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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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No public in public meetings: Activists, academics say discussions on NEP held in 'hush-hush' manner

The HRD ministry had delegated various State authorities to conduct workshops on the NEP and submit reports by July 31

Published on 29th July 2019
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Homophobic attack leaves Hyderabad man with an injured leg

Almost a year has passed since section 377 was read down by the Supreme Court in September 2018, however the violence subjected to the LGBTQI community has not died down

Published on 29th July 2019
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University College reopened amid tight police security, KSU opens its unit after 18 years

The college was shut down on July 12 after the campus witnessed violent incidents following a clash between activists

Published on 23rd July 2019
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TISS-Hyderabad to open on July 25, admin makes no mention of revision of fees or rules  

The management also appealed to the students to ensure 'smooth functioning' of classes on campus and that bo 'obstruction is caused'

 

Published on 23rd July 2019
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Kerala Students' Union ends 8-day-long hunger strike after protest turns violent

KSU ended the strike as the Youth Congress, KSU protest march turned violent with the police resorting to lathi-charge and hurling tear gas shell at the protestors near the venue of the hunger strike

Published on 22nd July 2019
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State-run coaching centres fail govt school students, not a single one gets MBBS seat  

Activists and medicos in the city have repeatedly said that the only ones who would be able to crack the exam are those attempting it for the second or third time  

 

Published on 22nd July 2019
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Kerala Governor directs students organisations to draw up a code of conduct in the aftermath of the stabbing

The students' organisations have intensified their protest against the LDF government over the stabbing of the final year BA political science student, who is undergoing treatment at a government hosp

Published on 21st July 2019
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DU curriculum row: ABVP, DUSU on Satyagraha to press DU's EC to remove offensive portions

The Satyagraha will go on till the EC meeting ends on Saturday. The teachers have written to the PM against the ABVP gatecrashing AC meeting

Published on 19th July 2019
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Hundreds of academics, activists, students, sign statement condemning TISS, Hyderabad closure

The statement said that it was worrying that these were the third round of protests on the question of accessibility and availability of hostel facilities for Dalit and Adivasi students

Published on 17th July 2019

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