Saturday, December 9, 2023

Topic: Institutional murder

Gujarat: Five caste-Hindus booked after Dalit principal dies by suicide due to casteism

A Dalit school principal died by suicide on Friday in Gujarat’s Amreli district following he was subjected to casteist violence from caste-Hindus.

Kerala: Class 10 Dalit student dies by suicide over casteism from teacher; family alleges police inaction over her complaint

Athira, a class 10 student of Nemam Victory Girls Higher Secondary in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram has tragically died by suicide after caste discrimination at her school.

“Not suicides, but institutional murders”: IIT Delhi students following Dalit student’s death

Students at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) organized a candlelight vigil outside the main gate of the campus in South Delhi on Thursday demanding concrete measures in the alleged suicide case of a 20-year-old B.Tech student Ayush Ashna

Tribal student dies by suicide in IIT Delhi, student groups call it “caste violence”

A final year student from tribal community, Ayush Ashna (20), died by suicide in Indian Institutes of Technology Delhi on 8 July 8.

“Specify steps taken to end caste discrimination in campuses”: SC asks to UGC in plea by mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the University Grants Commission’s response in a PIL filed by the mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi, for guidelines for creating an enabling environment for students belonging to Dalit and Adivasi communities in higher education institutes.

Kerala student suicide: Amid rousing protests, Amal Jyothi College closed, students refuse to vacate hostel

Following the death by suicide of a 20-year-old female student in Kerala’s Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, hundreds of students took out a protest against the college authorities, alleging them of mentally harassing her prior to her passing.