RAG

(redirected from ragging)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

RAG

Abbreviation for:
recombination activating gene
Red Amber Green (traffic light)  
risk assessment in genetics
References in periodicals archive ?
The Principal of Shyam Lal College, Alka Sharma, also denied any incident of ragging.
In case a student faces the problem of ragging he/ she can call on the national anti- ragging helpline (1800- 180- 5522 or the Joint Control Room at North Campus (27667221) or Joint Control Room at South Campus (24119832).
The need of the hour is to take strict action and set such trends that no one can even think about ragging.
Besides, parents and students have already been asked to submit an affidavit stating that they will steer clear of any act of ragging.
However, some senior students felt that the students involved in light ragging should not be punished so harshly since ragging is a traditional way for the familiarisation of the freshers.
Even though he has been quite critical of us, we've taken it in the right spirit and have got him onboard to help us strengthen the anti- ragging measures," a senior official of the HRD ministry under which the UGC operates said.
The arrests have come about a month after BHU set up a ragging prevention committee to maintain zero-ragging campus.
The movie, besides showing the Aman Kachroo episode, will also feature 25 different ragging incidents," Gupta said.
The prosecution had sought maximum punishment to the ragging accused students but the defence pleaded for leniency as the four accused have already been in jail for 20 months," Jiwan Lal Sharma, senior advocate who led the prosecution said.
Sibal said stringent measures against ragging could include rustication of student, withholding of scholarship, derecognising the institution, debarring student from appearing in any test and stopping of grant to the institution.
The incident came to light when Ritwiz Rai, the victim, filed a complaint with college authorities accusing Kumar of beating him up with the help of senior students when he tried to stop seniors from ragging his friend near the canteen.
The President also pointed that though it is the primary responsibility of the management of educational institutions and the teachers to prevent ragging it would make eminent sense if parents and guardians are mobilized to counsel their wards to behave more responsibly and be supportive in their dealings with their juniors.