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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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#SayNoToWar: How a Pakistani man and an Indian woman are promoting a peace discourse ​

We catch up with Anas Saleem from Pakistan and Shreya M from India, who tell us how their social media handles are campaigning for peace

Published on 28th February 2019
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#StudentsLivesMatters: Students plan four-day protest against UGC's decision to conduct exams during pandemic

The government has, in the past, not been very favourable towards accepting terms of protestors but the students say it is their right and they have to listen

Published on 11th July 2020
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#TransgenderDay: Here are 4 Transgender activists who made this country a better place

Why is it important to remember the transgenders? For one, they have managed to make it in a world that still sees them as peculiar and unnatural. That deserves some respect

Published on 20th November 2017
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'DU teachers are unwilling to tolerate the Government’s agenda to destroy public funded education'

The Delhi University Teachers' Association called for a complete shutdown of the university on January 8 and 9. Here are the key takeaways from the strike

Published on 10th January 2019
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'I feel happy to hear the whole country call me Ammi, just the way my Najeeb did'

Fatima Nafis has been fighting to find her son Najeeb Ahmed, who disappeared from JNU more than two years back. She shares her journey with us

Published on 12th February 2019
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'We will not stop fighting': TN transgender activist, Grace Banu on recently passed Transgender Bill, 2019  

The Students Federation of India, Ambedkarite groups and many students organisations have extended support in protesting against the 'dispiriting Bill'

Published on 28th November 2019
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 This Vellore-based NGO is empowering Dalit women to fight for their land-rights

Thendral Movement helps Dalit women get their own land through training programmes, counselling, documentation and legal support 

Published on 12th May 2020
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"We are going to read what we read, no matter what," says poet Rebecca Vedavathy

Commenting on the police's absurd line of questioning with regards to the arrests made in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon case, the poet says they will continue reading what they read 

Published on 8th September 2018
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10,000 medical seats robbed from OBCs in last 3 years: MPs, Academics sign statement condemning denial of reservation

The signatories pointed out the irony in the government's efficiency in creating over 5k seats for the EWS quota but failing to do the same for the OBCs

 

Published on 3rd June 2020
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10,000 students volunteer to spread knowledge as a part of Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority's free literacy project

The Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority has rolled off a free literacy project 'Aksharasree', in association with the city corporation

Published on 3rd July 2018
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13 Reasons Why this activist is urging the Tamil Nadu govt to oppose NEP 2020

The activist has written to Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswamy as to why he believes the NEP is ‘unconstitutional’ and why TN would be undoing a lot of its progress by implementing it

Published on 10th August 2020
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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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51 BHU professors campaign against CAA-NRC after a dozen students arrested for protesting

The move comes after the arrest of at least a dozen BHU students for participating in a protest called by Left organisations on December 19

Published on 26th December 2019
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97 percent posts for OBC professors lying vacant in Central Universities, reveals RTI

 

The UGC revealed that only 9 professors from the community were holding positions in Central Universities across the country despite 313 posts being sanctioned

Published on 29th August 2020

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