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Medha Patkar

Medha Patkar, Binayak Sen 'deeply disturbed' by TISS-Hyd closure, demand campus reopen immediately

Several activists demand that administration ensure steps are taken to ensure that students from marginalized and Bahujan backgrounds have access to hostels 

Published on 16th July 2019
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KSU unionists allegedly beaten up by police, student body calls for hartal in Kerala

The KSU activists were staging a protest march in front of the secreteriat against the government move to implement the Khader Committee report

Published on 4th July 2019
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Fear large-scale crackdown of freedom of expression: Why over 300 artistes, academics, students sign petition supporting Pa Ranjith

Ranging from artists to writers to filmmakers to social activists to doctors to students, a wide range of people have signed the petition

Published on 18th June 2019
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World Environment Day: These young environmental changemakers reveal how they are going green but in style

Hyderabad’s young climate activists at the second global strike against climate change talk about what they do individually to help the planet

Published on 5th June 2019
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Parents hopeful that Fee Regulatory Committee could provide relief from exorbitant school fees

The new draft which talks about affordability and accountability has impressed parents and activists from the city, who hopes to get some relief in school fee.
 

Published on 4th June 2019
Punjab Documentation

Finding Punjab's lost sons: How PDAP is trying to bring closure to families after three decades

Satnam Singh Bains and Jaswant Kaur, human rights activists and members of the Punjab Documentation and Advocacy Project about their findings on the mass illegal executions that happened in Punjab 

Published on 31st May 2019
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Telangana's Intermediate Education Board to take up recounting of failed students' answer papers

The BJYM activists staged a dharna in front of the Ministers' Quarters in the city protesting against the Inter results goof-up

Published on 25th April 2019
Crime Against Children

Attacks on kids grew by 726% in 2018, more male children faced violence in the last 2 years

Activists seek stringent laws to curb attacks on children. Also, in most cases, the attacker is known to the child. People need to be educated on this aspect

Published on 3rd April 2019
Karwan-e-Mohabbat

Why Karwan-e-Mohabbat could hold the answer to stopping hate crimes, lynchings in India

This group of activists have put together a veritable caravan of safety, Karwan-e-Mohabbat, and they're documenting hate crimes across the country

Published on 28th March 2019
Mugilan Missing

Haven't slept since then: One month on, how Mugilan's disappearance has affected TN's activists 

His fellow activists, SP Udayakumaran and Henri Tiphange speak about their friend, his disappearance and the theories that surround it

Published on 17th March 2019
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Why we need to rethink the law that's 'aiding' child marriage   

Social activists say that one of the main reasons children are married off is because mandatory education is only upto 14 making it easier for students to drop out

 

Published on 8th March 2019
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Govt pulls the plug on 100 crore grant for treating rare diseases like Thalassemia, Sickle-cell Anaemia, one year after announcing it

The complete shift of policy has left the families of kids with rare diseases and activists fighting for their cause in a shock

Published on 19th December 2018
Chandramukhi Muvvala

The number of transwomen who go missing is more than you can imagine, say activists, as Telangana candidate disappears

Activists are working closely with the authorities including the State Election Commissioner, Rajat Kumar, to trace her as soon as possible

Published on 28th November 2018
Freedom of Speech

Why State-sponsored suppression of free speech should scare every one of us

Despite the Chief Justice's observation that there needs to be a place for dissent, can it really exist when the State is throwing our constitutional rights out the window? 

Published on 31st August 2018
Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Yale, Princeton academics condemn attack on prof whose post criticised Vajpayee ​

Academics, sociologists, professors and various activists have come together to demand action against the attackers and ask for safer campuses

Published on 23rd August 2018

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