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Vijay Kumar Pedapudi

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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Radhika Vemula, Najeeb's mother Fathima protested for an hour to enter UoH for Rohith Vemula's death anniversary

The ASA had organised a series of events to observe the death anniversary of Rohith Vemula but initially even his mother wasn't allowed inside the gates by the administration

Published on 17th January 2019
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A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him

Published on 17th January 2019
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UoH students protest destruction of portraits of Dalit icons at Rohith Vemula's 'Velivada' memorial

The portraits had been set up at 'Velivada', a space on the campus dedicated to Rohit Vemula, which students have been using as a stage for protest and dissent

Published on 7th January 2019
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2018 in review: These 12 campus protests rekindled our belief in dissent

2018 was the year of solid dissent as far as colleges were concerned. We've listed the protests, the people, the campus politics and all the things that rocked our colleges

Published on 31st December 2018
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How Radhika and Raja Vemula have taken on Rohith's fight for student rights

It has been 3 years since Rohith Vemula was served a suspension notice from his hostel at UoH. That day changed everything for Vemula's family and the course of student politics in India's colleges

Published on 19th December 2018
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This Delhi filmmaker's documentary portrays the struggle of missing JNU student Najeeb's mother

The documentary by independent filmmaker Sunil Kumar was screened in Aligarh Muslim University on Wednesday

Published on 20th December 2018
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TISS Hyd students call off hunger strike after director assures their demands will be discussed

The students will call for a press meet once the Mumbai and Hyderabad administration meet and discuss the issue at length

Published on 20th December 2018
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TISS Hyd admin offers to reinstate BA Social Sciences course from 2020, students say not good enough

Five more students have joined the hunger strike and a total of 10 students are now fasting. They want the director to address them directly

Published on 19th December 2018
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More than 100 academicians stand in support of fasting students of TISS Hyd

A statement released in support of the TISS students appealed to the administration to reverse its decision. It was signed by academicians across the globe.

Published on 18th December 2018
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Rohith Vemula's family stands with TISS students as they start a hunger strike

An emergency meeting was called on December 15 and the students decided to go on an indefinite hunger strike till their demands are met or the management is ready for some negotiation

Published on 17th December 2018
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Why is Pa Ranjith angry about a Fine Arts College student who committed suicide three weeks ago? The answer lies in his chilling suicide note

With pressure mounting amid increasing protests from student groups, Minister Ma Foi Pandiarajan said he is willing to reopen an investigation into the suicide. Will it happen?

Published on 16th November 2017
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WATCH: Has UoH really not learnt any lessons from Rohith Vemula? Protests rock varsity after 10 students suspended, cops converge on campus

Students have issued a statement saying that this is not the campus that they entered and that this is not the education that they signed up for — as the protests are escalating

Published on 10th November 2017

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