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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

Published on 14th November 2019
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#PhDMeToo: Bipolar Calcutta University scholar harassed by colleague, alleges inaction by guide and VC

A former PhD researcher in the Department of Microbiology, he has accused a colleague and his guide of mental harassment — but other researchers say that his guide was absolutely not at fault

Published on 8th July 2019
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#TakeAKnee: Did you know that some of the words that we use today had a different meaning when they originated?

Dr Albert P' Rayan, Professor of English at KCG College of Engineering, looks back into the history of words and phrases

Published on 10th October 2017
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#YouGoGirl: This girl-powered club in Hyderabad is starting conversations on Islamophobia, Discrimination and more

Ayesha Syeda feels that, "We just want to share information and experiences. It doesn't have to amount to anything, but it surely might lead to something."

 

Published on 1st May 2019
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'Abused' AMU students go on hunger strike in Kerala, relief team from Aligarh to reach campus on Sunday  

Nadeem Khan, a first-year MBA student and a native of Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, was thrashed by around 15 people in public and has accused the administration of uniting with local students 

Published on 11th November 2017
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'Kakoos' cameraman is now going across TN to educate manual scavengers' kids using art

Palani Kumar, who shot the controversial documentary with Divya Bharathi, says that he was so moved by the lives of manual scavengers' children that he is starting this project to help them out

Published on 4th December 2017
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'Let Punjabi study in Punjab': Kerala college accused of discriminating against student who ended life

Jaspreet Singh, a III year BA Economics student in Malabar Christian College, Kozhikode committed suicide on March 1 and there has been a slew of protests that broke out since

Published on 5th March 2020
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10 things SC judges said while striking down Sec 377 that every Indian needs to read

You know that Section 377 has been struck down. Here are the best parts of the judgement from the men and woman who changed the law for the better

Published on 6th September 2018
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2018 in review: These 12 campus protests rekindled our belief in dissent

2018 was the year of solid dissent as far as colleges were concerned. We've listed the protests, the people, the campus politics and all the things that rocked our colleges

Published on 31st December 2018
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A #TouchOfCare can transform lives: Nisha Lobo's story sheds light on the stigma around adopting specially-abled children

Nisha Lobo lives every day of her life proving that what you look like on the outside doesn't matter, it is who you are on the inside that does

Published on 14th November 2018
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A day after he released book on homosexuality, Kolkata teacher fired from job

The teacher says he was issued a termination order without a notice period which has left him without any other sort of back up 

Published on 21st March 2018
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A letter of solidarity to Greta Thunberg  from the Third World

How dare we allowed the climate to go berserk in the first place? Even though we accept that we destroyed it, we never really bothered to correct it

Published on 28th September 2019
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A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him

Published on 17th January 2019
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According to a Rajasthan Edu Magazine, girls should sweep floor, fetch water and grind 'çhakki' to stay fit. If that's not sexist, what is? 

This health advice comes from a magazine that is brought out the Rajasthan Education Department

Published on 11th November 2017
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Acid attack survivors hit the ramp at a fashion school in Noida

The main aim of the event and IMS-DIA and Surkhab was to instil in the survivors feelings of beauty, pride and confidence

Published on 13th January 2018

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