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Meet the young woman who is bringing Kerala's teen mothers and child labourers back to school

For hundreds of dropouts in Kerala who believe that getting an education is not a priority, activist Dhanya Raman provides a way to get back to school, land a job and beat a lifetime of poverty

Published on 26th February 2017
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CCTV Row: JNU students take down CCTV cams because they're worried their 'protests' will be doctored, misused like in Kanhaiya Kumar's case

JNUSU also believes that the management may use the cameras to intimidate women students by showing footage of them entering and leaving men's hostels to their parents. JNU still wants cams in place

Published on 2nd April 2017
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Kerala's human rights commission raps CBSE for asking students to remove brassiere before NEET, seeks response 

After the incident of a female student being asked to remove her  innerwear before attending the NEET examination, the state's human rights commission has asked for an explanation

Published on 8th May 2017
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Four women teachers suspended for asking Kerala girls to remove clothes before NEET 

Four teachers are being suspended after the dress code debacle in Kerala where the female candidates were asked to remove their clothes as part of strict measures to stop cheating in NEET

Published on 9th May 2017
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Kerala sees 12k rise in First Grade enrolment for the first time in a decade, courtesy government's free uniforms, smart classes

Guess taking a book out of TN's sops-for-development agenda has actually worked for Kerala's School Education department, as they see a rise in primary enrolment after more than a decade

Published on 11th June 2017
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IIMC showing caste bias during interviews? Students share horror stories of caste, minority and JNU bias during interview at India's premier Communication Institute on Facebook

Three students speak up on social media about their horrifying interviews at IIMC where they were mocked and repeatedly asked about their caste and the "unfair and unnecessary" reservation system

Published on 2nd July 2017
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'Your SRFTI is a sexual harassment zoo': Chilling note from Kolkata Film Institute student before she attempted suicide

According to a note she wrote before attempting suicide, this is Kunjila's second attempt and she accuses the Institute of not taking action against her sexual harassers and hushing it up

Published on 5th July 2017
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ME TOO: A lawyer's initiative to name academicians guilty of sexual assault brings 58 prominent names to the list, including nine from Delhi University

While the FB initiative has gained its share of supporters, several women activists have objected to the initiative that names or accuses men without substantiation or reason

Published on 25th October 2017
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Pawsome ending: Labrador that went missing in Chennai returns to German owners 6 months later, thanks to this animal lover

Luke, adopted by the German couple in Greece, was allegedly 'dognapped' by an auto-rickshaw driver in July this year

Published on 25th October 2017
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#HimToo: Academia has mixed reaction to Raya Sarkar's list of naming and shaming sexual harassers

It has had its share of criticism and it's share of appreciation but what do the students and teachers who belong to the system think about this list.

Published on 26th October 2017
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'Send me The Bible, take me back home': Chilling cry for help from UoH student before leaping from hostel balcony spur bandmates from Tripura to raise funds for treatment

'I feel like my life ain't mine. Who can relate?' read his Facebook post. He was so depressed he wanted his mother to send him The Bible and come and take him home, in a hurry

Published on 8th November 2017
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Every 15 mins he used a sexual metaphor in class and smirked: Jadavpur University's students on how their prof sexually abused them

The students have been boycotting the professor's classes but no amount of protests and demands have altered the administration's stance, even new batch of students are wary of him

Published on 28th November 2017
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ABVP gatecrashes Kawalpreet Kaur's speech during college event on women's safety, creates ruckus

The student leader was stopped during a programme on women's safety by the ABVP and forced to leave the premises. There was a good deal of violence involved, going by the videos being shared online

Published on 22nd February 2018
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The Big Fat Company is slamming all the body shamers through theatre

Bengaluru based The Big Fat Company is a theatre group exclusively for plus-sized people

Published on 26th February 2018
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Theni forest fire: Trekkers have mixed reactions to the incident, some claim no approvals were taken 

The Chennai Trekking Club has organised numerous treks in the last few years and has been applauded for their other social activities as well. All that changed on Sunday

Published on 13th March 2018

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