Articles about Ragging

10 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu
Ragging, sexual abuse: 7 students suspended in Vellore, probe ordered

Seven students of the prestigious Christian Medical College in Vellore city of Tamil Nadu have been suspended after juniors alleged that they were stripped half-naked, paraded, and asked to mimic sexual acts at the college.

21 Aug 2019

Uttar Pradesh
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.

29 May 2019

Mumbai
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.

09 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu
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.

07 Sep 2018

Kerala
#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.

23 Jul 2018

India
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.

21 Dec 2017

Madhya Pradesh
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.

10 Oct 2017

India
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.

25 Aug 2017

India
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.

29 May 2017

India
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).