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How these Bahujan JNU researchers' teachers' training module addresses role of caste in sexual violence

Through her module, Shweta, the founder, wants to give the children a language through which they can speak up about their abuse

 

Published on 5th April 2020
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JNU student kicked in the face by guards for trying to leave campus with warden's permission during lockdown

But the security officers were not the only one at fault. The student provoked them saying that he will cough on them if they touched him. But did that warrant violence?

Published on 2nd April 2020
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SFI activists sent vital COVID-19 alerts to migrant labourers as WhatsApp messages in their native tongues

The organisation recently kickstarted a campaign called Mere pyaare changaayi, exclusively for the 'guest labourers' and is helping them avoid fake news and get government circulars out there

Published on 31st March 2020
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SFI gets Bengal its first 24x7 sanitary pad delivery during lockdown

The initiative took shape because the women in the organisation felt that essentials do not just mean rice, pulses and medicines but sanitary pads as well

Published on 30th March 2020
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I clapped for myself on Janata Curfew: Why this Glasgow student quarantined herself in a Kolkata flat

Pritha Sen, hailing from Kolkata, currently, a student at the University of Glasgow takes us through her journey from the airports to being self-quarantined at home. She explains why it is important

Published on 26th March 2020
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Lockdown in hostels, students spend time reading, playing 

Institutes have been closed since March 16 over the coronavirus outbreak, and here;s how boarders of hostels of Jadavpur, Presidency and Visva-Bharati universities are spending their time 

Published on 25th March 2020
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JNU arranges mess services for 500+ students who cannot make it home during Corona closure

The varsity has arranged mess services in one hostel of each khand. The administration has also notified that all essential services like grocery, sanitation, electrical needs etc will be available

Published on 23rd March 2020
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SFI is protesting fuel hikes but by following social distancing rules. Here's how

On March 21, around 4 Lakh SFI activists all over Kerala will take part in a social media protest against the hike in fuel prices

Published on 20th March 2020
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Surabhi Verma's latest book is about how 'She Quit Her Job' and became her own 'bawse'!

Surabhi Verma, author of And She Quit Her Job, reveals to Aathira Ayyappan how freelancing can be a sought-after career option if it is pursued right
 

Published on 19th March 2020
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Indian government uses Superhero Vaayu to tell your kids how to beat Corona

The dashing hero explains how it spreads "through touch, sneezing, coughing etc" and the commonly detected symptoms, besides schooling them on how the disease can be prevented

Published on 17th March 2020
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The politics behind naming a road in JNU after Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar

With many students going home after the Coronavirus outbreak, the administration decided to install a road name board. Some are outrages, other nonplussed. What is the big deal?

 

Published on 16th March 2020
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PhD seats reserved for SC, ST, OBC candidates remain vacant in 14 out of 23 IITs. Here's why

The data that was released by the HRD Ministry in the Parliament talks about the PhD admissions in these institutes from the academic years 2015-16 to 2019-20

Published on 12th March 2020
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Everyday Sheroes: Meet Tabassum Banu, a single mother and a proficient tailor from Bengaluru

In our run-up to Int'l Women's Day 2020, we have curated this series of stories of women who aren't extraordinary — but our world may just stop going around smoothly if they decided to call it a day

Published on 7th March 2020
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'Let Punjabi study in Punjab': Kerala college accused of discriminating against student who ended life

Jaspreet Singh, a III year BA Economics student in Malabar Christian College, Kozhikode committed suicide on March 1 and there has been a slew of protests that broke out since

Published on 5th March 2020
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More than 80% of Indian mothers don't seem to enjoy cooking at mornings: Indian study 

Cooking at mornings is not a favourite thing to do for Indian moms. A nationwide survey says, Indian moms, they find it stressful to make breakfast every morning. 

Published on 5th March 2020

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