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Less than five per cent of protagonists in Indian web series from backward castes, finds this Mumbai writer

Balram Vishwakarma has analysed 50 web series released between 2014 and 2020 to make this analysis. The results, he says, were shocking

Published on 28th October 2020
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Need to do our historic duty towards social justice: MP Thirumavalavan slams SC decision on OBC reservations

Tamil Nadu has always been a pioneer where reservations are concerned, and we hope that we come forward as a state in doing our historical duty towards social justice, the MP said

Published on 27th October 2020
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Engineering, Diploma, Degree colleges to reopen on November 17: Karnataka govt announces

Students can register online, those students wanting to attend classes by coming to colleges should have consent from their parents, the Minister said

Published on 23rd October 2020
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Actions of the government will discourage critical research, Tharoor writes to FM, condemning decision to defer research stipends

In a letter addressed to the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Shashi Tharoor criticises the decision to defer PhD and MTech stipends

Published on 20th October 2020
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Was Japalpur med student's suicide caused by caste-linked harassment?

The post graduate medical student from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College in Jabalpur was found hanging on October 1

Published on 12th October 2020
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Student leaders will be star campaigners for Communist candidates in Bihar

A group of 30 student leaders are expected to visit Bihar, according to party insiders, student leaders will be the star campaigners for Left parties and will also conduct door-to-door campaigns

Published on 10th October 2020
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No reservation for OBCs in National Law Universities: DMK MP

In a letter to Union Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the DMK leader said there was a blatant and deliberate violation of the OBC Reservation Policy in NLUs

Published on 10th October 2020
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Hope Community Village in Alappuzha is one of India's first group foster homes

Set up in 1995, Hope Community Village offers a family environment for young children without following any of the ordinary institutionalising processes

Published on 7th October 2020
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These IIT Madras researchers are working to 'wave' potable water from the ocean in disaster-hit coastal regions

The objective was to design a wave energy-based desalination system to provide post-disaster drinking water supply to coastal areas

Published on 7th October 2020
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How this small school in TN set up micro classrooms to help their most vulnerable students during the peak of the pandemic

The classes started on July 15, the birthday of Tamil Nadu’s Father of Education and former Chief Minister K Kamaraj. So far, no student has been affected and all are hale and hearty

Published on 29th September 2020
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With Blue Dawn, this 24-year-old is providing easy access to mental health facilities for Bahujan communities

We spoke to Blue Dawn founder Divya Kandukuri to find out how the support group is bringing mental health access to the people of Bahujan communities

Published on 25th September 2020
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Take a walk through the stars: Why you'll love PAAC's informative webinars on astronomy

Atul Bhat, a Physics lecturer and a prominent member of the Poornaprajna Amateur Astronomers Club, about their recent webinars for amateur astronomers and school kids

Published on 13th September 2020
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'PM Modi needs to reprimand ministers spreading pseudoscience to give NEP scientific credibility'

Talking about the NEP and the attitude around it, Sule said that she would appreciate if the Prime Minister scolds ministers if they pass comments like papad can cure Corona

Published on 3rd September 2020
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97 percent posts for OBC professors lying vacant in Central Universities, reveals RTI

 

The UGC revealed that only 9 professors from the community were holding positions in Central Universities across the country despite 313 posts being sanctioned

Published on 29th August 2020
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Reservations may be made for subcastes within Scheduled Castes: SC to revisit 2004 verdict

The 2004 verdict in the EV Chinnaiah case was also decided by a five-judge bench. As a result, the matter would now have to go to a larger bench

Published on 27th August 2020

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