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First Bahujan art fest in TISS: Need to claim public spaces, say artistes

Organisers said the day-long festival, which included photo exhibitions, art by Warli artists from Palghar district and film screenings, was organised to highlight the voices, culture and resistance of Bahujans through artistic means to facilitate spaces denied to them by the Brahminical hegemony.

Students to form TISS joint action panel, to approach Centre

In its final Plan of Action, the institute has made a host of proposals ‘to provide all and feasible opportunities to students from socially, educationally and marginalised communities’.


TISS students refuse to give in till demands are met

Meanwhile, faculty members, alumni and student bodies of various institutes across the country have extended their support to the protests.

Second day of protest in TISS: Students boycott classes, first semester paper cancelled

The main gate was blocked by protesting students who did not allow anyone to enter or leave the campus.

Mumbai: TISS students boycott classes, stage agitation

The protest started with boycott of classes and field work on Wednesday morning, and by evening the students blocked the gates and raised slogans against the institute management.

Suspect peon handed over to special cell

Rajesh Tare (38) was arrested by Trombay police after a counsellor with Tata Institute for Social Sciences approached them.


Bombay HC pulls up 13 TISS students for stopping demolition of slums

Bombay HC ordered 13 TISS students who stopped Deonar demolition squad to explain their stand to the DCP of the area.

Home truths,out in the open

At least 37,459 children in the city have no shelter and are forced to live dangerously in streets,finds a study.

Maha changes property tax system

Maharashtra Government has decided to impose capital value-based system to calculate property tax on buildings,lands,houses and establishments across the state.