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Kanimozhi Karunanidhi

Kanimozhi slams IIT Madras in Parliament for 'protecting' professors named in Fathima's suicide case

The politician pointed out that there had been 72 registered cases of caste discrimination in IITs  and lambasted the TN Police as well as the government for not taking any quick action

Published on 18th November 2019
Noori Saleem

At 68, HIV+ transgender activist Noori Saleem is 'amma' to 45 children with HIV. This is her inspiring story

Noori has fought two of society’s biggest taboos – being a transgender person and HIV/AIDS – to spread awareness and become a mother to 45 HIV positive children

Published on 30th October 2019
Dalit Elite

Called Dalit Elite for using lipstick: How years of casteism pushed AUD PhD scholar to call the cop

Preeti* said that her classmate has consistently run a campaign against her and has 'maligned her image by saying that she misuses her caste identity  

 

Published on 18th October 2019
Sheoraj Singh Bechain

Could the first Dalit professor in line to be Hindi HOD at Delhi University in 70 years be overlooked?  

On October 7, students and teachers from the Hindi Department at Delhi University took out a march to protest against the delay in the appointment of a Head of Department.  

 

Published on 8th October 2019
TISS Hyderabad hunger strike

TISS Hyderabad could soon have a Tadvi or Vemula: Student writes after all-night enquiry that ended at 3 am

Due to the Telangana Court ruling that the institute cannot take action against the students, the students feel the administration is finding new ways to punish them  

Published on 30th September 2019
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SC asks Modi government to explain how they are going to stop caste discrimination in colleges

The notice was issued after a case was filed by the mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi

Published on 20th September 2019
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Why everyone must watch Raven, a Malayalam music video on casteism and discrimination

Raven tells us the story of a Dalit father who is searching for his son, who was abducted for living his life a certain way. We catch up with its creator

Published on 20th September 2019
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Getting a community certificate is nearly impossible for SC, ST students in Tamil Nadu. This is why  

Activists say this is also a case of caste discrimination because the SC, ST community members are neglected on purpose since they cannot afford to put pressure on the authorities to get the job done

Published on 19th September 2019
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Karnataka Education Minister contradicts Amit Shah, assures kids that there won't be Hindi Imposition

Assuring the students that Kannada would not be compromised on, Kumar said, "Hindi Diwas mentioned by Amit Shah has been celebrated for years and is not new"

Published on 18th September 2019
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Hany Babu is Our Professor: Students in DU, JNU, UoH to protest raids on DU teacher's house  

The English department from DU have made an open call for a protest to students, teachers, alumni and progressive forces to gather in the campus from a protest in support of Babu  

 

Published on 11th September 2019
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Fake question paper? Controversial questions on Dalits, Muslims based on NCERT Class 6 textbook

DMK chief MK Stalin had expressed concern over the questions that were apparently asked in an examination at a school in Tamil Nadu

Published on 9th September 2019
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Mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi ask SC to push colleges to crackdown on caste discrimination

The petition presented the data received through RTI which showed that the UGC had failed to take action on campuses that have not abided by the rules regarding caste discrimination  

 

Published on 29th August 2019
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UP primary school students bring own plates to avoid eating mid-day meals in plates used by Dalit students

The principal said that the children might have learnt this from home and that upper-caste students try to stay away from the Dalit students

Published on 29th August 2019
Suraj Yengde

The Suraj Yengde interview: People are eager to learn about Nazis, but not about caste oppression in India

Suraj Yengde is a Harvard scholar, he was also the first Dalit to get a PhD from an African University. He is in India to promote his book 'Caste Matters'

 

Published on 5th August 2019
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Six reasons why SFI thinks the New Education Policy will destroy Indian Education as we know it

The SFI cited why they are opposed to the draft NEP and how the draft policy document is in contradiction the democratic, federal and secular characteristics of the very constitution of India

Published on 29th July 2019

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