Osmania University

  • Telangana: Tension prevails at Osmania University as students clash with police December 5, 2013

    Tension prevailed on the Osmania University (OU) campus at Hyderabad when pro-Telangana students attacked security personnel with stones prompting them to lob tear gas shells, after the protesters were prevented from taking out a rally from the varsity. The protesting students wanted to take out a procession from the OU campus...
  • Osmania University students clash with police, protestors arrested September 7, 2013

    Osmania University was on the boil Saturday as students tried to take out a rally and clashed with police, who fired teargas shells. Tension prevailed on the campus as the students who wanted to march to the Lal Bahadur Stadium to stop a meeting of government employees from Seemandhra (Rayalaseema and...
  • Osmania University students welcome Congress's Telangana announcement July 31, 2013

    Osmania University, which has been the centre of protests demanding the formation of Telangana, has welcomed the Congress's announcement on the Telangana state. The ruling Congress on Tuesday reluctantly agreed to create a new state of Telangana by dividing India's 4th largest state Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • Telangana issue: Osmania University student commits suicide June 15, 2013

    Hyderabad: Apparently frustrated by the delay in the formation of a separate Telangana state, a student of Osmania University in Andhra Pradesh committed suicide early Saturday, police said. The body of Bandaru Srinivas, an engineering student, was found hanging from a tree opposite the library on the Osmania University campus. He...
  • TRS calls for Telangana shutdown on Saturday June 15, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and a students' group from Osmania University have called for a Telangana shutdown on Saturday to protest the arrests of hundreds of pro-Telangana activists across the region. TRS chief K Chandrasekhara Rao appealed to people to observe the shutdown to condemn what he calls the...
  • Pro-Telangana protest: Students clash with police for second day June 13, 2013

    Hyderabad: Pro-Telangana students clashed with the police for the second consecutive day on Thursday at the Osmania University campus in Hyderabad. The students had gathered to take out a march, when the Hyderabad Police tried to stop them. Protesting students pelted stones on policemen after they were stopped at the...
  • Hyderabad: Youth kills self for 'cause of Telangana' May 20, 2013

    Hyderabad: A 23-year-old electrician allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree on the Osmania University (OU) campus in Hyderabad on Monday for the "cause of separate state of Telangana", police said. The deceased, identified only as Bharat, was found hanging from a tree on the campus by some...
  • Telangana: Stone pelting outside Osmania University January 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Hyderabad was tense on Sunday following incidents of violence over the Telangana separate statehood issue. While stone-pelting was reported outside Osmania University, police fired teargas shells to ward off a students' march to Raj Bhawan. The police have, meanwhile, given permission to the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) to...
  • Police fire teargas shells at Osmania University campus January 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: Police fired teargas shells on the campus of Osmania University here on January 27 to stop pro-Telangana students from taking out a rally, an official said. Tension prevailed on the campus as the police and paramilitary forces swung into action to disperse students pelting stones at them. Student leaders...
  • Murdered Osmania University student was pregnant: Police January 2, 2013

    Hyderabad: The police investigating the murder of a 23-year-old Osmania University student has said that the girl was pregnant. The autopsy report of the girl has revealed that she was four months pregnant, the police said. The police say that her pregnancy could be a significant motive behind her killing, for...
  • Hyderabad: Osmania University student found dead January 1, 2013

    Hyderabad: A 23-year-old post-graduate student of Osmania University in Hyderabad was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Monday night. She was found at the residence of her classmate who is now absconding. Police say that the victim appears to have been strangled to death. The police are not ruling out a possible...
  • Osmania students protest against Botsa's remarks December 25, 2012

    Hyderabad: Osmania University students on Monday carried out rallies protesting against controversial remarks made by Andhra Pradesh state unit chief Botsa Satyanarayana. The Congress leader called the incident as minor and suggested imposing curfew for women. ...
  • Discussion with parties on Telangana issue over: Shinde November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Sushil on Saturday said that discussion with concerned parties over the Telangana statehood issue has been completed. Shinde said an all-party meeting over the issue is likely to be held before or after the Winter Session of Parliament. The Congress-led UPA government is under...
  • Telangana: Osmania University student kills himself November 7, 2012

