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Press Release – A Daylight Massacre – TISS Report on violence in Baska , Assam

Student Social Workers at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Guwahati. are providing Psycho-social Support to the victims of targeted violence of May, 2014 at Khagrabari, Baksa (BTAD), Assam since 11th June, 2014 and shall continue for another 20 days. During… Continue Reading →

TISS students expose UP govt’s apathy for Muzaffarnagar riot-hit

  Sunday, 23 March 2014 – 9:15am IST | Agency: DNA Yogesh Pawar     The Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh has sought to downplay what many have called “deplorable conditions in the refugee camps where… Continue Reading →

Street Children – Salaam Mumbai – #Sundayreading

    INFOGRAPHICS Where they are found Occupational profile Place of stay A report by ActionAid and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences highlights the vulnerability and tragic living conditions of thousands of children who take shelter in Mumbai’s streets…. Continue Reading →

TISS students in solidarity with Prisoners on hunger strike

N SOLIDARITY WITH THE PRISON HUNGER STRIKERS   YOU ARE NOT ALONE!     Since January 26, 2014, close to 500 prisoners in the jails of Jharkhand, Nagpur and Odisha have been on hunger strike to highlight gaps in India’s… Continue Reading →

Statement from TISS teachers – SC judgement #Sec377 #LGBT

On the SC judgement on Sec 377 December 13, 2013   It is with deep shock and disappointment that we received the regressive judgment of the Supreme Court dated 11-12-13, on the reading down of Section 377 of the IPC… Continue Reading →

#India – More than 37,000 children on streets in Mumbai , exposed to abuse #humanrights

Home truths, out in the open Sukanya Shantha : Mumbai, Wed Dec 04 2013,   Pic- courtesy Rediff.com Once Ammu hops into a 6:43 am train from Thane railway station, she spends a good five hours selling fancy accessories in the… Continue Reading →

#Mumbai- This is not Campa Cola Compund – BMC evicts Tribals despite human rights notice

30 Nov 2013 Hindustan Times (Mumbai) Kunal Purohit  MUMBAI: More than 110 members of a denotified nomadic tribe in Mankhurd’s Agarwadi were evicted from their homes without any warning on Thursday, despite the State Human Rights Commission sending the civic… Continue Reading →

#India – Condemn the detention of activists and TISS students

On , 28/11/13 at around 12 pm the police and the BMC forcefully and violently evicted more than 100 people living behind Agarwadi bus stop close to Mankhurd. This eviction with gross human right violations took place despite a suo-motu… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – 50 Govandi shanties razed; pregnant woman beaten up #WTFnews #TISS

50 Govandi shanties razed; 160 dwellers rendered homeless Friday, Nov 29, 2013, 8:36 IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA DNA Correspondent TISS director S Parshuraman talks to student activists outside the Trombay police station on Thursday. – Hemant Padalkar/DNA… Continue Reading →

#India – Activist, PMRD fellow, being victimised in Gadchiroli mining row #TISS #WTFnews

Gadchiroli, June 25, 2013 Pavan Dahat, The Hindu  The mining row, which saw a senior executive of a company and two others being killed by the Naxals last week, has taken a new twist with the police now targeting an activist… Continue Reading →

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