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Words of the year 2019: Oxford Dictionary names 'climate emergency', Cambridge selects 'upcycling'

The term ‘climate strike’ is synonymous with 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. She became a globally recognised climate activist for her ‘Fridays for Future’ movement

Published on 30th 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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Kerala's University College student thrown out of hostel window, SFI member accused

The student Nithin Raj is under treatment at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College. The alleged attacker is a college alumnus and an SFI member

Published on 28th November 2019
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Govt has set up intelligence units to track protestors: Police tell JNUSU's Satish Chandra Yadav, family questioned

The officials who claimed to be from the Local Intelligence Unit (LIU) set up by the state government to keep track of people who have been "raising their voices" against the authorities

Published on 26th November 2019
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Govt must protect our rights: Why the Namma Pride March will oppose the new Transgender Person’s Bill 

The new bill states that the penalty for rape of people from LGBTQIA+ community will be only six months to two years

Published on 23rd November 2019
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Pakistan's Punjab police file sedition case against 17 students from Sindh University

The students accused the administration of harassing them and toying with their future by resorting to vindictive actions against them

Published on 20th November 2019
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Ramdev sticks to opinion on Periyar, says his supporters 'increase negativity' in society

The Bhim Army, an organisation of Dalit rights activists has demanded an apology from Ramdev for calling followers of Periyar “propagators of intellectual terrorism”

Published on 19th November 2019
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Need perspective of unheard voices: Film company launches paid internship for Dalit students

While academia and other professional fields have managed to open the doors at least slightly to members of marginalised communities, cinema has liked to believe that it doesn't have a caste problem  

Published on 13th November 2019
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ABVP takes up JNU cudgel, makes UGC promise Rs 6.7 crore to varsity

The UGC has reportedly promised that the said budget will be released after the completion of the necessary formalities, along with the additional budget demanded by the JNU administration

Published on 13th November 2019
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Ayodhya Verdict: Why India has taken 169 years to solve the Ayodhya land dispute

The Supreme Court is expected to deliver the final verdict on November 9, 2019 after the final hearings ended on October 16. What wil the court decide and what kind of reaction will India have?

Published on 9th November 2019
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Have more than 30 warning letters: JNUSU ex-Prez fined Rs 20k for protesting in 2018

The JNU administration also warned JNUSU ex-President Geeta Kumari "to be careful and not to get involved in such incidents in the future"

Published on 7th November 2019
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Enhanced security cover for 19 med schools in Karnataka: Deputy CM

Officials said that there was a proposal to deploy the Karnataka State Industrial Security Force or Central Industrial Security Force in full force

Published on 6th November 2019
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Ex-presidents of JNUSU asked to appear for proctorial enquiry amidst protests, students ask for evidence

Geeta and Balaji were asked to appear before the Proctor on November 7 at 3 pm in Room 108 of the Administrative Building on campus for protesting in front of the admin block

Published on 5th November 2019
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Walayar Case: Kerala Instagram page to stage blindfolded protest at Marine Drive

The feminist social media page has called on their followers to gather together to call out the rape case from 2017 and law enforcement's mishandling of it

Published on 4th November 2019
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Amid criticism, TN Education dept to go ahead with common tests for Class 5,8  

The circular states that common test will be based on formative assessment and summative assessment  

 

Published on 1st November 2019

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