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IIT-B Suicide: Probe Panel Hints at ‘Deteriorating Academic Performance’ of Student as Cause
The college probe panel also noted that "there is no specific evidence of direct caste-based discrimination". Bahujan students, however, raised doubts over the report and investigation.
Showcasing Women Who Fought Patriarchy To Help Other Women Over a Century Ago
A travelling exhibition now in Ahmedabad tells the stories of path-breaking women of the Bombay Presidency.
Notes from a Survey: How Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Female University Students?
The survey carried out among 430 female students of Delhi University reveal that a number of them had felt that their mobility and freedom had been restricted, leading to …
Subtly But Surely, India’s Premier Colleges Still Enforce Caste Norms. I Saw it First Hand.
Life at the university would show me how marks, degrees, distinctions, awards and honours cannot teach you humility. Sadly, only education cannot build an egalitarian world.
Supreme Court Dismisses Petitions to Postpone NEET PG
The petitions were filed by candidates who said they do not have sufficient time to prepare for the exam because their internships are ongoing.
‘Pathaan’ Traffics in a Sense of Camaraderie and Capacious Universalism
The film may have asked us to surrender our brains, but unlike our present politics, it did not ask us to ignore our hearts. Instead, it took for granted …
Nellie Massacre: 40 Years Later, a Cautionary Tale for Today’s India
It's been 40 years since over 2,000 Muslims were slaughtered in Assam's Nellie town. The ghosts of Nellie continue to haunt India even today every time we overlook an …
Dalits Belong in the News, and Also in the Newsroom
According to the 2018 Oxfam report, 88% of leadership positions in Indian media were held by 'upper' castes. No positions were held by Dalits. Four years later, that number …
‘Corruption’ Is the New Dog Whistle
The corruption that is off limits to the general public is seen as all right, while the corruption that is only about getting past a brief hurdle for something …