Prasanta Bhue (45), who died at VIMSAR, Burla while undergoing treatment, was not taken to his village for funeral after the villagers refused to assist his family in performing the last rites.
Lower caste students often face social discrimination in school activities, including partaking the midday meal.
The call came as a growing list of politicians and celebrities added their names to those condemning the new laws and supporting a boycott.
She alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tried to politicise every problem by giving lengthy statements and resorting to emotional blackmailing.
The discrimination towards the students studying in the management schools, which are recognised by the government, cannot be accepted, Forest Minister K Raju said here on Tuesday.
The minister said the role of teachers was crucial in helping eradication of social evils.
On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him.
Dividing them young! Bihar's government school makes students from different castes sit in different classrooms
Authorities of Bihar’s education department were unaware of the regressive practice being followed at the GA Higher Secondary (Plus 2) School at Lalganj in Vaishali district so far.
IIT Madras orders enquiry over posters marking separate entrance/exit, handwash areas for non-vegetarians
One of the north Indian messes in Himalaya building inside the campus, put up posters marking separate entrance/exit and handwash areas for students choosing vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.
The new system is introduced in RR North Indian mess on the second floor and one of the staff there told Express that the instructions were issued by the mess monitoring committee.
If Kodiyakkarai is the farthest point of Nagapattinam district, M Pakkiri’s thatched hut may well be its last house.
Two men from Tamil Nadu recently visited numerous villages between Chennai to Salem on a bike spreading awareness on caste discrimination and sexual abuse.
The Pakistan government has consistently invested far less in education than is recommended by international standards.
The women's lawyers acknowledge they cannot yet prove whether they were rejected because of discrimination or insufficient test scores but are calling on the university to disclose their results.
Organizers said more than 240,000 people turned out Saturday, while police on Twitter cited a turnout figure in "the low six-digit region."