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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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Viva la Vada Chennai: How youngsters here are using hip-hop, rap and gaana to rewrite music history

The marginalised communities in the housing boards in Chennai are taking to hip-hop and mainstreaming gaana to speak up about their stories and struggles

Published on 29th October 2018
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The Suraj Yengde interview: People are eager to learn about Nazis, but not about caste oppression in India

Suraj Yengde is a Harvard scholar, he was also the first Dalit to get a PhD from an African University. He is in India to promote his book 'Caste Matters'

 

Published on 5th August 2019
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Why education activists are shocked by 'last-minute' screening test for free NEET coaching

Government schools were providing free coaching to the students as regular coaching centres charge exorbitant prices, now it looks students might not be able to access this coaching too 

Published on 4th August 2019
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Four months on, action against Kerala cop who harassed Dalit student for having 'unusual figure'

Dinu K, an MA student at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit was called an 'unusual figure' and was treated like a miscreant a few months back

Published on 3rd August 2019
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OPINION: Why the NEP harbours a hidden agenda and is morally bankrupt  

The fact that India is a union of States and the Constitution of India establishes a federal structure to the government implies that education should never be centralized

Published on 31st July 2019
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Delhi police detain activists waiting at Rashtrapati Bhavan to submit plea against RTI amendments

The activists were ushered into a bus and taken to Mandir Marg police station

Published on 1st August 2019
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After all the raging debates over NEP, MHRD extends deadline again, suggestions invited till Aug 15

The first deadline to give feedback was June 30 but after activists and educationists protested, the deadline was extended it to July 31  

 

Published on 1st August 2019
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The curious case of DU's library being shut at night (or not): AISA, ABVP at loggerheads

The AISA activists who protested the closure of the library at night were forcefully evicted by the university's security guards 

Published on 29th July 2019

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