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 This Vellore-based NGO is empowering Dalit women to fight for their land-rights

Thendral Movement helps Dalit women get their own land through training programmes, counselling, documentation and legal support 

Published on 12th May 2020
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Reduce syllabi, strict social distancing norms: Here's how Karnataka is prepping to reopen its schools

The education minister S Suresh Kumar said that reducing the syllabi will make it easier for the school students who will miss a lot of school days

Published on 9th May 2020
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Why the COVID-19 pandemic is a boon for trading education online like a commodity

Are market forces and tech companies using the ongoing COVID pandemic as a chance to peddle their wares to a country that is unprepared for it?

Published on 7th 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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AUD pushed me to quit, fail because I am queer and a dalit: Student's FB post is asking a lot of uncomfortable questions about our colleges 

After what he claims is harassment against him because he is queer and a Dalit, this student turned to Facebook to make an appeal for his case - an ostensibly last ditch attempt 

Published on 22nd September 2017
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COVID-19: Trust in social media is very low in India, finds survey 

The only category of Indians whose "no trust at all" percentage in social media which was below 20 per cent was Indians above the age of 60

Published on 4th May 2020
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Storybooks, radio connect kids isolated in far-flung Alaska

Like the Homer library, they have expanded online services like streaming media and e-books. They're also contributing to their communities

Published on 29th April 2020
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Shiamak Davar's five steps to learning and appreciating dance 

Shiamak Davar needs no introduction and the fact that dance can uplift spirits needs no corroboration. Read on as the most popular artist in India speaks about dancing the lockdown away  
 

Published on 27th April 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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How these two Chennai-based educators are taking advantage of the pandemic to video chat over pressing education-related issues 

The duo are inviting educators, experts to discuss issues that plague education in our country after the pandemic showed the glaring gap between top schools and low-income schools

Published on 22nd 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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She was told that she would never get anywhere because she's from a particular caste: Why an AIIMS resident attempted suicide

The victim whose situation is believed to be critical is under treatment in AIIMS' ICU. The RDA has written a letter to Dr Harsh Vardhan, alleging inaction

Published on 20th April 2020
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Campaign King: How Vipul Singh's NGO Tapas uses everything from street plays to video tech to change lives

Tapas NGO, which works with a number of social issues through a number of artforms is now preparing itself to lend a hand during the COVID-19 lockdown

Published on 9th April 2020
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IBM offers help to India's agritech startups that are affected by COVID-19

Agritech startups will have access to a 30-day free trial of IBM's Operations Dashboard from The Weather Company 

Published on 8th April 2020
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All-India Forum for Right to Education appeals to Chief Justice to drop case against Anand Teltumbde

Teltumbde is a Member Presidium of the AFRTE was charged under the UAPA and was supposed to surrender to the police today along with activist, Gautam Navlakha

Published on 8th April 2020

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