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LSR's hostel policy is the reason behind Aishwarya Reddy's 'institutional murder', claim students, ask warden and principal to resign

The college had, in 2019, decided to allot hostels only to freshmen. In the beginning of October, the II year students were asked to vacate their rooms in person  

Published on 12th November 2020
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Was Japalpur med student's suicide caused by caste-linked harassment?

The post graduate medical student from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College in Jabalpur was found hanging on October 1

Published on 12th October 2020
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Have JRF? No exam. No JRF? Write exam: Why PU's partisan stance on SC, ST, Minority scholarship holders reeks of exclusion

Departments like Anthropology, English, Biochemistry, Commerce, Economics, IB, Math, Social Work and others who have four or more vacancies have been completely reserved for JRF scholars

Published on 12th August 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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NEP 2020: Student leaders react to NEP's silence on student role in decision-making processes  

Several student leaders from across the country believe that the possible curbing of their role in decision-making bodies could devastate the student community

 

Published on 14th May 2020
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Implement Rohith Act, UoH's Ambedkar Students Association demands after AIIMS doctor suicide bid

The Rohith Act would enable Dalit-Adivasi students to fight against institutional discrimination, the ASA believes and pushed the MHRD to implement an Act in thsi regard soon

Published on 23rd April 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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Fathima Latheef suicide: Police take Campus Front of India members into custody for protesting against IIT 

The members had organised the protest to demand the arrest of Prof Sudarshan Padmanabhan who was named in Fathima's suicide note

Published on 13th December 2019
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Fathima suicide: APSC members analyse what makes IIT Madras campus so toxic

The Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle has brought out a statement regarding Fathima Latheef's suicide and the atmosphere of discrimination, harassment and increased stress and pressure on campus

Published on 20th November 2019
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The Sai Balaji interview: Battle for JNU is a battle for India

A PhD scholar in JNU, Balaji's term as the JNUSU President got over on August 21. A few days later, we caught up with him for a chat

Published on 2nd September 2019
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NEP will remain valid for 20 years, says draft panel chief

The public lecture on National Education Policy 2019 was part of the University Grants Commission (UGC) two-day-long national workshop Evaluation Reforms in Higher Education Institutions

Published on 19th July 2019
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I wrote the letter for my mother, for India: Why JNUSU President Sai Balaji wrote an open letter to PM Modi

"This is your New India, where the constitution, rule of law and justice are words only meant to be written in books and preserved through archaeology," Balaji writes in his letter 

Published on 8th July 2019
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Activists protest outside Bihar Bhawan, seek Nitish Kumar's resignation over deaths of children 

Protestors said accused the Centre and the Bihar government of not being serious about containing the outbreak, and said the healthcare system in the state was mismanaged

Published on 18th June 2019
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Payal Tadvi suicide: Why casteist slurs on Indian campuses shouldn't surprise us in 2019

The institutional murder of Payal Tadvi shows us how marginalised students have to fight caste on a day to day basis, with professors, principals, society and sometimes their own friends

Published on 30th May 2019
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Here's why filmmaker Aashiq Abu is asking youngsters to join the #SoSanu challenge

The #SoSanu challenge was kickstarted by Aashiq, in support of VP Sanu, the LDF candidate from Malappuram

Published on 20th April 2019

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