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Meeting to support Dalit students in Vardhman Mahavir Medical College

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Meeting to support our students in Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi, and to demand implementation of Prof Mungekar’s Report, at 4.00 p.m., on 22nd September, Saturday, at Sutluj Hostel Mess, JNU (Message from Anoop Kumar, Insight Foundation) Dear Friends, I am writing this note regarding enormous caste discrimination faced by Dalit & Adivasi medical …

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Some ‘Non-Meritorious’ Reflections: Reservation Policy and Its Side Effects

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Anoop Kumar (This article was first published in INSIGHT in its November 2004 issue on ‘Reservations’. Anoop Kumar is one of the founder-members of the magazine) 1. Why India continuously gets outwitted by Pakistan in diplomacy at various international fora? Can any of the readers guess? No? Let me explain to you. It is because …

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Discussion on ‘Caste discrimination in Delhi University admissions’

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Via Ratnesh Kumar Insight Foundation in collaboration with Academic Forum for Social Justice invites you for a discussion on “Caste discrimination in Delhi University admissions” Date: 19th August 2012 (Sunday) Time: 9am to 1pm Venue: Indian Social Institute, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

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The ‘Death of Merit’ and a debate on caste discrimination in educational institutions

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[ A Round Table India report ] Hyderabad, Aug, 07, 2011: The National Dalit Forum organized a screening of the ‘Death of Merit’ documentaries by the Insight Foundation, followed by a discussion on the suicides of Dalit students in institutions of higher education and on caste discrimination in campuses, today in the morning at Dr. …

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On Jha’s Suicide Quote

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— Prabin Dhangada Majhi [ Prabin’s article is a response to senior journalist and editor Prem Shankar Jha’s comments in a 2007 CNBC discussion on reservations. The comments resurfaced again in online discussions over suicides of Dalit students in India’s elite educational institutions, recently. You’ll find some of Jha’s comments reproduced here . And you’ll …

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New vistas for deprived students

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  Urvashi Sarkar The need to highlight positive stories of Dalits and adivasis and the desire to spread awareness about higher education abroad prompted the Insight Foundation to organise an interactive discussion on opportunities for Dalit and adivasi students here on Sunday.Discussions centred mainly on universities in the United States and the United Kingdom.  Rama …