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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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Cartoons, Caste and Epistemic Violence (Part 2)

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Nilesh Kumar [This is the second part of his article on caste and epistemic violence. The first part explored how the Ambedkar cartoon in the NCERT text book was a metaphor for epistemic violence. Here, he tries to explain how the cartoon is just one more illustration of how entrenched violence is in academia; one …

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The Death of Merit: Failure of India’s Premier Educational Institutions

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Gurinder Singh Azad Is it embedded hatred within elite institutes and their students and faculty against reserved category students, or it is merely coincidence, that of the students committing suicide in the premier institutes of this nation, the number belonging to the reserved category students is much higher? Once again, it is AIIMS that finds …

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AIIMS: A Death Trap for Aspiring Reserved Category Students

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Gurinder Singh Azad [Gurinder Singh Azad, of the Dalit & Adivasi Students’ Portal, was involved in the Death of Merit campaign against caste discrimination and suicides of Dalit, Adivasi students in India’s premier educational institutions. The tragic death of Anil Kumar Meena, a tribal student from a marginalized background, in AIIMS brings back memories of …