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#ThrowBackToday: Remembering Churchill on his death anniversary for all that he was, a wartime leader and a racist

In today's #TBT, we talk about the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who was credited for leading the way through WWII. But he was also a deeply flawed leader and we tell you all about him

Published on 24th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: On Rudyard Kipling's death anniversary, here's all you need to know about the author of The Jungle Book 

In today's #TBT, we inform you about all that you need to know about English poet and short story writer Rudyard Kipling, who was born in Bombay. Also, here's what Volkswagen has been accused of
 

Published on 18th January 2021
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The Legacy of Rohith Vemula: Five years since the scholar’s death, how student lives and colleges have been impacted across India

Student leaders across the country speak about how Vemula’s unfortunate demise influenced and shaped their politics and how things have changed on campus since then

Published on 17th January 2021
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TN politicians pay tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his death anniversary

In a Facebook post, Stalin hailed Ambedkar as "a source of knowledge from India, this century's Buddha, a light for all the oppressed people and a guide to all at all times"

Published on 6th December 2020
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Supreme Court allows doctors accused of abetting Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide to resume their course on same campus

The prosecution, the police and Tadvi’s family had raised concerns over the three accused influencing the 250 witnesses whom the Mumbai Police had interrogated for the case

Published on 9th October 2020
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Finding indiscreet charm within the short film 'The Discreet Charm of the Savarnas'

The latest short film presented by Pa Ranjith and released his Neelam Productions has been getting wide acclaim and love on social media — and is a film everyone should watch

Published on 29th September 2020
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Yunus Lasania's Insta page will tell you why there is more to Hyderabad than Charminar, Paradise biryani & the Nizams of yore

Yunus Lasania is committed to unearthing stories about Hyderabad that no one has heard of and shares them with the world via his Instagram page. Are you ready to find out more about the city?

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Three years on, youth from Anitha’s village who protested for her, struggle for jobs, admission due to FIRs

S Maniratinam, Anitha’s elder brother told us that at least 15-20 people from the village of Kuzhumur had FIRs in their names, including dozens of others outside the village, in Ariyalur

Published on 2nd September 2020
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IIT Roorkee establishes Institute Chair in honour of Padma Shri Dr AS Arya on his first death anniversary

The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2002. Dr Arya was also credited with establishing the Earthquake Engineering Department in IIT Roorkee 

Published on 1st September 2020
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Two years after Abhimanyu's murder, SFI gets 3000 students to register as organ donors as a tribute

The last suspect in the murder case had surrendered before a court on June 18. Abhimanyu was stabbed to death on July 2, 2018

Published on 2nd July 2020
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After 2 years in hiding, SDPI worker who allegedly stabbed SFI leader Abhimanyu surrenders

Sahal was the tenth accused in the case. All the others were previously arrested by the police. Now, friends of the slain unionist hope that justice will come swiftly

Published on 18th June 2020
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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Can't express ourselves openly: Queer students in EFLU call Students' Union 'homophobic' in open letter

While the queer students call the Students' Union homophobic, the latter calls the former Islamophobic and the tussle continues. What is the truth?

Published on 17th March 2020
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Maharashtra Govt constitutes expert panel to 'de-saffronise' syllabi in primary, higher secondary schools

The previous BJP regime had drafted several people, with alleged RSS leanings, in education panels. They are believed to have given a saffron dint to the state’s school curriculum

Published on 31st January 2020
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A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him

Published on 17th January 2019

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