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Oct 25, 2017
List of Indian academicians accused of sexual harassment goes viral; polarised opinions emergeThis post has been created by Raya Sarkar who wishes to "make people wary" of these academicians. It has been condemned by 14 feminists who are associated with Kafila, a publication which explores contemporary issues
Sep 14, 2017
Arsenic has been discovered in Pakistan’s groundwater: This will affect India tooAt least half of the people who were so far known to be at risk of arsenic contamination live in the Ganges-Brahmaputra basins of Bangladesh and India (West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Manipur and Chhattisgarh).
Aug 09, 2017
A decade of Domestic Violence Act shows dearth of data, inadequate implementation and delayed justiceIn the 10 years since the PWDVA, a civil act, was passed, over 10,00,000 cases have been filed across the country under sections pertaining to “cruelty by husband” and dowry, data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) show.
Jun 13, 2017
Erosion of public universities' autonomy: Is education on the way to become a privilege in India?How safe are our public universities for religious minorities and Dalits? How accessible are they for the underprivileged who have limited financial resources to support their education? These are some of the pressing questions that need to be urgently addressed.
May 27, 2017
TISS makes Aadhaar card mandatory, stops financial aid to students from backward classesTISS announced that it will now be mandatory for students to furnish Aadhaar card details, adding that they will discontinue financial aid provided to students belonging to backward classes
Mar 07, 2017
Protests? No thanks: Tiss director urges students to refrain from anti-ABVP agitationsThe Mumbai-based Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has asked its students not to participate in any anti-ABVP protest in the wake of violence in DU saying it can't "afford" to be "dragged" into any controversy.
Jan 19, 2017
Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 4: With poor infrastructure, underqualified teachers, education takes a backseatMost of the tribal students do not even have a separate space to go to after the conclusion of the last lecture. The room in which they spend their night becomes their classroom during the day.
Jan 18, 2017
Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 3: Abysmal security, sexual assault cases remain an alarming concernWhile the conditions in which these tribal students live are repugnant, security of the students, or rather the lack of it, has remained an alarming concern.
Jan 17, 2017
Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 2: Students stare at malnutrition due to poor food, filthy kitchensWhen food and clothing – two of the most fundamental requirements – are predicated on the whims and fancies of the state, it is a fair reflection on the holistic conditions the tribal students across the state are subjected to.
Dec 03, 2016
LGBTQI harassment at Tiss: Issue gets voice in institute, but what about the rest of India?Students from the LGBTQI community in the Tata Institute of Social Sciences have complained of being harassed and discriminated against