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ABVP wants a women's helpline in DU to report trolls, Miranda House students call this a farce

The ABVP's DUSU election campaign in Miranda House was interrupted when a group of students shouted 'ABVP Go Back'

Published on 10th September 2019
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How Indian campuses have reacted to the abrogation of Article 370, 35A

We take a look at the events that took place in Indian university campuses since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5

Published on 12th August 2019
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Jadavpur University students get rape threats for FB post offering help to Kashmiri scholars

The post was put out on August 6 and the threats started pouring in the same night and the phone has not stopped ringing since

Published on 7th August 2019
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Socialist ideas are now considered 'passe': Maitrayee Chaudhuri, author and JNU Sociology professor

Maitrayee Chaudhuri spoke to us about her book, everyday advertisements, everyday details in the English-language print media, the communicative abundance of television

Published on 26th June 2019
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Delhi aunty says her statements were 'regressive' after video of her slut-shaming girls goes viral

The video posted on social media by Shivani Gupta, the girl who was publicly shamed for wearing short clothes, was followed by a huge deal of controversy 

Published on 2nd May 2019
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The 'brown girl' interview: Aranya Johar is speaking the 'Language of Equality' in her latest poem 

Aranya's new poem 'The language of equality' was released ahead of International Women's Day, kickstarting a campaign called #PatriarchyKaPackup

Published on 8th March 2019
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How this American writer's attempt to debunk myths about Aurangzeb got her rape threats

A faculty at Rutgers University, New Jersey, Audrey Truschke wrote the biography of one of the most hated rulers in Indian history, a year back

Published on 22nd January 2019
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The abuse made me feel like seeing a therapist: Why Shehla Rashid decided to quit Twitter

The ex-JNUSU vice-president and Kashmiri activist talks to us about why Twitter was getting her down on a daily basis and how she is getting some much-needed mindspace away from right-wing trolls 

Published on 21st November 2018
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In solidarity with #MeToo, this women's platform says #NotAnymore against online bullying

Women's online community platform SHEROES, with their campaign #NotAnyMore is all set to tackle the issue of online harassment

Published on 20th October 2018
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Gurgaon teacher rape threat: Threatening teachers is a Western concept that has crept into India  

It's no secret that the student-teacher relationship is not what it was a decade ago — here's an expert opinion on how and why it changed and what can be done to save the remains of it

Published on 24th February 2018
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Parvathy row: How troll page ICU got trolled for standing up for feminist actor

After they started making memes in support of Parvathy, the backlash from supporters of their page was shocking — but the admins of ICU are not going to back down anytime soon

Published on 29th December 2017
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Kancha Illaiah arrest: Right wing is dismantling intellectual discourse and freedom of speech

Dalit activist Kancha Illaiah Shepherd has been in the news over the last few days over the protests against his latest book Samajika Smugglurlu Komatollu on the Arya-Vysya community

Published on 6th December 2017
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Govt needs to stop imposing vegetarianism on students, says Kancha Ilaiah 

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, Dalit thinker talks politics, Dalit empowerment, and forced vegetarianism in the country

Published on 14th March 2017

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