NALSAR University of Law chooses to remain oblivious to the concerns of most of the reserved category students.
In what seems to be a blatant case of deception and corruption, nearly 960 educational institutions, including 100 engineering and medical colleges have been charged with submitting fake records intended for Dalit and Tribal students to claim their scholarships in a fraud manner.
Rajni Tilak was a Dalit rights activist, a leading feminist and a prolific writer. She was instrumental in fighting for the rightful space of women, which was very less, in the anti-caste movement.
Where families don’t impose restrictions and threaten their children for what think is a transgression of societal norms, other bodies such as caste panchayats jump in, turning honour killings into an episodic issue in the country.
The student panel discussion was called 'Student Politics and Ambedkar: Voicing the Dalit Bahujan agency in University Spaces', which aimed at understanding and celebrating the voices of those from vulnerable communities.
The Adivasi Will Not Dance is authored by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, a Santhal writer - making him a unique voice in a field dominated by elite and upper caste writers.
Centuries of stigmatisation and criminalisation of denotified tribes in India have led to an occupational shift among these social groups where sex work has become a forced hereditary occupation.
The nature of the indigenous people’s movements vary and each have their own significance, comprising peasant rebellions, movements for self-determination, identity and ethnic nationalist movements.
On 20 March 1927, Dr Ambedkar led thousands of Dalits to the Chavdar tank in Mahad, where they took water from the well and drank it. This act had revolutionary implications, as Dalits had not been allowed to access the public water tank in the village until then.
After cutting financial aid for OBC students in 2015, the TISS administration is now cutting financial aid for SC/ST students, following which there has been an eruption of student protests in all the TISS campuses.