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On Friendship day, lawyer asks DU students to find circulars on exam cancellations. His inbox gets flooded before hearing

Akash Sinha and Saket Shubham are representing the Delhi University students in their petition against the online open-book examinations

Published on 3rd August 2020
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AMU's female students claim they were harassed, cajoled 'off the books' into vacating hostels, amidst rising COVID numbers

Thee students claim the university is not making any formal announcements but is ‘informally’ pushing them to leave

Published on 30th July 2020
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Protecting yourself is a right: This NGO is using colouring books to teach children to stave off abuse during lockdown 

Nirmal Initiative is making Child Protection Kits for children to learn about sexual abuse, caste discrimination, COVID protection 

 

Published on 28th July 2020
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I am my own inspiration: How Malayalam rapper Vedan became the ‘Voice of the Voiceless’

Vedan’s song talks about the rights of the oppressed, casteist and religious divides, slaves and lords, land and labour, justice and betrayal and the power of a single spark

Published on 28th July 2020
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Owing to lack of equipment and scribes, 200 blind DU students cannot appear for Online Open Book Exams

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday heard a petition challenging the examination on grounds of discrimination towards differently-abled students

Published on 28th July 2020
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Delhi High Court declines to entertain plea for dance courses at Delhi University

The court also said the starting of any new course would involve the drafting of a syllabus, engagement of faculty and various other steps in which a varsity is best qualified to decide and not courts

Published on 28th July 2020
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The Pa Ranjith interview: On women empowerment, a transgender actor’s question that haunts him and being a Beyonce fan

We spoke to Director Pa Ranjith about his new platform that offers workshops and employment opportunities to aspiring women and transgender filmmakers and why he thinks this is crucial

Published on 25th July 2020
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Teenagers, all the questions you were uncomfortable to ask are answered on TeenBook. Check it out

Started by two mothers, TeenBook's portal offers to talk about various topics that concern teenagers in a friendly and colloquial manner and allows them to contribute as well. Check it out now

Published on 25th 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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Why we must change our attitudes to change the way we diss people about their physical appearance

With Fair and Lovely changing its name to Glow and Lovely, The Coach tell us how just changing the name doesn't help but an attitude shift is the only way to stop discrimination based on colour

Published on 11th July 2020
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Online entrance exams will worsen already dismal representation of marginalised students: Ambedkarite student groups write to MHRD, UG

The lack of internet connectivity and electronic gadgets has long been an issue that students have brought up ever since the lockdown was announced

Published on 10th July 2020
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SC refuses to hear plea on deferment of school fees, asks parents to approach HC

The plea also sought that the Centre and all states be asked to direct the private unaided/aided schools to only charge the proportionate fees based on actual expenditure

Published on 10th July 2020
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This Ahmedabad auto driver gets his daughter a no-religion, no-caste school-leaving certificate

Rajveer fought relentlessly so that his 13-year-old daughter's school paid heed and she received the certificate which left the religion and caste columns blank

Published on 8th 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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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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