In the last four months, at least 12 YSRCP MLAs have quit the party and joined the ruling TDP. The party had won 67 seats in the 2014 Assembly election.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday inaugurated the temporary AP Secretariat at Velagapudi in the Amaravati Capital Region.
In a shocking incident, chidlren at 'Shishu Greh' in Telangana's Karimnagar were brutally burnt with heated spoons on their hands by the organisation's workers for not eating food.
IVRCL’s area of expertise is laying pipelines and constructing irrigation canals, though it has executed highway projects and built bridges too.
The bail has been granted on one time surety of Rs 5,000.
A group of four arrested students have given these details to Prasheel Anand Banpur, a PhD scholar who met them in jail along with several others on Saturday.
Ratnam, 53, an associate professor of Political Science, and Sengupta, 31, of the Mathematics Department, have have been booked under Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act.
A member of the Joint Action Committee, which is spearheading the protests against Rohith Vemula’s suicide, said that the arrested people were not produced before the magistrate within 24 hours of detention, as the law mandates.
The staff went on strike to protest against the alleged manhandling of some of their colleagues by students who stormed the V-C’s office Tuesday.
Kanhaiya, addressing reporters outside the campus gates, said that the university administration and police cannot suppress the voice of students
YSRCP leader G Srikanth Reddy says the TDP coterie misused their prior information and had purchased land at throwaway prices.
Dr M Rajshree, the doctor on duty that fateful day when Rohith had allegedly committed suicide on Jan 17, said she was the one who examined the body and had declared him dead.
The Telangana government reacted cautiously to the statement. “We are ascertaining whether Smriti Irani’s office called the CM office or residence and who took the call,” an official said.
Twenty-four years later, the small village of Tsundur is divided between areas for Dalits and those where they can’t enter.
Who is Radhika Vemula? Is she Dalit, isn’t she? These questions continue to simmer weeks after the suicide of her son Rohith Vemula at Hyderabad Central University.
"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.
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.
Dattatraya said that medical ambulances will be launched for construction workers, cine workers, auto drivers and rickshawpullers in the city.
Today, they are struggling to save their village itself and have gone up in arms against the government.
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.
While forming his government, Naidu had included five ministers from the Kapu community in his team, allocating important portfolios to them.
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.
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.
The demonstrators also blocked portion of national highway 16, bringing vehicular traffic between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to a halt in afternoon.
The elections will be held Tuesday, with counting on February 5.
Srivastava took charge as the interim V-C after Prof Appa Rao Podile went on indefinite leave on Sunday.
University students have been protesting for days against Appa Rao, whose name is also mentioned in the police complaint.
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.
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.
Huge banners were also put up in many colonies asking “anti-Dalit people” not to come asking for votes.
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.
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.
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.
The canvas was diverse too — paper, cloth, thermocol and even paper cups.
The four suspended students say they feel isolated and dejected. Their closest friend Rohith is no more.
Telangana Joint Action Committee co-chair Mallepalli Lakshmaiah grabbed Prashanth, hugged him and consoled him. "We are there with you."
Author of bestselling novels such as The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant and The Krishna Key, Ashwin Sanghi is known for delving into history and mythology.