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Kunal Kamra in Phoenix Marketcity

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
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
Radhika Vemula at UoH campus

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
Rohit Vemula Death Anniversary

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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