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Despite getting admission, bureaucrats in Kerala stopped ST student Binesh Balan from getting funds to study abroad for four years. Here's how he finally made it to Sussex 

Kasargod's Binesh Balan is the only one from Kerala to bag the National Overseas Scholarship this year, ending a four year struggle to study at some of the world's top varsities that wanted him there

Published on 7th August 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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Why Bhagat Singh's nephew believes that socialism, not Ram Raj is still the answer to India's questions, on his birth anniversary 

Beyond the khakhi and the cap, the man whom many still call 'comrade' affectionately, had insights into what India needed to do to stay ahead, 7 decades ago. Still makes sense now, says his nephew

Published on 28th September 2017
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Mumbai-based Dhamma Wings is not only the country's first Buddhist rock band but it is also waging a war on casteism 

This group of five won't settle for anything less than peace and equality. That's why they present legends like Buddha and Ambedkar through their music

Published on 7th September 2017
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Check out Rajesh Rajamani, the man behind these 'Inedible' posters for the JNU polls that are cracking voters up

Inedible India's Rajesh Rajamani designed the posters for JNU's BAPSA party for their election campaign and they are are not just funny but are garnering all the right reactions as well

Published on 8th September 2017
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Nangeli's Story: How a rather hush-hush part of Kerala's history inspired Orijit Sen to create his graphic novel 'A Travancore Tale'

Sen's basic idea behind his art is to bring to peoples attention the violence of casteism and other social  evils — and now he's doing it using a medium that most wouldn't associate with it

Published on 17th October 2017
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Stop trying to make JNU a gurukul: Students trash new pundit training courses

The proposal is yet to be approved at the academic council meeting but because most opposing voices have been asked to resign, there is little hope that the proposal will be stalled

Published on 17th April 2018
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Government to rope in college, school students to be 'Modi Messengers' to publicise its policies

In the first phase, the plan is being started in four states in north-east, including Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, and Manipur which will see 500 principals and 700 college students being trained

Published on 6th July 2018
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Dalit rapper Sumeet Samos on casteism at JNU: You just can't escape it   ​

Samos' fanbase has been steadily growing and now with his first official single ready to release, he says he can't be more excited

Published on 3rd August 2018
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If you volun-tour with TRIP to Change India, you could help a village better their lives

Traveller Niyog Krishna, through his NGO Manthan is set to start an initiative that will change the face of volunteering tourism in India

Published on 4th September 2018
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Finding Anitha: What I discovered about the face of Tamil Nadu's anti-NEET agitation  

One year after her tragic passing, how much do you really know about the 'Girl Who Fought NEET'? We go to her roots to try and understand who she was, how she grew up and why she did what she did

Published on 31st August 2018
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Bahujan Art Festival: TISS students invite marginalised artists to showcase their art, culture and food 

In many mainstream art festivals, marginalised artists seldom find a space and when they do it is mostly a token seat, which is why this festival is important to the dalit movement to reclaim their ar

Published on 16th December 2018
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Who drafted the Constitution? Here's a look at some of the most important members of the drafting committee

The drafting committee of the Constitution was appointed on August 29, 1947. The 389-member assembly took almost three years to draft the Constitution

Published on 24th January 2019
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The 'brown girl' interview: Aranya Johar is speaking the 'Language of Equality' in her latest poem 

Aranya's new poem 'The language of equality' was released ahead of International Women's Day, kickstarting a campaign called #PatriarchyKaPackup

Published on 8th March 2019
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Scholars, activists sign statement slamming IIT-Kanpur for trying to revoke Dalit prof's PhD — for calling out senior colleagues' casteism

A three-member committee had found that Saderla was a victim and recommended that the institute’s Board of Governors take action against the four senior professors harassing him

Published on 3rd April 2019

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