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‘Aanandam’ of acting on his every impulse

Anandam fame Roshan Mathew has reached where he is with the burning passion to perform, from stages in schools to the silver screen we trace his journey

Published on 1st March 2017
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Read all about it: Balaknama is a newspaper that's run entirely by and for street kids in Delhi

In an age when print is becoming increasingly scarce, Delhi-based Balaknama, supported by the NGO CHETNA is probably the only newspaper in the world that's run by street kids

Published on 24th February 2017
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Govt needs to stop imposing vegetarianism on students, says Kancha Ilaiah 

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, Dalit thinker talks politics, Dalit empowerment, and forced vegetarianism in the country

Published on 14th March 2017
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ISIS, Boko Haram and Kashmiri extremists are closing schools: Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi explains how terrorists are targetting schools because that's the only way they will have a constant stream of recruits for their destructive causes

Published on 5th March 2017
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I used to call him Thalaiva: Dalit student Muthukrishnan's hostel mate recalls how the Rajini fan in him was alive till the end

During a condolence speech, JNU scholar Jithendra Suna talks about what it's like to be a Dalit student in JNU and how that pressure got to Muthukrishnan, driving him to commit suicide last week

Published on 20th March 2017
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Kovai Killing: Young atheists fly under radar on FB, Twitter to keep free thought alive

With an increasing number of young people, some of them students, turning to atheism, we take a look at how some of them are leveraging social media to practice their lack of faith — in trying times

Published on 20th March 2017
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Suicide or not, implement committee recomendations, say scholars and activists about J Muthukrishnan death

Implement recommendations of Sukhadeo Thorat committee demand dalit scholars

Published on 16th March 2017
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JNU loses ability to help 'backward' students with deprivation points: Students threaten 'complete shutdown'

The concept of awarding deprivation points for students from backward areas was devised by the students union under Prakash Karat in 1974. JNU was the sole institute to have this system 

Published on 23rd March 2017
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Hyderabad couple's online petition to strike religion off application forms gathers steam

As the government is prepping to answer Rao's petition in the Telangana HC to do away with the religion column in forms, his online petition is going viral

Published on 24th March 2017
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The Amish Tripathi Interview: I don't believe in left-wing and right-wing ideologies, I'm just proud of Indian culture!

India's favourite mythology fiction author Amish Tripathi talks about something everybody is losing their head over — Indian culture, nationalism and mythology — while also discussing his Sita story

Published on 29th March 2017
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His alma mater Madras Law College seems silent, but JNU organises solidarity meet for Justice Karnan after SC orders 6 month imprisonment

After the SC ordered the belligerent Dalit judge to be arrested, Madras Law College students barely reacted, but JNU Unions were up and alert to the cause — offering solidarity

Published on 9th May 2017
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Buddha's teachings to be incorporated into curriculum, says Prakash Javadekar on Buddha Purnima 

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar says Gautam Buddha's teachings to be incorporated into the curriculum in order to instil compassion, amity, human values and so on

Published on 10th May 2017
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British Deputy High Commissioner has just announced that there's scope for stronger academic ties between UK and India

British Deputy High Commissioner Dominic McAllister says that there is scope to bring about a stronger relationship between UK and India, in the field of academics

Published on 12th May 2017
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Riches to rags: Here's the story of a teacher who gave up a lucrative job and decided to teach the children of poor fishermen

Juanita John decided to quit working in private schools and decided to work in some of the most deprivation-hit areas of the country — reaching affected kid

Published on 26th May 2017
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At 49 he quit his job to join an NGO. Now he runs an institute that offers an exclusive development studies programme

Ravi Sreedharan gave up his corporate life to do something meaningful in the social sector. Read more to  find out about his institute, ISDM

Published on 31st May 2017

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