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'How to Become an Intellectual Kshatriya': TISS Students' Union condemns 'casteist' event organised by student group

The event was organised by the Democratic Secular Students' Forum and their guest was Rajiv Malhotra, a researcher, speaker and thinker  

 

Published on 24th May 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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Students say #NoToDigitalDivide, ask Modi why no 'revival' package for students

Several students' organisations including All India Students' Association (AISA), Students' Federation of India (SF), Democratic Students Union (DSU) and Pinjra Tod participated in the Twitter protest

Published on 20th May 2020
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The lockdown has hit Dharavi's artisans making totes for Chamar Studio hard. Here's how you can help

Chamar Studio was launched by an artist Sudheer Rajbhar in 2017. It employs the artisans from the Chamar caste in Dharavi

Published on 16th May 2020
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NEP 2020: Student leaders react to NEP's silence on student role in decision-making processes  

Several student leaders from across the country believe that the possible curbing of their role in decision-making bodies could devastate the student community

 

Published on 14th May 2020
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 This Vellore-based NGO is empowering Dalit women to fight for their land-rights

Thendral Movement helps Dalit women get their own land through training programmes, counselling, documentation and legal support 

Published on 12th May 2020
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This Kannada short film that highlights four superstitions in the Garden City, was filmed in just two days!

Nam Devaru Aathara is a Kannada short film on four superstitions, all based on one common thread - religious faith manipulation

Published on 12th May 2020
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This artist speaks about caste issues using his surreal art on Instagram. Here's why it's awesome

Known as @bakeryprasad_azaad, Siddhesh Gautam speaks about caste discrimination, personal freedom and a range of social issues through surreal art

Published on 6th May 2020
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Statue, statue? Why the demolishing of the Vidyasagar statue should worry India today

The frenzy of vandalising statues had gone viral after a BJP mob uprooted Lenin's statue in Tripura quite the same way as US Marines uprooted Saddam's statue in Baghdad

Published on 15th May 2019
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AUD pushed me to quit, fail because I am queer and a dalit: Student's FB post is asking a lot of uncomfortable questions about our colleges 

After what he claims is harassment against him because he is queer and a Dalit, this student turned to Facebook to make an appeal for his case - an ostensibly last ditch attempt 

Published on 22nd September 2017
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COVID-19: Trust in social media is very low in India, finds survey 

The only category of Indians whose "no trust at all" percentage in social media which was below 20 per cent was Indians above the age of 60

Published on 4th May 2020
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Here's how this Chennai NGO is helping mentally-challenged persons to live independently within communities

Porkodi Palaniappan's organisation works towards creating inclusive societies where neighbours, friends and others help persons with mental health problems live their own, independent lives

Published on 27th April 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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What COVID did to my lectures: How this lecturer is trying to compensate classes 'virtually' during the lockdown

In this series during the lockdown, we look at how the life and times of Gulshan Banu, a lecturer, who has been impacted by the extended closure/surge in her lectures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 15th April 2020
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Activists call Anand Teltumbde's surrender order by apex court insensitive in times of Corona

The CASR was formed by AISA, AISF, SFI, BASO, Bhim Army, Bigul DSU, DTF, United Against Hate and various other organisations

Published on 9th April 2020

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