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#DaughtersOfWar: Gurmehar Kaur on Kargil Diwas: I understand nationalism and patriotism just as much as the loss and the pain it carries

A few months ago, Gurmehar Kaur was massively trolled and harassed online for her views on how war had killed her father in Kargil. On Kargil Diwas, she tells us what life was like without her dad

Published on 26th July 2017
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#DeclareGujExams: Why these Gujarat aspirants are storming Twitter for their exam results

These candidates struggle to prepare and sit for the competitive exams but even after clearing the exams they often do not get appointed for years

Published on 23rd May 2020
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#DUAgainstOnlineExams: Teachers and students protest DU's open-book exam plan, places demand to VC

The DUTA said that the fact that the university is giving out "piecemeal" instructions instead of a complete proposal with suitable modifications to the Academic Calendar has added to uncertainties

Published on 15th May 2020
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#HikeResearchFellowship: Why it doesn't pay to be a research scholar in India

India's much-touted youth are great when it comes to IT, engineering and so much more. But our researchers are still under-funded and face a societal stigma that runs deep. This is why

Published on 7th November 2018
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#HimToo: Academia has mixed reaction to Raya Sarkar's list of naming and shaming sexual harassers

It has had its share of criticism and it's share of appreciation but what do the students and teachers who belong to the system think about this list.

Published on 26th October 2017
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#MeToo: The school that victim blamed Ruchika Girhotra stopped this sexual assault survivor from speaking up

A young filmmaker has now exposed MC Nair, a Bharatanatyam teacher, who claims to be a Padma Shri awardee of molesting her at Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh

Published on 11th October 2018
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#NoSchoolNoFee: Why parents of school students boycotted online classes and called for a Bharat Bandh 

Since the beginning of Monday, parents have been tweeting with #NoSchoolNoFee and #WaiveOffSchoolFees. Parents tell us why

Published on 28th September 2020
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#PhDMeToo: Bipolar Calcutta University scholar harassed by colleague, alleges inaction by guide and VC

A former PhD researcher in the Department of Microbiology, he has accused a colleague and his guide of mental harassment — but other researchers say that his guide was absolutely not at fault

Published on 8th July 2019
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#SOSJNU: Masked intruders enter JNU hostels, thrash agitating students, professors with rods, lathis

Students and eyewitnesses present at JNU said that at least 50 people with their faces covered entered the campus with lathis and rods and went on a rampage

Published on 5th January 2020
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#StudentsLivesMatters trends on Twitter: Students condemn MHA, UGC decision to conduct final year exams

The MHA, in a letter to the Union Higher Education Secretary, said that final term examinations are to be compulsorily conducted as per the UGC Guidelines

Published on 7th July 2020
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#ThrowBackToday: 11 years ago today, corporal punishment allegedly pushed a student to suicide. But did it change anything?

In today's #TBT, we bring up the case of Rouvanjit Rawla, a student from Kolkata who died by suicide after being caned by his principal. Indeed, corporal punishment is a reality of our country...

Published on 12th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: How India's first teacher passed away while doing good during the Poona Plague

In today's #TBT, we fondly remember Savitribai Phule. Her life has been her message and even in her death, she taught us qualities like kindness and selflessness. Here's to the first feminist of India

Published on 10th March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Only in 1959 did the first play written and directed by an African-American reach Broadway

In today's #TBT, we talk about A Raisin in the Sun, a play that had a successful run at Broadway and narrated a very important story about the perils of a black family living in the US of A

Published on 11th March 2021
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#UnlockBHU: Students call for Twitter storm on Oct 14 demanding opening of hostels, libraries on campus

Students of BHU have submitted a memorandum to the VC requesting him to open all the hostels, libraries and classes on a daily basis

Published on 13th October 2020
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#UPESDOESNTCARE: Law students accuse UPES of forcing online test. VC assures smooth, student-friendly exam

The students said that they are not averse to the idea of an online exam, it's the mode in which it is being conducted and in the way, it was notified that they feel is absolutely arbitrary and unjust

Published on 4th May 2020

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