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Manifestation of Power Dynamics in Higher Educational Institutions during the Pandemic

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  Annesha Mukherjee, Satyaki Dasgupta and K Chandra Shekar The outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020 saw a number of reports highlighting the plight of students in the country because administrations of higher educational institutions asked them to vacate their hostels. In this light, we conducted a survey among students in September using Google …

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Odisha: Role model for the Upper Castes in fighting Corona

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  Roshan Padhan When they say everyone is equal before law, it is the biggest lie in India. If we look at some news reports in one Odia newspaper, Sambad, this is very evident. While the Odisha government is boasting about its strict and successful implementation of the so-called lockdown, its burden is being disproportionately …

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Criminalising Adivasi Forest Rights

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Bhangya Bhukya After the 13th February 2019 Supreme Court judgment on the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act of 2006 (FRA) there was a nationwide outrage, particularly on social media. But the outrage evaporated soon as the country went into election mood. India is a huge country and things …

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The cold glint of saffron madness is upon us

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  Dr. Sylvia Karpagam (Please read an earlier article in Round Table India by Gee Ameena Suleiman for background information on the brutal eviction of poor residents from EWS quarters in Ejipura, Bengaluru, by the government) The day before yesterday, women and activists screamed as the bulldozers advanced. The intent was single-minded – to raze …

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Appeal for support for EWS group facing eviction in Ejipura, Bangalore

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  Gee Ameena Suleiman  Urban Deprived Communities in Bangalore: Rally to EWS quarters to claim their share in the city and challenge the Corporate Land Grab! Please stand by our brothers and sisters in Ejipura’s EWS quarters in their critical hour of need. In a single day, today, hundreds of their homes have been razed to the ground …