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85 per cent Indian women missed out on raise or promotion during pandemic

The findings showed that nine in 10 (89 per cent) women stated that they were negatively impacted by the pandemic

Published on 2nd March 2021
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How B'luru's Freedom Foundation started an online fundraiser to help HIV positive children survive during the pandemic

Headquartered in Bengaluru, Freedom Foundation has specialised facilities in 48 physical sites at various locations in four states

Published on 2nd March 2021
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Want private schools to stop looting students with high fees: What students want from parties ahead of TN polls

The manifesto has been composed by the Tamil Nadu Child Rights Watch, Campaign against Child Labour, Forum for Promotions of Child Participation, Right to Education Forum, Tamil Nadu

Published on 1st March 2021
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Youth Akali Dal to 'gherao' Delhi Police for singling out Punjabi youth for arrests

Youth Akali Dal President Parambans Singh Romana said the wing had received reports of Punjabi youths being unfairly targeted for punishment by Delhi Police and the central government

Published on 25th February 2021
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After row over racist posts on social media, first Indian President of Oxford Student Union quits 

The accusations were made after the President-elect Rashmi Samant's old social media posts reemerged and were branded 'racist' and 'insensitive'

Published on 18th February 2021
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What could the Union Budget have done to make the lives of Dalit students better?

Under School Education, the NCDHR suggests 500 state of the art modern schools, inclusion cells in schools and appointment of SC, ST teachers in rural areas

Published on 17th February 2021
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Kavya's quest: This 34-year-old is driving solo across India to network with native artisans and help popularise their work

Kavya Saxena is on a solo mission. For six months, she is travelling to six states of India to document the crafts that don't get enough attention. This is the purpose behind why she is doing it...

Published on 9th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: In an instance of man vs machine, chess face-off between grandmaster Garry Kasparov and IBM's Deep Blue

In today's TBT, we take you back to the day when IBM's Deep Blue played against Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov. While the latter won fair and square, he lost the subsequent rematch...

Published on 9th February 2021
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Inefficiency of Merit: Have India's top technical, scientific institutes used the ‘merit’ debate to deny jobs to teachers from oppressed communities?

Technical and scientific institutes have maintained that due to the ‘sophisticated nature’ of certain jobs, they cannot allow people who come in through reservation to occupy them

Published on 8th February 2021
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Youth who have knowledge, wisdom and energy to build new future: J&K LG at Harvard US-India Initiative

The Lt Governor, while addressing the students and notable speakers from across the world, remarked that the youth carrying immense knowledge, wisdom and energy

Published on 6th February 2021
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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US Justice Department drops racial discrimination suit against Yale University

According to the lawsuit filed in October 2020, Asian-American and white students were only one-eighth to one-fourth as likely to be admitted as African-American applicants

Published on 4th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: On Rosa Parks' birth anniversary recounting the power of the word, 'No!'

In today's #TBT, we recollect how Rosa Parks' defiance has today grown to become folklore and serves as an inspiring story for all those who have felt discriminated against at one point or another
 

Published on 4th February 2021
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Physical education instructors across Kerala demand revised salaries, call for end to discrimination

The joint association of physical instructors says that instructors right up to Class XII have often failed to benefit from salary revision

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Social Justice Ministry assures it is ensuring proper OBC representation, reconsidering criteria for ‘creamy layer’

The Ministry told the Lok Sabha that they had received nine complaints regarding discrimination in admissions at central universities and out of this eight had been disposed of

Published on 3rd February 2021

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