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Ex-ABVP member appointed to executive council of Hyderabad University, student unions protest
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

"We do not want politicians in our committees and constituted bodies. This kind of appointments curb academic freedom," a statement issued by a student organisation said, condemning the appointment.

Hyderabad university: Ex-ABVP member gets HCU executive council berth, students protest
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Among the various hats he wears are that of member of the AP Consumers Association, and an advisor at the Osmania University Old Students Association.

Unorganised sector: 35 crore workers to come under ESIC: Bandaru Dattatraya
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Dattatraya said that medical ambulances will be launched for construction workers, cine workers, auto drivers and rickshawpullers in the city.

Villagers of Ainavolu gladly gave up their farmland, now govt wants their homes down
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Today, they are struggling to save their village itself and have gone up in arms against the government.

Kapu leader Padmanabham says will protest from home
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

But he has requested other Kapus and his supporters to avoid coming to his house or gathering elsewhere lest it leads to a law and order situation.

Andhra Quota Stir: Two Kapu ministers speak out, back CM Naidu
Wed, Feb 03, 2016

While forming his government, Naidu had included five ministers from the Kapu community in his team, allocating important portfolios to them.

Quota pie: Another hand goes up, this time in Andhra
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

On Sunday, members of Andhra’s Kapu community resorted to violence while seeking quota benefits, only to call off the protest the very next day.

Hyderabad university row: Two weeks on, classes resume
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

Research labs are already functioning and MA and MSc classes will start from tomorrow. We will also complete all scholarship and salary payments by evening.

Andhra Kapu quota stir takes violent turn, train set on fire
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

The demonstrators also blocked portion of national highway 16, bringing vehicular traffic between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to a halt in afternoon.

GHMC elections: KCR, Chandrababu Naidu in battle for control of Hyderabad
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

The elections will be held Tuesday, with counting on February 5.

Rohith Vemula suicide: Hyderabad varsity mulls changing interim V-C
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

Srivastava took charge as the interim V-C after Prof Appa Rao Podile went on indefinite leave on Sunday.

Rohith suicide case: VC on leave, stand-in is man who punished Dalit students
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

University students have been protesting for days against Appa Rao, whose name is also mentioned in the police complaint.

SC engineering student hangs himself in Vijayawada
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Prem Prasad, a 4th year student of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) was not doing well in studies and was depressed about it, his roommate Manideep Kumar said.

Rohith Vemula’s mother: Don’t want your Rs 8 lakh or Rs 8 crore… Tell me why my son died
Sun, Jan 24, 2016

Radhika Vemula asked this on Saturday amid claims that her son Rohith, whose suicide is being seen as the fallout of caste discrimination, was not a Dalit.

Dalit majority colonies chase away BJP candidates
Sun, Jan 24, 2016

Huge banners were also put up in many colonies asking “anti-Dalit people” not to come asking for votes.

Caste discrimination: ‘Invisible’ but ‘omnipresent’
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

Dalit activism made it to Hyderabad campuses starting the ‘70s. Still, students and teachers say, they are ‘marked out’ from the day they enter campus.

Rohith Vemula suicide: Police ready to move in, students set for face-off
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

Fearing that police in riot gear may move into the university “any time”, the JAC also asked hostel students and volunteers to sleep at the protest venue overnight.

‘Thought suicides would end with my son’s death’
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

According to a senior university official, a Dalit PhD student, Venkatesh committed suicide on campus by consuming poison after being denied a guide for 18 months.

Rohith Vemula suicide: Students turn to art to express outrage
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

The canvas was diverse too — paper, cloth, thermocol and even paper cups.

After grief, trauma: Why Rohith’s 4 friends say they are all alone
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

The four suspended students say they feel isolated and dejected. Their closest friend Rohith is no more.

Dalit student Prashanth breaks down, health centre calls psychiatrist
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Telangana Joint Action Committee co-chair Mallepalli Lakshmaiah grabbed Prashanth, hugged him and consoled him. "We are there with you."

Father of Dalit student who committed suicide in 2013 says university, HRD ministry not learning any lessons
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

There has been national outrage over the suicide of Rohith Vemula at the university in Hyderabad

Govt says not a Dalit issue, but ask Dalits on campus
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

According to a senior university official, a Dalit PhD student, Madari Venkatesh, committed suicide on campus in 2013 by consuming poison after being denied a guide for 18 months.

Rohith Vemula’s suicide exposes caste fault lines in Hyderabad University
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Kuruma Sangham president Y Mallesh said that Dattatreya was being unnecessarily targeted over Rohith’s suicide.

Dalit scholar suicide: Campus battlelines drawn, students reject decision to revoke suspension
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

The Hyderabad Central University (HCU) is roiling in the aftermath of the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.

Hyderabad University’s Dalit staff told: ‘you’re being watched’
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Dalit officers and teachers are in a state of fear as the message sent to them is "be very careful. You are taking us for granted."

Dalit professors resign from Hyderabad university in protest against Rohith Vemula’s death
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Dalit faculty members have been keeping a low profile after Rohith's death and fear that they are being watched by the university administration.

ABVP leader’s attack claim ‘overboard, bid for sympathy’: Hyderabad University to court
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

The affidavit says that the allegation that ABVP student leader was attacked “is a little overboard and the petitioner is only trying to generate sympathy of this Hon’ble Court.”

Rohith Vemula got call from cops, notice from hostel
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Police summoned him to record statement, hostel warden sent notice to clear his dues of Rs 9,482 and vacate room by December 18.

Rohith Vemula suicide case: Hyderabad University mulls dilution of punishment, brief closure of institution
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Smriti Irani told The Indian Express on Wednesday that she hasn't received any communication from Hyderabad University regarding dilution in punishment meant for the remaining four scholars.

Dalit student suicide: ABVP leader claimed stomach pain after ‘assault,’ was operated for appendicitis
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Last August, ABVP leader Nandanam Susheel Kumar alleged he was assaulted by members of the Ambedkar Students Association (ASA) in his hostel room. But the report of Archana Hospital in Madinaguda states he was operated upon for acute appendicitis on August 7.

‘Father met Minister…I was healthy since 2007, appendicitis after attack’
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Kumar, who joined the university in 2007 for an Integrated MA and MPhil course, said that on August 2 last year, he saw members of the Ambedkar Students Association (ASA) holding a protest at the campus shopping complex against capital punishment.

As Ambedkar Association grew, so did its assertiveness
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

The ABVP is responsible for small skirmishes over petty issues. ASA and ABVP members had minor clashes but these never got out of hand,” said Ramji, who had lentRohith Rs 40,000 over five months.

Rahul Gandhi calls for strict punishment for those responsible for Rohith Vemula’s suicide
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Rohith Vemula, whose body was found hanging in a hostel room, was among the five research scholars who were suspended by the university in August last year

Hunger strike at FTII, demonstrations in Delhi
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

At FTII in Pune, students sat on a daylong hunger strike outside the gate in solidarity with the protesting students in Hyderabad.

Hyderabad Dalit student suicide: No evidence initially, then flip-flop began
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Detailing the series of flip-flops on the issue, university sources said the decision to suspend the five was based on photographs submitted by ABVP leader N Susheel Kumar and statements by witnesses.