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Why rapper Arivu's Sanda Seivom has become Chennai's protest anthem

Arivu first sang this at a protest and since it was such an easy catchy tune that people began to sing along to as well, he decided to release the song officially

Published on 16th January 2020
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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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Filmmakers should not recreate vengeful stories of past: Sarathkumar 

Sarathkumar stressed that cinema is more than entertainment, filmmakers also have a responsibility in sending the right message to society and youth

Published on 8th January 2020
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JNU student says Delhi Police weren't mute spectators but attacked her during #JNUViolence

Other female students have also complained of molestation and aggravated assault by the mob not just on Sunday but during the clashes on Saturday as well

Published on 6th January 2020
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Is IIT Madras practising untouchability against Adi-Dravidar residents by cutting off access to campus?

Lok Sabha MP Thol Thirumaavalavan has submitted a representation to the management accusing them of practising untouchability by blocking off the only gate providing access to the community

Published on 3rd January 2020
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Despicable level of humanity: UoH teachers tear into CAA, says police action on students reeks of hatred

The UHTA also condemned the fact that police detained the UoH students on campus even before they started their anti-CAA protest recently  

 

Published on 2nd January 2020
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Malnourishment made in India: How Sudharak Olwe's frames will compel us to understand hunger better

Olwe also runs a foundation, Photography Promotion Trust, through which they are working on a few collective projects that shed light on Mumbai’s water crisis and other issues

Published on 23rd December 2019
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Prime Minister Modi says 'groups with vested interest' causing 'divide and creating disturbance'

Prime Minister said the need of the hour is for all to work together for empowerment of every Indian, especially the poor, downtrodden and marginalised

Published on 16th December 2019
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IIT-Madras suicide: Why did Madras HC refuse to allow CBI probe into Fathima's suicide?

A bench led by Justice M Sathyanarayanan dismissed both the petitions with a direction to the IIT management to provide effective and periodical psychological counselling to the affected students

Published on 14th December 2019
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Why there's a whole lot more to Sonia Akula than you saw in Telugu hit George Reddy

"I can't think of holding down a conventional job. I want to work in the social sector," says Sonia Akula who runs Hyderabad-based NGO Action Aid For Societal Advancement

Published on 11th December 2019
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Ananya Moolmane's Equal Souls project is worth your support in the current times. Here's why

Eighth-grader Ananya Moolemane is working hard to reiterate the fact that every human being should be treated equally and with dignity

Published on 5th December 2019
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Meet Shivangi, the first woman pilot inducted into the Indian Navy

As part of her training, Shivangi has flown Pilatus PC 7 Mk II, Basic Trainer at AFA and completed Dornier Conversion with the Indian Navy in Kochi

Published on 3rd December 2019
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Fathima suicide: Father to approach Madras HC for internal inquiry into IIT Madras by independent agency

The family will also meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and DMK leader M K Stalin seeking their further intervention for unravelling the mystery behind Fathima’s death

Published on 27th November 2019
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Skewed gender ratio: Less than 2 out of 10 IIT-Madras students are girls

Female students at IIT- Madras said while they are not at the receiving end of overt discrimination or misogynist comments, they still felt left out as the culture is largely male-dominated

Published on 25th November 2019
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IIT Madras to install suicide-prevention device on hostel fans, after fallout over Fathima's suicide  

The administration has sent out a mail to hostels-in charge about the installation of the "Fan Bush Protection Device', which will make the fan drop if any weight over 40 kg is attached to it 

 

Published on 22nd November 2019

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