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Rohit Vemula Death Anniversary

A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him

Published on 17th January 2019
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MGU Dalit scholar, detained during Governor's visit, claims she is a victim of caste discrimination

Deepa Mohanan was recently arrested when the governor had visited the university. She says that she's been facing bias since 2011

Published on 14th January 2020
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Education must be free at every Central University: Why Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan supports the JNU students

Given a clean chit in the Gorakhpur hospital death case, Dr Kafeel Khan recently delivered a talk at JNU, supporting the #FeesMustFall movement

Published on 30th November 2019
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Need perspective of unheard voices: Film company launches paid internship for Dalit students

While academia and other professional fields have managed to open the doors at least slightly to members of marginalised communities, cinema has liked to believe that it doesn't have a caste problem  

Published on 13th November 2019
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UoH's Ambedkar Students Association dismisses allegations that attack victims were drunk

A mob of 60-80 people allegedly attacked two students and also a member of the Union. The victims themselves asked for a breathalyser test and claim the allegations as false

Published on 31st October 2019
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UoH Dalit students beaten up by ABVP for attending Deepavali function on campus  

When former ASA President, Samson G and others went to intervene and find out what had happened, a few ABVP members allegedly urged others to beat him from behind  

Published on 28th October 2019
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UoH Elections 2019: 70 per cent students come out to vote, results on September 27

The first half of the polls, that ended, at 1 pm saw 55 per cent of the students coming out to vote for their representatives

Published on 26th September 2019
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UoH Elections 2019: First phase completed peacefully, 2000+ students turn up to vote

A total of 24 candidates will be contesting for the position of Office Bearers as more than 5,000 students vote for them

Published on 26th September 2019
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University of Hyderabad gears up for Students' Union elections on September 26. Will ABVP win again?

This year, the elections are scheduled to be held on September 26 and a number of student parties are gearing up to contest this year

 

Published on 24th September 2019
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SC asks Modi government to explain how they are going to stop caste discrimination in colleges

The notice was issued after a case was filed by the mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi

Published on 20th September 2019
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This time for Dafrica: Madras Christian College to host football match between Dalit, African students  

Though racism and casteism are widely different, there is a sense of solidarity that members of both communities feel as they both survive day to day oppression  

 

Published on 12th September 2019
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Dalit NSUI student running for DUSU post assaulted by ABVP?

NSUI's DUSU Vice Presidential candidate Ankit Bharti was beaten on his head allegedly by a few ABVP activists. ABVP has denied all claims

Published on 9th September 2019
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Delhi's Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam​​​​​​​ to fund education of daily wager's daughter

Shashi is the first woman to have secured admission to college after availing free coaching under the Delhi government's scheme, 'Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana'

Published on 9th September 2019
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If you don't support the Left, they accuse you of going Right: Jitendra Sanu, BAPSA's candidate in JNUSU poll

Jitendra or as his friends fondly call him, Jitu, was one of the founding members of the Birsa Ambedkar Phule Students' Association 

 

Published on 2nd September 2019
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UP primary school students bring own plates to avoid eating mid-day meals in plates used by Dalit students

The principal said that the children might have learnt this from home and that upper-caste students try to stay away from the Dalit students

Published on 29th August 2019

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