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Your daily dose of inspiration: Anand's story will reaffirm your faith in happy endings

Rising above hardships, Anand Masagalla has now been chosen for the Harvard Summer Crossroads Programme

Published on 18th July 2017
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You're taking undue advantage of your caste: Kolkata student attacks Adivasi prof with shocking casteist remarks on Facebook

Dr Maroona Murmu has been trolled incessantly on social media after the incident two days ago. However, she has been receiving support from students' communities across the country

Published on 4th September 2020
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You have money to go to court, but not to buy a laptop?: Panchayat members ask Kerala Dalit family, after court rules in their favour

Two weeks ago, the Kerala High Court had asked the Nedunkandam panchayat to issue laptops to Dalit sisters Anakha and Ardra

Published on 17th July 2020
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You didn't name Registrar in petition? Case closed: Why Madras University withdrew student's admission   

Kiruba Mohan had said that authorities had told him and even the media that he had participated and spearheaded many protests on campus and that was the reason behind his dismissal

Published on 17th October 2019
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Yes, 8-year-old Zainab was from Pakistan. Here's why every Indian should take it personally 

Being a citizen of a progressive country, we should express solidarity and help to unify against such atrocities irrespective of political boundaries

Published on 14th January 2018
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Wondering how a 'poor, Dalit girl' like Anitha flew to Delhi and filed a case in the SC? Here's the name of the man who 'paid' for it

Several detractors and pro-NEET sections of the public have been asking this question of the Dalit girl, who committed suicide on Friday. Well, here's your answer

Published on 3rd September 2017
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With no student union to lead protest, TISS students bombard college authorities with emails demanding roll back of new circular that makes Aadhar compulsory, stops scholarships for SC, ST, OBC

A few weeks ago, TISS director had warned that three departments would be shut due to no government funding, the same problem comes back to haunt students of the new academic year but with much worse.

Published on 31st May 2017
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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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With 77% from lower castes, NIRDPR study exposes the oppressive lives of migrant labourers in TN, UP

The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) recently conducted a study on interstate migrant workers in Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh   

 

Published on 30th October 2019
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Why Pawan Rochwani is getting India's artists to air their views on politics via #VoteMeDum  

The young founder of Platform for Artists is taking it upon himself to raise a little awareness about the people whom Pune (and Indian) will be voting for, findsNandhini Srinivasan. Are you listening?

Published on 22nd April 2019
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Why Aditi Maddali's film will make you fall in love with traditional Uyyala Paatalu again

Aditi Maddali's documentary Songs of Our Soil brings to the fore Telangana's Uyyala Paatalu songs which women sing on the fields and have found its way to protests

Published on 15th October 2019
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Why we're so turned off by Bharathiyar's saffron turban: Did the orange fall too far from the tree

Writers and academics debate on Bharathiyar's understanding of Hindusim and if his saffronised turban wasn't very far from the truth

Published on 24th June 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 Vivian's Irrelevant Podcast will get you thinking and LOLing all at once

George Vivian Paul speaks about Vivian's Irrelevant Podcast, one of the first podcasts to orginate in Kerala and how he aims to get more people in the state to listen to the medium

Published on 13th May 2020
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Why TISS students are pushing their college to NOT give academic awards at their convocation

The students have written to the administration expressing concern over the award which they believe are against the ideals of justice and equality that they have learnt in the institution

Published on 29th April 2019

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