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UGC issues new directives to universities to check ragging in hostels

UGC issues new directives to universities to check ragging in hostels

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 the educational

Kerala student hospitalised, kidneys damaged after ragging

Kottayam (Ker): A first year student of the Government Polytechnic College here has been hospitalised with kidney damage after he was brutally ragged by eight senior students, police said today. Police said the student has been admitted to a hospital in Thrissur and was put on dialysis after doctors diagnosed him with kidney damage. The

I went through ragging in college: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, whose next film “Akira” also touches upon the subject of ragging, says she had faced ragging herself during her college days. “Ragging is touched upon greatly in the film (‘Akira’). I feel that I did go through it in SNDT (Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University), which is an all-girls’ college

New FTII director hints at crackdown on ragging, alcoholism

Pune: After witnessing a prolonged unrest,Film And Television Institute of India may be revamped as its new director Bhupendra Kainthola on Friday hinted towards a crackdown on ragging and alcoholism on the campus. Spelling out his pro-student measures to improve atmosphere on the campus after the scene of 139-day-long strike on the issue of chairmanship