Ragging

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UP: 150 medical students forced to shave heads, 'salute' seniors

21 Aug 2019

UP: 150 medical students forced to shave heads, 'salute' seniors

College authorities across the nation have been talking about ragging and claim a lot has been done to curtail this menace.

How a junior doctor's suicide shook Indian medical establishment

29 May 2019

How a junior doctor's suicide shook Indian medical establishment

When Dr. Payal Tadvi joined Mumbai's BYL Nair Hospital as a resident gynecologist in May 2018, she thought her dreams had come true.

All colleges will have anti-ragging committees: TN Governor

09 Sep 2018

All colleges will have anti-ragging committees: TN Governor

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday chaired the ninth state-level monitoring committee meet to eradicate ragging in educational institutions and advised further strengthening of the mechanism.

#RaggingWoes: Student hospitalized after being thrashed by seniors

07 Sep 2018

#RaggingWoes: Student hospitalized after being thrashed by seniors

In a disturbing incident, a first-year-student of a technology institute in the district of Idukki in Kerala had to be hospitalized after he was thrashed mercilessly by seniors during a ragging session.

Ragging complaints in varsities, higher educational institutions doubled in 3yrs

23 Jul 2018

Ragging complaints in varsities, higher educational institutions doubled in 3yrs

The number of complaints of ragging reported to University Grants Commission (UGC) and higher educational institutions (HEIs) has doubled in the last three years, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today informed Rajya Sabha.

Ragging on Indian college campuses up by 70% in 2017

21 Dec 2017

Ragging on Indian college campuses up by 70% in 2017

Student ragging in Indian colleges and universities is on an all-time high. 889 cases have been reported till December 19 this year, a 70% rise over last year's 515 cases.

Ragging: IIT-Kanpur suspends 22 students for abusing, thrashing juniors

10 Oct 2017

Ragging: IIT-Kanpur suspends 22 students for abusing, thrashing juniors

IIT-Kanpur has suspended 22 second-year B.Tech students for as long as up to three years for ragging juniors.

AIIMS suspends 12 for ragging juniors

25 Aug 2017

AIIMS suspends 12 for ragging juniors

Five fifth-semester students of AIIMS have been suspended for three months for ragging juniors. They won't be allowed to attend classes during this time.

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar launches Anti-Ragging mobile app

29 May 2017

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar launches Anti-Ragging mobile app

In a move to curtail the menace of ragging, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar launched an Anti-Ragging mobile app introduced by the University Grants Commission (UGC).