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Protests over caste discrimination allegations at KR Narayanan Film Institute reach International Film Festival of Kerala    

The students' protest also reached the International Film Festival of Kerala on December 12 with many artists and celebrities joining them

Published on 19th December 2022

Students of Kerala's KR Narayanan film institute protest against caste bias, antagonism

Support has been pouring in for protesters, and no concrete efforts have been forthcoming from authorities; a three-member panel to study the issue is to visit the institute today

Published on 17th December 2022

Caste discrimnation ensues against cook in Karnataka gov't school, protests held

SDMC chairman did not allow the students to eat the food prepared by the head cook and pressured the headmaster to bring food from outside

Published on 16th December 2022

KR Narayanan Institute protest: Kerala Education Minister R Bindu holds talks with protesting students

Caste discrimination allegations have been levied against the institute director, among other accusations. Here's the update

Published on 7th December 2022

Kerala: Caste discrimination allegation against KR Narayanan institute director, students stage protest

The Director allegedly forced the institute's sanitation workers to do domestic labour and denied admission to a Dalit student

Published on 6th December 2022

Brown University adds caste to non-discrimination policy

Officials noted a rise in caste discrimination on college and university campuses across the country as the South Asian population in the US has seen an increase

Published on 3rd December 2022

Telangana gov't hospital creates history, welcomes first trans doctors to join gov't services

The two doctors joined the state-run Osmania General Hospital (OGH) as medical officers recently

Published on 1st December 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: How do oximeters exacerbate the issue of racial bias in medicine?

According to the US FDA, oximeters are likely to show false high oxygen saturation levels in the blood of people with darker skin tones. What impact does this have?

Published on 5th November 2022

IIIT Allahabad: PhD scholar alleges harassment, discrimination at the hands of faculty

Sarthak Sengupta says that he has been trying to obtain a PhD degree, but has been constantly denied the same for the last six months

Published on 29th October 2022

Coach Calling: Unlearning discrimination in the light of the clash between Nigerian and Indian students

We can definitely UNLEARN it and RE-LEARN one-ness, which will not only make our lives wholesome, but truly humane

Published on 25th October 2022

NIT Trichy students meet administration; draw out a compromise on girls' hostel timings issue

A relaxation of 15 minutes has been granted to the roll call timings for girl students and the administration is planning on digitising the procedures in place to get permission to leave the hostel

Published on 18th October 2022

Probe begins at Tamil Nadu school where Class X students allegedly faced caste discrimination 

There are several students from the Scheduled Caste category in the school and the complaints stated that most of these students faced abuse and caste slurs

Published on 5th October 2022

PwD medical aspirants, disability certificates and discrimination: Activists, students speak up

Dr Satendra Singh claims that there are only 15 centres all over India that test the disability. He cites this as discrimination because "why only few test centres for PwDs?" he questions

Published on 20th September 2022

Pachaiyappa's College: Faculty member suspended following allegations of caste discrimination were found to be true

Previously, in 2016, the same teacher had received a warning from the college for her behaviour towards a colleague from a minority community

Published on 26th August 2022

National Commission for Scheduled Castes takes note of instances of discrimination during midday meals in Rajasthan

He also referred to the Jalore incident, where a nine-year-old Dalit boy at a private school was thrashed by his teacher for allegedly touching a water pot, and he called it unfortunate

Published on 22nd August 2022

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