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Students resume hunger strike at HCU, stay firm on 5 demands

A day after the students sitting on a hunger strike against the death of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula were hospitalised, a fresh batch of seven students resumed the strike today demanding the...

PTI | Jan 24, 2016 02:45 PM

70 fliers offloaded from flight for 'unruly behaviour'

At least 70 passengers were offloaded from a Raipur-bound Indigo flight at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here last night on the grounds of “unruly behaviour”, following which the fliers...

PTI | Jan 23, 2016 07:39 PM

Dalit student suicide: Minister appeals to students to withdraw protest

Union Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha today appealed to the agitating students of Hyderabad Central University to withdraw their protest following the alleged suicide of a Dalit research...

PTI | Jan 23, 2016 02:59 PM

Fresh protests at Hyderabad University; students seek 'unconditional' revocation of suspension

Fresh protests rocked the Hyderabad Central University campus today with students seeking “unconditional” revocation of suspension of four dalit students and action against those responsible for...

PTI | Jan 22, 2016 03:15 PM

Dalit student suicide: Shameful that a minister used words like casteist, says Arvind Kejriwal

Addressing the students at the university, Kejriwal slammed HRD minister Smriti Irani, saying: "Smriti Irani ji spoke one lie after another, she tried to create controversy over Rohith's caste"

News Nation Bureau | Jan 21, 2016 04:51 PM

Hyderabad Univ VC on student’s death: Action taken according to rules, no pressure from HRD Ministry

Hyderabad university chancellor has said that the course of action in Dalit studet’s restigation case was taken according to rules and there was no pressure from of him from Human Resource...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 20, 2016 10:35 AM

Student's suicide: Writer Ashok Vajpeyi to return D. Litt from Hyderabad varsity

Noted writer Ashok Vajpeyi today decided to return D.Litt given to him by Hyderabad University in protest against the “anti-dalit” attitude of authorities which has allegedly driven a dalit...

PTI | Jan 19, 2016 11:43 PM

Dalit student's suicide snowballs into a major political row; protests spread to more cities

The suicide by a dalit student of Hyderabad University today snowballed into a major issue with BJP’s rivals wading into it and demanding the removal of Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Bandaru...

PTI | Jan 19, 2016 09:54 PM

Dalit student's death: Protest escalates, Rahul Gandhi visits campus

Protests escalated today over the alleged suicide by a dalit research scholar with activists of a local outfit demonstrating outside the residence of Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya, who has been...

PTI | Jan 19, 2016 02:57 PM

Dalit PhD scholar found hanging at Hyderabad University's hostel room

The body of V Rohit, a Dalit PhD scholar who was found hanging at the Central University’s hostel room in the campus on Sunday, was sent for post mortem amid protests from fellow students this...

PTI | Jan 18, 2016 04:15 PM

YSR MP P Mithun Reddy booked for assaulting AI official arrested

YSRC Party MP P Mithun Reddy from Andhra Pradesh was arrested in the wee hours today along with another party leader for assaulting an Air India official late last year, police said.

PTI | Jan 17, 2016 12:47 PM

Teenager gets electrocuted while trying to retrieve kite

A 14-year-old boy was on Friday electrocuted while allegedly trying to retrieve a kite that had got entangled in a high-tension electric wire, police said.

PTI | Jan 16, 2016 02:23 PM

Four held for attempted murder in Telangana

Police today arrested four persons on charges of attempt to murder in Suryapet area here and seized from their possession Rs 12.50 lakh cash along with two knives.

PTI | Jan 15, 2016 08:57 PM

'Lagaan' Actor Rajesh Vivek dies of heart attack in Hyderabad

Bollywood actor Rajesh Vivek, mainly known for his roles in superhits like ‘Lagaan’ and ‘Swades’, died due to a heart attack in Hyderabad today. He was 66.

PTI | Jan 15, 2016 02:47 PM

Sankranti festivities begin in AP, Telangana

Celebrations for the three-day Makara Sankranti, the harvest festival of Telugu people, began across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with ‘Bhogi’ being held on the first day today.

PTI | Jan 14, 2016 08:35 PM