Johanna Deeksha

TISS-Hyderabad admin to hold meeting with hostel service providers after students protest fee hike

The students have only three demands — one, that the hostel fees for the GOIPMS students go back to Rs 15000 per semester and that it would be payable in three installments.

09 Jul 2019

RIP Crazy Mohan: Curtains come down on Tamil cinema's original funny man

Mohan wrote several scripts and dialogues for movies too, and he also frequently collaborated with Kamal Haasan.

10 Jun 2019

'I expected a better score', says Tamil Nadu NEET topper Shruthi K

Shruthi said she was disappointed that the answer key was changed at least a couple of times post the test.

05 Jun 2019

If Rohith Vemula had been alive, he would have campaigned for me: BSP's Vijay Pedapudi

Vijay Kumar Pedapudi, who is standing for the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections from the Parchur constituency, is also a PhD student from Uoh and was a close confidante of Rohith Vemula.

10 Apr 2019

Haven't slept since then: One month on, how Mugilan's disappearance has affected TN's activists

On February 15, 2019 Mugilan, may or may not have gotten into a train but we know that there was no one to protect him.

18 Mar 2019

 Meet Se Gunasekar, the Periyarist who arranges 'inter-caste love marriages' 

Gunasekar recently opened a shelter for intercaste couples fleeing from their homes and he also helps them with the legal aspects of their union

26 Feb 2019

Why JNU scholar Ngurang Reena's lone fight to find justice for her 'murdered' father is inspiring

The 27-year-old is a PhD student and an activist from JNU and even stood for the JNUSU elections last year. Her father was a member of the BJP and was killed mysteriously

22 Feb 2019

Meet Ma Mukilan, the artist whose 'communal' paintings at Loyola College rubbed the right wing the wrong way

The artist, Ma Mukilan has been painting for many years now and has managed to ruffle some feathers in the past too with his paintings criticising big corporates.

23 Jan 2019

A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him.

17 Jan 2019

Kerala Love Jihad: Hadiya will have to pay a condonation for missing classes, says college Principal

Despite the glare of the entire nation being on his soon-to-return student, the Principal said that she is just like any other student and would receive no special privileges.

27 Nov 2017

Tamil Nadu can bring its own legislation on Jallikattu, but there’s a catch

Constitutional law experts say even if the Supreme Court passes an order, State and Central governments do have the powers to not accept it and draw up their own legislation.

20 Jan 2017