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Suicide or not, implement committee recomendations, say scholars and activists about J Muthukrishnan death

Implement recommendations of Sukhadeo Thorat committee demand dalit scholars

Published on 16th March 2017
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OPINION: Do adivasi, Dalit and gay rights exist only in seminars?

Ashley Tellis talks about violence of the neoliberal Indian University for whom the woman, the Dalit or the gay or the adivasi is no more than seminar topics

Published on 25th September 2017
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When Godse first met Gandhi he brought him a sack of old shoes. What Bapu did next will shock you, recalls Tushar Gandhi

On Gandhi Jayanthi, Tushar Gandhi brings us insightful tales and shades of the Mahatma that shows us how a leader of that bent of mind may still be in vogue today

Published on 2nd October 2017
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Travelling mothers and hungry infants in this Madurai bus stand have been this man's target for the last seven years

Guna has rendered his services to hungry infants and grateful mothers at Maatuthaavani bus stand every day after a life changing incident triggered the move

Published on 27th October 2017
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India's neglect of children keeps it from becoming a role model for their growth: UNICEF

An official said it was also heartening that in many parts of the country, children were taking a lead in becoming part of missions like the Swachh Bharat mission

Published on 24th November 2017
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This techie created an app to help inter-caste couples escape their families' wrath, reduce honour killings in TN

Vasumathi Vasanthi, a software professional talks about how she was motivated to create an app called Kadhal Aran that will provide help to couples running away from getting 'honour-killed'

Published on 14th February 2018
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Help crowdfund this filmmaker from TISS who wants to make Dalit stories from Dalit perspectives

TISS researcher Somnath Waghmare was in the limelight for his documentary on the Bhima Koregaon battle. Now he's asking for funds for his next film on two anti-caste activists

Published on 12th March 2018
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After UN drops event on Ambedkar's b'day at Indian Govt's behest, Dalit groups turn to US, Canada for support 

Deelip Mhaske was set to organise a conference on how AI could reduce the impact of caste discrimination at the UN's General Assembly, until they pulled the plug. Now what will happen?

Published on 26th March 2018
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Dalit medico from TN gets hall ticket 2 hours before exam after Gujarat HC steps in

The Dalit doctor had attempted suicide four months ago due to the torture he had been facing as a general surgery student at the Ahmedabad college

Published on 2nd May 2018
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Dalit student from Ambedkar University commits suicide, friends allege caste discrimination

While there is still no clear reason as to why he took the drastic step, his friends are of the opinion that the hostility on campus could be why

Published on 24th May 2018
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JNU student activist forced to shift hostel 18 days before PhD submission  

When the student refused to leave the hostel room the warden brought 15 security guards to his room to force him to leave

 

Published on 12th June 2018
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This SC student from Ghaziabad just got into SRFTI, but can't afford to pay his fees. Can you help?

Jatin Kumar just got selected for the course on Direction and Screenplay at SRFTI but is unable to afford the fees and might have to give up his seat

Published on 3rd July 2018
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Meet the man behind Dalit Enterprise, a magazine exclusively for Dalit entrepreneurs

Chandra Bhan Prasad, the Editor of Dalit Enterprise — India's first ever magazine exclusively for Dalit entrepreneurs —talks about their journey so far and what he hopes for the 21st Dalit

Published on 2nd October 2018
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Meet Sreeja Vasthavi, the first ever Dalit woman to stand for the Student Union elections in UoH

Sreeja Vasthavi is an MPhil student from Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy department and completed her Masters from the University from the Department of Sociology 

Published on 5th October 2018
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Here's how cartoonist Syamsundar Vunnamati is hoping to eradicate caste discrimination through his cartoons

Syamsundar Vunnamati cartoons also hope to promote Ambedkarite ideology and equality among the Dalits

Published on 27th October 2018

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