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Kapu community violence was well-planned: Andhra Police

At least 15 policemen were injured today when a stir by Kapu community members seeking reservation under Backward Class category turned violent as the agitators went on rampage, set four coaches of...

PTI | Feb 01, 2016 10:28 AM

Student suicide: Cong doing ‘tamasha’ politics, says Venkaiah

Hyderabad, Jan 31 (PTI) In a blistering attack on Congress, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today accused it of doing ‘tamasha’ politics over the suicide of research scholar Rohith Vemula, and...

PTI | Jan 31, 2016 03:02 PM

Don't impose one idea from top on students: Rahul Gandhi tells PM Modi, RSS

Rahul Gandhi today went on a day-long fast at Hyderabad Central University backing protesting students on the Dalit scholar suicide issue and accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS of trying to...

PTI | Jan 30, 2016 11:10 PM

Dalit student suicide: Rahul Gandhi joins hunger strike; BJP slams him

Rallying behind protesting students on the Dalit scholar suicide issue, Rahul Gandhi today went on a day-long fast here at Hyderabad Central University, drawing sharp criticism from BJP which accused...

PTI | Jan 30, 2016 05:41 PM

Digvijaya disagrees with President on temple opening site issue

The decision to open the Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya was not made by late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi but based on a Court order, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said here today,...

PTI | Jan 29, 2016 05:41 PM

Dalit Scholar's death: Hyderabad University teachers organise 'protest day’

Joining the ongoing stir over the alleged suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula, the SC/ST Employees Welfare Association of the Hyderabad Central University (HCU) today organised a...

PTI | Jan 29, 2016 01:24 PM

Telangana CM says beef eating is a non-issue

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today said eating habits depend on availability of food but some political parties are trying to turn beef eating into an issue.

PTI | Jan 28, 2016 09:20 PM

Dalit scholar suicide: JPC team likely to visit Hyderabad university

Voicing concern over the suicide of Rohith Vemula, a dalit scholar in Hyderabad University, a Parliamentary panel has favoured sending a delegation to the institution and also IIT-Chennai, to look...

PTI | Jan 28, 2016 06:30 PM

Rohith Vemula suicide: SC, ST teachers of University demanding VC's resignation sit on hunger strike

SC and ST teachers of Hyderabad Central University will go on a hunger strike from today over the demand for the resignation of the vice chancellor and the in-charge VC in the wake of the suicide by...

PTI | Jan 28, 2016 01:05 PM

Special status only way for development of Andhra: Jagan

YSR Congress President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy today said grant of special status to Andhra Pradesh is the only way to ensure its development and called for a concerted fight to mount pressure on the...

PTI | Jan 27, 2016 08:13 PM

Rohith Vemula death: 10 Osmania university students arrested

The Hyderabad police, on Tuesday, foiled attempts to take out a ‘peace’ rally towards Tank Bund and took 54 protesting students in preventive custody. They were later let off.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 27, 2016 02:14 PM

Dalit scholar issue: 6 students on fast moved to health centre

Six of the seven students of the Hyderabad Central University (HCU), on hunger strike to protest the suicide of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula, have been shifted to a health centre even as the agitators...

PTI | Jan 27, 2016 01:23 PM

Hyderabad may face beef ban if we lose civic polls: Owaisi

A ban on consumption and sale of beef may be imposed in the city if AIMIM was not voted to power in the upcoming elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), party chief Asaduddin...

PTI | Jan 26, 2016 01:37 PM

Solution possible through talks, ready to discuss the issue: HCU in-charge V-C

As protests escalated over the suicide of dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula of Hyderabad Central University (HCU), in-charge V-C Vipin Srivastava today appealed to the fasting students to withdraw...

PTI | Jan 25, 2016 08:28 PM

Professor who led panel to punish Vemula takes charge as VC

Igniting the fire over the ongoing protests after Rohith Vemula’s death, the professor who led the panel to decide on the punishment for the Dalit research scholar and his fellow students has taken...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 25, 2016 11:42 AM