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All for gender equality: In a first, Kerala women to now drive government vehicles alongside men

Women would be appointed as drivers as part of the government's decision to ensure gender equality in all walks of society

Published on 22nd 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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Why you must watch TVF Girliyapa's hard-hitting video on human trafficking

Created in collaboration with the NGO International Justice Mission, the video is two minutes long

Published on 12th August 2019
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This literary club in Bengaluru is working to introduce old and new poets in Hindi and Urdu literature

Anjuman Literary Club is famous in Bengaluru and many new poets join the sessions to recite their poems

Published on 12th August 2019
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She Ain't Horsing Around: How these women have set a precedent in this male-dominated sport

Women horse trainers are a thing. They have been for a while and they will continue to be — no matter what you've been led to believe about the elite sport. Its a real career option for women now

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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This Good Samaritan is battling against all odds in order to give hope to kids affected by HIV 

Ajay founded the Satyakam Manav Sewa Samiti, a home for kids affected by HIV, in 2008

Published on 31st July 2019
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Six reasons why SFI thinks the New Education Policy will destroy Indian Education as we know it

The SFI cited why they are opposed to the draft NEP and how the draft policy document is in contradiction the democratic, federal and secular characteristics of the very constitution of India

Published on 29th July 2019
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Why the National Exit Examination is going to be the 'next' NEET for marginalised students

Medicos have strongly opposed the new move, calling it unnecessary and unfair to the students  

 

Published on 28th July 2019
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Even if I'm making people angry, it's ok: Pa Ranjith on controversy over Raja Raja Cholan comments

Pa Ranjith was speaking at the 'Caste Matters' book release organised by Neelam and Penguin Publications

Published on 26th July 2019
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HC asks Centre to respond to plea challenging educational requirement for legal researchers

The petition, filed through advocate Nikhil Sharma, sought to quash the advertisement issued by the ministry or to modify it.

Published on 25th July 2019
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Fear I will be made to disappear like Najeeb: Muslim JNU prof complains of harassment, discrimination  

The assistant professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy has written to the DMC claiming that she is being harassed and discriminated against since she is Muslim

Published on 22nd July 2019
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#PhDMeToo: Bipolar Calcutta University scholar harassed by colleague, alleges inaction by guide and VC

A former PhD researcher in the Department of Microbiology, he has accused a colleague and his guide of mental harassment — but other researchers say that his guide was absolutely not at fault

Published on 8th July 2019
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For Indians studying abroad, SFI membership is now just a click away

The SFI has now opened google forms, using which overseas Indian students can become its members. Since inception, the organisation's constitution has had a provision for overseas members

Published on 18th July 2019

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