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VSSUT hostels declared micro-containment zones after boarders test positive for COVID-19

According to the notice issued by the administration, only essential activities will be allowed in the micro-containment zones

Published on 1st March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: 11 years ago today, corporal punishment allegedly pushed a student to suicide. But did it change anything?

In today's #TBT, we bring up the case of Rouvanjit Rawla, a student from Kolkata who died by suicide after being caned by his principal. Indeed, corporal punishment is a reality of our country...

Published on 12th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When ragging was declared a "human rights abuse in essence" by the Supreme Court

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the day when a stringent ruling against ragging was made by the Supreme Court of India in 2009. Also, today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science!

Published on 11th February 2021
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In a first, court hands five-year imprisonment to women students for abetting suicide in ragging case

In his order on Friday, Additional Sessions court judge Amit Ranjan also imposed a fine of Rs 8,000 on each of the convicts

Published on 7th February 2021
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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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YouTube testing new feature that allows users to capture moments from videos, live streams

The resulting clip doesn't lead to a new video, but can only be played on the original video in a repeating loop. This means that the clip will be deleted when the original content is removed

Published on 29th January 2021
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The NSS volunteers of this Kochi college will now learn animal welfare

St Albert's College  has recently signed an MoU with non-profit Humane Society International to conduct webinars and campaigns on animal welfare

Published on 23rd December 2020
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Dalit and minority women's writings make me hopeful about the future of feminist literature: Telugu poet Volga

Budding poet Kadali Satyanarayana took us through the works of Volga by posing serval questions to her — by answering which, the veteran poet took us back to a bygone era. Here's what ensued

Published on 22nd December 2020
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Delhi High Court slams CBSE for 'treating students as enemies', accuse them of dragging students to court

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan made the observation while hearing a plea moved by the Board challenging a single judge order

Published on 14th December 2020
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Delhi Govt releases Rs 21 crore to pay salaries of four DU college staff: DUTA says 'tired' of going to court for pay

The current sanction released funds for Aditi Mahavidyalaya, Bhagini Nivedita College, Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies and Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar College

Published on 9th 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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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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Nearly 20,000 students benefited under child protection counseling in Jammu

These online counselling sessions and communications on child protection issues were conducted by faculty counsellors in schools of Jammu Division benefitting approximately 20,000 students, said Gupta

Published on 7th September 2020
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Students are not asking for free degrees: Why this parents' body is opposing the UGC guidelines

The India Wide Parents Association, represented by advocate Anubha Sahai has petitioned the Supreme Court against the UGC guidelines

Published on 12th August 2020
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How this Dalit transwoman pharmacist and Karagattam dancer has risen above stigma and slurs to live her life positively

Swetha is also HIV positive but is fighting the big fight with all her heart and soul and there's nothing that can stop her from achieving her dreams

Published on 17th June 2020

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