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They might have Indian papers, but they are Bangladeshis: Why students in Meghalaya put up anti-Bengali posters that are going viral

It all started after a Khasi man lost his life in a clash between non-tribals and Khasis in February. While the Bengalis allege oppression since then, the Khasis say their name is being maligned

Published on 23rd October 2020
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Going at 335 words per minute: Meet KIDSHOT, India's fastest rapper, and the undisputed king of chopper rap

KIDSHOT’s debut EP focuses on his journey and how he’s turned out to be a successful rapper through dedication and hard work. The musician tells us about his debut EP, his rap journey and more

Published on 23rd October 2020
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How the country’s first transgender-run Milk Cooperative Society in Kovilpatti has given them hope and an identity

Activist Grace Banu credits the District Collector, the District Revenue Officer and the relentless hard work of the transgender community in setting up the Cooperative

Published on 21st October 2020
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Having private universities more important than reviving Nalanda: Manish Barriarr, Patna teacher and Oxford grad contesting Bihar Elections 2020

He is not the babu from Oxford but the Patna boy who connects to people on the ground level, says Manish Barriarr, a teacher-turned-politician

Published on 20th October 2020
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First lesson taught in Pak schools: Hindus are 'kafirs', Jews enemies of Islam

Any student or teacher who tries to protest or express his opinion is accused of committing blasphemy. Last year, a Pakistani court sentenced a university lecturer to death for blasphemy

Published on 16th October 2020
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Why Dalits and the underprivileged in India have built-in barriers to accessing mental health care

Mental healthcare even for so-called privileged communities is dismal, so one can only shudder to imagine what it must be for those from non-privileged backgrounds

Published on 11th October 2020
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A fulfilling life is in everyone's reach, mental illness cannot be the barrier: Bipolar India's Vijay Nallawala

As someone who has been living with bipolar disorder all his life, Vijay Nallawala is best positioned to tell us about the condition, how he overcame his mental illness and a lot more

Published on 10th October 2020
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Yale University sued for making admissions decisions based on candidates' race for at least 50 years

The Department filed the lawsuit "on the grounds of race and national origin" on Thursday in the US District Court for the District of Connecticut

Published on 9th October 2020
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Supreme Court allows doctors accused of abetting Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide to resume their course on same campus

The prosecution, the police and Tadvi’s family had raised concerns over the three accused influencing the 250 witnesses whom the Mumbai Police had interrogated for the case

Published on 9th October 2020
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Ambedkarite student bodies from IIT Bombay, TISS and 32 institutes across country unite for a justice in Hathras case, plan protest on Oct 10

A total of 32 organisations have come together with a set of ten demands with regard to the alleged gangrape as well as other issues of discrimination and violence perpetuated on SC and ST communit

Published on 6th October 2020
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This 15-year-old from Punjab has covered the FIFA World Cup and spoken at the UN. This is how she did it

Ananya Kamboj believes that education, sports and childhood character development go hand-in-hand. We find out more

Published on 5th October 2020
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Living in your skin: How this Instagram project is empowering the dark-complexioned

Black inkblots is a social media space that hopes to change skin colour discrimination in mainstream media by telling the stories of dark-skinned people

Published on 5th October 2020
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Noted Dalit leader and head of NADO, Johar Charles Wesley Meesa passes away

Charles Wesley Meesa, head of National Alliance of Dalit Organisations was a man of masses and he brought people of all the communities together, say people who worked closely with him

Published on 3rd October 2020
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With Blue Dawn, this 24-year-old is providing easy access to mental health facilities for Bahujan communities

We spoke to Blue Dawn founder Divya Kandukuri to find out how the support group is bringing mental health access to the people of Bahujan communities

Published on 25th September 2020
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The Pink List India's Insta page has been listing queer-friendly politicians since the 2019 LS elections. Check it out

Founders of Pink List India tell us how they are trying to inform and empower people with their list of LGBTQIA+ friendly politicians in India and bring queerness into politics

Published on 25th September 2020

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