Ragging in India: Has the Situation Improved?
Jul 28, 2014
Hyderabad News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Tuesday September 1, 2015
A first year student of CMR Engineering college in Hyderabad was found dead this morning on the railway tracks in Kazipet, Warangal district. A note has reportedly been left by Sainath Vadlakonda, blaming ragging by seniors.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 20, 2015
Gone are the days of singing, dancing or making juniors squat during the 'prohibited' ragging sessions, "selfie with seniors" is the new idea of breaking the ice with their superior batches for Delhi University freshers.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Wednesday September 3, 2014
A student's brother and his friend have been shot dead in Uttar Pradesh because they had dared to object to ragging.
India News | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Sunday August 31, 2014
Police in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, have booked two senior students as well as college authorities for the suicide of a first-year student allegedly after being harassed by his seniors.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 31, 2014
Five years after the death of medical student Aman Kachroo due to ragging in Himachal Pradesh, the police on Saturday registered a suicide case following the death of a student of a private polytechnic college allegedly due to harassment by seniors.
Chennai News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Swati Gupta | Wednesday June 25, 2014
A BSc Emergency and Trauma Care student at the Ramachandra medical University near Chennai committed suicide on Monday and was found dead hanging in her hostel room.
Noida News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 18, 2014
A first year student of a college in Noida was thrashed, stripped and sexually abused allegedly by three of his seniors who also recorded a video of the torture and then blackmailed him for money.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 12, 2014
Three engineering students were arrested today for allegedly beating up and ragging a 21-year-old pharmacy student in Andhra Pradesh, who attempted suicide after the incident, police said.
Kolkata News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 3, 2013
A student, who had come from Britain to study in a hotel management institute in Kolkata, has filed a police complaint that he was allegedly ragged by seniors inside the college campus.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday September 6, 2013
A 17-year-old college student in Lucknow, who was critically injured after she fell from the third floor of her college, died in hospital today.
Lucknow News | Anant Zanane | Wednesday September 4, 2013
A 17-year-old college student in Lucknow is fighting for her life in hospital after she fell from the third floor of a building on campus.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 22, 2013
Four medical students, who were convicted of ragging their junior Aman Kachroo to death in a Himachal Pradesh college four years ago, are out of jail before completing their four-year rigorous term.
Kolkata News | Monideepa Banerjie | Friday August 16, 2013
Two first year students of the Marine Engineering College in Kolkata have left the institution complaining of severe ragging. Two senior students have been suspended in this connection; however, college authorities insist the complaints are exaggerated.
Bhopal News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 9, 2013
A girl student of a pharmacy college allegedly committed suicide after being ragged by her seniors and a faculty member in Bhopal. Police said four of her seniors and the faculty member were arrested after the incident.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 6, 2013
The seven Keralite engineering students of a private college in Namakkal, arrested on the charge of murdering one of their juniors and severely injuring another in a suspected case of ragging, were on Saturday remanded to judicial custody for 15 days by a court.
Gurgaon News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday March 20, 2013
A first year student of an engineering college in Gurgaon has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital in the city after he was allegedly ragged and poisoned by his seniors on Tuesday. He is said to be in critical condition.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 7, 2013
Taking a serious note of the ragging incident at the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) here, the HRD Ministry has ordered a fresh inquiry into the episode that took place in September last year.
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday September 6, 2012
A college in Andhra Pradesh failed to take any action after videos surfaced showing students being kicked and pushed around; some are seen on camera being ordered to inflate condoms into balloons.
Pune News | mid-day.com | Wednesday September 5, 2012
Supriya (name changed), a Std XI student of MIT Junior College, has been admitted to hospital after an incident of alleged ragging by girls from her class left her in deep shock. The traumatised girl's parents have alleged that her classmates forced her to eat non-vegetarian food, used her new moped without her consent and even taunted her for not ...
Guwahati News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 11, 2012
The body of an engineering student of the Assam Engineering College (AEC) was found floating in a pond inside the college campus triggering suspicion of ragging.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 23, 2012
In a shocking incident, a college girl student in Andhra Pradesh lost her voice after alleged ragging by her seniors. The incident took place at the hostel of Gayatri Junior College at Gotlam in Vijayanagaram district on July 19 but came to light on Sunday when she was shifted to Visakhapatnam for treatment.
Jaipur News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 4, 2012
A senior medical college student was suspended in Rajasthan after some junior students accused him and his friends of ragging, an official said on Tuesday. The alleged ragging took place in Jhalawar Medical College late on Monday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 15, 2011
In a case of ragging, an 18-year-old student suffered serious leg fractures and multiple injuries in the campus of a private engineering college in Rau near here, police said today.
Pune News | mid-day.com | Tuesday August 23, 2011
A first-year engineering degree course student hailing from Mumbai who took admission at Zeal Education Society's Dnyanganga College of Engineering and Research in Narhe alleged ragging from her seniors and even called her parents to the college.