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Madras High Court

Short of a few days for eligible age need not be an obstacle for intelligent student to appear for exams like NEET, says Madras High Court

A minor girl from Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district moved the High Court challenging the order of the National Testing Agency (NTA) that refused to allow her to write the NEET exam 

Published on 8th September 2021
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Does state funding of religious institutions fall in line with the "secular" specification of the Preamble: HC seeks reply of Uttar Pradesh govt 

The court asked whether other religious minorities are also provided government aid for running theological schools and whether there is a prohibition against women from applying as students

Published on 1st September 2021
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Appeals court rejects case accusing NYU Law Review of bias towards racial minorities and women

 The 2018 lawsuit claimed that the student-run journal started giving weight to women, racial minorities and to sexual orientation and gender identity while selecting editors and articles

Published on 26th August 2021
Delhi High Court

Children have a right to use their mother's surname: Delhi High Court

The court said every child has a right to use his/her mother's surname if he/she wishes to. During the hearing, the man's counsel submitted that his daughter is minor and cannot decide on such issues

Published on 6th August 2021
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After losing Rs 40,000 in an online game, a 13-year-old boy dies by suicide

The minor took the extreme step when his mother, a nurse working with the state health department, had gone to the district hospital and his father was also not at home, police officials said

Published on 31st July 2021
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Research finds that women and minorities are under-represented in tech workforce

The report showed that only 16 per cent of women and ethnic-minority tech employees believe that they are well represented in tech teams

Published on 23rd July 2021
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CBCID arrests self-proclaimed godman Shiv Sankar Baba accused of sexually harassing minor students from Chennai school

Baba, who was booked under the POCSO act, was accused of sexually harassing the alumni of the Sushil Hari International Residential School when they were students and minors

Published on 16th June 2021
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Allahabad High Court refuses to give custody of minor husband to wife 

The petitioner mother's plea was that the minor boy did not have the legal competence to marry the girl and the marriage was void, as per law

Published on 15th June 2021
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Child Right Commission registers case against cops for allegedly attacking Class 11 students

The minor boys identified as Azharudeen, Durga Fas, Harikrishnan and Abhinav were allegedly beaten by police using a cable wire when they were attending an online class

Published on 8th June 2021
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University of California drops SAT scores for admission as activists argue it is discriminatory to low-income students

Activists have long argued that standardised tests put minority and low-income students at a disadvantage

Published on 15th May 2021
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Octogenarian couple gets 10 years rigorous imprisonment for sexaul assault on 4-year-old girl 

According to the prosecution, the incident had occurred eight years ago after the couple called the minor to their residence and committed the crime for which they have been accused

Published on 12th March 2021
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Never, ever stay silent! Here's how we can all help abused minors

The recent Bombay HC judgement pertaining to the POCSO Act has irked The Coach and he tells us how we can help abused minors

Published on 5th February 2021
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Five minor children rescued by Railway Protection Force from Guwahati Railway station

A woman constable noticed a lone minor girl entering into the station through the main entrance gate in a distressed condition

Published on 24th January 2021
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Appearance, social norms keep students from turning on their Zoom cameras, find researchers

In the survey, the team found that among underrepresented minorities, 38 per cent said they were concerned about other people being seen behind them

Published on 20th January 2021
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Goa government demarcates land for IIT campus amid heavy police deployment and citizens' protests

According to eyewitnesses, there were minor clashes between villagers and police in the afternoon when the land survey officers had already left the scene

Published on 5th January 2021

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