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Ananya Moolmane's Equal Souls project is worth your support in the current times. Here's why

Eighth-grader Ananya Moolemane is working hard to reiterate the fact that every human being should be treated equally and with dignity

Published on 5th December 2019
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Meet Anandi, who overcame suicidal tendencies to become Erode's only female auto driver 

A typical day for Anandi revolves around jibes and insults from fellow auto drivers, but that does not stop her from doing her trade. She dreams of the day women will be at par with men

Published on 29th November 2019
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'We will not stop fighting': TN transgender activist, Grace Banu on recently passed Transgender Bill, 2019  

The Students Federation of India, Ambedkarite groups and many students organisations have extended support in protesting against the 'dispiriting Bill'

Published on 28th November 2019
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Mangaluru shocker: Class 5 student commits suicide by hanging herself with hair ribbon

The Class V student from Mangaluru had reportedly used her hair ribbon for hanging. The exact cause of her death has not been determined yet

Published on 28th November 2019
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Fathima suicide: Father to approach Madras HC for internal inquiry into IIT Madras by independent agency

The family will also meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and DMK leader M K Stalin seeking their further intervention for unravelling the mystery behind Fathima’s death

Published on 27th November 2019
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JNU admin cuts hostel fees by 50 percent, 25 percent further cut for BPL students

The Registrar asked the student community to end their strike with immediate effect in the 'academic interest' of their fellow students  

Published on 26th November 2019
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Skewed gender ratio: Less than 2 out of 10 IIT-Madras students are girls

Female students at IIT- Madras said while they are not at the receiving end of overt discrimination or misogynist comments, they still felt left out as the culture is largely male-dominated

Published on 25th November 2019
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IIT Madras to install suicide-prevention device on hostel fans, after fallout over Fathima's suicide  

The administration has sent out a mail to hostels-in charge about the installation of the "Fan Bush Protection Device', which will make the fan drop if any weight over 40 kg is attached to it 

 

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Fathima suicide: NSUI files petition in Madras HC demanding CBI probe into IIT Madras student's death

Three professors have been interrogated in IIT-Madras guest house inside the campus so far by a special team of the CB-CID

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Viral photo about vegetarianism securing 'salvation' not from IIT Madras canteen. Here's the truth

The photo had been posted on Facebook along with other photos from the wedding by people who attended the event in Coimbatore

 

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Exchange student from Japan commits suicide at IIT Guwahati. Did he leave suicide note on phone?

The Japanese student also allegedly asked that his phone be given to his fellow Japanese friends, it is believed that he has left a note on the device in an uncanny similarity to Fathima's case

Published on 21st November 2019
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Fathima suicide: APSC members analyse what makes IIT Madras campus so toxic

The Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle has brought out a statement regarding Fathima Latheef's suicide and the atmosphere of discrimination, harassment and increased stress and pressure on campus

Published on 20th November 2019
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Fathima suicide: TN MP Thirumaavalavan asks MHRD to enact Rohith Act, set up SC/ST/OBC cell in IITs

The MP also pointed out that members from Tamil Nadu including himself cutting across party line have raised the issue in Lok Sabha and have walked out in protest  

 

Published on 20th November 2019
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Fathima suicide: Two IIT Madras students call off fast after insti's promises to address harassment  

Two students belonging to ChintaBar, an independent student body on campus had started their hunger strike in support of an internal probe into Fathima's suicide  

 

Published on 19th November 2019
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Kanimozhi slams IIT Madras in Parliament for 'protecting' professors named in Fathima's suicide case

The politician pointed out that there had been 72 registered cases of caste discrimination in IITs  and lambasted the TN Police as well as the government for not taking any quick action

Published on 18th November 2019

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