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Treating caste, husband's income while appointing teachers contrary to law: Karnataka HC

The selecting authority should consider the applications of the petitioners, based on the caste and income certificates of the parents and not their spouses, ruled HC

Published on 4th February 2023
IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay to make caste-related sensitisation course mandatory amidst complaints of mental harassment

To recall, the Ambedkar Periyar Phule Study Circle (APPSC), IIT Bombay, which is a student group, wrote to the NCST regarding mental harassment at the campus

Published on 3rd February 2023

IIT Bombay: Students allege caste discrimination; NCST demands director's response

The APPSC student group has demanded that all faculty, staff and students be caste sensitised through workshops

Published on 2nd February 2023

After Director, KR Narayan Film Institute's Chairman Adoor Gopalakrishnan resigns

Gopalakrishnan, while announcing his resignation at a press conference, supported the former director of the institute, Shankar Mohan

Published on 31st January 2023

Lucknow University: Students activists issued show cause notice for organising lecture on Rohith Vemula

In the notice issued, it has been said that 'misleading and ungrounded' allegations have been levelled against Lucknow University in the pamphlet designed and circulated for the programme

Published on 17th January 2023

Bihar education minister doubles down on comments claiming Ramcharitmanas and Manusmriti are divisive texts, spread hatred

Chandrashekar's comments have caused a backlash, with Ayodhya Seer Jagadguru Paramhans demanding an apology and legal action

Published on 12th January 2023

KR Narayanan protests: Period of shutdown extended to January 15; students launch 'art of protest'

To avoid the entry of outsiders offering support to the protest, the director of the institute has ordered strict checking on the campus


Published on 10th January 2023

Caste bias at NIFT Chennai: Institute's director, who humiliated the victim, booked along with another top official 

Ilanchezhian told TNIE he had informed higher-ups in Delhi about the discrimination and they advised the director to shift him back to his original room

Published on 27th May 2022
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If I withdrew discrimination complaint, my PhD would have been cleared: IIT-Kanpur scholar Subrahmanyam Saderla

IIT-Kanpur's associate professor, Subrahmanyam Saderla, has been on the news for the "caste-discrimination and institutional harassment" he has faced at his institute

Published on 13th April 2019

Inquiry commission collects evidence from KR Film Institute students over caste discrimination allegations

Students have been protesting demanding the resignation of Shankar Mohan, Director of the institute, for alleged caste discrimination and various other charges

Published on 4th January 2023

IIT Madras professor who warned of 'Nirahara Satyagraha' slammed with eviction notice, asked to vacate campus home by Feb 18

Explaining the issue to Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, DMK's MP DNV Senthil said in Lok Sabha, "Many faculty and students of IIT Madras are targeted because of their caste"

Published on 18th February 2022

Over 50 Government Schools in Punjab Renamed to Remove Caste-Based Names

The move comes weeks after School Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains issued an order in this regard

Published on 30th December 2022

Allegations of caste discrimination at a govt school in Almora, Uttarakhand

The authorities began investigating allegations that Dalit and upper caste children were made to sit in separate rows for the midday meals

Published on 29th December 2022

After collector orders to close KR Narayanan film institute for two weeks, students' protest takes new turn

The students have been protesting since December 5 demanding the ouster of the institute director alleging caste discrimination

Published on 26th December 2022

KR Narayanan film institute students to go on hunger strike on Christmas day

The students began the strike on December 5, raising various issues including caste discrimination by institute director Shankar Mohan

Published on 23rd December 2022

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