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Systematic Dismantling of Social Justice & Equity in Higher Education by the Modi Government

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Dr. Magilan Karthikeyan In the Indian union of states, the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) are considered the most socially and educationally disadvantaged groups among the other disadvantaged sections, namely other backward castes (OBCs) and religious minorities.1 Despite several policy interventions, the number of OBC/SC/ST/Minority students enrolled in higher education continues to remain …

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Call for Law Interns

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  Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project Call for Law Interns The Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project (CPAProject) is a research and litigation intervention working to build accountability against the unjust criminalisation of marginalised communities, and towards decarceration. We are looking for legal interns for remote internships from November 2020 to January 2021. The work …

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Nalsar Minorities’ Forum protests against CAA-NRC-NPR

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Nalsar Minorities’ Forum The NALSAR Minorities’ Forum called for a boycott of classes on 9th January 2020, which was supported by Savitribai Intersectional Study circle of NALSAR. The protest was a massive success, as it witnessed most of the NALSAR students boycotting their classes voluntarily and joining the protest holding placards. The protest started at …

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Violence against Minorities and State Patronisation in Jharkhand

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  Md Tabrez Alam BJP’s rise to power in last 2014 general election with big promises in terms of ‘SABKA SAATH SABKA VIKAS’ was actually seen as its commitment to improving conditions of common citizens of India. Jharkhand tuned in with the same voice as it is also ruled by the same political party. With …

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Who is eating up 711 million budget of minorities in Sindh?

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  Sufi Ghulam Hussain In Pakistan, ‘minority’ as a term is implied to mean religious minorities, or non-Muslims. Constitutionally, ‘minority affairs’ is a provincial subject. Since, the problem of caste is denied, there is no specific budget allocated for Scheduled Castes or Dalits in Pakistan. The State of Pakistan gives primacy to the category of …

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Mahisha Dasara Festival in Mysuru City

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  Guru Murthy and Mahesh Sosle Dalit Students Federation, University of Mysore The progressive thinkers, cultural personalities and social activists gave a new dimension to the history of Mysuru by celebrating ‘Mahisha Dasara’ on September 29, 2016 organised by Dalit Welfare Trust in association with Backward Class Association, Mysore University Dalit Students and Research scholar Federation …