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Vemula Suicide: AP, Telangana Students Observe Bandh Seeking Removal of Smriti Irani, Datttatreya

The controversy over the suicide of Hyderabad Central University (HCU) research scholar Rohit Vemula is spiralling into other universities with student unions and bodies observing a state-wide bandh of educational institutions in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Monday. The Students Federation of India, All India Students Federation, Progressive Democratic Students Union and the Telangana Vidyarthi Vedika said Rohit had died ...

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Rohith Vemula’s Mother Hospitalized

Radhika, the mother of Rohith Vemula, a Dali research scholar of University of Hyderabad who committed suicide over the punishment by VC under pressure from HRD minister Smriti Irani and Labour minister Bhndaru Dattatreya, has been rushed to hospital on Sunday when she complained of chest pain. Radhika was called by Smriti Irani to assuage her feelings and assuring her ...

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JNU Students on Huner Strike Supporting Univ. of Hyderabad Students over Vemula Suicide

The HRD ministry is vividly shaken by the stormy response to its diktat over central universities as the suicide of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit student from Central University of Hyderabad, began to spread to other universities, especially JNU in Delhi. Three students of Jawaharlal Nehru University have begun a hunger strike in solidarity with the protesting students of CUH and ...

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