    Hyderabad: Frustrated over the delay in formation of a separate Telangana state, an Osmania University student committed suicide, leading to tension in the campus on Wednesday. V Santosh, a degree student of a college in the city, hung himself from a tree in front of Arts College in Osmania University,...
  • Telangana protests mark Andhra Formation Day November 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Amid protests by Telangana supporters in the region, the Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was being celebrated across the state on Thursday. Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy unfurled the National Flag and presided over the main function organised at the NTR stadium in Hyderabad on Thursday morning. Highlighting the...
  • Telangana bandh: Violent clashes at Osmania University October 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Pro-Telangana students on Monday clashed with police which used teargas shell to quell the protestors at Osmania University campus in Hyderabad even as the bandh called by different groups favouring separate statehood had little impact in the state capital and Telangana districts. A group of activists under the banner of...
  • Telangana bandh: Students, police clash at Osmania October 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Pro-Telangana students on Monday clashed with police which used teargas shell to quell the protesters at the Osmania University campus here even as the bandh called by different groups favouring separate statehood had little impact in the state capital and Telangana districts. A group of activists under the banner...
  • Schools, colleges closed in Hyderabad, Telangana October 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Several educational institutions in Telangana region, including Hyderabad, have shut down on Monday following a bandh call by pro-Telangana groups. Telangana student unions including Osmania University Students Joint Action Committee gave a bandh call on Monday, protesting the alleged high-handedness of police during the 'Telangana March' in support of...
  • Cong to decide on Telangana issue by Oct: Sources September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Congress sources on Sunday evening said that the party will "definitely" decide on Telangana issue by October. This comes after activists held a march in Hyderabad demanding a separate state - Telangana. Raising slogans of 'Jai Telangana' amid the beating of drums and singing songs by Telangana artists,...
  • Telangana March brings Hyderabad to a standstill October 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Almost one lakh people took to the streets in Hyderabad on Sunday to press for their demand of a separate state – Telangana. They clashed with police, broke barriers and tried to enter prohibited areas as police lathicharged them, lobbed tear gas shells and used water cannons to disperse...
  • Telangana march: Violence at Osmania University September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: Violence erupted at the Osmania University campus in Hyderabad on Sunday after pro-Telangana students clashed with the police when they were prevented from taking out a rally to join the 'Telangana March'. Scores of slogan-shouting students broke the barricades on the campus and pelted stone at the police who...
  • Live: Telangana march begins, police use force against mob September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: 4.39 pm: Incidents of violence reported around Hussain Sagar lake area in Hyderabad. Police lathicharged, used tear gas and water canon to disperse unruly mob. A few media vans also reported to have been damaged by the protesters. 3.00 pm: Huge crowds present at protest venue. Security arrangements tight. Paramilitary...
  • Telangana groups insist on march, AP govt says no September 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: With barely two days left for the Telangana march, pro-Telangana groups and the Andhra Pradesh government are heading for a confrontation. After refusing permission for the September 30 march, police have started rounding up pro-Telangana activists in the region. Those arrested Thursday include a Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislator...
  • Telangana: Osmania students clash with police September 27, 2012

    Hyderabad: Protests over Telangana hit Andhra Pradesh once against as the students of Osmania University on Thursday clashed with police while attempting to take out a rally. The protests over the government's delay in granting a separate state status to Telangana have grown louder. A protest rally is expected on...
  • Hyderabad: Students, police clash in Osmania University September 18, 2012

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad Liberation day celebrations at Osmania University (OU) campus took a violent turn after scores of students pelted stones at security forces after police prevented them from taking out a rally on Monday. The protesting students demanded that the State Government should celebrate Hyderabad Liberation Day officially. Around 10.30...
  • Osmania tells foreign students to keep off drugs August 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: In the wake of the increasing number of arrests of foreign nationals, particularly Africans, in drug peddling cases, Foreign Relations Director of the Osmania University Prof C Venugopal on Wednesday advised foreign students on the campus to “desist from all such activities” and extend their cooperation to the varsity...
  • Hyderabad: OU Engg grads bag top jobs July 23, 2012

    Hyderabad: Acknowledging the efforts of University College of Engineering (UCE) Osmania University, students placed with various corporate firms said the UCE’s placement department was only functioning entity on the campus during Telangana agitations. The BE students of 2012 batch received as many as 728 job offers. The highest package offered was...
  • Hyderabad: Seemandhra students face hostility at OU July 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: Students and parents are greeted by hoardings of all colours and political ideologies during the counselling for Osmania University’s postgraduate courses at Nizam College Grounds. There have been reports of threat against the candidates from Andhra and Rayalseema regions, though, no official complaints from any candidate has been received....
  • Hyderabad: Foreign students flock to Osmania July 3, 2012

    Hyderabad: The city, it seems, has not lost its name as the preferred education destination. This time, the number of foreign students flocking to the Osmania University is expected to be higher than last year. Technical and professional courses continue to be a favorite among foreign students with a good...
  • FTN: Is serving beef in public against Indian culture? April 18, 2012

    A student of the Osmania University in Hyderabad was stabbed for supporting a beef festival organised by several student groups opposing "food fascism" in hostels. ...