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Prakash Javadekar finds Shashi Tharoor’s new book so impressive that he says it should be given to students

Sure-footed, relaxed and surprisingly open to ideas like having Shashi Tharoor’s book included in the CBSE curriculum, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar talks  about how he’s managing all the chaos 

Published on 13th March 2017
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Your child shares your DNA but they’re not born to fulfill your dreams: Gautami speaks about her game-changing education system 

Veteran actor, Gautami Tadimalla talks about her aim to alter the education system in rural areas, her letter to the Prime Minister, her NGO Life Again Foundation

Published on 24th March 2017
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Supreme Court dismisses plea for making yoga compulsory in schools

The Supreme Court dismissed a plea seeking compulsory yoga classes for school students, saying that it is for the government to take a decision on such issue

Published on 8th August 2017
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Is marriage an unspoken license to rob an individual of their identity and religion

Denying a woman the right to practise her religion after marriage is violative of Article 25. John B Monteiro talks

Published on 2nd November 2017
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By April, TN's transgenders will be able to get government jobs under a separate quota

The Madras High Court ordered the government to frame suitable rules and also asked them to undertake a survey of transgenders across TN. Activists and transgenders are thrilled at the move

Published on 30th November 2017
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Republic Day: 7 things you probably didn't know about India's constitution

The Constitution of India defines our rights and duties as a citizen. But it is much more than that as it's making has anecdotes exciting enough to give you goosebumps 

Published on 25th January 2018
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After 5 months in nursing school, TN transgender says she was kicked out because the DME rejected her application

The 21-year-old student attended five months of nursing school before being told her registration did not go through because the Directorate of Medical Education is not approving her application

Published on 19th February 2018
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Remember Tarika Banu? This play will show how a transgender struggles for a dream career

'Sandakkaari', which will be performed on April 14 in Chennai, is the brainchild of Kattiyakkaari — a city-based theatre group, and Trans Rights Now Collective

Published on 9th April 2018
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I am so much more than my body, how can a photo affect my life: Gilu Joseph on life after the Grihalakshmi cover

The lady who went viral for posing as a mother breastfeeding her child on the cover of Grihalakshmi, Gilu Joseph speaks about finding her love for writing, spreading positivity and more

Published on 5th June 2018
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Besides transgenders, India does not recognise other queers as they don't have a 'physical condition'

Transgenders are the only members of the community that are recognised and given special benefits by the country — because they have a biological condition exacerbated by societal stigma

Published on 1st July 2018
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LGBT community has equal rights as Indians: How SC justified scrapping #Section377 

The Chief Justice also observed that the law was outdated and not in conjunction with societal norms, besides violating every Indian's fundamental right to equality and privacy

Published on 6th September 2018
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Verdict on Sec 377 is rubbish, says LGBT activist and academic Ashley Tellis

The educator believes that the historic verdict does not deserve the fanfare that it has received and says that it won't make the difference that is really needed

Published on 6th September 2018
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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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Why State-sponsored suppression of free speech should scare every one of us

Despite the Chief Justice's observation that there needs to be a place for dissent, can it really exist when the State is throwing our constitutional rights out the window? 

Published on 31st August 2018
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We will not go down without a fight: Sai Balaji, JNU's newest left-leaning Students Union President

A lot of violence has gripped the campus and the new President, a boy from Hyderabad, expects that this will continue through the year. We talk about his journey of discovery and his politics

Published on 20th September 2018

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