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If there aren't enough jobs, there will soon be bloodshed, warns  R Sarathkumar

AISMK President R Sarathkumar talks about how FDI, a more modern education system and stricter laws are the only way to ensure the youth of today don't end up revolting when the jobs dry up

Published on 16th March 2017
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These 20-year-olds from Jindal University are telling school children about something we've 'protected them from' for decades: Sexual Harassment 

From being pinched on buses to being stared at — these two girls are going to schools across India, using their own cash and bootstrapping it as they go along — to talk about how it's all harassment 

Published on 22nd August 2017
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How it is like for a man to wear a saree and step out of his house? Let's solve this criss-CROSS puzzle       

Crossdressers are not new to India, neither is people staring at them strangely. But isn't it time to get over it? Here's what these men have to say about the lack of acceptability of the concept    

Published on 23rd September 2017
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OPINION: The 'like-my-daughter' reasoning is stale. Here's why safety and freedom go hand in hand for women in the BHU campus

AIPWA secretary Kavita Krishnan believes that the BHU example shows, the more protectionist the campus, the more willing it is to protect sexual harassers and silence complainants. Do you agree?

Published on 2nd October 2017
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SFI Shocker: Two Dalit women students go to cops, claim SFI members beat them up for talking with a male friend; called them 'Dalit terrorists' 

The students allege that the fact that they are members of the Ambedkar Student Association is also one of the reasons they were attacked

Published on 1st November 2017
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Co-ed hostels at UoH soon? Varsity puts suspension of 10 students on hold after students protest non-stop over the weekend

After appeals from the suspended students, the issue has been referred to an appellate authority that will meet on December 2, students will now be able to attend their exams

Published on 14th November 2017
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People have told me my accent is fake at least 100 times: Sanjay Manaktala

The stand-up comedian who got the scene moving in Bengaluru years ago talks about how he actually grew up in the US and how his accent isn't as much fake as it is natural!

Published on 5th December 2017
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UoH: Varsity coerces parents to give 'apology' letter, bans suspended students from hostel  

The University had put the suspension on hold due to exams but after the executive meeting the authorities have decided to go ahead with the suspension

Published on 8th December 2017
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'Came to UoH because I thought it was a liberating campus but I was wrong,' says suspended student

With close to 20 suspensions in one semester and moral policing frequent on the campus, Pratyush Nirjher's wish to engage in student activism seems like a distant dream

Published on 9th December 2017
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Mingle with non-Hindu men and get thrashed: Right-wing group warns Mangaluru students

Veera Kesari from Mangaluru is inciting communal violence and breaking all records of moral policing by saying any girl seen even talking to a non-hindu man, will be beaten

Published on 4th January 2018
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IIT-B's student viral FB post highlights sexism and moral policing on campus 

Power and privilege provided with apathetic institutional mechanisms in IIT force victims into silence, she writes

Published on 26th January 2018
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Group of youngsters beaten, harassed by alleged BJP men

The three BJP workers allegedly attacked the three boys from other religions after speculating that the girls in the group were Hindus

Published on 26th March 2018
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Couples at public spaces or violence in the streets: What should be the real problem?

The recent incident in Mangaluru where villagers appealed to authorties to prevent couples from 'indecent' activities, speaks volume about how our society is unreceptive to something as simple as love

Published on 30th March 2018
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IIT-Madras students go on hugging spree outside admin office to protest moral policing

Students staged a stir in the most democratic way and a poster with #GiveHugToday and #AgainstMoralPolicing was also being shared on social media platforms 

Published on 23rd April 2018
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Protesters throng outside Kolkata's Dumdum Metro Station after couple attacked for being 'too close'

The young couple was reportedly bombarded with embarrassing questions followed by punches, kicks, and slaps by an unidentified group of elderly men

Published on 2nd May 2018

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