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Chaiwala, chowkidar and caste politics in India: Does Narendra Modi talking about caste add to his wave? 

 Though the Prime Minister speaks about his caste and why it is important for him to identify with members of a similar caste, can it be seen as anything beyond a ploy for votes, asks this researche

Published on 12th May 2019
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Want a Siddha, Homeopathy or Ayurveda seat UG seat? You'll have to clear NEET first

Doctors in Tamil Nadu continue to protest against the imposition of NEET on the state, not only in ayush and siddha courses but also MBBS  

Published on 8th May 2019
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This training programme for school boys in India is ensuring that misogyny is nipped in the bud

Dr Saundarya Rajesh's initiative MITR is a three-day training programme aimed at making young boys gender equality champions 

Published on 8th May 2019
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We stand for equality of status and opportunity. What about you?: Tamil students ask Kejriwal

In their complaint, the students’ association alleged that the AAP had “singled out students from a particular state” in their Lok Sabha election campaign

Published on 6th May 2019
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#YouGoGirl: This girl-powered club in Hyderabad is starting conversations on Islamophobia, Discrimination and more

Ayesha Syeda feels that, "We just want to share information and experiences. It doesn't have to amount to anything, but it surely might lead to something."

 

Published on 1st May 2019
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Why TISS students are pushing their college to NOT give academic awards at their convocation

The students have written to the administration expressing concern over the award which they believe are against the ideals of justice and equality that they have learnt in the institution

Published on 29th April 2019
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Register marriage between man and transwoman from Thoothukudi, orders Madras HC

The Court has also directed the Health Secretary to issue a G.O prohibiting sex reassignment surgery on inter-sex infants and children

Published on 24th April 2019
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"We're standing up for some important values," says Newcastle University's Professor Richard Davies

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University speaks about their commitment to education, skill development and social justice

Published on 24th April 2019
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Lok Sabha 2019: GenY voters want young MPs with liberal outlook

With 15 million young voters, concerns arise about the stressful process of voting in the largest democracy in the world 

Published on 19th April 2019
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Why Ankita Shah and The Poetry Club can help you rediscover your love for poetry

Ankita Shah talks about her tryst with poetry and what she plans to do with The Poetry Club, her fast-growing poetry movement

Published on 16th April 2019
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Meet Rosi, a law student who is running in South Chennai against Jayavardhan, Tamizachi Thangapandian

A member of the political organisation Podhuvudamai Iyakkam, 29-year-old Rosi is also an activist who was at Thoothukudi 

 

Published on 15th April 2019
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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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Three books that you can read this election season

Elections have always been festive occasions in liberal democracies, and India is no exception

Published on 12th April 2019
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Excellence is something that democracy should not step into: Sugata Marjit

Economist Dr Sugata Marjit talks about choosing the right bureaucrats, the Indian education system and what can be done about the never-ending unemployment scenario

Published on 3rd April 2019
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Indian students will always be welcome to the US: Consul General Robert Burgess

VIT Chennai's University Day was celebrated on April 2, 2019, this year, which is organised every year to celebrate the institute and their students' achievements in the past academic year

Published on 2nd April 2019

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