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#EndCasteismInIIT: IIT-B students amplify voices against casteism on campus, calls for videos, statements on social media

This call comes after the recent incident at IIT Kharagpur where a professor was seen on video making casteist remarks during an online class

Published on 1st May 2021
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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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Caste In Stone: Why caste bands in Tamil Nadu schools are just the tip of the discrimination iceberg 

Activists say that casteist teachers are primarily to blame for the perpetuation of caste in schools, powerful dominant caste leaders also have a huge stake in the school's affairs

 

Published on 18th August 2019
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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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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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Discriminated against by people in power: IIT Madras Humanities prof quits over caste bias, sends scathing mail to faculty

In his email, the prof also asks the institute to set up a committee to study the experiences of SC and OBC faculty members and have members of the SC/ST commission and psychologists as part of  it

Published on 1st July 2021
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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
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How does your grandfather's death prevent you from attending class? IIT KGP professor's lecture to SC/ST students causes controversy

The faculty member was identified by the students from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Published on 26th April 2021
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If you speak up, it brings down your chances of surviving: Why IIT Madras professor Vipin Veetil called India's top engineering college out for casteism

In a conversation with EdexLive, Vipin Veetil opens up about instances of casteism that he had experienced in India's premier institute, IIT Madras

Published on 16th August 2021
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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
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In IIT Kharagpur, no ST PhD scholar has been enrolled in 17 departments over three academic years. Should we be surprised?

While doctoral admission is merit and candidate-based, the argument for social justice and equality keeps popping up. But does it hold good in 2021?

Published on 14th June 2021
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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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More than 1000 IIT alumni write to IIT KGP calling for the termination of prof who abused students during lecture

A few of the signatories include former Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi, former IIT Kanpur Deputy Director Manindra Agarwal and Massey University Professor Mohan J Dutta

Published on 30th April 2021
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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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Of Theyyam, alcoholism, casteism and civil dreams: Meet Kuttikol Vivek, the first Vannan man to crack UPSC

Vannans are a Scheduled Caste in Kerala, who traditionally perform Theyyam. Vivek belongs to the community and says how the caste's issues prompted him to try a hand in Civil Service

Published on 10th April 2019

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