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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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#NoRentFromStudents: Delhi students to go on non-cooperation protest if forced to pay lockdown rent

Due to the limited availability of affordable hostels for students in colleges and universities, students are more often than not compelled to opt for rented accommodations

Published on 19th May 2020
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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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#RajgruhaStandsTall: Twitterati condemn vandalisation of Ambedkar’s house, call for strict action

The house, named ‘Rajgruha’ houses a museum, Ambedkar’s large collection of books, his ashes and several other artefacts linked to the man who drafted the Indian Constitution

Published on 8th July 2020
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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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'How to Become an Intellectual Kshatriya': TISS Students' Union condemns 'casteist' event organised by student group

The event was organised by the Democratic Secular Students' Forum and their guest was Rajiv Malhotra, a researcher, speaker and thinker  

 

Published on 24th May 2020
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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
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'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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 This Vellore-based NGO is empowering Dalit women to fight for their land-rights

Thendral Movement helps Dalit women get their own land through training programmes, counselling, documentation and legal support 

Published on 12th May 2020

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