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After a saga of struggle, a court order and insult, these Dalit sisters received a laptop from the Kerala government to continue studying

Even after the court had ordered the panchayat to issue laptops, these students were allegedly insulted by the panchayat for going to court

Published on 24th July 2020
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The Martin Macwan Interview: How India can take inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement

In the backdrop of the BLM protests, removal of Confederate statues, we speak to the academic and Human Rights Activist about his letter calling for the removal of Manu’s statue from Rajasthan HC

Published on 21st July 2020
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You have money to go to court, but not to buy a laptop?: Panchayat members ask Kerala Dalit family, after court rules in their favour

Two weeks ago, the Kerala High Court had asked the Nedunkandam panchayat to issue laptops to Dalit sisters Anakha and Ardra

Published on 17th July 2020
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How Sudha Muttal overcame caste discrimination to deliver 5000 stage performances before she turned 30

At 29, Sudha Muttal has managed to deliver over 5000 performances and is changing the lives of young Dalit women in her village in rural Karnataka using the power of theatre

Published on 3rd July 2020
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Two years and a legal battle later, these Dalit sisters in Kerala will finally get laptops to study with

Anakha Babu and her sister Ardra had applied for a laptop in 2018. The Kerala High Court ruled in their favour a few days back

Published on 2nd July 2020
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CUK professor moves Kerala HC after being suspended for harassing, discriminating against Dalit student

The Associate Professor was suspended after a Dalit student alleged him of discriminating her on the basis of caste and abusing her emotionally

Published on 19th June 2020
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 This Vellore-based NGO is empowering Dalit women to fight for their land-rights

Thendral Movement helps Dalit women get their own land through training programmes, counselling, documentation and legal support 

Published on 12th May 2020
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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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Implement Rohith Act, UoH's Ambedkar Students Association demands after AIIMS doctor suicide bid

The Rohith Act would enable Dalit-Adivasi students to fight against institutional discrimination, the ASA believes and pushed the MHRD to implement an Act in thsi regard soon

Published on 23rd April 2020
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MGU Dalit scholar, detained during Governor's visit, claims she is a victim of caste discrimination

Deepa Mohanan was recently arrested when the governor had visited the university. She says that she's been facing bias since 2011

Published on 14th January 2020
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The Jignesh Mevani interview: People are on the streets because of the Jamia students

Dalit leader and Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani talks to  about student uprising and the anti-NRC-CAA protests in the country

Published on 5th January 2020
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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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Need perspective of unheard voices: Film company launches paid internship for Dalit students

While academia and other professional fields have managed to open the doors at least slightly to members of marginalised communities, cinema has liked to believe that it doesn't have a caste problem  

Published on 13th November 2019
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Authorities have no Dalit perspective: Human rights activists on Walayar rape case acquittal

According to a 2018 amendment made in The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a special court was set up for the trail of Dalit and tribal communities 

Published on 1st November 2019
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UoH's Ambedkar Students Association dismisses allegations that attack victims were drunk

A mob of 60-80 people allegedly attacked two students and also a member of the Union. The victims themselves asked for a breathalyser test and claim the allegations as false

Published on 31st October 2019

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