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NIT Calicut: Human Rights Commission supports institute's decision to prohibit PDA

The institute deemed that this does not invade the students' personal liberty but rather safeguards them from any kind of harassment on campus

Published on 25th August 2023

Kerala nursing students being fleeced by Karnataka colleges? Inquiry ordered

The commission added that students opt for educational institutions in Karnataka because there is a lack of nursing colleges in Kerala

Published on 5th July 2023

Bihar: Human rights commission issues notice over mid-day meal food poisoning

Around 150 students of a government school in West Champaran in Bihar had allegedly fallen sick after eating the mid-day meal

Published on 9th June 2023

Kozhikode's Human Rights Commission asks authorities to release arrears of temporary teachers in a month

Vadakara Kurikilad Valiya Nagapally house S Anupriya filed the complaint against the school authorities. Here are more details

Published on 10th March 2023

Wave of poisonings hit over 50 schools in Iran, targetting girls' education

Attacks on women have happened in the past in Iran, most recently with a wave of acid attacks in 2014

Published on 6th March 2023

#ThrowBackToday: When ragging was declared a human rights abuse in essence by the Supreme Court

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the day when a stringent ruling against ragging was made by the Supreme Court of India in 2009. Also, today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science!

Published on 11th February 2021

Student Police Cadets say no to child marriage and human trafficking in their new international campaign

The three-month campaign is being piloted in India and Ghana in Africa with the support of Mission Better Tomorrow and the Kalinga Fellowship

Published on 2nd December 2021

EXCLUSIVE: If UGC funding doesn't come through, I'll take my "begging bowl" elsewhere: TISS Director; 'Axed' faculty hopeful of getting extension by March 31

Will TISS lose three of its centres or not? The day after that shock announcement, TISS Director S Parasuraman opened up and talked about how hope hadn't been lost yet, even if lots of cash had been

Published on 27th March 2017

Death of NEET aspirants in Kota: Human Rights Commission issues notice to National Medical Commission, Union Education Ministry

A statement issued by the rights commission states that coaching centres in Kota charge hefty tuition fees and are under a lot of pressure. NHRC calls for regulation of private coaching institutions

Published on 15th December 2022

Haryana resident doctors continue their fight citing the Bond policy, calling it a violation of human rights

The doctors have called PGIMS Rohtak UG seniors, PG students, senior residents and all the other working staff of all the courses to join in this protest march in solidarity

Published on 10th December 2022

Afghanistan: Girls face bleak future as ban on secondary education continues after Taliban takeover

The Taliban took over Afghanistan in August 2021 and imposed policies that severely restricted basic rights, particularly those of women and girls 

Published on 13th July 2022

Girl dies by suicide in Odisha's BJB College; her parents sit on a hunger strike demanding justice

The girl alleged in her suicide note that three of her seniors were harassing her by ragging. The police investigation is on and the college authorities have made no comments on the matter 

Published on 6th July 2022

Taliban's dress codes are making life difficult for Afghan girl students and teachers. Absurd much?

The terrorist group has reportedly appointed spies in schools to ensure that the dress code is being followed

Published on 28th April 2022

What the FAQ: The United States may declare Rohingya crisis a genocide. What does this mean?

While the military operation was underway, a huge number of civilian posts appeared on Facebook calling for murder and violence against the Rohingyas

Published on 21st March 2022

Yet another student in Telangana dies by suicide after Inter Exam results, death toll rises to 6

The exams were conducted despite protests from parents and students. Results were announced last week, where 51% of the students failed

Published on 23rd December 2021

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