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Dalit scholar


'Syllabus inclusive, has diversity of content': DU after dropping Mahasweta Devi, Dalit authors from English syllabus

August 27, 2021 11:19 am

In its statement, DU said the varsity subscribes to the idea that the "literary content forming part of the text in a language course of study should contain materials that do not hurt the sentiments of any individual and is inclusive to the portray of the true picture of our society, both past and present."

Supreme Court refuses to entertain PIL for reinstatement of Durga Shakti Nagpal

August 16, 2013 12:07 pm

SC has also demanded explanation from UP govt for arresting a scholar in a related case.

Azam’s supporters want NSA invoked against Dalit scholar

August 09, 2013 3:39 am

Supporters of Khan,the urban development minister in Akhilesh Yadav government,reached the office of Rampur Superintendent of Police,Umesh Kumar Singh,and demanded that the NSA be invoked Bharti for hurting religious sentiments


Hyderabad: Protesting students detained

January 26, 2016 5:32 pm

Hyderabad, Jan 26 (ANI): Students protesting against the Hyderabad University authority and the government in the Dalit suicide case on Tuesday were detained by the police. A Dalit scholar of University of Hyderabad committed suicide on January 17. The incident has raised uproar in the whole nation with students protesting in every part of the country.

Kejriwal attacks Smriti Irani over Hyderabad suicide case

January 21, 2016 9:47 am

Hyderabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited the University of Hyderabad on Thursday. Addressing the students, Kejriwal flayed the Centre over Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani's clarification over the death of a Dalit scholar. He said the issue is not about Dalits but ‘injustice’. He strongly condemned the ‘caste angle’ given to Rohith Vemula's death by Smriti Irani. He added that it is shameful that the minister used words like ‘extremist’, ‘casteist’ and ‘anti-national’ in her letter.

Govt. following 'Divisive India' over 'Digital India': Derek O' Brien

January 20, 2016 9:35 am

Hyderabad, Jan 20 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O'Brien on Wednesday alleged that the NDA Government is following a 'Divisive India' policy by dividing students on the basis of caste.He added that on the one hand, Centre talks of 'Digital India' while on the other it plays politics of caste with students. He was addressing students protesting against the recent suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University.

Rohith Vemula had psychological problems: Muralidhar Rao

January 20, 2016 7:15 am

Hyderabad, Jan 20 (ANI): National General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Muralidhar Rao on Wednesday alleged that the Dalit scholar at Hyderabad University committed suicide because he was suffering from psychological problems, not because of any caste issue. He said the letter written by Rohith revealed the problems he was going through. He added that making wild allegations against the Narendra Modi-led Government and the ministers was against the ethos, and moreover the allegations were false.

Owaisi for strong action against Hyderabad University

January 19, 2016 6:31 am

Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday condemned the Dalit scholar’s suicide in the University of Hyderabad. He said the incident indicated that campus politics was no more a place for the decent. He added that the vice-chancellor should realise that it was because of him, that a youth was compelled to take such a big step. One of the five dalit scholars, expelled from the University of Hyderabad 12 days ago, hanged himself to death on Sunday.