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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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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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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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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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AUD campus workers fired for objecting to forced manual scavenging, students arrange solidarity protest

The students claim that the workers are being forced to enter sewers on campus and when they protested, their contracts were terminated by the University

Published on 2nd June 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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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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Even if I'm making people angry, it's ok: Pa Ranjith on controversy over Raja Raja Cholan comments

Pa Ranjith was speaking at the 'Caste Matters' book release organised by Neelam and Penguin Publications

Published on 26th July 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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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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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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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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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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