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Section 377

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
Rohit Vemula Death Anniversary

A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him

Published on 17th January 2019
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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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After JNU, now DU admin bans protests on campus: Student unions slam move calling it dictatorial and laughable

The advisory in this regard was issued by the university's proctor Neetu Sehgal on Saturday, directing students not to occupy premises of departments, library, administrative blocks

Published on 20th February 2019
Kashmir

After Supreme Court gives 'permission slip', Jamia law graduate to finally see his parents in Kashmir

In his petition, Aleem said that there had been 53 instances of communication blackout in the area just this year and although it was common, the complete communication blackout was illegal 

 

Published on 28th August 2019
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After threats of eviction from hostel, visually-challenged student takes DU to court

Edex had previously reported the alleged discrimination that Lovely Grover was facing on campus

Published on 5th November 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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Blackout in the Valley: How these Kashmiri students survived six months without internet, calling home

Two young Kashmiri students talk to us about how August 5 had changed things upside down for them and the people around them — and the fear and concern that they felt as they were disconnected from th

Published on 6th February 2020
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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
Jadavpur University Kolkata

Calcutta HC stays Centre's 'Leave India Notice' to Jadavpur University's Polish student  

The student Kamil Siedczynski claimed that he did so unwittingly and out of curiosity and soon got separated from the others and stood on the sidelines as an onlooker

Published on 6th March 2020
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Central University professors are sending mass emails to the President, demanding the withdrawal of Civil Service Conduct rules

The rules are in place for government servants and the professors claim they cannot be equated with them as their area of work is vastly difference

Published on 27th October 2018
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Constitution Day 2019: What did our founding fathers borrow from constitutions of other countries?

Our forefathers chose what to embed in the Constitution and in a lot of cases they also redesigned the features borrowed from other countries. We find out more

Published on 26th November 2019
Disability

Delhi HC moved against bar on admission of individuals with 80 pc disability calling it violation of Article 21

The plea said the authorities have violated the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act, which provides that no person with disability shall be discriminated against

Published on 8th March 2019
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Give us answers, no time for diyas: TN education activists slam government handling of COVID-19

The State Platform for Common School System – Tamil Nadu (SPCSS-TN) has released a statement asking the government to answer questions regarding the virus

Published on 6th April 2020
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Govt school kids in Telangana are learning about the Constitution, courtesy Symbiosis Law students

They have also conducted a legal awareness camp and survey in Modallaguda and Appareddyguda villages to identify their problems and offer solutions along with legal assistance

Published on 5th February 2020

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