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AIADMK moves SC for implementation of OBCs quota in TN's share of All India Medical seats

The party said that the All India Quota seats are contributed by States surrendering seats in the Government and private medical and dental colleges as per the MCI regulations

Published on 9th June 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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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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She was told that she would never get anywhere because she's from a particular caste: Why an AIIMS resident attempted suicide

The victim whose situation is believed to be critical is under treatment in AIIMS' ICU. The RDA has written a letter to Dr Harsh Vardhan, alleging inaction

Published on 20th April 2020
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Goli Maaro Saalo Ko: What students protesting against Hindu College's 'virgin tree puja' were told  

Two days ago, about 50 students were protesting demanding that the administration take action against those who participated in the puja despite it being forbidden  

Published on 19th February 2020
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Jadavpur University to hold polls on Wednesday: Will ABVP make a dent in Left bastion on debut?

For the first time in the university's history, the ABVP has fielded candidates in this election. But are they confident that they will win the polls?

Published on 19th February 2020
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Instigates political, cultural and social disharmony: Why Kalakshetra cancelled T M Krishna's book launch

The Carnatic musician's latest book Sebastian & Sons was supposed to be launched at the Kalakshetra foundation on February 2 - but will now be done at ACJ instead

 

Published on 30th January 2020
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Coimbatore government school student accuses teacher of using casteist slurs while scolding him

On Wednesday morning, relatives of the student besieged the school and demanded action against a science teacher

Published on 30th January 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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Is IIT Madras practising untouchability against Adi-Dravidar residents by cutting off access to campus?

Lok Sabha MP Thol Thirumaavalavan has submitted a representation to the management accusing them of practising untouchability by blocking off the only gate providing access to the community

Published on 3rd January 2020
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JNU protests: Odisha police interrogate Ambedkarite student group leader's family over fee hike protests

Suna also stood for the President's post in the JNUSU elections and has frequently spoke about about casteist issues

Published on 24th November 2019
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Fathima suicide: APSC members analyse what makes IIT Madras campus so toxic

The Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle has brought out a statement regarding Fathima Latheef's suicide and the atmosphere of discrimination, harassment and increased stress and pressure on campus

Published on 20th November 2019
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Ramdev sticks to opinion on Periyar, says his supporters 'increase negativity' in society

The Bhim Army, an organisation of Dalit rights activists has demanded an apology from Ramdev for calling followers of Periyar “propagators of intellectual terrorism”

Published on 19th November 2019
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Need perspective of unheard voices: Film company launches paid internship for Dalit students

While academia and other professional fields have managed to open the doors at least slightly to members of marginalised communities, cinema has liked to believe that it doesn't have a caste problem  

Published on 13th November 2019
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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

Published on 14th November 2019

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