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TISS Hyderabad could soon have a Tadvi or Vemula: Student writes after all-night enquiry that ended at 3 am

Due to the Telangana Court ruling that the institute cannot take action against the students, the students feel the administration is finding new ways to punish them  

Published on 30th September 2019
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University of Hyderabad gears up for Students' Union elections on September 26. Will ABVP win again?

This year, the elections are scheduled to be held on September 26 and a number of student parties are gearing up to contest this year

 

Published on 24th September 2019
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Everything you need to know about the Indian Documentary Film Festival of Bhubaneswar

There will be as many as 31 movies which will be screened at the Indian Documentary Film Festival of Bhubaneswar which is right around the corner 

Published on 23rd September 2019
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SC asks Modi government to explain how they are going to stop caste discrimination in colleges

The notice was issued after a case was filed by the mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi

Published on 20th September 2019
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Ambedkar student group attacked by ABVP for putting up Rohith Vemula posters

Samrat said that the administration has assured them of action incase the ABVP try to pull out the posters or threaten them again  

Published on 10th September 2019
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Mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi ask SC to push colleges to crackdown on caste discrimination

The petition presented the data received through RTI which showed that the UGC had failed to take action on campuses that have not abided by the rules regarding caste discrimination  

 

Published on 29th August 2019
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After UoH blames students for 'provoking' arrests, Anand Patwardhan demands screening of Ram Ke Naam at their biggest venue  

The University claimed they encouraged healthy debate and discourse and only called the police because the students were 'heckling' the security staff

 

Published on 22nd August 2019
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How Rohith Vemula's suicide and JNU's Azadi incident changed Kunal Kamra's life. And comedy

Ahead of his performance in Phoenix Marketcity Chennai, the comedian spoke to us about his college days, Twitter and political comedy 

Published on 16th July 2019
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I wrote the letter for my mother, for India: Why JNUSU President Sai Balaji wrote an open letter to PM Modi

"This is your New India, where the constitution, rule of law and justice are words only meant to be written in books and preserved through archaeology," Balaji writes in his letter 

Published on 8th July 2019
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Payal Tadvi suicide: Why casteist slurs on Indian campuses shouldn't surprise us in 2019

The institutional murder of Payal Tadvi shows us how marginalised students have to fight caste on a day to day basis, with professors, principals, society and sometimes their own friends

Published on 30th May 2019
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Less than 15 percent of medical colleges have platforms for students to file caste discrimination-based complaints

Among institutes of higher education, the highest number of ragging complaints comes from medical colleges

Published on 30th May 2019
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Payal Tadvi suicide: Medical college confirms caste harassment, police arrest all three doctors

The 23-year-old doctor's family had repeatedly requested the administration to take action against the three doctors being blamed for Payal Tadvi's death

Published on 29th May 2019
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If Rohith Vemula had been alive, he would have campaigned for me: Meet Uoh researcher Vijay Pedapudi, the zero-asset candidate from Parchur 

Vijay Kumar Pedapudi, who is standing for the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections from the Parchur constituency, is also a PhD student from Uoh and was a close confidante of Rohith Vemula 

Published on 10th April 2019
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I was petrified: How Kerala Dalit student felt after police harassed him for having an 'unusual figure'

Dinu K, a Dalit activist, is a I year MA Sociology student in Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady. He was harassed by two policemen on Wednesday night

Published on 5th April 2019
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'I feel happy to hear the whole country call me Ammi, just the way my Najeeb did'

Fatima Nafis has been fighting to find her son Najeeb Ahmed, who disappeared from JNU more than two years back. She shares her journey with us

Published on 12th February 2019

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