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TISS Admission 2020: Tata Institute declares BA Social Sciences merit list; check on tiss.edu
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TISS Admission 2020: Tata Institute declares BA Social Sciences merit list; check on tiss.edu

According to a reports, the institute has also begun the online personal interview process for its BA in Social Work programme

TISS student booked for slogans supporting Sharjeel Imam approaches Bombay HC for pre-arrest bail in sedition case
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TISS student booked for slogans supporting Sharjeel Imam approaches Bombay HC for pre-arrest bail in sedition case

A 22-year-old student on Friday approached Bombay High Court seeking pre-arrest bail in a sedition case lodged against them (their preferred pronoun) for allegedly shouting a slogan in support of jailed JNU student Sharjeel Imam at a LGBTQ event.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Delhi court defers hearing on quantum of sentence to Brajesh Thakur, 18 other convicts till 4 Feb
India

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Delhi court defers hearing on quantum of sentence to Brajesh Thakur, 18 other convicts till 4 Feb

The court had on 20 January convicted Brajesh Thakur of several offences including aggravated penetrative sexual assault under section 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, and offences of rape and gang rape under the Indian Penal code (IPC)

Delhi court likely to pronounce judgment in Muzaffarpur shelter home case tomorrow
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Delhi court likely to pronounce judgment in Muzaffarpur shelter home case tomorrow

Delhi court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday its judgment in the case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: No evidence found of murder of children, CBI tells SC; adds that minors traced and found to be alive
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: No evidence found of murder of children, CBI tells SC; adds that minors traced and found to be alive

The CBI on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that there was no evidence of murder of children in the Muzaffarpur shelter home

Staff crunch, poor infrastructure: Officials highlight how gaps in Indian criminal justice system prevent implementation of child protection laws
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Staff crunch, poor infrastructure: Officials highlight how gaps in Indian criminal justice system prevent implementation of child protection laws

Even as political leaders call for stringent, and even barbaric, punishment to alleged offenders, administrative officials from the western part of the country on Tuesday listed out several challenges in implementing laws for child protection

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi court defers judgment till 14 January with judge who conducted trial on leave
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi court defers judgment till 14 January with judge who conducted trial on leave

A Delhi court on Thursday deferred by a month the judgment in the case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur which was run by former Bihar People's Party (BPP) MLA Brajesh Thakur.

Delhi court likely to pronounce judgment in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases on Friday; ex-MLA Brajesh Thakur key accused
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Delhi court likely to pronounce judgment in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases on Friday; ex-MLA Brajesh Thakur key accused

The judgment in the case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur is expected tomorrow

NCRB data shows long-drawn out trials and low conviction rates the norm; criminal justice system crying out for reform
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NCRB data shows long-drawn out trials and low conviction rates the norm; criminal justice system crying out for reform

Data from the recently released NCRB report shows a criminal justice system that is in serious need of repair.

TISS Hyderabad suspends academic activities after students protest over scholarship, hostel fees
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TISS Hyderabad suspends academic activities after students protest over scholarship, hostel fees

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad campus, has suspended academic activities following protest by students over issues relating to scholarship and hostel tariff.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: SC grants 3 months to CBI to complete probe, examine murder angle
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: SC grants 3 months to CBI to complete probe, examine murder angle

The Supreme Court on Monday granted three months time to the CBI to complete its probe, including into the murder aspect, in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case.

Fight to demystify menstruation is on in rural India, where the taboo continues to costs lives
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Fight to demystify menstruation is on in rural India, where the taboo continues to costs lives

While people in urban cities are more open to talking about it, the veil is still very much present in rural India.

Absence of Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case from political campaign riles activists; experts seek transparency in child care institutions
Politics

Absence of Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case from political campaign riles activists; experts seek transparency in child care institutions

A year ago, the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case had stunned the nation. However, the issue is now absent from political campaigns in the region.

TISS panel finds professor guilty of sexually harassing ex-student, asks him to respond in two weeks
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TISS panel finds professor guilty of sexually harassing ex-student, asks him to respond in two weeks

In October 2018, the complainant, who studied MA course in personnel management and industrial relations at TISS during the period of 2004-2006, took to social media to narrate various incidents of sexual misconduct by the professor.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Six of seven girls, who escaped Bihar childcare institution, found in Darbhanga
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Six of seven girls, who escaped Bihar childcare institution, found in Darbhanga

Opposition parties flayed the NDA government in Bihar, alleging that five of the girls were "witnesses" in the Muzaffarpur scandal and claimed their escape was a "conspiracy" hatched by the ruling dispensation to protect "big shots".

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: 5 rape survivors, 2 other minors go missing from child care institution in Patna district
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: 5 rape survivors, 2 other minors go missing from child care institution in Patna district

Seven girls, including five rape survivors of the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case, escaped from a shelter home in Patna early on Saturday morning.

Supreme Court raps CBI for transferring officer probing Bihar shelter home cases, directs Nageswara Rao to appear before it
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Supreme Court raps CBI for transferring officer probing Bihar shelter home cases, directs Nageswara Rao to appear before it

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took serious note of violation of two earlier orders of the apex court and issued contempt notice to Rao for transferring Sharma to the CRPF on 17 January without taking prior permission from the court.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: SC tells Bihar govt 'enough is enough', transfers case to Delhi trial court
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: SC tells Bihar govt 'enough is enough', transfers case to Delhi trial court

A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the Muzaffarpur shelter home cases should be transferred from the Bihar CBI court to a POCSO Saket trial court within two weeks.

Demolition of Muzaffarpur shelter home begins under magisterial supervision; five-member committee to oversee process
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Demolition of Muzaffarpur shelter home begins under magisterial supervision; five-member committee to oversee process

The Muzaffarpur shelter home building cannot be demolished by using JCB or other big machines and will have to be done manually, Municipal Corporation Commissioner Sanjay Dubey said.

TISS promises action on #MeToo allegation, as former student accuses noted professor of harassment
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TISS promises action on #MeToo allegation, as former student accuses noted professor of harassment

The latest #MeToo allegation to emerge from the world of academia is that of a former student of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai.