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Shocked that I was appointed: How Sonajharia Minz became one of the first adivasi women to become the Vice Chancellor of an Indian varsity

 

Sonajharia Minz has just been appointed as the VC of Sido Kanhu Murm University in Dumka, Jharkhand, her home state. She is only the second adivasi woman to take over the reigns at the University

Published on 7th June 2020
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Not COVID-19, but the pandemic of racism killed George Floyd: Family lawyer

Two earlier autopsies found that Floyd's death was a homicide. However, they differed on the question of the cause of death

Published on 5th June 2020
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The endemic, structural racism that blights US society needs to be heard: UN Rights Chief 

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said that the grievances at the heart of the protests that have erupted following the death of George Floyd must be addressed

Published on 4th June 2020
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UoH is asking us to risk our lives: Students from red zones petrified after varsity asks them to go back home

Students fear they will be unable to arrange transport and since the situations in their hometowns are grave, they are scared for their safety

Published on 2nd June 2020
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Epilepsy-related deaths common in young adults, new research shows

The study is being conducted in Scotland and looks to identify the burden of epilepsy-related deaths, what proportion of these are potentially avoidable

Published on 25th May 2020
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'How to Become an Intellectual Kshatriya': TISS Students' Union condemns 'casteist' event organised by student group

The event was organised by the Democratic Secular Students' Forum and their guest was Rajiv Malhotra, a researcher, speaker and thinker  

 

Published on 24th May 2020
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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UNICEF warns of dangers for migrant kids forcibly returned during the COVID-19 pandemic

Since early March, at least 1,000 unaccompanied migrant children have been returned from the US to Mexico and El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

Published on 22nd May 2020
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#NoRentFromStudents: Delhi students to go on non-cooperation protest if forced to pay lockdown rent

Due to the limited availability of affordable hostels for students in colleges and universities, students are more often than not compelled to opt for rented accommodations

Published on 19th May 2020
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NEP 2020: Student leaders react to NEP's silence on student role in decision-making processes  

Several student leaders from across the country believe that the possible curbing of their role in decision-making bodies could devastate the student community

 

Published on 14th May 2020
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COVID19 pandemic becoming child rights crisis as 6,000 children could die daily: UNICEF 

As the coronavirus outbreak enters its fifth month, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) requested USD 1.6 billion to support its humanitarian response for children impacted by the pandemic

Published on 14th May 2020
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Delhi Commission for Women asks DU to clarify why girls in hostel were harassed, asked to leave by May 31 

Earlier, the Provost of the NESHW was accused of racial discrimination against the 13 students residing in the hostel

Published on 11th May 2020
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Doctors ask citizens not to stigmatise COVID-19 patients, their families

There have been several incidents of name and shame, discrimination, verbal abuse and hostility against patients' families, doctors, and health workers

Published on 10th 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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How this NGO went to villages across Andhra and trained out of work women to create 10 lakh masks and save their families

The initiative trains women in tailoring masks and buys the masks from them to distribute among villages, healthcare workers

Published on 6th May 2020

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