Published on SHARE SHARE EMAIL Telangana Police tackle a BJP activist outside the Secretariat in Hyderabad during a protest against the Intermediate Board exam fiasco on Thursday. There was partial response to a bandh call given by the BJP demanding action against the guilty and compensation for the families of students who committed suicide – THE HINDU education May 02, 2019 SHARE COMMENTS COMMENT Intermediate Education Board to select new software firm to work along with Globarena Bowing to pressure from various quarters, the Telangana Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) has finally agreed to rope in a new private software firm for the re-verification of results. According to board officials, a decision to engage another software firm to work along with Globarena was taken and the process of selecting the company is currently on. Results on May 8The board is also working on announcing the dates for new supplementary examinations which may be linked to the release of results of the re-verification of answer scripts, which is currently on. The results are to be announced on May 8.Protests Meanwhile, there was partial response to a bandh call given by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding action against those responsible for the fiasco and compensation for the families of students who committed suicide. Protests were also held at Gandhi Bhavan, State headquarters of the Congress party, and the BJP offices in the State capital and districts. Large-scale discrepancies crept into the intermediate examination results announced by BIE on April 18, with about 3.28 lakh students were declared failed.