Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Campus

In this section, find articles, images, videos and artwork on feminism in Indian campuses, campus watch, campus politics and protests in Indian universities, colleges and schools.

NITC's Homophobic Administration Banned LGBTQ Week On Campus

NITC’s Homophobic Administration Banned LGBTQ Week On Campus

Deemed "negative", "unnecessary" and "not good for an engineer", NITC administration banned LGBT week that traditionally takes place every year, in order to stop the "promotion of homosexuality" on campus.

Students Of Tamil Nadu Central University On Hunger Strike After Wrongful Termination Of Faculty...

The agenda behind such an immediate action by the Central University of Tamil Nadu is clearly to silence the emerging voices within the campus – both from the faculty and the students, and thereby uproot the inception of faculty-student relationships that have the potential to limit this centralisation of power.
Valentine’s Day At DU: Worshipping A Virgin Tree And Objectifying Women

Valentine’s Day At DU: Worshipping A Virgin Tree And Objectifying Women

Hindu College boys’ hostel organises the ‘virgin tree puja’ and the male students belonging to the Anga wing of the hostel in St. Stephen’s take the Angha oath on the night of Valentine’s Day, every year.
What Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad Teaches Us About Due Process in the #MeToo Era

What Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad Teaches Us About Due Process in the #MeToo Era

A case in point as to why due process not only fails women, but suppresses and intimidates them, is that of Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad (SLS-H).
IIT Madras Students Protest Against Anand Teltumbde's Imminent Arrest

IIT Madras Students Protest Against Anand Teltumbde’s Imminent Arrest

Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle (APSC), a student’s collective at IIT Madras, staged a protest against the imminent arrest of Anand Teltumbde – in other words, the State-sanctioned curbing of free speech.
HCU Students Strike Back: Our Velivada Shall Stand To Challenge Your Brahmanism

HCU Students Strike Back: Our Velivada Shall Stand To Challenge Your Brahmanism

On 6th January 2019, Mr.Podile Apparao, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad destroyed the portraits of the highly respected and esteemed leaders for Dalits of this country displayed around Velivada.
Harassments On Indian Campuses And The Apathy Of ICCs

Harassments On Indian Campuses And The Apathy Of ICCs

In a college in Delhi University, an ICC member got charged for assaulting his girlfriend, who got caught in the college CCTV footage.He is still a part of the ICC.
12 Times 2018 Was Shook By Students' Campaigns And Campus Movements

12 Times 2018 Was Shook By Students’ Campaigns And Campus Movements

Students led protests and campus movements are important in any educational space because it reaffirms the democratic practice of dissent.
TISS, Mumbai Hosts Its First Bahujan Arts Festival

TISS Mumbai Hosts Its First Bahujan Arts Festival

Last sunday TISS, Mumbai observed it’s first Bahujan Arts festival, which centred the works and narratives of artists coming from SC/ST/OBC and other marginalised backgrounds/artforms.
TISS, Hyderabad Students Protest Against Arbitrary Administrative Decisions

TISS Hyderabad Students Protest Against Arbitrary Administrative Decisions

It is extremely hypocritical of the management of TISS, Hyderabad, which teaches the values of social justice and inclusion to its students to systematically deny the same values in practice.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
A Playlist For Anyone Who Wants To Celebrate A Good Or Bad Day

A Playlist For Anyone Who Wants To Celebrate A Good Or Bad Day

This playlist is just a personally curated list of songs that I like to listen to on a particularly bad day or just to feel good. I hope you find a song, or better if a song finds you.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.