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Odisha: VSSUT 3rd Year Student ‘Thrashed By Seniors’

Fresh allegations of ragging have surfaced at the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Sambalpur. This time a third year student was allegedly ragged and thrashed by fourth year students inside the hostel in the university’s campus.

Odisha: Burla VSSUT Student Alleges Ragging By Senior
Odisha: Burla VSSUT Student Alleges Ragging By Senior

A third year student of the institute was allegedly ragged and thrashed by a fourth year student inside a hostel of the university. The victim sustained grievous injuries on his face, back and hand in the physical harassment

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'Sexual Harassment In Name Of Ragging': Govt Directs Probe Into Sambalpur Homeopathy College Case

Sambalpur: Odisha Health Minister Naba Das on Saturday directed the department’s Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) to appoint a senior official to conduct a probe into the allegations of sexual harassment…

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Odisha: Ragging Allegation Comes Up In Sambalpur Homoeopathy Medical College

Sambalpur: Close on the heels of ragging allegations on the campuses of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences And Research (VIMSAR) and Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT)…

Student At Odisha’s VSSUT Alleges Ragging By Seniors; Probe Begins

Sambalpur: A student at the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) has alleged that he had been ragged by his seniors in the varsity campus. The university disciplinary committee and anti-ragging cell has initiated a probe following a complaint lodged by the victim who is a second year student. The disciplinary panel has started […]

UGC To States: Take Stringent Measures To Implement Anti-Ragging Regulations

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday directed States and  secretaries of Higher Education Departments to take stringent measures to curb incidents of ragging in educational campuses. In a letter, UGC secretary Rajnish Jain has sought cooperation of Chief Secretaries and Secretaries of Higher Education Departments of all States to take strong measures to […]

MCI Issues Notice To UP Varsity In Ragging Case

Kanpur: An alleged incident of ragging of over 150 first-year medical students of the Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences (UPUMS) has snowballed into a major controversy. The Medical Council of India (MCI) has issued a notice to the Vice-Chancellor Raj Kumar over the alleged ragging at the varsity on Monday. According to the report, […]

OTV BIG IMPACT! 10 VSSUT Students Debarred From Exams For Ragging Juniors

Sambalpur: Taking cognizance of an OTV report on ragging by senior students of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology inside the hostel, the vice chancellor of the varsity has debarred 10 students from taking examination for a period of one year. Moreover, 52 other students have been penalized in connection with the incident. The action […]

Ragging Resurfaces In Odisha's VSSUT; Minister Orders Probe

Sambalpur: Despite disciplinary action and stringent norms laid down by the University Grants Commission (UGC), an incident of alleged mass ragging in Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) has shocked the State. Months after as many as 20 students were penalized for being involved in ragging at the varsity, shocking videos purportedly showing scores […]

Ragging Rears Ugly Head In VSSUT; Odisha Records 35 Ragging Cases Per Year!

Bhubaneswar: Ragging menace grips Odisha acutely. The State figures among the top -10 states that bear the maximum anti-ragging complaints lodged in the UGCs anti-ragging helpline in 2019. The enormity of ragging in Odisha could very well be ascertained from the fact that the State recorded around 35 ragging complaints every year. In the last […]

Ragging: Viral video shows UP medical students paraded on campus, their heads tonsured

Etawah (UP): In an alleged case of mass ragging, several first-year students of Saifai Medical University here were made to parade on the campus with their heads tonsured. Even while promising strict action on a news channel, University Vice Chancellor Raj Kumar appeared to condone mild cases of this kind. He said ragging at one […]

Ragging At UP College, 150 Freshers Made To Tonsure

Sefai (Uttar Pradesh): Over 150 new students of the Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences in Sefai were made to tonsure their heads and parade on the campus in an alleged case of ragging. A video clip of the students with tonsured heads parading on the campus went viral on social media on Tuesday. The […]

Corporal Punishment: Video Of Hostel Warden Thrashing Students Goes Viral

Bhubaneswar: ‘No student shall be subjected to physical punishment or mental harassment and whosoever contravenes this provision shall be liable for disciplinary action’. While many schools and colleges have adopted new laws banning corporal punishment, an incident of physical torture being meted out to students has cropped up, this time from a well-known private college […]

