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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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COVID-19: You can now contribute food to daily wage, migrant workers through Safa Society's Youth Feed India campaign

Safa Society's initiative called Youth Feed India is a fundraising campaign to provide packets of dry ration to the poor across cities in India, who are the most affected by the lockdown

Published on 3rd April 2020
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PhD seats reserved for SC, ST, OBC candidates remain vacant in 14 out of 23 IITs. Here's why

The data that was released by the HRD Ministry in the Parliament talks about the PhD admissions in these institutes from the academic years 2015-16 to 2019-20

Published on 12th March 2020
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CBSE students post change.org petition seeking leniency in Physics paper evaluation

The CBSE Class 12 Physics paper was difficult for most candidates and most students claimed that the toughest was the MCQ section

Published on 3rd March 2020
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IIT Madras researcher arrested for filming female student in washroom, granted bail

According to sources, the research assistant was an MTech student who was working as a research staff under one of the professors in the Department of Aerospace Engineering  

Published on 20th February 2020
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Goli Maaro Saalo Ko: What students protesting against Hindu College's 'virgin tree puja' were told  

Two days ago, about 50 students were protesting demanding that the administration take action against those who participated in the puja despite it being forbidden  

Published on 19th February 2020
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At Jamia's anti-CAA protests on Christmas, Santa Claus distributed copies of the Preamble with chocolates

Despite the Jamia Teachers' Association urging everyone to suspend their protests against the CAA/NRC on Christmas, the students celebrated the festival together at Jamia Millia Islamia

Published on 25th December 2019
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IIT-Madras suicide: Why did Madras HC refuse to allow CBI probe into Fathima's suicide?

A bench led by Justice M Sathyanarayanan dismissed both the petitions with a direction to the IIT management to provide effective and periodical psychological counselling to the affected students

Published on 14th December 2019
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Fathima Latheef suicide: Police take Campus Front of India members into custody for protesting against IIT 

The members had organised the protest to demand the arrest of Prof Sudarshan Padmanabhan who was named in Fathima's suicide note

Published on 13th December 2019
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Kerala's Farook College, known as the AMU of the South, launches protest against CAB

The march was organised by the five major parties in the institute with the support of the Students Union and teachers' organisations

Published on 12th December 2019
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This student duo from a Kannur school has made menstrual pads from soybeans and they are just Rs 1.5 a piece

he students created the product after months of research and presenting the product across various institutions for approval

Published on 3rd December 2019
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Fathima suicide: Father to approach Madras HC for internal inquiry into IIT Madras by independent agency

The family will also meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and DMK leader M K Stalin seeking their further intervention for unravelling the mystery behind Fathima’s death

Published on 27th November 2019
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JNU admin cuts hostel fees by 50 percent, 25 percent further cut for BPL students

The Registrar asked the student community to end their strike with immediate effect in the 'academic interest' of their fellow students  

Published on 26th November 2019
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Skewed gender ratio: Less than 2 out of 10 IIT-Madras students are girls

Female students at IIT- Madras said while they are not at the receiving end of overt discrimination or misogynist comments, they still felt left out as the culture is largely male-dominated

Published on 25th November 2019
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IIT Madras to install suicide-prevention device on hostel fans, after fallout over Fathima's suicide  

The administration has sent out a mail to hostels-in charge about the installation of the "Fan Bush Protection Device', which will make the fan drop if any weight over 40 kg is attached to it 

 

Published on 22nd November 2019

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