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"Unacceptable": Students, critics weigh in on IITs alleged caste profiling for jobs  

Most recently, instances of casteism surfacing in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have led to experts questioning whether the identity of a student would eventually lead to the death of the

Published on 22nd November 2023

Tamil Nadu: Parents accuse teacher of harassing student for beef-eating, religious practices

The parents' claim that a female graduate teacher displayed a bias against students wearing hijabs, subjecting them to indirect mistreatment over the past few months

Published on 22nd November 2023

Are IIT recruiters asking for SC/ST/OBC students' JEE rank, community? Here's what companies, IITs say  

Students from other categories are apprehensive regarding such an inquiry and question if their merit will be weighed down by the general rank obtained during the JEE entrance

Published on 17th November 2023

IIT Mandi alumnus from Dalit community alleges caste discrimination by hostel staff

A case was registered by the police against five people under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 at Paddhar Police station

Published on 4th November 2023

“Academic apartheid’: Battle continues for non-medical profs facing discrimination; court hearing on Nov 9  

On October 31, the NMMTA association shared a screenshot on X (formerly Twitter) that highlighted the plight of an assistant professor of Microbiology

Published on 2nd November 2023

Veg/non-veg based segregation on hostel campuses: Why is it becoming a trend?

Ultimately, the decision of whether or not to segregate vegetarian and non-vegetarian students in hostel messes is a complex one

Published on 28th October 2023

Veg/non-veg discrimination at JNU's hostel mess? Separate raita jars placed for veg/non-veg, allege students

"We request the boarders of Narmada and the hostel committee members not to allow this discriminatory behavior to become a common practice," the release read

Published on 27th October 2023

Why SC/ST students are more likely to experience atrocities at universities

The lack of awareness about SC/ST rights and the reservation system can also contribute to the occurrence of atrocities against SC/ST students

Published on 24th October 2023
IIT Bombay food discrimination

IIT Bombay: Six tables to be reserved for vegetarians only in hostel mess? Students allege "food discrimination"

The students allegedly received an email, on Wednesday, from the mess council informing them that six tables will be reserved for vegetarian food only

Published on 27th September 2023

VBU anthropology department harassment row: Students launch second hunger strike

The students staged a strike from 9 am to 1 pm and after the strike, they released an 11-point notice highlighting their concerns

Published on 17th October 2023

VBU: Over 260 eminent personalities, academicians write to President Murmu seeking justice for suspended student

The petition, supported by a list of 260 eminent signatories, including academics like Amit Bhaduri, Utsa Patnaik, Akeel Bilgrami, John Harriss, James Boyce, P Sainath, Abha Dev Habib and others

Published on 16th October 2023

Harassment of students by teachers: What can be done to prevent it?  

It is important to note that teacher harassment is not just a problem in India. It is a problem that exists in education systems all over the world

Published on 14th October 2023

Caste, Purity, and Pollution: The dining hall division and the Brahminical persona of IITs

"The concern is that once segregation begins, it could be a never-ending process, extending to separate hostel rooms and more spaces,"  says Prof Ravikant Kisana

Published on 12th October 2023

Delhi HC seeks government's response on discrimination of trans persons in education, employment

A plea was filed in the court by a transwoman, highlighting the discriminatory treatment faced by transgender individuals

Published on 7th October 2023

Prejudice and discrimination in the classroom: What can teachers do?

Prejudice can lead to discrimination against students from certain backgrounds, which can have a devastating impact on their learning

Published on 26th September 2023

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