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Hyderabad University students want ouster of VC

Students and two professors of University of Hyderabad vowed after their release from jail to intensify their struggle till Appa Rao is removed as the vice chancellor.

Mar 30, 2016, 16:03 PM IST

Denied entry inside HCU, Rohith Vemula's mother sits on dharna

 The mother of deceased Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula on Wednesday went on a sit-in protest in front of the main entrance of Hyderabad Central University after she was denied entry inside the campus to meet students who were injured in a police lathicharge yesterday.

Mar 23, 2016, 22:19 PM IST

No delay in medical assistance to Rohith Vemula case, students delayed probe, claims Telangana Police

A day after Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani claimed in Lok Sabha that no doctor was called in to revive Hyderabad University scholar Rohith Vemula after he committed suicide, Telangana Police has claimed that there was no delay in providing medical assistance to him though they faced tough resistance from the angry students of the university.

Feb 26, 2016, 10:02 AM IST

Smriti Irani's fiery speech in Parliament: Heard a lot about it but missed it? Watch all videos here

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani's speech in Parliament on Wednesday (during a debate on Rohith Vemula's suicide and JNU row) is one of the most talked about news items on social media in the past 24 hours.

Feb 25, 2016, 13:19 PM IST

Will enter JNU campus and shoot the traitors, warns DUSU president

Two days after rallies were held at the Jantar Mantar in support of the sedition-accused JNU president Kanhaiya Kumar and his supporters for organising an event in support of Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru, Delhi University Students' Union president Satender Awana has warned if no action is taken against those who had raised anti-India slogans he will shoot them.

Feb 25, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

Smriti, Mayawati lock horns over Rohith Vemula suicide in Rayja Sabha

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Feb 24, 2016, 16:28 PM IST

Govt scared of my remarks, won't let me speak in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi

As the budget session of Parliament has begun and though the opposition party is allowed to speak, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said that the BJP led government is scared of him and won't l

Feb 24, 2016, 15:43 PM IST

Budget session to start today, JNU Row, Rohith Vemula and Jat reservation to be discussed

An all-party meeting was held for the smooth beginning of budget session 2016.

Feb 23, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

Budget Session of Parliament begins today; fireworks likely on JNU row, Rohith Vemula suicide case, Pathankot terror attacks

The Budget Session of Parliament is all set for a stormy start on Tuesday with major opposition parties planning to corner the government on JNU and other issue.

Feb 23, 2016, 02:21 AM IST

AAP releases video accusing Delhi cops of brutality against women students

Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has on Monday released a shocking video showing Delhi Police cops using excessive force on women student protesters.

Feb 01, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

Shameless' BJP diverting people's attention by questioning Rohith's caste: Congress

Congress Party on Monday lashed out at the BJP -led government at the Centre for questioning the caste of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula, who had committed suicide in University of Hyderabad.

Feb 01, 2016, 10:55 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi's candlelight march at Hyderabad University: As it happened

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday night reached Hyderabad Central University (HCU) to participate in a candlelight protest march by the students over Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula's suicide issue. He will sit on hunger strike on Saturday. Here are the latest updates:-

Jan 30, 2016, 07:41 AM IST

Hours before Rahul Gandhi's visit, Hyderabad University's interim V-C goes on leave

 Just hours before Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's visit and amid continuing protests by students of University of Hyderabad over the suicide of a Dalit research scholar, interim Vice Chancellor Vipin Srivastava has gone on leave.

Jan 30, 2016, 01:55 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi reaches Hyderabad University to join candlelight march on Rohith Vemula's suicide issue

Stepping up the offensive on Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula's suicide issue, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday night reached Hyderabad Central University to participate in a candlelight protest march by the students.

Jan 30, 2016, 00:57 AM IST

Rohith Vemula suicide case: Hyderabad University SC/ST teachers to go on hunger strike today

SC and ST teachers of Hyderabad Central University will go on a hunger strike from Thursday to press their demand for the resignation of the Vice Chancellor and the in-charge VC in the wake of the suicide by Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.

Jan 28, 2016, 09:21 AM IST

Modi had better speak on Rohith''s suicide: Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asked PM Narendra Modi to speak on the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula of the Hyderabad University before paying homage to Babasaheb Ambedkar in Lucknow.

Jan 22, 2016, 16:36 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh: As it happened

After flagging off the Mahamana Superfast Express which will run from Varanasi to New Delhi, PM Modi on Friday arrived in Lucknow where he addressed the convocation ceremony of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar University. PM Modi will also address Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Mahasabha in Lucknow later today. In Varanasi, he attended the distribution of e-rickshaws to differently-abled people and interacted with some of them.

Jan 22, 2016, 16:12 PM IST

Rohith Vemula suicide: Hyderabad varsity's CMO, Controller of Examination and all SC / ST hostel wardens quit

The ongoing protests over the suicide of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula has intensified with ten professors belonging to the SC/ST community resigning from their administrative posts in the University of Hyderabad.

Jan 21, 2016, 09:14 AM IST

Rohith Vemula's suicide: Students burn Smriti Irani's effigy; demand Rs 5 crore compensation, job for scholar's kin

Despite Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani's attempt to defend the Centre over the suicide of a Dalit scholar, fierce protests continued on Wednesday by the students at the Hyderabad University as they even took to burning her effigy.

Jan 20, 2016, 19:57 PM IST

Dalit scholar's suicide: From double JRF to poem writing, 10 things you may not know about Rohith Vemula

Three days after Hyderabad Central University's Dalit PhD scholar Rohith Vemula killed himself over alleged caste bias, the protests trigerred by his suicide continued across campuses in several cities on Wednesday.

Jan 20, 2016, 19:19 PM IST