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Ammi Najeeb JNU

'I feel happy to hear the whole country call me Ammi, just the way my Najeeb did'

Fatima Nafis has been fighting to find her son Najeeb Ahmed, who disappeared from JNU more than two years back. She shares her journey with us

Published on 12th February 2019
Rohit Vemula Death Anniversary

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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A Shakespeare tell-tale: This club in Chennai has an unique way to celebrate the playwright legend

Shakespeare Millennium club, that is organising an exhibition called 'Knowlegde is Everything', also conducts quizzes, painting competitions, cooking gigs and theme-based rangoli celebrations 

Published on 28th August 2017
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Chuppi Tod app launched in Bihar against child marriage, sexual harassment

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the first openly gay prince in India, also lauded the Chuppi Tod strategy and said that he missed the much needed safe space being provided

Published on 19th December 2018
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Fear large-scale crackdown of freedom of expression: Why over 300 artistes, academics, students sign petition supporting Pa Ranjith

Ranging from artists to writers to filmmakers to social activists to doctors to students, a wide range of people have signed the petition

Published on 18th June 2019
Anitha NEET

Finding Anitha: What I discovered about the face of Tamil Nadu's anti-NEET agitation  

One year after her tragic passing, how much do you really know about the 'Girl Who Fought NEET'? We go to her roots to try and understand who she was, how she grew up and why she did what she did

Published on 31st August 2018
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Girl expelled from Bhopal college after she calls her teachers 'anti-national' on Facebook

The College staff Council decided to expel Khan for a year and have asked her to either withdraw the post or tender an apology

Published on 23rd March 2018
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How this Bengaluru based artist is using an Odissi adaptation of The Jungle Book to talk about child sexual abuse

Devjani Sen will be depicting The Jungle Book with an important cause in mind — to spread awareness about child sex abuse and child safety

Published on 18th July 2018
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I wish she had the chance to do more: How Jayalalithaa's 95-year-old teacher remembers her

The retired teacher speaks about how her student excelled at pretty much everything in school but always had this respect for her teachers which was quite in contrary with her perceived persona 

Published on 5th December 2018
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IISc students are all set to bring Munshi Premchand's works back on stage on his 81st death anniversary 

The play titled Maikhana Munshi Pyaali Premchan'  comprises a cast of 25 science students and is directed by two research scholars Madhulika Pathak and Yogaraj Banerjee

Published on 5th October 2017
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Mamata Banerjee remembers Mother Teresa on her 21st death anniversary

Saint Teresa of Calcutta, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 passed away on September 5, 1997

Published on 5th September 2018
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Radhika Vemula, Najeeb's mother Fathima protested for an hour to enter UoH for Rohith Vemula's death anniversary

The ASA had organised a series of events to observe the death anniversary of Rohith Vemula but initially even his mother wasn't allowed inside the gates by the administration

Published on 17th January 2019
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Remembering Amma: Five awesome Jaya films that every millennial MUST WATCH

Go online, find a pirate site or go scround around in old DVD rental places till you've got a copy of these movies and then binge watch 

Published on 5th December 2017
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Remembering Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Former PM's statue to be unveiled in Lucknow on December 25

Addressing a function, Adityanath said that Vajpayee pursued the politics of values for more than six decades and has remained an inspiration for millions of people

Published on 16th August 2019
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Remembering Elvis Presley: Do you know who used the phrase 'Elvis has left the building' first?

On Elvis Presley's 42nd death anniversary we go back to the famous phrase and explore its origin and who actually said it first

Published on 16th August 2019

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