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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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Would you do this to your kids: How Kiran Bedi shot down Pondy med college for discrimination

The students were being asked to sit in a separate room, did not even have a projector and were being taught by PG students.

Published on 16th July 2018
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Women's Day: Why astrophysicist Prajval Shastri believes that gender discrimination must not be perpetuated at institutions by teachers 

Prajval Shastri, an astrophysicist speaks about gender bias in the academic institutions especially in the field of Science and her love for research, why she pursued astrophysics and much more 

Published on 6th March 2021
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Why is US seeing a rise in complaints of discrimination in schools?

Almost 19,000 complaints of discrimination based on religion, sex and disability in schools were filed from October 2021 to September 2022

Published on 2nd January 2023
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Why everyone must watch Raven, a Malayalam music video on casteism and discrimination

Raven tells us the story of a Dalit father who is searching for his son, who was abducted for living his life a certain way. We catch up with its creator

Published on 20th September 2019
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Why don't you clean my toilet: Amid delay in NEET PG counselling, SC, ST, OBC doctors reveal discrimination, caste abuse

Doctors who EdexLive spoke to have shared instances of targeted and caste-based abuses that they were subjected to, especially after July 2021

Published on 4th December 2021
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Why Ashif Shaikh's Jan Sahas holds the key to ending Dalit discrimination in Central India

From direct rescues and rehabilitations to legal aid and policy discourse, this NGO goes the whole nine yards to help the oppressed across caste and class barriers

Published on 11th September 2018
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What happened on December 10: What do Emily Dickinson and Marie Curie have in common?

From an enigmatic poet to the lady who gave us light in the dark. Also, the Nobel Committee in 1902 almost got itself cancelled for this massive oversight

Published on 10th December 2021
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Wear inclusivity on your sleeve by picking out T-shirts and badges designed by these Mumbai students

Also, they have notebooks! That's right, students of The Green Acres Academy in Mumbai have started Skinclude, a brand that sheds light on colour discrimination in all its un-'fairness'. Check it out

Published on 23rd April 2021
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We have right to religious freedom, can't force us to attend classes online: Udupi students protesting discrimination say

The six girls fighting for their right to religious freedom also hit international headlines recently. The college and state authorities have come under heavy criticism from activists

Published on 28th January 2022
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Viral photo about vegetarianism securing 'salvation' not from IIT Madras canteen. Here's the truth

The photo had been posted on Facebook along with other photos from the wedding by people who attended the event in Coimbatore

 

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Uttarakhand: Sacked Dalit cook reappointed, 31 booked for discrimination under SC/ST Act

Demanding justice for her, the Uttarakhand SC/ST Commission had earlier threatened to approach the court if she is not reinstated immediately. She finally got her job back on December 31

Published on 31st December 2021
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Uttarakhand SC,ST Commission to go to court if Dalit cook sacked after student boycott is not reinstated

What is moreover worrisome is that after removing Devi from the job, the district education officers appointed Pushpa Bhatt, a Brahmin cook

Published on 30th December 2021
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US Justice Department to probe Harvard's alleged discrimination against Asian American applicants 

The allegations were levelled in 2015 against the Ivy League institution by a coalition of 64 Asian-American groups, including four Indian-American organisations

Published on 3rd August 2017
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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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