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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

Published on 14th November 2019
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#NoRentFromStudents: Delhi students to go on non-cooperation protest if forced to pay lockdown rent

Due to the limited availability of affordable hostels for students in colleges and universities, students are more often than not compelled to opt for rented accommodations

Published on 19th May 2020
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#PhDMeToo: Bipolar Calcutta University scholar harassed by colleague, alleges inaction by guide and VC

A former PhD researcher in the Department of Microbiology, he has accused a colleague and his guide of mental harassment — but other researchers say that his guide was absolutely not at fault

Published on 8th July 2019
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#TakeAKnee: Did you know that some of the words that we use today had a different meaning when they originated?

Dr Albert P' Rayan, Professor of English at KCG College of Engineering, looks back into the history of words and phrases

Published on 10th October 2017
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#YouGoGirl: This girl-powered club in Hyderabad is starting conversations on Islamophobia, Discrimination and more

Ayesha Syeda feels that, "We just want to share information and experiences. It doesn't have to amount to anything, but it surely might lead to something."

 

Published on 1st May 2019
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'Abused' AMU students go on hunger strike in Kerala, relief team from Aligarh to reach campus on Sunday  

Nadeem Khan, a first-year MBA student and a native of Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, was thrashed by around 15 people in public and has accused the administration of uniting with local students 

Published on 11th November 2017
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'How to Become an Intellectual Kshatriya': TISS Students' Union condemns 'casteist' event organised by student group

The event was organised by the Democratic Secular Students' Forum and their guest was Rajiv Malhotra, a researcher, speaker and thinker  

 

Published on 24th May 2020
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'Kakoos' cameraman is now going across TN to educate manual scavengers' kids using art

Palani Kumar, who shot the controversial documentary with Divya Bharathi, says that he was so moved by the lives of manual scavengers' children that he is starting this project to help them out

Published on 4th December 2017
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'Let Punjabi study in Punjab': Kerala college accused of discriminating against student who ended life

Jaspreet Singh, a III year BA Economics student in Malabar Christian College, Kozhikode committed suicide on March 1 and there has been a slew of protests that broke out since

Published on 5th March 2020
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10 things SC judges said while striking down Sec 377 that every Indian needs to read

You know that Section 377 has been struck down. Here are the best parts of the judgement from the men and woman who changed the law for the better

Published on 6th September 2018
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2018 in review: These 12 campus protests rekindled our belief in dissent

2018 was the year of solid dissent as far as colleges were concerned. We've listed the protests, the people, the campus politics and all the things that rocked our colleges

Published on 31st December 2018
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97 percent posts for OBC professors lying vacant in Central Universities, reveals RTI

 

The UGC revealed that only 9 professors from the community were holding positions in Central Universities across the country despite 313 posts being sanctioned

Published on 29th August 2020
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A #TouchOfCare can transform lives: Nisha Lobo's story sheds light on the stigma around adopting specially-abled children

Nisha Lobo lives every day of her life proving that what you look like on the outside doesn't matter, it is who you are on the inside that does

Published on 14th November 2018
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A day after he released book on homosexuality, Kolkata teacher fired from job

The teacher says he was issued a termination order without a notice period which has left him without any other sort of back up 

Published on 21st March 2018
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A letter of solidarity to Greta Thunberg  from the Third World

How dare we allowed the climate to go berserk in the first place? Even though we accept that we destroyed it, we never really bothered to correct it

Published on 28th September 2019

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