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Inclusivity for the win! Kerala's first all-transgender-run canteen opens in Palakkad

The canteen would be run by a 10-member transgender group supported by Kudumbasree mission, Social Welfare department and the District Panchayat. Authorities had provided training to the group too

Published on 15th December 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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Getting a community certificate is nearly impossible for SC, ST students in Tamil Nadu. This is why  

Activists say this is also a case of caste discrimination because the SC, ST community members are neglected on purpose since they cannot afford to put pressure on the authorities to get the job done

Published on 19th September 2019
Naropa Fellowship Convocation

Vision is to remove major barriers in Ladakh's education system: HE Thuksey Rinpoche at Naropa Fellowship Convocation

This was the first convocation of the one-year-long fellowship that trains students in entrepreneurial and leadership skills. As many as 52 fellows from across the country got their certificates

Published on 27th August 2019
Suraj Yengde

The Suraj Yengde interview: People are eager to learn about Nazis, but not about caste oppression in India

Suraj Yengde is a Harvard scholar, he was also the first Dalit to get a PhD from an African University. He is in India to promote his book 'Caste Matters'

 

Published on 5th August 2019
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This Instagram influencer is telling the world that there's more to wellness than eating right and working out

Pavithra Rajkumar balances many roles - that of a holistic wellness coach, Bach flower practitioner and more - that together focus on spiritual upliftment 

Published on 24th July 2019
Tanvi Shah

Meet Tanvi Shah, the first Indian woman to win a Grammy, whose new skincare line is all about healing

Completely devoid of harsh chemicals like aluminium and parabens, these products aim to achieve holistic well-being and spiritual upliftment

Published on 17th July 2019
Tiruvallur independent candidate N Vikraman

I eat beef, pork. Who is Modi to tell me what to eat?: Tiruvallur PhD researcher N Vikraman in conversation with AISF's Babu Kumar

In this interview with a student leader from AISF, Babu Kumar, Tiruvallur candidate, N Vikraman, an independent discusses his ideas for the upliftment of the SC constituency

Published on 16th April 2019
Thoomri

How Team Thoomri from Odisha is giving rural artisans a shot to make a living by selling online

This online marketplace from Bhubaneswar is trying to bring back the youth to the prosperous handicrafts industry. This is how they got started and how they plan to get the young involved in it

Published on 29th March 2019
Intersex

Meet Daniel Mendonca, the intersex social worker who campaigned for the first gender-neutral toilet in an Indian college

An intersex person, Daniel is now a social worker, working towards the upliftment of the LGBTQIA+ community. Daniel was in Chennai as a TED speaker at GLIM

Published on 22nd February 2019
Seema Waghmode

Nobody’s children: Why Seema Waghmode is educating kids born to sex workers in Maharashtra

Seema Waghmode is a woman from Pune who has been working with Commercial Sex Workers and their children since 1993

Published on 21st February 2019
Labeed Shafi at SIO

Reservation cannot be an excuse for failed economic upliftment: Islamic Student body first to protest Quota Bill

Labeed Shafi, national president, SIO, has called for a nationwide protest against the 10 per cent reservation bill — a great number of minority students are likely to join in

Published on 10th January 2019
Reservation Quota Bill 2019

Quota Bill 2019: Which political parties are for it, who's against it, who finds it funny?

The newly proposed reservation will be over and above the existing 50 per cent reservation for SC, ST and OBCs. With this, reservation in government jobs will stand at 60 per cent

Published on 9th January 2019
Disability

This Cuddalore man is training his fellow disabled, lepers and widows in skills and helping them get their work done

Arockiya Edwin Prabhu is training the disabled on advocacy and helped them with monetary aid, employment opportunities and getting the work done in government offices

Published on 27th November 2018
One day British Deputy High Commissioner

Meet the two girls who were selected to become the British Deputy High Commissioner for a day

A date is being finalised for Nayonika to become the British Deputy High Commissioner for one day while Sneha has availed the opportunity 

Published on 21st October 2018

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