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Last updated: Jan 23 2020 10:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Checking on friends and missing class: protests bring fear to India's campuses 23.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
One of India's most famous universities is half-empty and some students who are on campus track each other on mobile devices to ensure people are safe, as violent clashes spill on to campuses that are seen as a hotbed of anti-government protests.
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Positive Impact Rating: IIMB, XLRI Among Top 30 Global Business Schools 22.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Positive Impact Rating features 30 leading schools that have performed well in this student rating.
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SC refuses to stay CAA, Centre gets 4 weeks to reply 22.1.2020 Rediff: News
The bench said it will hear petitions pertaining to Assam and Tripura separately as the problem with CAA in these two states is different from rest of the country.
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Readers’ comments: If our universities become a battleground, where are we headed? 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Responses to articles on Scroll.in.
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Protest watch: Digvijaya Singh visits Shaheen Bagh even as police again urge protestors to disperse 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Meanwhile, former Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung, joined a sit-in outside Jamia Millia Islamia University.
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'Protests have forced govt on backfoot' 21.1.2020 Rediff: News
'The protests have forced the government to announce that the NRC is not an immediate priority.' 'Even if they are trying to pursue this policy in a different guise, through the NPR, the fact that they have been forced to pause and backtrack at least temporarily shows the positive impact of the protests.' 'Moreover, various state governments have opposed the NPR which cannot be carried out without their cooperation. That is also a success of the protests.' 'The state governments would not have taken this stance against the central government if their hand had not been forced by the popular mood.'
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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Why Indian startups have a tough time hiring fresh talent 19.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Fresh graduates lack fundamental skills, while experienced talent is not up to date with the latest technological know-how.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Double property tax for violations | FASTag ineffective at ECity flyover | App to donate to govt schools…and more 19.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Double the property tax will now be applicable to buildings that have violated BBMP bylaws. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Three pointers to ensure speedy justice in sexual assault cases 18.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Perpetrators in rape cases often enjoy impunity, or take years to be brought to justice as in the Nirbhaya case. We need better policing and judicial systems to change this
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CAA protests: Right to dissent is ‘safety valve of democracy’, say faculty at Azim Premji University 16.1.2020 Scroll.in
A group of 76 individuals said the Citizenship Amendment Act was ‘patently divisive on communal lines’, and was spreading fear.
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The women taking charge at CAA protests 16.1.2020 Rediff: News
In this winter of discontent, in every procession, in every demonstration, in every protest -- from Jawaharlal Nehru University to Jamia to Shaheen Bagh to the streets of Mumbai -- the front rows have been occupied by women. It's been weeks since women have been sitting in protest across the country against the newly-introduced Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens. The protests are a nerve centre of unwavering voices against what has been perceived as a discriminatory law. The women -- some housewives, some students with hijabs covering their hair, and others in full-length burqa robes -- are rallying against the 'Man' in what could also be perceived as a revolution for the 'weaker sex' in India.
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Bengaluru: BJP MLA allegedly threatens students for ‘anti-Modi’ graffiti, institute declares holiday 15.1.2020 Scroll.in
The graffiti with the tagline ‘Sab Changa Si’, or ‘everything is fine’, was painted on the walls opposite Srishti Institute in Yelahanka New Town.
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Helplines for women in Bengaluru: Call for rescue, shelter, legal aid and more 15.1.2020 Citizen Matters
If a woman suffers from domestic violence or sexual violence, what options does she have? Here is a list of helplines that offer crisis intervention, shelter, medical and legal aid, and so on
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Byju's pips Ola as India's 3rd largest Unicorn 15.1.2020 Rediff: Business
Byju's has emerged as the leader in the Indian education-tech sector. They are pioneering technology shaping the future of learning for millions of school students in India.
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Would your kids like to visit Prani? 15.1.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
Prani is both a home for rescued animals and a habitat classroom for kids.
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Tejasvi Surya Distributes Guides To Address Students' "Poor Performance" 14.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
BJP MP Tejasvi Surya distributed copies of Sanjeevini guides to address the "poor performance" of students in Secondary School Leaving Certificate or SSLC exam in his constituency Bengaluru South.
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One Day At IIMB: Over 100 Experience Life Of An MBA Student At IIM Bangalore 13.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Vikasana, the social impact club of the students of the two-year MBA programme at IIM Bangalore (or IIMB), hosted the eighth edition of 'One Day at IIMB', on January 12, 2020.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Crowdfunding, pro bono lawyers aid Indian protesters as government cracks down 10.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
Days after Anas Hussain was killed in his hometown of Nehtaur in northern India during an anti-government protest last month, an online crowdfunding campaign raised 1 million rupees (nearly $14,000) to help his family.
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