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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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Caste In Stone: Why caste bands in Tamil Nadu schools are just the tip of the discrimination iceberg 

Activists say that casteist teachers are primarily to blame for the perpetuation of caste in schools, powerful dominant caste leaders also have a huge stake in the school's affairs

 

Published on 18th August 2019
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The Suraj Yengde interview: People are eager to learn about Nazis, but not about caste oppression in India

Suraj Yengde is a Harvard scholar, he was also the first Dalit to get a PhD from an African University. He is in India to promote his book 'Caste Matters'

 

Published on 5th August 2019
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Four months on, action against Kerala cop who harassed Dalit student for having 'unusual figure'

Dinu K, an MA student at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit was called an 'unusual figure' and was treated like a miscreant a few months back

Published on 3rd August 2019
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UGC's irregular disbursement of stipends leave Dalit scholars in distress

Many Dalit scholars across the country who are eligible for the RGNF haven't received their stipends for months 

Published on 21st May 2019
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Students shocked as new UoH prospectus states they have to clear arrears to be promoted to next semester

The Ambedkar Students' Union has written to the administration saying the new clause will put extra pressure on students especially from marginalised communities

Published on 15th May 2019
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Karnataka government revises Prabuddha scheme, leaving Dalit students in despair

Under the Siddaramiah government, more than 450 SC/ST students availed the scholarship to pursue their studies abroad

Published on 9th May 2019
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I was petrified: How Kerala Dalit student felt after police harassed him for having an 'unusual figure'

Dinu K, a Dalit activist, is a I year MA Sociology student in Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady. He was harassed by two policemen on Wednesday night

Published on 5th April 2019
NLSIU Kanishk Bharti suicide

The suicide of Kanishk Bharti: What's actually ailing NLSIU's law students?

A media gag? Plenty of stress? Members of the student community at NLSIU and the administration talk about the recent suicide and clear the air

Published on 3rd April 2019
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Of Periyar and Plays: How Dalit folk artist Umarani's street theatre is shattering stereotypes in rural TN

M Umarani talks about fighting caste and gender bias and becoming one of the most influential folk and street theatre artists in Tamil Nadu — and how she wants to start an institute to teach her art

Published on 7th March 2018
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Here's how you can help this TISS scholar release her film BR Ambedkar Now and Then  

The TISS student has requested for 20 lakh rupees so she can finish the film she's writing on Ambedkar and she's crowdfunding to get to that mark

Published on 8th February 2019

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