Umar Khalid (File Image/Twitter)

Umar Khalid, 2 Jamia students booked under UAPA for Delhi violence

New Delhi: Delhi Police have booked former Jawaharlal Nehru University student and activist Umar Khalid and two Jamia Millia Islamia students under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with inciting violence in the national capital’s northeast area in February this year, a lawyer said on Tuesday. Widespread violence between people supporting the Citizenship […]

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University Vice Chancellor (VC) Najma Akhtar (File Photo/IANS)

Will approach court for filing FIR against Delhi Police: Jamia VC Najma Akhtar

New Delhi: Vice Chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI), Najma Akhtar, on Monday assured agitating students that “we will approach the court for registering an FIR against the Delhi Police” for the violence on campus on December 15. “We had initiated a complaint, but the police didn’t register an FIR. We have also sent an […]

Supreme Court Of India (File Photo/IANS)

Jamia, AMU protests: SC asks petitioners to move HC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed all the petitioners raising allegations of police excesses in the violence which followed the Jamia protests and also the protests in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to approach jurisdictional High Courts. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta representing the Centre submitted before the top court that not a single student […]

New Delhi: Students of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University stand in solidarity with their colleagues at the university campus gates during a protest against the police action on students while they were protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, in New Delhi on Dec 16, 2019 (Photo: IANS)

Jamia, AMU violence echoes in US varsities

Mumbai: Terming it as a gross violation of human rights, around 400 Indian students studying in various American universities have condemned the “brutal police violence” unleashed against students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University last Sunday. In a detailed statement bearing the names, universities of the students/alumni signatories released on Tuesday, they expressed full […]