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APSC faculty advisor steps down, Fathima's father says screenshot with his name is fake  

In their statement, the APSC said that after they came to know about the professor's name surfacing with regard to the suicide, he had stepped down with immediate effect  
 

Published on 17th November 2019
IIT Madras

Social media trolling is demoralising everyone: IIT Madras responds to #JusticeForFathima storm

Speaking up in the face of mounting pressure from netizens and the general public, the institute said that they were hopeful that the police investigation would yield some answers

Published on 15th November 2019
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The Reshma Qureshi story: How this acid attack survivor went on to become an influencer

Reshma Qureshi recently presented a book written about her Being Reshma at the Bangalore Literature Festival 2019 and the challenging journey of her life moved the audience 

Published on 15th 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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With decorated walls, books and toys, Telangana gets its first 'child-friendly' police station 

The initiative aims to facilitate a friendly environment and encourage higher reporting of crimes relating to children

Published on 14th November 2019
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JNU always anti-establishment, but you'll see many changes: Higher Education Secretary R Subrahmanyam

With anti-establishment in its blood, many remember that Sitaram Yechury was at the vanguard as JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) President who forced Indira Gandhi to step down as JNU Chancellor

Published on 14th November 2019
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Chennai shocker: Tuition teacher, male friend held after forcing minor students to pose for explicit videos

There is a need for protection policies in education institutions and setting up of empowered and independent mechanism to review and monitor child protection processes

Published on 7th November 2019
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TN school students clash, Inspector makes them write 1.3k Thirukkural couplets

The students from St John's and Cathedral Higher Secondary Schools had an altercation that led to a clash at the VOC ground. The altercation also spilt over to social media as well

Published on 7th November 2019
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Chinamyanand case: SIT takes local BJP leader's laptop, pen drive in connection with extortion bid

The SIT team recovered a bag containing some books from a drain behind the SS College where the law student studied

Published on 4th November 2019
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NEET Impersonation Scam: Unconditional bail granted to fourth student in a row, mother denied relief

Earlier this month the state government had ordered getting fingerprints of first-year students of government and private colleges as the imprint would help detect with accuracy any fraud

Published on 1st November 2019
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NEET Impersonation Scam: Madras HC grants bail to two more students but denies relief to parent

Candidates allegedly engaged proxies to write the exam for them with the same credentials in several other centres to get admission to medical colleges

Published on 31st October 2019
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Death penalty for 16 for setting Bangladesh student on fire who complained against sexual abuse

She was lured to the rooftop of the building, where her attackers wearing burqas asked her to withdraw the sexual harassment complaint against Doula

Published on 24th October 2019
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Maharashtra, Telangana and MP have 1 in 2 stalking cases in India, reveals NRCB data

In the category of publishing sexually explicit content and obscene material, UP tops the list in the recently released NCRB data. But is this the whole extent of the cases of stalking in the country?

Published on 22nd October 2019
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With increased mobile penetration, cyber crime in India increases by 88% since 2015

Cyber crime has steadily been on the rise ever since mobile banking and internet services have been adopted with such elan across the country — leading to a spurt in OTP frauds, phishing and more

Published on 22nd October 2019
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Show me your navel: Student accuses Bengal rockstar Ranjon Ghoshal of sexual harassment online

Ranjon was accused of similar indecent behaviour by novelist Sirsendu Mukhopadhyay's daughter but the case was later dropped. The singer has responded to the allegations with a post on Facebook

Published on 22nd October 2019

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