Parvathi Benu

COVID-19: Social distancing goes for a toss outside NEET centres in Kochi

However, many turned a deaf ear to her and continued crowding outside the gate, watching their wards move inside the building. 

14 Sep 2020

This English teacher is an instant hit for her online lessons, but trolled mercilessly

 Like every other year, the schools reopened on June 1.

03 Jun 2020

From pram to placards: How citizens took to the streets against CAA

 A pram isn’t something one would normally associate with a protest, least of all a protest venue.

24 Dec 2019

With an incredible leap, this Kerala woman lawyer raises bar on aspirants

Neena  K G has bought a few new clothes to dress up for the occasion. On Sunday, she will enrol as a lawyer with the Bar Council of Kerala.

11 Dec 2019

The mystery of love

‘The Broken Amoretti’ by Sudipto Das and Aparajit Dutta is an intriguing read which narrates a tale of unrequited love

05 Oct 2019

The foodie and the firebrand: How Jaitley's friends remember his DU and Emergency days

'We loved trying out different cuisines. Sweets were something that we couldn't resist,' retired professor Raj Kumar Bhatia, paints a picture of a foodie Jaitley, which many of us do not know about.

25 Aug 2019

'Nehru is a great man, never wanted JNU renamed': BJP MP Hans Raj Hans

Hans said that his words on JNU were twisted and misinterpreted.

19 Aug 2019

After AISF, KSU now starts unit in Thiruvanathapuram University College,  ABVP to follow suit

The new KSU committee has nine members now with final year BA Political Science student Amal Chandran as president.

24 Jul 2019

'Slowly learning to get comfortable in my own skin': My lymphoma story

At 22, the author was diagnosed with Mycosis Fungoides, an extremely rare cancer where the T Cells in her body developed abnormalities and attacked the skin.

03 Jul 2019

Kerala school teacher allegedly offered therapy after receiving a 'fake' DLitt  

Vyaja Sarvakalashala Virudha Samiti, a Kerala based activist group that campaigns against fake universities and fake degrees, has also raised similar allegations against him.

03 Jul 2019

He was a good friend and this is a great loss, Madras Players' PC Ram on Girish Karnad

The Madras Players was the first theatre group to perform Yayati in 1971.

10 Jun 2019

Madhya Pradesh astrology lecturer suspended for predicting BJP's win

Rajeshwar Shastri Musalgaonkar had predicted the BJP's massive victory on April 28, following which, he was suspended from Vikram University.

28 May 2019

Remember the Kolkata Zomato delivery boy who feeds cancelled orders to poor children? There's a lot more to his story

Pathikrit, a then Kolkata Municipal Corporation employee was near the Dum Dum Cantonment when a young boy came running to him, begging for money.

28 May 2019

#JusticeForMadhu: How Raichur's youth fought to bring justice to murdered engineering student

The corpse of Madhu, an engineering student from Raichur was found hanging from a tree on April 16, days after her disappearance 

19 Apr 2019

JNU sedition row: Why the Delhi Police needs AAP's sanctions by July 23 to prosecute Kanhaiya, others

The Delhi police filed the chargesheet against the JNU students on January 14, but four months down the line, the accused are yet to see the chargesheet.

08 Apr 2019

Not protesting for communism, but to prevent death of research, says academic who resigned over CUK's research subject restriction

Dr Meena T Pillai, a member of the Central University of Kerala's Board of Studies resigned a few days back, protesting the circular that asked the students to work on subjects of national priority.

24 Mar 2019

Many citizens angered by PM Modi's joke about dyslexia, here's why

Dyslexic people and educators all around the world have been criticising the Prime Minister for taking a dig on Rahul Gandhi, calling him dyslexic.

05 Mar 2019

WATCH | College of Engineering Thiruvananthapuram gives in to girls' protests; sexist timings relaxed

The ruling is a result of endless strikes and struggles by the students of the college, especially the group, Azadi.

24 Feb 2019

Daniel Mendonca: The intersex social worker who campaigned for the first gender-neutral toilet in an Indian college

An intersex person, Daniel is now a social worker, working towards the upliftment of the LGBTQIA+ community. 

23 Feb 2019

This Harvard alumnus is working to build a crowdfunded university for students in Kashmir to study safely

An academic consultant in Saudi Arabia, Mehboob Makhdoomi believes that more educational opportunities will alleviate the issues in the valley

22 Feb 2019

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