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Rohit vemula


Four years after Rohith Vemula died, the public university is still riddled with crises old and new

January 17, 2020 12:17 pm

The erosion of autonomy began well before the current regime. Much of it was ceded by academics rather than snatched by bureaucrats or politicians.

Top court seeks Centre, UGC reply on plea by mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi

September 21, 2019 2:41 am

The petition alleged that “caste-based discrimination” was “rampant... in higher educational institutions” and that this “reflects flagrant non-compliance with the existing norms and regulations in place for the same”.

Congress hits out at BJP and RSS for denying the screening of film based on Rohit Vemula

June 11, 2017 1:24 pm

The films which need to be screened at film festivals do not require a certificate from the CBFC, but they must have a censor exemption certificate from the concerned Ministry as without the exemption, no documentary film can be screened at any festival.

Rohith Vemula death anniversary: Students, journalists roughed up as police crack down on Insaaf March

January 17, 2017 10:20 pm

Rohit Vemula, a PhD student at Hyderabad University, had ended his life alleging victimisation by the varsity authorities.

New Student On Campus

April 02, 2016 5:10 am

JNU, HCU controversies frame the changing space of the university.

Majority of Leftists want to divide the country: RSS sanghchalak

March 16, 2016 1:47 am

Rejecting RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s suggestion for chanting the slogan to infuse patriotism, Owaisi had on Monday said he would not say ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ even if a knife was put to his throat.

IIMC prof resigns: ‘Was targeted for backing Vemula, JNU protests’

March 05, 2016 1:47 am

Amit Sengupta, an Associate Professor English Journalism department, quit after an order was issued transferring him to the premier media school's campus in Odisha's Dhenkanal district, which he slammed as a "political decision".

Rohith Vemula suicide: Acting Vice-Chancellor, top officers appear before panel

February 16, 2016 4:02 am

All three top Telangana officers and acting vice-chancellor of Hyderabad University appeared before the National Commission for Scheduled Castes Commission on Monday and submitted reports on action they have taken following the suicide of Rohith Vemula.

Vested interests trying to show Rohith was not Dalit: Karnataka CM

February 02, 2016 6:40 pm

In a letter to Vemula's mother Radhika, Siddaramaiah expressed regret that the university campus has become a "place for unscrupulous elements to achieve their politically motivated, caste-based agenda."

Police beat me, didn't even let me sip water: DSSW student

February 01, 2016 10:11 pm

A number of other protesters, predominantly JNU and Delhi University students, also painted a grim picture of the police action against them during a demonstration over dalit student Rohith Vemula's suicide on January 30.