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JNU loses ability to help 'backward' students with deprivation points: Students threaten 'complete shutdown'

The concept of awarding deprivation points for students from backward areas was devised by the students union under Prakash Karat in 1974. JNU was the sole institute to have this system 

Published on 23rd March 2017
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Transgenders from anywhere in the world will find a place to study at Tirunelveli's MSU: VC K Baskar talks about the two transgenders who prompted this revolution

The varsity will offer up to 830 seats for transgenders across all their courses and there will be a fee waiver for them. The funds will come from a corpus that has been set up by the VC 
 

Published on 20th April 2017
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These University of Hyderabad students are using a community radio station to strip India's biggest social concerns threadbare

If you ever check out Bol Hyderabad 90.4 FM and find that you're in the middle of a serious debate about defecation, don't fret. You're in the capable hands of U0H's creative best

Published on 27th April 2017
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Tamil Nadu students receive their board exam results today

It is judgment day for 12th-grade state board students, and the overall pass percentage stands at 92.1 per cent

Published on 12th May 2017
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First transgender to write TN board exams was adopted by TN's first transgender engineering graduate, Grace Banu

Tarika Banu, the first transgender student to write and clear TN board exams opens up about the criticism and struggles she had to overcome, her family and her future aspirations

Published on 12th May 2017
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Meet Ponni K, the transwoman who gives free Bharatanatyam lessons free to the slum kids of Chennai

Ponni K, the much-educated transwoman who’s been teaching Bharatanatyam for free to slum kids in the city of Chennai talks about her journey as a teacher

Published on 1st June 2017
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Don't be surprised if you visit a library and the book looks like your uncle and decides to chat you up. Welcome to the world of Human Libraries

Printed books are so yesterday. Being a human book in a Human Library where people can ask you pretty much anything is the new cool. Check out this trend that's taking libraries by storm

Published on 16th July 2017
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Forget being a doctor, TN's first transgender to clear 12th grade won't even get a Siddha seat because the form doesn't have the third gender listed

Tarika Banu faces another challenge — no third gender box in college admission form. And, this is despite SC's order directing the option to be present on all official forms 

 

Published on 3rd August 2017
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Here is a chance for you to get classes from the best teachers around

Coursera is a digital learning platform based in the US which can provide you with classes from Nobel Prize winners, Pulitzer Prize winners and the best teachers around the globe

Published on 31st July 2017
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School authorities forced Indian-American transgender student to dress up as a boy. Here's how she gave them solid gender awareness lessons    

The school in California didn't allow Nikki Brar to wear school's girls' uniform, use the girls' bathroom, or be called a "she". In retaliation, she and her family decided to sue the school over this

Published on 8th August 2017
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Transgender alleges TNPSC of malpractice, Madras HC impleads police, TV channel on the exam "scam" case

Swapna, a transgender who sat for the prelims and the mains said that her appointment was cancelled

Published on 10th August 2017
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WTF! From combatting eve-teasing to domestic abuse, transgender Apsara's task force to be a one-stop support system for women

She will bring together 10 high profile advisory members including lawyers, police officers and government officials to provide women with legal aid, police protection and the like

Published on 23rd August 2017
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Transgender activist Gauri Sawant on how motherhood has changed her 

Ahead of her talk at TEDxHyderabad, Mumbai-based Gauri Sawant who shot to fame with the Vicks AD #TouchOfCare, talks about life post the AD

Published on 17th September 2017
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Bullying, a menace to education system: High time we understand this, say international researchers

The study found that transgender and female students are more at risk of polyvictimisation- multiple forms of victimisation

Published on 12th October 2017
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Dhanam is MSU's first transgender student under their 'free edu' scheme. How she went from dancing on stage to rejoining college will move you 

The Tirunelveli-based university is hopeful that after this, more transgenders will come forward to take up their offer of joining their colleges at no cost at all

Published on 15th October 2017

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