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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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Kerala's First Bell virtual classes through KITE Victers channel crosses 1,000 sessions

Through the programme, 604 classes were aired through KITE Victers channel in addition to 274 Kannada medium classes and 163 Tamil medium classes telecasted through local cable networks 

Published on 26th 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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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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Study reveals classes set by ability are hitting children's self-confidence

This is according to a new substantial study, by experts from the UCL Institute of Education, Queen's University Belfast and Lancaster University, who looked at more than 9,000 12-to-13-year-olds

Published on 17th June 2020
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Unable to attend online class, a class X student in Kerala commits suicide

Hailing from a poor Scheduled Caste family, living in a very small house at Valancherry in Malappurram, the girl was a very bright student

Published on 2nd June 2020
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The lockdown has hit Dharavi's artisans making totes for Chamar Studio hard. Here's how you can help

Chamar Studio was launched by an artist Sudheer Rajbhar in 2017. It employs the artisans from the Chamar caste in Dharavi

Published on 16th May 2020
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This artist speaks about caste issues using his surreal art on Instagram. Here's why it's awesome

Known as @bakeryprasad_azaad, Siddhesh Gautam speaks about caste discrimination, personal freedom and a range of social issues through surreal art

Published on 6th May 2020
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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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This AI can help reduce caste-based abuse on social media. Here's how

This is a Behaviour Identification Model that can detect caste-based abuse within online communities which contain a spectrum of information

Published on 21st April 2020
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Mamata Banerjee directs officials to issue caste certificates within a month for second-gen applicants

She said that officials should also guide applicants to upload the necessary documents required to get the certificates

Published on 4th March 2020
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Coimbatore government school student accuses teacher of using casteist slurs while scolding him

On Wednesday morning, relatives of the student besieged the school and demanded action against a science teacher

Published on 30th January 2020
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Cuddalore teen slashes classmate's head with penknife after hurling casteist slurs at him

The Kamatchi Shanmugam Matriculation Higher Secondary School management had warned the victim to say that he fell off the bench

Published on 23rd January 2020
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JNU protests: Odisha police interrogate Ambedkarite student group leader's family over fee hike protests

Suna also stood for the President's post in the JNUSU elections and has frequently spoke about about casteist issues

Published on 24th November 2019
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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

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