Archive for November, 2013

6-year-old PhD scholar of the University of Hyderabad (UoH) committed suicide by consuming poison at his hostel on the campus in Gachibowli on Sunday, leading to a four-hour protest by students. The victim was identified as M Venkatesh alias Venkateshwarulu, 26, from Lingampally village in Ranga Reddy district. The PhD second-year student was carrying out […]


The Supreme Court held three doctors — Dr Balram Prasad, Dr Sukumar Mukherjee and Dr Baidyanath Haldar — guilty of negligence in treating Anuradha, who had contracted a rare skin disease. Prasad and Mukherjee have been directed to pay Rs 10 lakh each to Saha, while Halder will pay Rs 5 lakh. AMRI hospital, where […]


When Sachin Tendulkar started out, Anil Gurav was Mumbai’s brightest star, offering him tips and once a bat. As Sachin calls it a day, Bharat Sundaresan meets the man who disappeared into the shadows. Former Mumbai cricketer and a Sachin confidant, Rajesh Sutar, remembers that everyone from Achrekar’s nets thought it would be Gurav among […]


Mr Veer Singh From IIT Kharagpur takes pride in racist India. He could be contacted on veersingh@gmail.com. He writes with his mind wide open. Let’s analyse what his colleague thought process: He writes on Atrocitynews: “racism is in root of earth. some people are extremely black some are extremely white,some have small eye (chinese) some […]


How many of TV viewers know about the father of Sachin Tendulkar was working in Dr Ambedkar’s founded Siddharth College. He was teaching Marathi in the college. Owing to have felt blue swing of social movement, Sachin’s father would have been first to negate the Media hype of Cricket over issues of prominence i.e. Civil […]


Talking earlier this week to a 100 very bright and very young students at the nascent Ashoka University, I asked if they thought of their country as India, Bharat or Hindustan. The answer, from a young woman, came fast: “India”. She spoke, I think, for everyone of them drawn from different parts of India and […]


Ms Jayashree writes from UK| Submitted on 2013/07/24 at 8:12 am Dr. Ambedkar’s ideology is universal. His views are true even after 100 years. Need of “Equality Act” in U.K. makes it more pertinent. What He had said in 1916 in his paper “Castes and its genes” that if Brahmins of India would go outside […]