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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Yale, Princeton academics condemn attack on prof whose post criticised Vajpayee ​

Academics, sociologists, professors and various activists have come together to demand action against the attackers and ask for safer campuses

Published on 23rd August 2018
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World Environment Day: These young environmental changemakers reveal how they are going green but in style

Hyderabad’s young climate activists at the second global strike against climate change talk about what they do individually to help the planet

Published on 5th June 2019
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With NEET 2020 likely to be postponed or cancelled, anti-NEET voices call for its permanent ouster

 

Over the years, activists, politicians, educationists alike have continued to consistently express their disapproval of the exam and criticised it of being exclusionary and discriminatory 

Published on 25th June 2020
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Will Kerala CM meeting PSC chief stop Malayalam activists' 15-day hunger strike?

Malayalam activists have been on hunger strike in front of the Kerala PSC office, demanding a provision to answer the exam in Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil

Published on 13th September 2019
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Why we need to rethink the law that's 'aiding' child marriage   

Social activists say that one of the main reasons children are married off is because mandatory education is only upto 14 making it easier for students to drop out

 

Published on 8th March 2019
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Why these Kerala politicians posting photos of distributing TVs to kids for online classes is unlawful — and how they reacted!

Dhisha, a collective of young activists has written to the Education Minister and the Child Rights Commission stating the same. This is how the politicians responded to the claims

Published on 8th June 2020
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Why State-sponsored suppression of free speech should scare every one of us

Despite the Chief Justice's observation that there needs to be a place for dissent, can it really exist when the State is throwing our constitutional rights out the window? 

Published on 31st August 2018
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Why RTE experts believe the World Bank’s STARS programme will damage India’s grassroots school education system

The World Bank approved $500 million for the STARS programme to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states. But education activists are against the programme

Published on 2nd July 2020
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Why Karwan-e-Mohabbat could hold the answer to stopping hate crimes, lynchings in India

This group of activists have put together a veritable caravan of safety, Karwan-e-Mohabbat, and they're documenting hate crimes across the country

Published on 28th March 2019
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Why is JNU not setting up COVID Care Centres on campus even after recommendations from Magistrate's office, MLA?

While the JNUTA wrote to the Assistant District Magistrate on April 23, a section of the students and Student activists from the AISA contacted Mehrauli MLA Naresh Yadav for help

Published on 24th April 2021
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What the FAQ: What is PMGKAY and who is it meant for?

Ever since the launch of PMGKAY, food security activists have been demanding a universalised ration distribution system — this means that ration cards shouldn't be a barrier in getting access to food

Published on 6th November 2021
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University of California drops SAT scores for admission as activists argue it is discriminatory to low-income students

Activists have long argued that standardised tests put minority and low-income students at a disadvantage

Published on 15th May 2021
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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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Twitter launches new emoji to celebrate pro-democracy movement in Asia

The Milk Tea Alliance started in April 2020, when pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Myanmar joined efforts to stand united in their common pursuit of better civil liberties 

Published on 8th April 2021
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TN won't back down: Students, activists to conduct massive anti-NEET protests as counselling kicks off on August 24

Activists in the city say they are not backing down even after Supreme Court judgement, to hold protests from tomorrow

Published on 23rd August 2017

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