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DUSU elections 2019: NSUI and left parties spar over whether Mangal Pandey was a  drug addict - or not

The pamphlet from 2018 has started doing rounds in 2019 too, a little before the DUSU elections. The elections will be held on September 12

Published on 6th September 2019
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JNUSU elections: Why you cannot count out JNU's youngest left student union, BASO

This is the second time that BASO is facing the polls. It is, however, not part of any major political alliances. This is why they're stopping at three seats

Published on 5th September 2019
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Comrades in Barton Hill gheraoed principal, alleged irregularities in union poll results

Allegations of anomaly surfaced after the authorities opened the ballot boxes before the scheduled counting of votes

Published on 5th September 2019
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These Kerala activists on hunger strike want PSC and administrative exams to be conducted in Malayalam

Representing a Malayalam promotion group  Aikya Malayala Prasthanam, they are also supported by a lot of activists and academics

Published on 5th September 2019
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PIL in Supreme Court for community kitchens in all states to combat hunger 

The plea, which is listed for hearing on Monday before a bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, alleged that many children under the age of five die every day due to hunger and malnutrition 

Published on 1st September 2019
Vernon Gonsalves

Forget War and Peace, Vernon Gonsalves is now reading Anne Frank's Diary to convicts and running classes in prison

Gonsalves' son Sagar Abraham Gonsalves talks to us about his father, the kind of books he read and how the past year had been for him and his family

Published on 30th August 2019
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Breaking the taboo: Bangladeshi students turn to social media to speak up against rampant rapes in Islamic schools

Several senior students were also held by police over the rape and beheading of an 11-year-old orphan, while a Dhaka cleric and seminary teacher was charged with sexually assaulting a dozen boys

Published on 29th August 2019
JNU Bed Bugs

Why you must check out Facebook page JNU Bed Bugs for a snarky new spin on JNU politics

This three-month-old page has all the fodder on humourous political commentary, especially on issues that JNU is facing right now

Published on 28th August 2019
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NSUI puts a garland of shoes around Savarkar's bust installed 'illegally' in DU campus

NSUI's Delhi President and a few activists had blackened Savarkar's bust. At the same time, they had put a garland on the other two busts on the same pedestal

Published on 22nd August 2019
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TISS-Hyderabad issues 28 notices to students, but some weren't even on campus, or protesting

On Tuesday evening, 28 students received show-cause notices and have been asked to submit their explanation, failing which 'appropriate action' would be taken against them

Published on 21st August 2019
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How engineering students from IEEE saved lives by setting up Keralarescue.in

The student volunteers of IEEE Kerala speak about their portal which has helped people through two consecutive disasters — and what their motivation to keep things open source is

Published on 20th August 2019
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Caste In Stone: Why caste bands in Tamil Nadu schools are just the tip of the discrimination iceberg 

Activists say that casteist teachers are primarily to blame for the perpetuation of caste in schools, powerful dominant caste leaders also have a huge stake in the school's affairs

 

Published on 18th August 2019
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Caring for nature and the environment should be everyone’s concern: Wildlife and conservation filmmaker Shekar Dattatri on why the wildlife needs our attention 

His hard-hitting advocacy films have exposed the destruction of nature and helped bring about positive outcomes

Published on 17th August 2019
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How Indian campuses have reacted to the abrogation of Article 370, 35A

We take a look at the events that took place in Indian university campuses since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5

Published on 12th August 2019
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If She Built A Country: A tale of the women's struggle against illegal mining in Madhya Pradesh

Maheen Mirza talks about what drew her to shoot the film If She Built A Country and shares some heart-wrenching stories of Rajgarh

Published on 12th August 2019

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