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Rohith Vemula

SC notice to Centre on plea of mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi

Vemula, a Ph D scholar at Hyderabad Central University had committed suicide on January 17, 2016, following alleged caste bias.

20 Sep 2019 11:55 AM

BJP’s bid to target Oppn on Rohith Vemula kin falls flat

Piyush Goyal claimed that Vemula’s mother was promised money by political parties to share the stage with them.

21 Jun 2018 3:19 AM

Dalit anger is rising, govt fails to douse it

Dalits are a fraction above 16 per cent of the national electorate, their numbers particularly higher in semi-rural and rural areas.

07 May 2018 1:19 AM

Age Debate: Are dalits only a votebank?

Dalit anger across India erupted as they feel the BJP-RSS aren’t interested in their uplift.

05 Apr 2018 6:26 AM

Dalit rage in Maha: Don’t let it escalate

A Facebook page in Marathi, purporting to be on history, had been causing instigation for a week.

04 Jan 2018 2:59 AM


BJP, RSS want to keep dalits at ‘bottom of society’: Rahul Gandhi

In the Gujarat Assembly elections, the Congress allowed dalit activist Jignesh Mevani to contest on its seat.

03 Jan 2018 12:11 AM

Congress, Left hit out at Rohith Vemula report

The report dismissed that Vemula and his batch mates were suspended by the university administration under political pressure.

17 Aug 2017 5:38 AM

We target to have zero discrimination in campus: Jagadesh Kumar

JNU continues to be the hotbed of controversies for the last one year.

16 Mar 2017 5:40 AM

Dalit student from JNU who killed himself 'not part of any political group': police

The reason why the student took the extreme step is not known yet since no suicide note has been recovered, said an officer.

14 Mar 2017 3:31 PM

Rohith Vemula not a Dalit, certificate false, says AP govt

Guntur District Collector has also served a notice to Vemula's mother inquiring how she can prove that she is in fact of Dalit category.

14 Feb 2017 12:48 PM


Rohith Vemula debate rocks last day of session

Opposition leader Gupta terms discussion as ‘flowery’, AAP seeks resignation over remark.

19 Jan 2017 2:11 AM

Year after Rohith Vemula death, stir rocks Hyderabad University

Holding placards reading “Justice for Rohit Vemula”, the protesters marched towards the main gate and tried to enter the university.

18 Jan 2017 3:12 AM

Of dull paradoxes & arid oxymorons

It was the year when vigilantes became a lynchpin of patriotism and fundamentalists murdered with impunity.

31 Dec 2016 3:54 AM

Modi’s half-way mark: To rise further, or fall?

Developments through this year will impact the future of all parties, ruling as well as Opposition.

30 Dec 2016 12:19 AM

Vemula effect: HRD Ministry makes 12 recommendations to prevent suicide

The ministry has decided to ask University Grants Commission (UGC) to circulate a list of twelve recommendations for varsities.

16 Dec 2016 9:11 PM