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The Legacy of Rohith Vemula: Five years since the scholar’s death, how student lives and colleges have been impacted across India

Student leaders across the country speak about how Vemula’s unfortunate demise influenced and shaped their politics and how things have changed on campus since then

Published on 17th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When Rohith Vemula's suicide brought attention to discrimination in educational institutions

In today's #TBT, we mourn the death of scholar Rohith Vemula and refer to the lines he wrote in his letter before he died by suicide. Also, keeping MH370 and its passengers in our prayers, always 

Published on 17th January 2021
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Dalit student body, researchers from Mysore University protest for a mess to eat in, other basic amenities

The Associations say that SC,ST and OBC PhD students have not been receiving their scholarship money since the last academic year

Published on 15th January 2021
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Anthems around Ambedkarism: This duo is documenting and digitisation Maharashtra’s anti-caste songs

The reason why these songs have not found a more mainstream presence so far is because the field is dominated by upper castes, which is why the duo say they want to create this 'Bookmobile'

Published on 14th January 2021
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This professor duo has set up 15 public libraries in the remotest of TN villages. This is their incredible story

Twenty-nine-year-old Thambi met Shiva Shankar, both Ambedkarites, through a mutual friend and together they came up with the idea to set up libraries in rural areas

Published on 7th January 2021
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Supreme Court seeks Centre's reply on plea for appointment in SC/ST panels

The plea said the role of the constitutional bodies was pivotal for taking into account the issues related to atrocities upon the oppressed communities

Published on 8th January 2021
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Parents of UoH scholar who allegedly died due to ‘medical negligence’ demand admin conduct investigation

The scholar’s father, Ramavadh has written to the Vice Chancellor with a list of demands which includes a reimbursement of all the medical expenses incurred during Bharati’s treatment

Published on 1st January 2021
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The Battle of Koregaon: Why the anniversary has come to mean so much to Dalits

On January 1, 1927, Dr BR Ambedkar visited the site and ever since thousands of Ambedkarites turn up at Bhima Koregaon on New Year’s Day

Published on 1st January 2021
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Odisha govt to constitute committee to finalise reservation for govt school students in engineering, medical colleges

This decision came after the Odisha Cabinet approved a proposal on December 28 related to the reservation for students of government high schools for admission to engineering and medical colleges

Published on 30th December 2020
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Odisha approves reservation in engg, medical colleges for govt school, college students in the state

The cabinet approved a proposal to correct the imbalance in access to coaching classes in rural areas after examinations like NEET, JEE for medical, engineering courses

Published on 29th December 2020
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Censor board bans release of Malayalam film set in JNU. Here's what the film is all about

The film talks about a girl from Malappuram who goes to JNU to pursue her research on a freedom fighter from Kerala

Published on 28th December 2020
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Dalit and minority women's writings make me hopeful about the future of feminist literature: Telugu poet Volga

Budding poet Kadali Satyanarayana took us through the works of Volga by posing serval questions to her — by answering which, the veteran poet took us back to a bygone era. Here's what ensued

Published on 22nd December 2020
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Children in Karnataka have been denied milk for six months, reveals RTI

A group of 80 nutritionists, doctors, activists, lawyers and citizens have written to the government to start the supply of milk powder under Ksheera Bhagya for government and aided school students

Published on 3rd December 2020
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These artists have come together to remind Indians of their true values like justice to farmers and racial equality

Based on the ideologies of a German non-violence resistance from 1942, the White Rose Movement is targetted at crimes against people, the environment and much more

Published on 2nd December 2020
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  As Post Matric Scholarships dither in Centre-State logjam, academicians call for immediate release of funds

It was recently reported that over 60 lakh senior school students from SC communities are facing a financial crunch as the states have been unable to afford the funds

Published on 2nd December 2020

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