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Specify steps taken to control protests over NEET, SC tells TN

The top court had, on September 8, asked the State to prevent any agitation over National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) examination issue which had intensified after the suicide of a 17-year-old S. Anitha. The Supreme Court on Monday asked ...

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Why anti-NEET protests are happening in Tamil Nadu despite SC ban

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu is witnessing protests and rallies against the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test despite the Supreme Court ban on them. The protests were sparked by the death of S Anitha, an aspiring medical student in Ariyalur district, on September 1. Anitha, a ...

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Anitha suicide: Massive protests in Tamil Nadu against NEET

A day after the suicide of Ariyalur Dalit girl Anitha, who led a campaign against National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET), Tamil nationalist outfit the Naam Tamilar Katchi today staged a protest demanding scrapping of the entrance exam. The Naam ...

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A day after Anitha’s death, districts witness series of protests

In Coimbatore city, police cordon off VOC Grounds and step up surveillance The city on Saturday saw a series of protests by political parties and Dalit organisations following the suicide of MBBS aspirant S. Anitha of Ariyalur on Friday. The ...

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Demolition of Gandhi Samadhi in Badwani, use force on fasting NBA activists: Protests held in Delhi, Karnataka

By Our Representative Even as Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar, accompanied by Sardar Sarovar dam affected communities, started indefinite mass fast against the alleged Madhya Pradesh government attempt at “drowning and forcefully evicting people from Narmada Valley without ...

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