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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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Night before Rohith Vemula's anniversary, UoH whitewashes 'illegally drawn' Ambedkar quotes

The University has designated areas to hang posters on campus and had previously stated during the Velivada incident that the University would remove all banners put up without permission

Published on 17th January 2020
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The youth does not believe in Modi: Why this 'frustrated' Jadavpur University topper tore the CAA on stage during convocation

Debsmita won the gold medal for topping her class and plans to take forward her start-up that academically analyses socio-political issues

Published on 24th December 2019
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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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