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Ammi Najeeb JNU

'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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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
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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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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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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At UoH, no ST students have been 'interviewed' to do an MPhil in Social Exclusion Policy. Students threaten massive stir

Several Post doctoral and doctoral programmes are believed to be excluding people from backward sections, creating a massive sense of discontent among student unionists

Published on 4th July 2017
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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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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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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
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 used to call him Thalaiva: Dalit student Muthukrishnan's hostel mate recalls how the Rajini fan in him was alive till the end

During a condolence speech, JNU scholar Jithendra Suna talks about what it's like to be a Dalit student in JNU and how that pressure got to Muthukrishnan, driving him to commit suicide last week

Published on 20th March 2017
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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 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
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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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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