The Delhi police ends a protest march of students ten seconds after they started. The students got arrested and taken away by bus.

The suicide of Rohith Chakravarti Vemula on 17 January 2016 sparked protests and outrage from across India and gained widespread media attention as an alleged case of discrimination against Dalits and low status caste in India, in which elite educational institutions have been purportedly seen as hotbeds of caste-based discrimination against students belonging to lower caste.