Hyderabad University incident: FTII students on hunger strike

Pune (Maharashtra), Jan 19 : Students of Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) observed a day-long hunger strike here on Tuesday in support of the five Dalit students of the Hyderabad University who have been suspended and socially-boycotted. Of the five Dalit students, one – Rohit Vemula – committed suicide on Sunday, creating a […]

Scholar’s suicide: Varsity simmers, Rahul meets students, seeks action

Hyderabad, Jan 19 : University of Hyderabad continues to simmer over Dalit research scholar’s suicide while Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi visited the campus on Tuesday to show solidarity with protesting students and demanded action against a union minister and the VC. On a day when a two member committee sent by union human resources […]

Scholar’s suicide: Rahul seeks action against minister, VC

Hyderabad, Jan 19 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday sought action against union minister Bandaru Dattatreya, the Hyderabad University vice chancellor and others allegedly responsible for the suicide of a Dalit research scholar. “Whoever is responsible for this outcome has to be punished in strictest manner possible,” he said while addressing students at […]

IIIT to be set up in Tripura

Agartala, Jan 19 : An Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) would be set up in Tripura to encourage the youth to study job-oriented courses within their region, the state’s Higher Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty said on Tuesday. The state government has provided 50 acres of land in Bodhjungnagar, one of northeastern region’s biggest industrial […]

12,000 students competing in Kerala school arts fest

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 : A staggering 12,000 school students will compete for prizes in 232 events at the 56th State School Arts Festival, said to be the biggest of its kind in Asia in terms of participation, that began here on Tuesday. The event is held for students from state-run schools and competition takes place […]