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IIT Madras

Trolls play porn clips, disrupt online lecture on farm laws by Vijoo Krishnan organised by IIT Madras students

Trolls play porn clips, disrupt online lecture on farm laws by Vijoo Krishnan organised by IIT Madras students  

Published on 10th December 2020
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Youth Congress leaders call off indefinite hunger demanding government jobs PSC rank holders

The Youth Congress leaders were protesting for the past one week. Chennithala rued that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has been hurling abuses at genuine protests

Published on 2nd March 2021
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Anna varsity V-C Surappa seeks to quash proceedings against him

Anna University vice-chancellor MK Surappa on Friday moved a plea in the Madras High Court seeking to quash the Government Order (GO) that appointed an inquiry commission

Published on 1st March 2021
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Missing girl's body found in a field in Aligarh, police investigating allegations of sexual assault

The victim's family and villagers began looking for her when she did not return home till until late in the evening when they found her body in a field and informed the authorities

Published on 1st March 2021
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Twitter planning new feature to let users auto-block, mute abusive accounts

This new safety mode will help Twitter to automatically detect accounts that "might be acting abusive or spammy" and limit how those accounts can engage with your content for seven days

Published on 26th February 2021
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Government comes up with stricter norms for social media, digital platforms such as OTTs

The norms would be applicable to offences under which an offender would be punishable with imprisonment for a term of not less than five years

Published on 25th February 2021
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Facebook intensifies fight against child abuse content; tightens norms, adds new tools 

Advocating its stringent zero-tolerance stance on child sexual exploitation content on its platform, Facebook said using its apps to harm children is "abhorrent and unacceptable"

Published on 24th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: No compensation in sight for victims of Coca-Cola plant's atrocities in Kerala even after a decade

In today's #TBT, we recall how a bottling plant of the aerated beverage Coca-Cola abused water and contaminated it in a tribal area of Kerala and how the fight for compensation still wages on

Published on 24th February 2021
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Who has moral authority to decide dance was obscene? Suspended for dancing with students, teachers of Bihar college hit back

A video of the dance went viral, but this video has been manipulated and edited conveniently by miscreants, the teachers allege

Published on 18th February 2021
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School on a skywalk: This NGO educates children on the skywalks of Mumbai's railway stations

From training them to be ready for school to providing food, convincing their parents and providing transport, this NGO is doing everything it can to ensure these children continue their education

Published on 12th February 2021
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Police find Keesara kidnap victim was gang-raped, alter charges registered in the case

More than 10 teams are assisting the Investigation officer and DCP Malkajgiri is personally supervising the investigation

Published on 12th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: 11 years ago today, corporal punishment allegedly pushed a student to suicide. But did it change anything?

In today's #TBT, we bring up the case of Rouvanjit Rawla, a student from Kolkata who died by suicide after being caned by his principal. Indeed, corporal punishment is a reality of our country...

Published on 12th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When ragging was declared a "human rights abuse in essence" by the Supreme Court

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the day when a stringent ruling against ragging was made by the Supreme Court of India in 2009. Also, today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science!

Published on 11th February 2021
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Perverse interpretation: National Commission for Women challenges Bombay HC's controversial 'skin to skin' contact verdict 

The commission said it is aggrieved by this order, and the perverse interpretation adopted by the High Court that the term 'physical contact'

Published on 10th February 2021
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Inefficiency of Merit: Have India's top technical, scientific institutes used the ‘merit’ debate to deny jobs to teachers from oppressed communities?

Technical and scientific institutes have maintained that due to the ‘sophisticated nature’ of certain jobs, they cannot allow people who come in through reservation to occupy them

Published on 8th February 2021

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