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Misreading Rohith Vemula's death: The suicide was not a story of 'depression'

Feb 02, 2016

Misreading Rohith Vemula's death: The suicide was not a story of 'depression'

Rohith along with four other comrades were expelled from the struggle, were surviving in a makeshift tent in the campus, because of an alleged assault on one Nandanam Susheel Kumar #ConnectTheDots #Caste #ABVP #Manu Joseph #Dalit student #Rohith Vemula #Hyderabad University
ABVP protests against Rahul Gandhi for politicising Rohith's death

Feb 01, 2016

ABVP protests against Rahul Gandhi for politicising Rohith's death

Over 100 ABVP members protested against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday at Delhi University for “politicising” the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula. #NewsTracker #Rahul Gandhi #Dalit #ABVP #University Of Hyderabad #Rohith Vemula #Caste issue
Telugu Desam's tryst with reservations has always been political

Feb 01, 2016

Telugu Desam's tryst with reservations has always been political

When it comes to Andhra Pradesh, the advent of Telugu Desam Party has given a new dimension to the reservations. Telugu Desam’s founder and then Chief Minister NT Rama Rao, who trampled the Congress under his feet in his electoral debut in 1983, understood that his party had enjoyed an unstinted support from the Backward Classes (BCs). #Andhra Pradesh #ConnectTheDots #TDP #Telugu Desam Party #caste politics #Kapu #Kapu agitation
Security measures upped as  police reinforcements are sent to tackle Kapu agitation in East Godavari

Feb 01, 2016

Security measures upped as police reinforcements are sent to tackle Kapu agitation in East Godavari

Elaborate security arrangements have been made today and reinforcements sent to East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, where a stir by Kapu community members seeking reservation under Backward Class category turned violent. #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Caste #N. Chandrababu Naidu #caste politics #East Godavari #Kapu #Kapu agitation #Backward class reservation
To Rohith Vemula, on his birthday: We know who killed you and Gandhi

Jan 31, 2016

To Rohith Vemula, on his birthday: We know who killed you and Gandhi

Your death, like that of Jyoti Singh Pandey before you, has become a defining moment in the struggle for equality, ending caste-based discrimination. #rural india #InMyOpinion #Smriti Irani #Dalits #Caste discrimination #University Of Hyderabad #Jyoti Singh Pandey #Rohith Vemula #Sukhadeo Thorat Committee
Just Savarna Things: A Twitter page about caste and hypocrisy that will make you laugh awkwardly

Jan 28, 2016

Just Savarna Things: A Twitter page about caste and hypocrisy that will make you laugh awkwardly

Beware the members of elite social circles of the inter-webs! There is a new occupant in the neighbourhood and it's calling you out on all your sins. #facebook #Twitter #ThingsWeLike #Caste #Shareworthy #Just Savarna Things
Rohith Vemula's suicide: Why Dalits of Andhra shut the door on Kanshi Ram and why they won't be swayed now

Jan 25, 2016

Rohith Vemula's suicide: Why Dalits of Andhra shut the door on Kanshi Ram and why they won't be swayed now

This comparison, which left nobody in doubt about who he thought was the bigger leader of the Dalits, evoked apathy in North India but met with severe hostility from Andhra Pradesh. #Uttar Pradesh #Andhra Pradesh #ConnectTheDots #Dalits #BR Ambedkar #Kanshi Ram #Caste in India #Rohith Vemula #Dalit Issues #Backward Communities #Bahujan Samaaj Party
Engineering student commits suicide near Vijayawada as academic failures take their toll

Jan 25, 2016

Engineering student commits suicide near Vijayawada as academic failures take their toll

An engineering student belonging to the scheduled caste community committed suicide near Vijayawada, even as the nation is yet to deal with Rohith Vemula's death. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Vijayawada #East Godavari #student suicide #Rohith Vemula #Madiga Scheduled Caste #Puvala Prem Prasad #Nova Engineering College
Hyderabad suicide: Outrage merely an indication of media bias and cynical opportunism, not large-scale social change

Jan 21, 2016

Hyderabad suicide: Outrage merely an indication of media bias and cynical opportunism, not large-scale social change

Rohith Vemula's suicide in Hyderabad university has proved again that subaltern voice in India shall always be held hostage at the altar of political opportunism and media's confirmation bias. #HowThisWorks #India #Media #BJP #Indian media #Dalit #Scheduled Caste #Scheduled Tribe #SC/ST #Caste System #Rohith Vemula #Hyderabad University #Hyderabad Suicide