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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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AUD pushed me to quit, fail because I am queer and a dalit: Student's FB post is asking a lot of uncomfortable questions about our colleges 

After what he claims is harassment against him because he is queer and a Dalit, this student turned to Facebook to make an appeal for his case - an ostensibly last ditch attempt 

Published on 22nd September 2017
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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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How these Bahujan JNU researchers' teachers' training module addresses role of caste in sexual violence

Through her module, Shweta, the founder, wants to give the children a language through which they can speak up about their abuse

 

Published on 5th April 2020
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AMU to file FIR after confidential documents containing information about students, faculty leaked

The university is considering lodging an FIR in this matter, so that the persons responsible can be identified

Published on 22nd March 2020
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Everyday Sheroes: Shanthi risks ill-health, sexual harassment, natural disasters to keep your streets clean 

In our run-up to International Women's Day 2020, we have curated this series of stories of women who aren't "extraordinary" but our world may just stop going around smoothly if not for them

Published on 8th March 2020
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Jadavpur University students want an app to report abuse on campus. Here's why

The recently elected AFSU will organise a march on March 5 prior to a meeting with the authorities about the implementation of an Abuse Locating App and Awareness Programme or ALAAP

Published on 4th March 2020
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BHU students perform 'nukkad natak' on campus portraying violence against women for Women's Day

The play meant for celebrating International Women's Day tried to advocate gender sensitisation and help develop the sense among everyone on campus

Published on 29th February 2020
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DU women accuse Delhi Police of molesting them during protest against curfew, discrimination in hostels

The students had organised a march from the Dhaka Complex in Mukherjee Nagar at 9 pm on February 29 that was supposed to gather students from various hostels and reach the VC's residence

Published on 2nd March 2020
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DU Women to defy curfew and march to VC's residence on Saturday night to protest discrimination in hostels

The students say they have been told enough times that the authorities at the hostels cannot do anything about it and have now decided to take it upon themselves to amend the regulation

Published on 29th February 2020
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DU hostel women escalate stir with song and strife to dismantle 7.30 curfew. Will it work?

The students broke three doors down and protested at the Dhaka Complex of the varsity. Provost Dr Rita Singh's vehicle was also blocked and surrounded for hours

Published on 28th February 2020
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Pinklegal: How this Hyderabad lawyer networked law students to set up a portal for women's legal rights

In 72 hours, Manasi Chaudhari received 20 applications from volunteers who wanted to work on the portal. They were equally passionate about women's rights and laws as she is

Published on 20th February 2020
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Two more arrested in connection with Gargi college sexual assault case

Earlier the Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to Centre, Central Bureau of Investigation and Delhi Police on advocate ML Sharma's petition seeking a CBI probe in the Gargi college incident

Published on 19th February 2020
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'Yogi of JNU' Raghavendra Mishra, who claimed to have started Hindu Defence League, arrested for sexual harassment

Raghavendra Mishra was arrested under IPC Section 354 and 323 by the Delhi Police on Wednesday. He has had a colourful couple of years at JNU as he earned the moniker Yogi of JNU

Published on 6th February 2020

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