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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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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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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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BJP leader asks Delhi High Court to link social media to Aadhaar, PAN or voter ID to stop fake news

The plea by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay has sought the relief, alleging that fake social media accounts are used to propagate "fake and paid news" during elections

Published on 23rd October 2019
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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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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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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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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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DUSU elections 2019: NSUI and left parties spar over whether Mangal Pandey was a  drug addict - or not

The pamphlet from 2018 has started doing rounds in 2019 too, a little before the DUSU elections. The elections will be held on September 12

Published on 6th September 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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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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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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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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