OUAT students allege ragging by seniors

Bhubaneswar: Two students of the city-based Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) today filed a complaint at Siripur Police outpost alleging ragging by their seniors inside the college campus. In their police complaint, two Plus-III first year students (Agriculture) alleged that they were ragged and thrashed by some seniors for not staying at the […]

Ragging at VSSUT: Accused students face action

Sambalpur: Despite strict guidelines set by bodies like University Grants Commission (UGC) to stop ragging incidents across the country, the menace is yet to stop. In one such incident at Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Sambalpur of Odisha, one student has been penalised with a ‘year back’ for ragging 2nd year students […]

Student alleges ragging by seniors at Ravenshaw hostel

Cuttack: A student of Ravenshaw University today lodged a police complaint alleging ragging by his seniors over a social media post. The victim identified as a second year Sanskrit student Suryakant Mohapatra, in his complaint at the Malgodown police station alleged that he was assaulted by a group of seniors from the MBA department inside […]

Girl students of engineering college allege ragging by seniors

Kendujhar: Girl students of Keonjhar degree engineering college on Thursday alleged that they were ragged by senior girl students of the hostel while one of the victim students was admitted to hospital after complaining of sickness following ragging. Sources informed that the students were ragged by the seniors over some issues pertaining to power cut […]

Winking in colleges could attract punishment!

Bhubaneswar: Actress Priya Prakash Varrier’s cute winks might have turned her into an instant social media sensation but attempting something similar on college campuses in Odisha will surely drag you into trouble. The higher education department, in an effort to prevent cases of ragging and eve teasing in educational institutes across the state, has brought in a […]

Shreyas Death: Parents displeased over chargesheet filed by AP police

Bhubaneswar/Vizag: The family members of Shreyas Kesharwani, who allegedly died due to ragging at a college in Visakhapatnam, have expressed their displeasure over the chargesheet filed by the Andhra Pradesh police in connection with the case. Shreyas’ parents alleged that the PM Palem police of Andhra Pradesh that is investigating the case, has not included […]

Ragging horror: Odia student had 'multiple internal injuries’

Bhubaneswar: Odia student Shreyas Kesharwani had suffered injuries to heart resulting in his death, revealed post mortem report that was submitted to the team of Visakhapatnam police by Capital Hospital authorities on Friday. The startling revelation could now possibly act as a major piece of evidence and change the course of investigation into the death […]

Vizag police in Odisha to probe Odia student death

Bhubaneswar: A three-member team of Vizag police visited Chandrasekharpur police station today and collected information on the death of Odia student Shreyas allegedly due to ragging at college hostel in Visakhapatnam. The team led by IIC of PM Palem police station in Vizag also visited the hospital where Shreyas was undergoing treatment. The investigating officials […]

Vizag police to visit Odisha today to probe ragging death

Bhubaneswar: A team of police from Visakhapatnam will meet the father of ragging victim Shreyas Keshwani who died after being beaten up by senior students at Sri Chaitanya Junior College hostel there. The team led by inspector in-charge of PM Palem police station will also subsequently visit the hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela where the […]

Ragging Is A Crime; And So is Rationalising It As ‘Cool’

On Saturday, Shreyas Keshwani joined the long list of victims of campus ragging in India. It was painful watching him in the video doing the rounds narrating his nightmarish ordeal and naming his tormentors between hiccups. The video became something of a dying declaration by Shreyas and the basis of a case now being probed […]

Ragging Horror: Odisha police leave for Vizag to probe Odia student's death

Sambalpur: A team of Sambalpur police today left for Vishakhapatnam to collect information on the death of an Odia student of Sri Chaitanya Junior College in Marikavalasa after alleged ragging by hostel inmates. The family members of the deceased lodged a complaint at the Gadaposa police outpost here two days ago. Meanwhile, the PM Palem police […]

Ragging horror: Beaten up by hostel inmates, student dies

Sambalpur: Tension prevailed at Garposh village in the district after locals today called for a bandh protesting inhuman ragging of a student that led to his death on Saturday. The student was earlier allegedly ragged by his friends at the hostel of a college at Visakhapatnam. The student Shreyas Kesharwani (Omm) was beaten up by […]