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Twitter launches community-based programme Birdwatch, asks users to fact-check tweets

Birdwatch allows people to identify information in Tweets they believe is misleading, and write notes that provide informative context

Published on 26th January 2021
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Student activists demanding reopening of campuses, timely disbursement of fellowships detained

Similar demands were also raised in a memorandum submitted to the UGC chairman by the All India Students' Association (AISA) and Jawaharlal Nehru Students' Union (JNUSU)

Published on 21st January 2021
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No appointments till JNU can "revisit, reexamine and recast" roster for all posts: Delhi HC

The Single Judge Bench of Justice Jyoti Singh had held JNU responsible for de-reservation of two faculty positions. The Division Bench's judgement extends that exercise to all posts

Published on 21st January 2021
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The Legacy of Rohith Vemula: Five years since the scholar’s death, how student lives and colleges have been impacted across India

Student leaders across the country speak about how Vemula’s unfortunate demise influenced and shaped their politics and how things have changed on campus since then

Published on 17th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When Rohith Vemula's suicide brought attention to discrimination in educational institutions

In today's #TBT, we mourn the death of scholar Rohith Vemula and refer to the lines he wrote in his letter before he died by suicide. Also, keeping MH370 and its passengers in our prayers, always 

Published on 17th January 2021
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This comic series illustrates the lives of transgender people in India's STEM education system. Check it out!

Created by the science collective The Life of Science, it has illustrated the lives of Ashoka University professor Bittu R and activist Grace Banu

Published on 25th November 2020
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Why Dalits and the underprivileged in India have built-in barriers to accessing mental health care

Mental healthcare even for so-called privileged communities is dismal, so one can only shudder to imagine what it must be for those from non-privileged backgrounds

Published on 11th October 2020
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Students welcome AUD’s decision to reinstate SC, ST fee waiver until next year, no official word yet

The University has said that they would extend this waiver for another one year and a decision would be taken only next year

Published on 11th September 2020
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Students storm Twitter after Ambedkar University Delhi says SC, ST students from 3 lakh/pa homes and over are not eligible for fee waiver

 

The students have also been asked to produce caste certificates from NCT of Delhi and will only be eligible if their community is recognised the the NCT of Delhi government

Published on 8th September 2020
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Have JRF? No exam. No JRF? Write exam: Why PU's partisan stance on SC, ST, Minority scholarship holders reeks of exclusion

Departments like Anthropology, English, Biochemistry, Commerce, Economics, IB, Math, Social Work and others who have four or more vacancies have been completely reserved for JRF scholars

Published on 12th August 2020
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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Implement Rohith Act, UoH's Ambedkar Students Association demands after AIIMS doctor suicide bid

The Rohith Act would enable Dalit-Adivasi students to fight against institutional discrimination, the ASA believes and pushed the MHRD to implement an Act in thsi regard soon

Published on 23rd April 2020
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This is an attack on us all: Student leaders shocked after Umar Khalid charged under UAPA

Umar Khalid has been accused of instigating the Delhi riots during his speeches at anti-CAA rallies and has been charged along with two other Jamia students

 

Published on 23rd April 2020
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Despite being chased, harassed and hounded, Radhika Vemula cooks food for migrant workers during lockdown 

Radhika and Raja Vemula were chased away from the house they were living in by their neighbours accusing them of entering from 'outside'

 

Published on 7th April 2020
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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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