October 2019

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