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July 8, 2018

FTII expels 2 from hostel for ‘hum dekhenge’ graffiti #FOE

Students’ plea on the words borrowed from a Faiz Ahmad Faiz poem falls on deaf ears, as director terms it sullying of the revamped canteen and breach of discipline | Sukhada.Khandge@timesgroup.com In a step that has drawn severe criticism from students… Continue Reading →

Gurgaon girl stands by childhood friend, reports father for rape #Vaw

TIMES NEWS NETWORK Gurgaon: She was in a place she fully trusted—her best friend’s house—and in company she had been familiar with since she was in Class 3. But in a flat at The Belaire in Gurgaon that was like… Continue Reading →

Union Minister garlands lynchers , says he was honouring due process of law #WTFnews

TNN & AGENCIES Hazaribag: Union minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha found himself in the midst of a raging controversy over his felicitating eight men convicted in a lynching case. They are currently out on bail. Opposition parties… Continue Reading →

Shoma Sen – Demonising a Beloved Teacher and Life-long Activist

by- Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) A teacher, a reader and learner, an intellectual, an activist and a human rights defender. Shoma Sen is all of the above, and more. The state would like the world to believe… Continue Reading →

India – Caste Discrimination and the curriculum taboo

Schools, colleges and other educational institutions desist from engaging with caste in the false hope that education will remove the social inequality. by Krishna Kumar | If you are part of the urban middle class, you learn to perceive caste as something… Continue Reading →

Critique of Draft Higher Education Commission of India Bill 2018

BY- Anil Chaudhary In response to the public notice issued by the Ministry of Human Resource Development seeking feedback on the Draft Higher Education Commission of India Bill 2018 from “educationists, stakeholders and general public”, I would like to strongly oppose… Continue Reading →

Saving tigers, killing people #SundayReading

States are evicting and murdering Indigenous people in the guise of biodiversity conservation. by Souparna Lahiri Indigenous women from the Rabha tribe, pictured during prayer. Many Rabhas were evicted from the Buxa-Chilapata forests after the creation of a national park… Continue Reading →

The Truth Behind This Viral Video Claiming Hindu School Kids Are Being Taught Namaz

How an exercise that was meant to teach children religious harmony and diversity was used to spread the opposite on social media. By Nivedita Niranjankumar   A video showing school children being taught verses from the Quran at a school… Continue Reading →

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