Tag: Ragging

ragging in Odisha
Nursing student’s hair cut, face smeared with ink in hostel

Sambalpur: Hair of a girl student was cut by her fellow students at a private nursing home in Sambalpur in an alleged case of ragging today. As per an FIR lodged at Dhanupali police station, the face of the girl was smeared with black ink after the hair was cut. The incident occurred in the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
UGC issues new directives to universities to check ragging in hostels

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Taking cognizance of the increasing cases of ragging across the country, especially in hostels, the University Grant Commission (UGC) has asked universities to install alarm bells in hostels to nab the troublemakers. As part of the anti-ragging measures, UGC issued a circular on July 26 stating that stern action will be taken against […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Cuttack: BJP members protest ragging in colleges

Cuttack: Aiming to turn educational institutions of Cuttack into ragging free environment, State BJP staged demonstration at various college campuses highlighting the issue here on Tuesday. Many colleges including Emarti Devi Women’s College, Sailabala Women’s College and Indira Gandhi Women’s College witnessed picketing by the State BJP members. “Institutions campuses are a part of the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Ragging in school! 24 Students flee Keonjhar hostel in fear

Keonjhar: Incidents of bullying and ragging could lead to severe repercussions and when it comes to schools it is more agonising. As many as 24 class VIII students of Basantpur Ashram School under Jhumpura block of the district fled hostel in fear of being tortured by their seniors late on Sunday night. The incident happened […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Youth tortured by seniors of Ravenshaw, video goes viral

Cuttack: A video of a student allegedly being ragged and beaten up on Lalitgiri hostel premise of Ravenshaw University went viral here on Monday. The victim, an ex-student of junior college had come to the varsity to check geography department’s ‘merit list’ when a group of seniors forcibly dragged him to a hostel and tortured […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora
SCB medico harassment: Police to record statements of 4 accused

Cuttack: The Mangalabag police conducting its probe into the harassment complaint filed by a 4th year MBBS student of SCB Medical College and Hospital, will record statements of the four accused against whom cases have been registered, informed Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora. “A case has been registered at the Mangalabag Police Station and statements of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
SCB Harassment
Medico harassment case: SCB official claims matter settled amicably

Cuttack: While the investigation into the case lodged by a 4th year MBBS girl student of SCB Medical College in Cuttack is on, the college authorities today claimed that the matter has been settled amicably by both parties after discussions. According to the administrative officer of the college, Pratap Mishra, a decision to settle the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
SCB Girl senior ragging, harassment
SCB girl student alleges ragging, harassment by seniors

Cuttack: A 4th year MBBS girl student of SCB Medical College and Hospital here on Thursday filed a police complaint alleging ragging and harassment by senior students. According to the complaint filed in Mangalabag Police station, she was abused with foul language while she was watching the annual movie show in a theatre. As per […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Ravenshaw ragging: Case registered against four girls

Cuttack: The Malgodown police here on Wednesday registered a case against four girls of Ravenshaw junior college for allegedly ragging their hostel mate, a physically challenged girl. Police sources said, the case was registered based on the written complaint of the victim’s father under Sec 341, 323, 294, 427, 34 of IPC. “Yesterday, a case […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Guardians of ragging accused asked to take CLCs of wards

Nayagarh: A day after three of its students were arrested by police on charges of ragging, the Divine Residential College here today shot off a letter to their guardians to collect the College Leaving Certificate (CLCs) and other documents of their wards. “As your ward is indulged (sic) in indiscipline activities in torturing his roommates […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
3 students arrested on ragging charge; face rustication

Nayagarh: The Higher Education department has asked the authorities of the Divine Residential College here to immediately rusticate three students for brutally ragging their roommate. Sources said the Regional Director, Higher Education, has asked the college authorities to submit a detailed report on the incident by tomorrow. The directive of the department came after a […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
OUAT student ragging
OUAT student alleges ragging, matter settled

Sambalpur: A second year student of Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) today alleged that he was ragged by senior students of the institute. The authorities, however, said it was not a case of ragging and the matter was amicably settled. Somya Ranjan, the student, claimed that he was attacked in his hostel by […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021