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Why the encounter in Hyderabad doesn't help us truly address rape as a social crime

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will conduct a spot inquiry at the site of the “encounter” near Tondupally toll plaza in Telangana where four men were gunned down

Published on 7th December 2019
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Ananya Moolmane's Equal Souls project is worth your support in the current times. Here's why

Eighth-grader Ananya Moolemane is working hard to reiterate the fact that every human being should be treated equally and with dignity

Published on 5th December 2019
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In a historic move, Kolkata's Jadavpur University to set up gender-neutral toilets on campus

Students said that the demand for gender-neutral toilets has been long-pending and the recent decision has made all of them happy

Published on 29th November 2019
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'We will not stop fighting': TN transgender activist, Grace Banu on recently passed Transgender Bill, 2019  

The Students Federation of India, Ambedkarite groups and many students organisations have extended support in protesting against the 'dispiriting Bill'

Published on 28th November 2019
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Are we letting AI decide our fate? Here's why we need a co-AI system

Dr Anthony Vickers, from the University of Essex says that AI will enter into all aspects of society and soon. But the question is should we give it enough power to make informed decisions?

Published on 27th November 2019
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What Delhi Police told JNU's blind poet-student during assault: Andha hai toh protest mein kyun aaya?

Shashi Bhushan Pandey is no stranger to lathicharges. He has been protesting for students' rights and rights for the specially-abled right from school. He had gone viral for his singing and poetry

Published on 19th November 2019
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Court directs Delhi police to issue 10-day pre-arrest notice to activist Shehla Rashid

A local court directed Delhi Police to issue a 10-day pre-arrest notice to activist Shehla Rashid in case she is to be arrested in connection with a case of sedition filed against her 

Published on 15th November 2019
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Ayodhya Verdict: Who are the 5 SC judges and what other landmark judgments do they have to their credit?

The members of the five-judge constitution bench include CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer. We look at some of their landmark judgments

Published on 9th November 2019
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How the Kerala Police's use of UAPA against two students has got Kerala raging

Two students from Thalassery were charged under the UAPA for alleged Maoist links, in what is now being described as a fake encounter. What will happen to the students next?

Published on 8th November 2019
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Authorities have no Dalit perspective: Human rights activists on Walayar rape case acquittal

According to a 2018 amendment made in The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a special court was set up for the trail of Dalit and tribal communities 

Published on 1st November 2019
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With 77% from lower castes, NIRDPR study exposes the oppressive lives of migrant labourers in TN, UP

The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) recently conducted a study on interstate migrant workers in Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh   

 

Published on 30th October 2019
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Satirically yours: Why Liz George's cartoons are politically incorrect! 

Cartoonist Liz George talks about her upcoming series on the lockdown in Kashmir and why her cartooning is political to the hilt 

Published on 23rd October 2019
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Jamia Milia protest: Students want show-cause notices against 5 protestors withdrawn 

The students had organised a silent symbolic protest on October 5 to show their condemnation of the fact that Israel was a country partner for an event on campus  

 

Published on 14th October 2019
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Meet Sridevi Londhe, Mumbai University's first official transgender graduate 

Sridevi always wanted to become a doctor but was not able to do so because of her family's economic constraints. We find out more about the struggles she had to face along the way

Published on 12th October 2019
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Meet Deepa Jayaraj, the Chennai law student who got to be British Deputy High Commissioner for a day

A fourth-year student of Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University was selected to lead the diplomatic mission in Chennai for a day

 

Published on 11th October 2019

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