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After a saga of struggle, a court order and insult, these Dalit sisters received a laptop from the Kerala government to continue studying

Even after the court had ordered the panchayat to issue laptops, these students were allegedly insulted by the panchayat for going to court

Published on 24th July 2020
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The Martin Macwan Interview: How India can take inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement

In the backdrop of the BLM protests, removal of Confederate statues, we speak to the academic and Human Rights Activist about his letter calling for the removal of Manu’s statue from Rajasthan HC

Published on 21st July 2020
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How Kamaraj was inspired to pioneer India’s first midday meal scheme

A school drop out himself, Kamaraj was motivated from the very beginning to invest in the development of education in the state

Published on 20th July 2020
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You have money to go to court, but not to buy a laptop?: Panchayat members ask Kerala Dalit family, after court rules in their favour

Two weeks ago, the Kerala High Court had asked the Nedunkandam panchayat to issue laptops to Dalit sisters Anakha and Ardra

Published on 17th July 2020
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HRD announces guidelines for online classes by schools, recommends cap on screen time for students

The guidelines include eight steps of online or digital learning — plan, review, arrange, guide, talk, assign, track and appreciate

Published on 15th July 2020
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Online entrance exams will worsen already dismal representation of marginalised students: Ambedkarite student groups write to MHRD, UG

The lack of internet connectivity and electronic gadgets has long been an issue that students have brought up ever since the lockdown was announced

Published on 10th July 2020
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How Sudha Muttal overcame caste discrimination to deliver 5000 stage performances before she turned 30

At 29, Sudha Muttal has managed to deliver over 5000 performances and is changing the lives of young Dalit women in her village in rural Karnataka using the power of theatre

Published on 3rd July 2020
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Two years and a legal battle later, these Dalit sisters in Kerala will finally get laptops to study with

Anakha Babu and her sister Ardra had applied for a laptop in 2018. The Kerala High Court ruled in their favour a few days back

Published on 2nd July 2020
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How Gourab Ghosh, the first-ever homosexual candidate to contest JNU elections, made the varsity more inclusive

Gourab Ghosh, the first homosexual candidate to contest the JNUSU elections tells us why it is important to recognise queer politics on India's campuses

Published on 25th June 2020
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How this Dalit transwoman pharmacist and Karagattam dancer has risen above stigma and slurs to live her life positively

Swetha is also HIV positive but is fighting the big fight with all her heart and soul and there's nothing that can stop her from achieving her dreams

Published on 17th June 2020
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Teachers not trained to conduct open book exams: Why professors, students are dead set against online exams in India

 

DUTA members said that SC, ST, OBC students could be worst affected by the decision to conduct open book exams

Published on 22nd June 2020
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CUK professor moves Kerala HC after being suspended for harassing, discriminating against Dalit student

The Associate Professor was suspended after a Dalit student alleged him of discriminating her on the basis of caste and abusing her emotionally

Published on 19th June 2020
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Crowdsourced e-lessons, televisions at common spaces: How this Kerala NGO is helping the underprivileged e-learn

The NGO RIGHTS kickstarted its Bhim online classes in the beginning of June, with an aim to bridge the digital divide and help the underprivileged children access education

Published on 18th June 2020
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Ready to be scienced? How to know more and then write about the Coronavirus

Without knowing anything about COVID-19 you are talking about the viral disease. First, get scienced and then write about the Coronavirus

Published on 13th June 2020
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How Kabeer quit a corporate job and is doing everything from milking cows to educate kids in his village in MP is truly inspiring

Hailing from Nagda in Madhya Pradesh, Kabeer is giving back to his village by running a free school for the poor, taking free coaching classes and now, actively helping people deal with the pandemic 

Published on 12th June 2020

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