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Do students from marginalised communities at JNU expect to be failed by professors during PhD admission interviews?

While the varsity has said selection committees are not provided with details on the student's caste, students claim that there is simply no shielding them from discrimination due to personal bias

Published on 3rd January 2022
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MK Stalin assured us all support, will fight until my last breath: Fathima Latheef's father after meeting TN CM

Fathima, a former master's student of IIT Madras had died by suicide in November 2019, allegedly owing to religious discrimination by faculty

Published on 8th December 2021
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Now, Harvard University to protect student workers against caste discrimination with anti caste-bias clause

A Dalit alumni of Harvard University said that the win is a critical step in ensuring that there is at least an avenue of recourse for students like him who have experienced caste-based discrimination

Published on 3rd December 2021
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University of California adds caste to its anti-discrimination policy after student complaints pile in

Last year, California regulators sued Cisco Systems, saying an engineer faced discrimination at the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters because he is a Dalit man

Published on 20th November 2021
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Dr Nandakumar Kalarikkal on Deepa Mohanan controversy: The position doesn't matter to me, I am committed to research

The news of Kalarikkal's removal was confirmed two days ago, after a 10-day-long hunger strike by Deepa Mohanan. She had accused the professor of caste-based discrimination and had sought his removal

Published on 10th November 2021
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MGU removes Kalarikkal from the post of Centre Director. Here's why Deepa Mohanan is continuing her hunger strike

Deepa P Mohanan began her strike on October 29, alleging caste-based discrimination by her centre director Dr Nandakumar Kalarikkal

Published on 8th November 2021
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What happened on October 24: The death of Rosa Parks, Concorde and Harry Houdini's magical performance

October 24, 2005, is when Rosa Parks breathed her last after a lifetime of struggle against racial discrimination and segregation

Published on 24th October 2021
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Kerala students apprehensive about joining DU, fear discrimination and regional jingoism over cutoff fracas 

Many students who passed out recently from this college said that discrimination for students from Kerala has existed for few years now and it is not something new to happen this year

Published on 8th October 2021
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Line of discrimination: Dalit children in Amethi school made to sit in separate rows for mid day meals by headmistress 

This is the second instance of discrimination against Dalit children in a school in Uttar Pradesh in recent history - and it's all coming to a head just after reopening

Published on 1st October 2021
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This Delhi author's new books will teach children how to accept diverse family backgrounds

Beyond race, gender, colour and ethnicity which have formed the bases for discrimination since the beginning of time, this book aims to bring to light a largely ignored issue

Published on 20th September 2021
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Ensure no official, faculty indulges in caste-based discrimination against students, University Grants Commission directs varsities

The commission noted that the university may constitute a committee to look into the discrimination complaints received from the SC, ST, OBC students, teachers and non-teaching staff

Published on 14th September 2021
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SC seeks records of representation to Govt in plea seeking equal participation of students with disabilities in online exams

It asked to prevent discrimination against students with disabilities by issuing an advisory with regards to conducting online classes during the lockdown period

Published on 5th July 2021
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Students, politicians call out casteism in IIT Madras, after prof quits and sends stinker

In a letter addressed to all faculty members of the institute, he said that there were multiple instances of discrimination and that he shall be pursuing appropriate action to address the matter

Published on 2nd July 2021
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Discrimination is a strict no-no: How can we find apt solutions in schools, colleges to teach our kids better

Caste discrimination still remains a problem. The Coach tries to find apt solutions in our schools and colleges to teach our kids better

Published on 5th June 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: The choking of George Floyd and how it became the tipping point for #BLM protests

In today's #TBT, we talk about the murder of George Floyd which led to conversations around racism, police brutality and discrimination yet again. Only this time, with some serious consequences...

Published on 25th May 2021

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