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Students turned away from AP govt school, parents alleged caste discrimination

The students who were turned away from the newly-upgraded Mandal Parishad Primary School at Brahmapuri hailed from SC, BC and OBC families

Published on 6th January 2022
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Now, Harvard University to protect student workers against caste discrimination with anti caste-bias clause

A Dalit alumni of Harvard University said that the win is a critical step in ensuring that there is at least an avenue of recourse for students like him who have experienced caste-based discrimination

Published on 3rd December 2021
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BHU VC forms committee to look into Dalit prof's allegations, asks for report within 48 hours

The committee will have Dr S Krishna from the Department of Biochemistry who will be the chairman. The committee will submit its report to the Vice-Chancellor within 48 hours of the notification

Published on 3rd March 2021
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The Legacy of Rohith Vemula: Five years since the scholar’s death, how student lives and colleges have been impacted across India

Student leaders across the country speak about how Vemula’s unfortunate demise influenced and shaped their politics and how things have changed on campus since then

Published on 17th January 2021
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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UGC asks colleges, universities to have separate page on website for making complaints against caste discrimination

Universities and colleges were asked to ensure that no official or faculty members indulge in any kind of discrimination against any community or category of students

Published on 28th June 2019
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Less than 15 percent of medical colleges have platforms for students to file caste discrimination-based complaints

Among institutes of higher education, the highest number of ragging complaints comes from medical colleges

Published on 30th May 2019

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