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Want private schools to stop looting students with high fees: What students want from parties ahead of TN polls

The manifesto has been composed by the Tamil Nadu Child Rights Watch, Campaign against Child Labour, Forum for Promotions of Child Participation, Right to Education Forum, Tamil Nadu

Published on 1st March 2021
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'The youth of Assam have amazing potential,' says PM Modi as he inaugurates engineering colleges in the state

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Dhemaji Engineering College and laid the foundation stone for the Sualkuchi Engineering College in Assam

Published on 22nd February 2021
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Inefficiency of Merit: Have India's top technical, scientific institutes used the ‘merit’ debate to deny jobs to teachers from oppressed communities?

Technical and scientific institutes have maintained that due to the ‘sophisticated nature’ of certain jobs, they cannot allow people who come in through reservation to occupy them

Published on 8th February 2021
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This government official set up a residential school on a hill in rural AP to help tribal kids during the pandemic

The Hill Top Eco School in AP's Boddugudem has sprung up to help tribal kids attain functional literacy. We talk to the project officer behind this initiative to understand why it's of such importance

Published on 2nd February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Remembering Churchill on his death anniversary for all that he was, a wartime leader and a racist

In today's #TBT, we talk about the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who was credited for leading the way through WWII. But he was also a deeply flawed leader and we tell you all about him

Published on 24th January 2021
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Parliamentary committees of various ministries scheduled to meet on Monday

Parliamentary committees of various ministries are scheduled to meet on Monday to discuss matters and issues related to their department

Published on 11th January 2021
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Supreme Court seeks Centre's reply on plea for appointment in SC/ST panels

The plea said the role of the constitutional bodies was pivotal for taking into account the issues related to atrocities upon the oppressed communities

Published on 8th January 2021
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Retired school teacher offers free education to children of primitive tribes in Jharkhand

Sabar says he gets immense satisfaction from his work as he also has gone through similar hardship and even had to work as a daily wage labourer to pay his college fees

Published on 22nd December 2020
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How this 30-year-old from Chhattisgarh ensures that no animal, tiger or deer, loses its life to a snare trap

To this effect, M Suraj has won the Conservation Hero Grant of Rs 10,00,000 from The Habitats Trust so that he can continue his anti-snare walks and involve and more and more people. Read his story 

Published on 18th December 2020
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Our Forest Dream might be a children’s book, but it does a swell job in educating even adults about the Forest Rights Act

Ideated and written by the good folk at Nilgiris Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups' Federation, the book Our Forest Dream is now finally available in English as well. We find out what it’s about

Published on 2nd December 2020
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OBC body writes to Health Minister asking why OBC quota hasn’t been implemented in medical seats yet, despite HC order

OBC students of this country have lost during the current academic year 2020-21 alone, nearly 3758 PG/UG seats under AIQ and in the past also, have lost thousands of seats, letter said

Published on 27th November 2020
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Meet Vinod, the first student from Kerala's Cholanaikkan tribe to set out on the path to a PhD

Vinod is researching the socio-economic background of Cholanaikkans and Kattunaikkans and he is doing this at CUSAT

Published on 17th November 2020
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Use digital tech to give India's tribals knowledge, legal info: SC Advocate Sanjay Upadhyay on sustainable development

Unless we are serious about including them in the decision-making process, we will not get there, SC Advocate Sanjay Upadhyay added while speaking at the New Indian Express' e-expression

Published on 16th November 2020
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This organisation in Mumbai trains aspiring Gen Z social entrepreneurs to volunteer for the right causes

TribesforGOOD connects young and socially-conscious children in the city with non-profit organisations who are in need of the talent and can benefit from a few extra hands

Published on 4th November 2020
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Kerala implements EWS reservation: Why are so many people criticising a national mandate?

The Kerala government's implementation of EWS reservation in KAS posts and educational institutions has been criticised by many

Published on 30th October 2020

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