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How Jyothirgamaya Foundation fights for accessibility and champions disability rights

Tiffany Brar, a 29-year-old visually-impaired social activist set up the organisation in 2012 with a grand vision to train visually impaired children in important life and vocational skills

Published on 3rd June 2020
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Slowdown, you say? KIIT has 3,650 job offers for more than 90 per cent of their students

Students at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) have braved the economic slowdown and have managed to get themselves placed in top multinational companies with hefty salary packages

Published on 1st June 2020
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#NoRoomRent: Rajasthan students, unemployed youths plead on Twitter 

Students and youth across the state have launched the campaign #NoRoomRent protesting against the room rent during the lockdown 

Published on 30th April 2020
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Kashmiri girl students stranded in Delhi sent back with help from civil society

The girls had released a video on social media saying they had no money to survive and that their landlord was forcing them to vacate

Published on 30th April 2020
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Delhi HC refuses to grant urgent hearing on plea to waive off school fees during lockdown

The plea said lakhs of parents are facing financial crunch due to the lockdown and health emergency arising out of COVID-19

Published on 16th April 2020
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Palathayi Child Abuse case: After absconding for a month, school teacher arrested for sexually abusing Class 4 student

The school teacher had been absconding for a month following widespread outrage from the opposition and activists over the inability of the police to arrest the accused in time

Published on 15th April 2020
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Political docu-series talks of Anna Hazare movement and its impact

The series, directed and produced by Raizada offers an in-depth analysis of the functioning of the party based on reactions from several members of the party

Published on 8th April 2020
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This BCom student in Azamgarh is picking up food from homes and giving it to the hungry, during lockdown 

Three days ago, Abdur, a second year BCom student and the Students' Union President of Shibli National College asked people on Facebook to contact him if they were struggling for  food

 

Published on 29th March 2020
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A tale of two Naylas: How this Jamia student helped a Delhi riot victim give birth as Corona converged

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Nayla Khwaja helped Noor Bi, a Delhi riot victim deliver her baby on Monday

Published on 20th March 2020
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We're living in a police state: How the police ensured Thoothukudi won't rhyme with democracy  

From the police always knocking on their doors to having their mobiles checked randomly, the people say they are constantly being hounded

Published on 22nd May 2019
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This man in rural Karnataka sold oranges for 10 years to build a village school — meet Harekala Hajabba

Hajabba took up the responsibility of shaping children's futures by building a school in Harekala. We visit this school and chat with the Padma Shri awardee to understand what drives him

Published on 28th February 2020
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Broke and drained, IIT Guwahati whistleblower prof posts public appeal for help to pay legal fees

They have inflicted huge personal, financial and professional damages on me by conspiring against me, Brijesh says

 

Published on 17th February 2020
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Inside Delhi's CAA protests:  Does the police become more brutal during internet shutdowns?

Two protests are scheduled in the national capital, one by students and activists and the other by left parties. The two marches were to meet at Shaheed Park near ITO

Published on 19th December 2019
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Ramdev sticks to opinion on Periyar, says his supporters 'increase negativity' in society

The Bhim Army, an organisation of Dalit rights activists has demanded an apology from Ramdev for calling followers of Periyar “propagators of intellectual terrorism”

Published on 19th November 2019
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Maharashtra, Telangana and MP have 1 in 2 stalking cases in India, reveals NRCB data

In the category of publishing sexually explicit content and obscene material, UP tops the list in the recently released NCRB data. But is this the whole extent of the cases of stalking in the country?

Published on 22nd October 2019

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