Hyderabad, Jan 30 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi late on Friday night reached the University of Hyderabad and participated in a candle light march by the students to mark the birth anniversary of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit research scholar who committed suicide two weeks ago.
Rahul, who landed at Hyderabad airport around midnight, drove straight to the university to express solidarity with the students protesting over the suicide.
Srinagar, Jan 30 : A separatist guerrilla was killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Kashmir's Kupwara district on Saturday, police said.
"Troops of 28 Rashtriya Rifles and special operations group (SOG) of state police launched an operation against militants in Dardpora (Lolab) area of Kupwara district yesterday (Friday).
Hyderabad, Jan 29 : For the second time in less than two weeks, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit the University of Hyderabad on Friday to express solidarity with the students protesting over the suicide of a Dalit research scholar.
He is expected to arrive by a special aircraft on Friday night and drive straight to the central university campus.
New Delhi, Jan 28 : The Delhi High Court was told on Thursday by the city government that private unaided schools do not have "absolute autonomy".
Justice Manmohan was told by the Delhi government that by way of the January 6 notification, it did not prescribe any criteria, but only asked the private schools to adopt criteria which were "fair, just and reasonable".
The lead stars, Leonardo DiCaprio And Tobey Maguire, reportedly 'hated' the finished version of director R D Robb's film, which was subsequently pulled from release thanks to legal action on behalf of its actors. The film was released online for free...
The bodies of 24 people, including 10 children, have been discovered off the Greek island of Samos after their boat capsized, the Greek coastguard said.
New Delhi, Jan 28 : Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu here on Thursday announced a list of 20 cities to be developed as smart cities.
Bhubaneswar, Pune, Jaipur, Surat, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Jabalpur, Visakhapatnam, Solapur, Bhuvanagiri, Indore, Coimbatore, Kakinada, Belgaum, Udaipur, Guwahati, Chennai, Ludhiana and Bhopal as well as NDMC will be developed as smart cities, the minister said at a press conference.