IIT Kanpur suspends 22 students over ragging

“16 students have been suspended for three years and six others for one year,” IIT Kanpur deputy director Dr Manindra Agarwal said. Kanpur: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur has suspended 22 of its students for a period ranging from one year to three years on ragging charges, an official said on Tuesday. The decision was taken by the IIT senate on Monday, he added. “16 students have been suspended for three years and six others for one year,” IIT Kanpur deputy director Dr Manindra Agarwal said. He said that…

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Dalit Man Dies In Custody, Entire Kanpur Police Outpost Suspended

KANPUR: All 15 policemen at a police outpost in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur have been suspended and one has been accused of murder after a young Dalit man was found dead in custody. Some of the policemen are missing. Kamal Valmiki, 25, was called in for questioning on Tuesday about a theft. Yesterday, he was found hanging in lock-up. News of his death brought a large group of protesters, including Valmiki’s relatives, to the police post. The mob clashed with the police and threw stones at them. Valmiki’s family alleges that he…

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