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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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Disinterested approach towards OBC students: NCBC slams DU for discriminatory application form pricing  

The NCBC has recommended that the University reschedule their fee structure for the OBC (NC) category and the same be equal to the fee as applicable for the EWS category

Published on 1st July 2020
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UN report says it will take us 257 years to close gap between women and men in economic terms

The UNDP 2020 report ranks India at a staggering 122 among 189 countries in its Gender Inequality Index. India has a score of 0.501 (2018) while Switzerland which tops the list has just 0.037

Published on 1st July 2020
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VELS Institute to provide 100% scholarships for 500 meritorious students across Tamil Nadu

Students who have completed +2 or are awaiting results in the year 2020 can apply for the online VELS Scholarship Admission Test

Published on 30th June 2020
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How this dancer overcame discrimination from the LGBT community and became a confident gay man

Asit Baran Biswas learns and teaches Odissi, embraces the androgyny on stage to spread awareness about the LGBTQIA+ community through his performances

Published on 29th June 2020
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Women under-represented or stereotyped in textbooks: UNESCO Global Edu Monitoring Report

The report provides an in-depth analysis of key factors for exclusion of learners in education systems worldwide, including background, identity and ability, gender, age, location, poverty, disability

Published on 29th June 2020
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How can OBC, unreserved students be treated the same?: BAPSA accuses DU of discrimination over application fees

According to the notice, the University is charging Rs 100 for SC, ST, PWD, EWS students and the OBC students and unreserved category, are being charged Rs 250

Published on 26th June 2020
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Behead me if you think it is a sin: Why Muhammed Unais wants to tell his students its okay to be queer

The younger generation, Unais feels, is more aware but there should be a formalisation of the education and awareness about the queer communities along with cultural representation

Published on 26th June 2020
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How red tape, apathy and law loopholes have deprived thousands of OBC candidates constitutionally mandated reservation in medical colleges

Several MPs, students, activists, welfare groups, faculty members have come out to demand the proper implementation of the OBC quota. But how was it overlooked for so long?

for so long?

Published on 21st June 2020
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Fact Check: No, Delhi Univerity's admission forms are not discriminating against Muslims

Social media posts, mostly on Facebook, that accuse the university of discrimination based on religion have been cropping up and being shared as messages on WhatsApp

Published on 24th June 2020
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IIT Bombay’s North East Collective faces attacks, trolling for organising relief to Assam gas leak victims

The NEC members have been intimidated by right-wing groups, when they were carrying out relief work among the survivors of the Baghjan disaster, the IIT Bombay for Justice team said

Published on 23rd June 2020
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Teachers not trained to conduct open book exams: Why professors, students are dead set against online exams in India

 

DUTA members said that SC, ST, OBC students could be worst affected by the decision to conduct open book exams

Published on 22nd June 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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Not able to access online education makes children feel poor, inferior: Why activists have filed a PIL in Kerala HC

A survey by the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan says that 2.61 Lakh students in the country do not have access to televisions or other gadgets. Is this an equal system of education then?

Published on 15th June 2020

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