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IIT Bombay food discrimination

IIT Bombay: Six tables to be reserved for vegetarians only in hostel mess? Students allege "food discrimination"

The students allegedly received an email, on Wednesday, from the mess council informing them that six tables will be reserved for vegetarian food only

Published on 27th September 2023

IIT Delhi: "Reserved category students hesitate to reveal their caste," says 2019-20 survey 

The 2019-20 survey further stated insights that revealed how a few students studying at IIT Delhi dealt with the nuances of casteism within the institution 

Published on 9th October 2023
IIT Bombay hostel mess veg food

IIT Bombay: After institute reserves tables for vegetarian food only in hostel mess; students protest

On Thursday, September 28, a group of students decided to take non-vegetarian food and eat at the tables reserved by the hostel mess for vegetarians

Published on 29th September 2023

SC student punished in Trichy school; mother alleges caste-based bias

The mother alleges that the student was made to stand out in the Sun as he was two minutes late after lunch and did not do his duties in a proper manner

Published on 26th September 2023

G20 Summit: IIT Delhi professor Divya Dwivedi under scrutiny for prejudiced statements?

On the eve of the G20 summit held in Delhi, the professor allegedly received flak on social media for her alleged "anti-Indian" declarations

Published on 9th September 2023

Veg-only canteen at IIT Mandi? Institute clarifies   

The institute says that the vegetarian-only canteen was set up only after there have been repeated demands for the same from students 


Published on 8th September 2023

TN: Students refuse to eat breakfast prepared by Dalit cook; authorities intervene  

The district collector warned the parents of these students of dire consequences, including a complaint under the SC/ST Act, if this behaviour continued


Published on 6th September 2023

Bangalore University students burn effigy of actor Upendra. Here's why  

The act followed Upendra’s comments against the Holeya community, which hails from the Scheduled Caste category, during a Facebook Live event


Published on 15th August 2023
IIT Bombay Inclusivity guidelines

IIT Bombay: Posters of anti-discriminatory guidelines to keep casteism at bay come up; students react

A set of posters that came up on campus this Saturday state that it is inappropriate to ask students for any personal detail which may reveal their caste

Published on 31st July 2023

Darshan’s family alleges SIT not considering casteism could be the evil

Darshan’s father and sister allege that he was subjected to caste-based discrimination which the SIT is ruling out 

Published on 11th May 2023

Hyderabad Central University: RTIs filed by Ambedkar Students’ Association reveal apparent casteism in PhD interviews 

From hierarchical patterns in grading, to awarding zero marks to reserved candidates - the report alleges the admission process to be in disproportionate favour of Upper Caste candidates

Published on 5th April 2023

Dr Nandakumar Kalarikkal on Deepa Mohanan controversy: The position doesn't matter to me, I am committed to research

The news of Kalarikkal's removal was confirmed two days ago, after a 10-day-long hunger strike by Deepa Mohanan. She had accused the professor of caste-based discrimination and had sought his removal

Published on 10th November 2021

Why Kerala film grad Shifin Mathew's short film Burn depicts casteism in Kerala's colleges in its rawest form

Shifin Mathew is a budding filmmaker who has come out with a film that hits hard on the caste malaise. We find out more about what went into its making

Published on 22nd September 2021

Implement reservations in faculty recruitments, MP Thamizhachi tells IITM Director after Vipin Veetil incident

Of the 596 faculty members employed in IIT Madras in May 2021, 515 of them belong to the unreserved category and 62 are from the OBC category

Published on 29th September 2021

So much for a fair probe: Vipin Veetil criticises NCBC for asking IITM director to conduct inquiry

He now asks the commission to investigate his complaint either through a regional office or through a body funded by the State Government of Tamil Nadu

Published on 3rd September 2021

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