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Kanimozhi slams IIT Madras in Parliament for 'protecting' professors named in Fathima's suicide case

The politician pointed out that there had been 72 registered cases of caste discrimination in IITs  and lambasted the TN Police as well as the government for not taking any quick action

Published on 18th November 2019

Two IIT Madras students go on hunger strike, demand internal probe into Fathima's suicide

The students also demanded that the administration cooperate with Fathima's family and the police and conduct proper investigation into the conduct of the faculty  

 

Published on 18th November 2019

AISA to protest against IIT Madras student Fathima's suicide at MHRD

The students of IIT Madras also held a protest on campus to demand an investigation into the suicide of Fathima Latheef, the first-year Master's student who committed suicide a few days ago

Published on 16th November 2019

Fathima had written lots which we haven't released yet: IIT Madras student's sister on how she got the evidence  

Ayesha Latheef, Fathima's twin sister was the one to find the student's phone — the screenshots of which have been going viral over the last few days — but how did she get it off the phone?

Published on 15th November 2019

Social media trolling is demoralising everyone: IIT Madras responds to #JusticeForFathima storm

Speaking up in the face of mounting pressure from netizens and the general public, the institute said that they were hopeful that the police investigation would yield some answers

Published on 15th November 2019

IITM students issue statement, demand Rohith Act, SC/ST/OBC cell on campus  

The students made six demands in their statement to the administration, the first of which was a request to the IITM authorities and the Tamil Nadu police to conduct a fair investigation 

 

Published on 15th November 2019
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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

Published on 14th November 2019

Institute only for Sanatan Hindus: BHU students protest Muslim professor's appointment to Sanskrit department

After Firoz Khan was appointed through the proper channels, students staged a sit-in protest for the entire day and asked for the appountment to be repealed immediately — but to no avail yet

Published on 8th November 2019

We teach Dharma Vigyan not just Sanskrit: BHU professor on why students don't want Muslim guru

Research scholars and students of the department started a sit-in protest at Holkar Bhawan near the Vice-Chancellor's residence on the varsity campus from Thursday

Published on 8th November 2019

At 68, HIV+ transgender activist Noori Saleem is 'amma' to 45 children with HIV. This is her inspiring story

Noori has fought two of society’s biggest taboos – being a transgender person and HIV/AIDS – to spread awareness and become a mother to 45 HIV positive children

Published on 30th October 2019

TN Government asks schools, colleges to stop Hindu groups forming anti-love jihad units on campus

The government directed the school department to keep a watch over schools and colleges that could be violating guidelines by patronising such activities on campus  

 

Published on 23rd October 2019

Peshawar High Court nationalises 220-year-old Edwardes College to uplift educational standard

A division bench of the court comprising of Justices Qaisar Rashed Khan and Ahmad Ali heard a number of petitions moved by the Bishop, Vice-Principal and the provincial government 

Published on 23rd October 2019

Take permission to visit PSR, JNU tells students: JNUSU to hold all-night vigil today

The recent lockdown of the social spaces like PSR is a larger ploy of the RSS-ABVP-BJP of turning universities into an isolated space where there is no place for critical learning, said the students

Published on 19th October 2019

Called Dalit Elite for using lipstick: How years of casteism pushed AUD PhD scholar to call the cop

Preeti* said that her classmate has consistently run a campaign against her and has 'maligned her image by saying that she misuses her caste identity  

 

Published on 18th October 2019

We need to break gender stereotypes right from playschool: NCERT

The guidelines also have recommendations for playschools to ensure careful inclusion of children with disabilities

Published on 17th October 2019

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