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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

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