Tag: Rohith Vemula

Opinion: Rahul Gandhi has to choose his words with care

“His thinking is anti-Dalit”: Rahul Gandhi on PM Modi

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the government’s anti-Dalit mindset became clear when Prime Minister Narendra Modi rewarded with re-employment a judge who diluted an act that sought to deter atrocities against the marginalized. He said the Bharatiya Janata Party and the governments it led at the[Read More…]

True nationalism is found where students, citizens, are encouraged to think and speak freely: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday alleged that independent thinking and free expression in Indian universities were under threat in the present situation. He said the recent attempts to interfere with free expression of the student community in Hyderabad Central University and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) were of particular[Read More…]

Rohith Vemula Shahadat Din: Rohith’s family, students, journalists detained by Telangana police

Tensions prevailed in and around the University of Hyderabad as students observed Rohit Shahadat Diwas on his first death anniversary. Radhika Vemula, mother of Rohith Vemula and Raja Vemula, brother of Vemula were detained by the police from the university main gate on Tuesday. Telangana police also detained Hindustan Times correspondent Sudipto[Read More…]

Rights violations in 2016

2016 was a test year for humanity all around the world. India, world’s largest democracy, witnessed a series of attack on basic fundamental rights including freedom of speech in 2016. Those who dissent are branded as anti national.

Rohith Vemulla’s mother ‘faked’ Dalit status, HCU not to be blamed for his suicide says commission report

The one-man judicial commission set up by the HRD ministry has finished its inquiry into the suicide of Rohith Vemula. Constituted on January 28, 11 days after Vemula killed himself in his hostel room, the commission submitted its 41-page report where the report has claimed that Rohith’s mother “branded” herself[Read More…]

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