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Rohit Vemula Death Anniversary

A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him

Published on 17th January 2019
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What will happen to board exam-bound Class 5, 8 students in TN if they don't get a community certificate in time?

Even though every child seems to have an Aadhaar card today, acquiring a community certificate is still a herculean task for most students in the state. But is it possible to get one before the exams?

Published on 23rd January 2020
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MGU Dalit scholar, detained during Governor's visit, claims she is a victim of caste discrimination

Deepa Mohanan was recently arrested when the governor had visited the university. She says that she's been facing bias since 2011

Published on 14th January 2020
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Is IIT Madras practising untouchability against Adi-Dravidar residents by cutting off access to campus?

Lok Sabha MP Thol Thirumaavalavan has submitted a representation to the management accusing them of practising untouchability by blocking off the only gate providing access to the community

Published on 3rd January 2020
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Malnourishment made in India: How Sudharak Olwe's frames will compel us to understand hunger better

Olwe also runs a foundation, Photography Promotion Trust, through which they are working on a few collective projects that shed light on Mumbai’s water crisis and other issues

Published on 23rd December 2019
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Ananya Moolmane's Equal Souls project is worth your support in the current times. Here's why

Eighth-grader Ananya Moolemane is working hard to reiterate the fact that every human being should be treated equally and with dignity

Published on 5th December 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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