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This retired professor from IIT-Delhi is on a mission to unite the youth against the rising hatred and intolerance in the country 

Vipin Tripathi distributes flyers and conducts workshops to spread the message of peace and harmony against the background of the Kashmir shutdown and the citizenship row in Assam

Published on 16th November 2019
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AISA to protest against IIT Madras student Fathima's suicide at MHRD

The students of IIT Madras also held a protest on campus to demand an investigation into the suicide of Fathima Latheef, the first-year Master's student who committed suicide a few days ago

Published on 16th November 2019
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How 27-year-old artist and teacher Prashant Parvataneni won the Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize

Artist Prashant Parvataneni talks about using the beauty of poetry to understand identity — and how his work isn't meant to be apolitical. He also takes us through his journey 

Published on 13th November 2019
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Social media trolling is demoralising everyone: IIT Madras responds to #JusticeForFathima storm

Speaking up in the face of mounting pressure from netizens and the general public, the institute said that they were hopeful that the police investigation would yield some answers

Published on 15th November 2019
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Need perspective of unheard voices: Film company launches paid internship for Dalit students

While academia and other professional fields have managed to open the doors at least slightly to members of marginalised communities, cinema has liked to believe that it doesn't have a caste problem  

Published on 13th November 2019
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IITM students issue statement, demand Rohith Act, SC/ST/OBC cell on campus  

The students made six demands in their statement to the administration, the first of which was a request to the IITM authorities and the Tamil Nadu police to conduct a fair investigation 

 

Published on 15th November 2019
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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

Published on 14th November 2019
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How this college dropout started three companies before he turned 27 is #inspiration

Here's how Parushuram Savari, a college dropout today, initiated three start-ups. We find out his backstory and how he has become the undisputed college tee king of the south

Published on 13th November 2019
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He studied till 3 am to become an IAS officer: MCC batchmate remembers T N Seshan 

S Raghavan, a classmate from Madras Christian College recalls the former CEC's determination towards achieving his dreams, hours after he passed on

Published on 11th November 2019
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Tripura's central varsity facing crisis, vital posts including VC and Registrar vacant

Tripura University was set up in 1987 by the Tripura government and became a central university in 2007. It has some students from neighbouring Bangladesh also

Published on 11th November 2019
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Ayodhya Verdict: 6 books that you can read to brush up on the Ayodhya Land Dispute, Babri Masjid et al

We've compiled the definitive works of non-ficton on the political event that altered Indian politics forever, in the run up to the Ayodhya verdict

Published on 9th November 2019
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Institute only for Sanatan Hindus: BHU students protest Muslim professor's appointment to Sanskrit department

After Firoz Khan was appointed through the proper channels, students staged a sit-in protest for the entire day and asked for the appountment to be repealed immediately — but to no avail yet

Published on 8th November 2019
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We teach Dharma Vigyan not just Sanskrit: BHU professor on why students don't want Muslim guru

Research scholars and students of the department started a sit-in protest at Holkar Bhawan near the Vice-Chancellor's residence on the varsity campus from Thursday

Published on 8th November 2019
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Seven government school teachers held for molesting students in Chhattisgarh

Last year, one of the accused teachers, Devendra Khunte had taken school students on a picnic, after which he allegedly took one of the girls home and molested her. Two separate FIRs have been filed

Published on 8th November 2019
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TN school students clash, Inspector makes them write 1.3k Thirukkural couplets

The students from St John's and Cathedral Higher Secondary Schools had an altercation that led to a clash at the VOC ground. The altercation also spilt over to social media as well

Published on 7th November 2019

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