In a bid to curb ragging, AIIMS has decided to set up a 24x7 control room at students hostel to help them report incidents of ragging and deploy anti-ragging squads in the hostel premises during night.
Trouble seems to be brewing in SCB Medical College and Hospital here over alleged ragging and subsequent assault on a member of the college anti-ragging committee, who is also the caretaker of the students' hostels.
Amid the ongoing discussions about the Scindia School ragging case, the Central Board of Secondary Education has conducted a survey which will include views of both students as well as teachers on the issue.
Against the backdrop of CBSE issuing a showcause notice to Scindia School in Gwalior over the ragging of a student, the school on Friday said it has already expelled three students and was further strengthening its mechanism to avoid repetition of such incidents.
A final-year student of government polytechnic college-Sundarnagar has been booked on charges of ragging a girl student. According to police, the first year student yesterday filed a complaint against the senior of the mechanical branch of the same college.
The student of a Gwalior school who allegedly attempted suicide was ragged, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has established and will issue a showcause notice to the institute. A fact-finding committee of the CBSE regional directorate which visited the school on August 24 has concluded that "the student was ragged", officials in the HRD Ministry said.
The ragging incident at Scindia School calls for stern action against those responsible for it and steps to ensure that such crimes do no recur, Union Mines and Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said here today.
Barely within days of the son of a Bihar minister having been admitted to a hospital after he was allegedly ragged in a school in Madhya Pradesh, another parent on Thursday alleged a similar incident at the same school.
Demanding action against principal of the prestigious Scindia School for allegedly not handling the recent ragging incident properly that led to a suicide attempt by Adarsh Singh, son of Bihar Minister Jai Kumar Singh, parents on Thursday staged a protest here in this connection.