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IITM alumnus who filed plea seeking reservation in faculty recruitments start protest in front of MoE

In the photographs that Pandey had shared with EdexLive, he can be seen masked up and holding a placard saying, Stop mental torture, stop harassment

Published on 7th January 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: Seven years since Dalit Scholar Rohith Vemula's death by suicide

In what was alleged to be an "institutional murder", the death by suicide of scholar Rohith Vemula sparked a nationwide awakening to the issues faced by Dalit students in India

Published on 17th January 2023
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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
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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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Justice Anand, who once said he is educating himself about the LGBTQ community, calls out medical courses for reinforcing discrimination

The judge had asked the State government to bring in necessary reforms for the development and recognition of the community

Published on 2nd September 2021
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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
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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
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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
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Why is US seeing a rise in complaints of discrimination in schools?

Almost 19,000 complaints of discrimination based on religion, sex and disability in schools were filed from October 2021 to September 2022

Published on 2nd January 2023
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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
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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
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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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Indian Americans face racial discrimination as early as pre-school in the US: Study

Often, these students are found 'code-switching' with regards to their behaviour and speech when in the company of their friends and schoolmates and their families

Published on 20th December 2022
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Protests over caste discrimination allegations at KR Narayanan Film Institute reach International Film Festival of Kerala    

The students' protest also reached the International Film Festival of Kerala on December 12 with many artists and celebrities joining them

Published on 19th December 2022
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Students of Kerala's KR Narayanan film institute protest against caste bias, antagonism

Support has been pouring in for protesters, and no concrete efforts have been forthcoming from authorities; a three-member panel to study the issue is to visit the institute today

Published on 17th December 2022

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