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IIT Hike Research Fellowship

#HikeResearchFellowship: Five months after protests, only 10 IITs have actually hiked stipends for researchers

A crowdsourced list says that most public institutes of higher education in the country are yet to disburse the hiked stipends 
 

Published on 1st June 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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#PhDMeToo: Bipolar Calcutta University scholar harassed by colleague, alleges inaction by guide and VC

A former PhD researcher in the Department of Microbiology, he has accused a colleague and his guide of mental harassment — but other researchers say that his guide was absolutely not at fault

Published on 8th July 2019
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#StandWithPaRanjith trends, Ambedkarite student group shows support

BAPSA has issued a statement in solidarity with the Tamil director and condemned the intimidation and harassment he has been facing on social media  

Published on 13th June 2019
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#YouGoGirl: This girl-powered club in Hyderabad is starting conversations on Islamophobia, Discrimination and more

Ayesha Syeda feels that, "We just want to share information and experiences. It doesn't have to amount to anything, but it surely might lead to something."

 

Published on 1st May 2019
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'Action will be taken against colleges that detain hall tickets of SC/ST students': KP Anbalagan

The Minister for Higher Education in the Government of Tamil Nadu was speaking to the reporters on Sunday

Published on 5th November 2018
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'Bandicoot': Makers of the robot that can end manual scavenging all set to meet PM today

Started in 2015 by a couple of tech enthusiast, GenRobotics has unveiled Bandicoot — a semi-automatic robot that is all set to prevent deaths  in deep manholes

Published on 29th January 2018
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'God' told these Pudukottai villagers to raze down a school and build a temple

Parents, teachers and children of the panchayat school in Rajabahadur, a village in the outskirts of Pudukkottai were shocked when they found a deity had been raised in the campus

Published on 19th September 2019
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'Kakoos' cameraman is now going across TN to educate manual scavengers' kids using art

Palani Kumar, who shot the controversial documentary with Divya Bharathi, says that he was so moved by the lives of manual scavengers' children that he is starting this project to help them out

Published on 4th December 2017
Padanamuri project for education

'Padanamuri' project in Kerala to help marginalised students by providing them with mainstream educational facilities

'Padanamuri' – a project of the Kerala State Development Corporation for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe, was first launched in the district in 2017

Published on 25th September 2018

‘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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13 point roster debate: Javadekar assures action within two days

Various students and teachers organisations have been urging the govt to bring an ordinance to restore the 200-point roster taking college or university as a unit for reservation in teaching posts

Published on 6th March 2019
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18-year-old Tamil Nadu girl kills self after failing NEET, third from the state this year

On June 5, S Ritusree and N Vaishiya of Tirupur and Pattukottai respectively ended their lives following their failure in NEET

Published on 7th June 2019
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2 primary school teachers from Vizag arrested for molesting students on campus

The incident was brought to the notice of the police by another teacher of the school, who, on suspicion questioned the students of grade 4 and 5 about the same

Published on 15th August 2019

50 IIT Alumni quit jobs to form political party called 'Bahujan Azad Party'

"We are a bunch of 50 people, all from different IITs, who have quit our full-time jobs to work for the party," said Naveen Kumar, a 2015 IIT Delhi graduate

Published on 23rd April 2018

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