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Conceiving a New Public: Ambedkar on Universities

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Asha Singh & Nidhin Donald Dr. B.R. Ambedkar conceptualizes education as a ‘vital need’ which helps us fight notions of ‘inescapable fate’ or ‘ascriptions of caste or religion’. He counted education as a socially inherited value which defines one’s access to power. Education was always a keyword, an indicator which he applied on issues of …

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Eklavya and Karna: An Understanding of Discrimination against Marginalised in Indian Education System

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Ritu Mahabharata and Ramayana are considered as the biggest epics (Mahakavya) of India. These are back in popular discussion with the reruns of their TV serials on Doordarshan amid the Covid-19 crisis. Those who have access to television are watching the serials with great interest as shown by the rising TRPs of Doordarshan. Coming to …

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Faculty positions in English at Ashoka University

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  Tenured/tenure-track faculty position in English, Rank Open We are looking for active scholars and committed teachers at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels, who are engaged with one or more of the following fields: 1. Translation Studies2. Digital Humanities3. Literary Theory4. Medieval/Early Modern literatures5. Poetry and Poetics6. Dalit Studies Applications are welcomed from …

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Indian Academia and Institutional Injustice

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  B. Prabakaran JNU has been celebrated for critical thinking, political activism and regarded as one of the premier institutions for higher education and excellence in research. Students also strongly believe that campuses like JNU would be a ‘cultural mechanism’ for interactions within the student community coming from diverse social groups, and a resourceful platform …

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Police Broke All Laws to Arrest Students, Teachers in University of Hyderabad

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  Justice For Rohith {youtube}-jqk8E7pz7c{/youtube} This is a transcript of lawyer Gunratan’s brief talk as he updates UoH students after returning from the court on March 24th. He is part of the team working on the fictitious cases made on students and faculty of UoH. This video is part of the narratives recorded by Justice For …

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Are SCs, STs and OBCs less talented?

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  Mahitosh Mandal Often I notice people degrading, sometimes publicly, the SCs, STs, and OBCs as inefficient at their workplaces. Be it an SC doctor or an SC professor or even an SC student, the person in question is not an individual human being but a ‘reserved category candidate’, and hence promptly to be dismissed …

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Withdraw Police Cases Against Professor Kancha Ilaiah

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  Concerned Students and Teachers Condemn the Police Cases Against Professor Kancha Ilaiah  VHP activists have filed a case against Professor. Kancha Ilaiah, the Management Board and Editor of Telugu Newspaper, Andhra Jyothi, for publishing an article in the same daily during the month of May 2015. Alleging that Prof. Ilaiah insulted Hindu gods by …