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Jun 21, 2018
Rohith Vemula's mother Radhika denies being paid to target Narendra Modi and BJP, dismisses Piyush Goyal's claimsRadhika Vemula, the mother of University of Hyderabad research scholar Rohith Vemula whose suicide in 2016 had sparked a major political row, denied she was given money to target the BJP over her son's death.
Jun 20, 2018
Rohith Vemula suicide: BJP should focus on issues thrown up by Dalit scholar's death, not insult his mother RadhikaThe government and the BJP should address the underlying issues thrown up in the wake of Rohith's death.
Jun 20, 2018
Piyush Goyal slams Opposition for 'petty politics' amid reports that Rohit Vemula's mother was 'political pawn'Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday held a press conference in Delhi to hit out at the opposition for giving a political angle to Dalit student Rohit Vemula's death and exploiting his mother's grief for some "very low level of politics".
Jun 14, 2018
Bhima-Koregaon violence: Pune Police questions Elgar Parishad organisers, summons members of Kabir Kala Manch, Bhim ArmyPune police, probing the alleged "Maoist link" to the Elgar Parishad, questioned members of organisations who were part of the committee of the event.
Dec 28, 2017
Bhima-Koregaon clashes have their roots in 200-year-old history: All you need to know about its significance to DalitsMonday will mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Koregaon, where the Marathas led by Peshwa Bajirao II clashed with the British East India company.
Feb 14, 2017
Rohith Vemula and mother Radhika are OBCs, not Dalits, says Andhra Pradesh governmentThe Andhra Pradesh government has declared Rohith Vemula, the research scholar of University of Hyderabad whose suicide in January 2016 triggered a nationwide uproar, as belonging to the Other Backward Classes (OBC) and not a Dalit.
Oct 07, 2016
Rohith Vemula's family reject commission report, claim caste discussion diverts investigationRohith Vemula's brother, Raja Vemula on Friday alleged that the report of the commission, constituted by the HRD ministry after the Hyderabad university scholar's death, was aimed at saving the BJP Union Ministers, Vice-Chancellor of Hyderabad Central University and ABVP members.
Feb 27, 2016
Radhika Vemula takes on HRD Min: It is a David versus Goliath confrontationThey also took journalists step by step through the process which led to Rohith’s suicide and showed how Smriti Irani, Bandaru Dattatreya and the ABVP students joined hands to punish the Dalit students. "It is these ministers and the BJP whose political interference and the casteist attitude of the VC and other complicit administrators that led to the politicisation and death of Rohith,’’ the students said.
Feb 24, 2016
Rohith Vemula's mother meets Kejriwal, demands job for younger sonDalit scholar Rohith Vemula's mother on Wednesday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at his residence and requested a job for her younger son