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Supreme Court allows doctors accused of abetting Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide to resume their course on same campus

The prosecution, the police and Tadvi’s family had raised concerns over the three accused influencing the 250 witnesses whom the Mumbai Police had interrogated for the case

Published on 9th October 2020
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With Blue Dawn, this 24-year-old is providing easy access to mental health facilities for Bahujan communities

We spoke to Blue Dawn founder Divya Kandukuri to find out how the support group is bringing mental health access to the people of Bahujan communities

Published on 25th September 2020
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Aarthi Parthasarathy is giving 'the others' a voice through crowdfunded art, comics and documentaries

Aarthi Parthasarathy has dedicated her career as a filmmaker and writer to understanding and representing 'the other'. We find out how she got the message through to a changing audience

Published on 24th September 2020
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You're taking undue advantage of your caste: Kolkata student attacks Adivasi prof with shocking casteist remarks on Facebook

Dr Maroona Murmu has been trolled incessantly on social media after the incident two days ago. However, she has been receiving support from students' communities across the country

Published on 4th September 2020
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Protecting yourself is a right: This NGO is using colouring books to teach children to stave off abuse during lockdown 

Nirmal Initiative is making Child Protection Kits for children to learn about sexual abuse, caste discrimination, COVID protection 

 

Published on 28th July 2020
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How Sudha Muttal overcame caste discrimination to deliver 5000 stage performances before she turned 30

At 29, Sudha Muttal has managed to deliver over 5000 performances and is changing the lives of young Dalit women in her village in rural Karnataka using the power of theatre

Published on 3rd July 2020
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How Kabeer quit a corporate job and is doing everything from milking cows to educate kids in his village in MP is truly inspiring

Hailing from Nagda in Madhya Pradesh, Kabeer is giving back to his village by running a free school for the poor, taking free coaching classes and now, actively helping people deal with the pandemic 

Published on 12th June 2020
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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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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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This artist speaks about caste issues using his surreal art on Instagram. Here's why it's awesome

Known as @bakeryprasad_azaad, Siddhesh Gautam speaks about caste discrimination, personal freedom and a range of social issues through surreal art

Published on 6th May 2020
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Implement Rohith Act, UoH's Ambedkar Students Association demands after AIIMS doctor suicide bid

The Rohith Act would enable Dalit-Adivasi students to fight against institutional discrimination, the ASA believes and pushed the MHRD to implement an Act in thsi regard soon

Published on 23rd April 2020
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This AI can help reduce caste-based abuse on social media. Here's how

This is a Behaviour Identification Model that can detect caste-based abuse within online communities which contain a spectrum of information

Published on 21st April 2020
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Jadavpur University students want an app to report abuse on campus. Here's why

The recently elected AFSU will organise a march on March 5 prior to a meeting with the authorities about the implementation of an Abuse Locating App and Awareness Programme or ALAAP

Published on 4th March 2020
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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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