Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday January 31, 2016, Hyderabad
With just a few hours to go before the Hyderabad municipal elections, the first since Telangana achieved statehood, its ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi is confident of a quantum jump: from zero to a 100 seats in the 150-member house.
A student union leader, who in a video footage was seen slapping and manhandling former Indian ambassador to the UN TP Sreenivasan along with other student activists in Thiruvanthapuran, was arrested today.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who had joined student protesters in a mass hunger strike at the Hyderabad Central University, likened Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula - who committed suicide earlier this month - to Mahatma Gandhi. It is Rohith's birthday today and also the day Gandhi was assassinated in 1948.
Joining the ongoing stir over the alleged suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula, the SC/ST Employees Welfare Association of the Hyderabad Central University (HCU) today organised a 'protest day'.
SC and ST teachers of Hyderabad Central University have announced they will go on a hunger strike from today over the demand for the resignation of the vice chancellor and the in-charge VC in the wake of the suicide by Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.
Interim Vice-Chancellor of Hyderabad Central University (HCU) Vipin Srivastava today faced the ire of agitating students when he reached their protest site to initiate a dialogue with them to break the impasse over Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula's suicide.
Hyderabad Central University's (HCU) interim Vice Chancellor Vipin Srivastava today made his second appeal in two days to students who have escalated their protests over the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula to help restore normalcy on the campus.
A ban on consumption and sale of beef may be imposed in the city if AIMIM was not voted to power in the upcoming elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), party chief Asaduddin Owaisi claimed today.