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Aarthi Parthasarathy is giving 'the others' a voice through crowdfunded art, comics and documentaries

Aarthi Parthasarathy has dedicated her career as a filmmaker and writer to understanding and representing 'the other'. We find out how she got the message through to a changing audience

Published on 24th September 2020
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Kolkata police arrest three for refusing guest rooms to 10 madrasa teachers on religious grounds 

The trio was detained on Monday evening for interrogation on the basis of a complaint lodged with the Bidhannagar East police station by the madrasa teachers

Published on 22nd September 2020
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Madras Dyslexia Association adopts traditional games to teach children with special needs

Significant improvements were recorded in key areas such as children's overall focus and concentration besides in motor skills as a result of playing some of these traditional games

Published on 7th September 2020
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Teachers' Day: Why teachers should strive to become educators in the 21st century

Educators are not mere givers/sharers/creators of knowledge; they enable students to think creatively, critically and productively

Published on 5th September 2020
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By the time we get documents to get supplies, we'll be dead: How India's Transgenders have been hit by lockdown

Most transgender persons do not have government ID proofs like Aadhaar, DL, Passport, PAN, Ration, Voter ID cards and end up getting excluded even out of Food Security despite the Food Security Act  

Published on 29th March 2020
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How life has changed for India's LGBTQIA+ community two years after abolition of Section 377

Two years ago on this day, the Supreme Court had struck down the draconian Section 377 that criminalised gay sex

Published on 6th September 2020
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You're taking undue advantage of your caste: Kolkata student attacks Adivasi prof with shocking casteist remarks on Facebook

Dr Maroona Murmu has been trolled incessantly on social media after the incident two days ago. However, she has been receiving support from students' communities across the country

Published on 4th September 2020
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These 19-year-old girls want to start meaningful conversations in government schools across Telangana 

The four girls have visited nine schools and successfully conducted their workshops. Students also seem to have enjoyed it. Now, owing to the pandemic, they are planning virtual events. So stay tuned

Published on 30th August 2020
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IIT Kharagpur’s LGBTQ+ Resource Group organises workshop to fight sexual harassment in college campus

Ambar, a Gender and Sexual Diversity support group for the LGBTQ+ community of IIT Kharagpur organised the workshop with Jhatkaa.org 

Published on 28th August 2020
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97 percent posts for OBC professors lying vacant in Central Universities, reveals RTI

 

The UGC revealed that only 9 professors from the community were holding positions in Central Universities across the country despite 313 posts being sanctioned

Published on 29th August 2020
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For an Ambedkarite like me, education is part of activism: Dalit student who topped the SSUS exams

A prominent Dalit activist, Dinu K scored the highest marks in this year's MA Sociology final year examinations conducted by the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady

Published on 27th August 2020
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SC seeks Centre's reply on plea for uniform education practices to avoid discrimination

The steps taken to regulate elementary education during the COVID-19 pandemic were inadequate, the plea alleged and contended that they have created inequality

Published on 27th August 2020
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Tamil Nadu Teachers’ Association seeks cancellation of extra board exams prescribed by NEP

PK Ilamaran, the President of the Association said in a statement that they were glad that the Department of School Education was seeking suggestions

Published on 24th August 2020
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Delhi HC issues notice on PIL claiming UPSC applicants from disabled-category were not given adequate reservation

The petition, filed by a registered society for disabled - Sambhavana, said that the notice for direct recruitment to 24 civil services neglects the mandatory minimum reservation for the disabled

Published on 10th August 2020
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PM Narendra Modi on NEP: Learning in mother tongue till class V will strengthen children's foundation

The Prime Minister was speaking during the Transformational Reforms in Higher Education conclave and also acknowledged the efforts of Dr Kasturirangan, Chairman in creating the NEP

Published on 7th August 2020

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