Students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) clashed over an event organised Tuesday on the Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru’s death anniversary. Police were later deployed on campus to restore order.
A day after Divyansh (6), a class I student of Ryan International School in Vasant Kunj, died after allegedly falling into the school water tank, his father accused the school of foul play, arguing that there was no chance of his son falling into the tank by mistake.
Rohith, a PhD scholar from Hyderabad Central University, was found hanging in his hostel room last week. He had committed suicide in protest against the treatment meted out to him by the administration.
About the Hyderabad incident, Sopory told The Indian Express, “I hadn’t followed this before the incident... It’s unfortunate and I wish this could have been resolved at the university level before a student had to commit suicide.”
A committee formed in early 2015 to deliberate on providing extra “deprivation points” to several categories, submitted its proposal regarding the same to the Academic Council (AC) in the beginning of December.
Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) — whose candidates have been accused of indulging in the practice, welcomed the move announced through an official notification.
Former Indian cricketer Azad said, “I feel disgusted by what is happening in Stephen’s. It’s not that changes are being brought in the current constitution, instead the entire constitution is being changed."