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Rohith Vemula

I know the pain of losing a son: Rohith Vemula's mother offers condolences to BJP leader Bandaru Dattatreya on son's death

There had been allegations that disciplinary action against Rohith and other Dalit students was taken at the behest of the then Union labour minister Dattatreya.

May 24, 2018, 10:26 AM IST

Rohith Vemula's mother must join politics to teach 'Manusmriti Irani' a lesson: Jignesh Mevani

Mevani called the death of Rohith "an institutional murder"

Jan 18, 2018, 10:22 AM IST

Gujarat Elections 2017: Govt murdered Rohith Vemula, he didn't commit suicide, alleges Rahul Gandhi

The second year Dalit scholar was found hanging in his friend's hostel room last year.

Nov 24, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Opposition, activists slam probe panel report on Rohith Vemula death

Rohith Vemula hanged himself in a hostel room on January 17 last year as he was allegedly upset over disciplinary action taken against him by the University of Hyderabad.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:09 PM IST

Rohith Vemula wasn't Dalit, didn't commit suicide due to external factors: Report

Hyderabad University Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula did not commit suicide because of any pressure exerted by union ministers Smriti Irani and Bandaru Dattatreya or university`s Vice Chancellor Appa Rao Podile and that it was a decision "of his own", an inquiry commission has found.

Aug 16, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

Rohith Vemula was a troubled individual, didn’t commit suicide over Hyderabad Central University action: Inquiry Commission

Rohith Vemula’s suicide had triggered a huge political furore with the then HRD minister Smriti Irani coming under attack 

Aug 16, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

Kerala turned into ''God's forsaken country": BJP MP

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Meenakshi Lekhi alleged that the political opponents were being killed in "Talibani style" in the state and even workers of Congress, CPI and Muslim League have been targetted.

Aug 02, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Autopsy of JNU student, who allegedly committed suicide, to be performed today

On Tuesday, the family members of J Muthukrishnan, who was found hanging on Monday from the ceiling fan in his friend's room, suspected foul play and demanded a probe.

Mar 15, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

Muthu Krishnan —​ Dalit JNU scholar who was found dead had led Rohith Vemula movement

The Dalit JNU scholar who allegedly committed suicide had previously been a student of the Hyderabad University and was at the forefront of the movement against the varsity's administration following the suicide of Rohith Vemula.

Mar 14, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

BJP leader Varun Gandhi says he cried while reading Rohith Vemula's suicide note

Earlier this month, the Andhra Pradesh government declared that Rohith Vemula belonged to the Other Backward Classes (OBC) and was not a Dalit.

Feb 22, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

Rohith Vemula was not Dalit, family obtained SC certificate through 'fraudulent' means: Guntur collector

Rohith Vemula, the research scholar of University of Hyderabad whose suicide in January 2016 triggered a nationwide uproar, was not a Dalit.

Feb 14, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

Protest rocks Hyderabad varsity on Rohith suicide anniversary

Protests rocked the University of Hyderabad on Tuesday as police stopped students and activists from entering the campus on the first anniversary of research scholar Rohith Vemula`s suicide.

Jan 17, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

Vemula effect: HRD comes up with 12 recommendations to prevent campus suicides

In an effort to prevent incidents of suicide on campuses, the HRD ministry will ask universities to establish local guardian systems for outstation students, while the Vice Chancellors would closely monitor the departmental issues.

Dec 16, 2016, 21:28 PM IST

Hyderabad University students protest against Roopanwal panel report on Rohith Vemula

Accusing Justice Roopanwal panel, which went into Rohith Vemula's suicide, of not performing the task in accordance with its terms of reference but those set by BJP and RSS, a group of students Friday held a protest against the "atrocious" report submitted by it.

Oct 08, 2016, 00:02 AM IST

Hyderabad University student commits suicide

A first-year student of Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) from the University of Hyderabad has allegedly committed suicide in the hostel room by hanging himself.

Sep 17, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

Hyderabad varsity JAC condemns judicial commission report

The Joint Action Committee for Social Justice, an umbrella body of students' groups at University of Hyderabad, has condemned the report by a one-man judicial commission that research scholar Rohith Vemula, who committed suicide early this year, was not a Dalit.

Aug 26, 2016, 00:50 AM IST

Roopanwal commission submits report on Rohith Vemula suicide

Sources said the one-member Commission has submitted its report to UGC officials, though there was no official confirmation.

Aug 24, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi's appeal falls on deaf ears; 20 Dalits thrashed in Gujarat's Una, 8 seriously injured

It seems Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to stop atrocities against Dalits have fallen on deaf ears.

Aug 16, 2016, 10:34 AM IST

Kanhaiya Kumar, Vemula's mother in Una to express solidarity as Dalits vow never to remove dead cows again

Radhika Vemula, mother of late Rohith Vemula, and student leader Kanhaiya Kumar joined thousands of Dalits at a school ground in Una where she unfurled the national flag on the occasion of Independence Day.

Aug 15, 2016, 18:39 PM IST