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#Assamlynchning: Former JNU student and Assamese musician Rahul Rajkhowa releases song about mob lynchings

The musician says he had written the song weeks ago but chose to release it at this time to bring down the communal tension in the state after the mob lynchings

Published on 15th June 2018
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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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#Notwithoutmydog: How dogs helped this Bengaluru pet activist's amputee grandmom

Sanjana Madappa's Facebook post about her grandmother and her pets is going viral on social media

Published on 12th June 2018
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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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'Sexist' Jadavpur University prof Kanak Sarkar barred from taking classes; students push for dismissal

Kanak Sarkar, professor of International Relations at JU recently got into trouble for posting a Facebook status where he stooped down to likening a virgin woman to a 'sealed bottle'

Published on 17th January 2019
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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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31-year-old research scholar found hanging in IIT-Kharagpur hostel

Rao, who joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 2015, was on the verge of completing his research project, his friends said

Published on 28th April 2020
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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 day in the life of an Anganwadi worker in Kerala, during the time of COVID-19

Anganwadi workers in Kerala have been distributing groceries to children's homes, after the centres closed, owing to the pandemic outbreak. This is what their lives are like

Published on 16th March 2020
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A tale of two arrests: Why Vernon Gonsalves' son felt defeated both times his father was arrested 

Sagar Abraham-Gonsalves' post on his father's arrest had gone viral, with many people coming out  in support of him and his family

Published on 31st August 2018
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A timeline of the Chinmayanand case: How the law student and former minister's saga unfolded

After the accusations against Chinmayanand came to light in August, the former minister was initially booked on watered down charges but not rape

Published on 6th December 2019
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ABVP calls Jadavpur University students cooking for daily wagers 'carriers of Chinese virus' in FB post

The post was later deleted from the Facebook page. The AFSU has condemned the act and urged people not to believe it

Published on 31st March 2020
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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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After forging diplomatic ties, Bhutan, Israel to 'connect' through chess

Under the Chess4Solidarity initiative, Israel and Bhutan have organised a virtual chess competition today to connect two countries and to form solidarity between people through the game of chess

Published on 21st January 2021
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After UN drops event on Ambedkar's b'day at Indian Govt's behest, Dalit groups turn to US, Canada for support 

Deelip Mhaske was set to organise a conference on how AI could reduce the impact of caste discrimination at the UN's General Assembly, until they pulled the plug. Now what will happen?

Published on 26th March 2018

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