BBC documentary screening: JNU students allege stone pelting; police deny claims

New Delhi | A high drama prevailed at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus on Monday late evening after the students alleged that they were attacked with stones while watching a controversial BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southwest), Manoj C. denied reports of stone pelting. When asked about the […]

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JNU cancels webinar for referring Kashmir as Indian Occupied Kashmir, VC says matter under investigation

New Delhi | An online webinar, organised by the Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Centre for Women’s Studies, on Friday was immediately ordered stopped by the varsity administration for referring to Kashmir as “Indian Occupied Kashmir”. Vice Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar said: “As soon as it came to our notice that an online webinar titled ‘Gender Resistance and […]

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JNU Sedition Case: Court grants bail to 7 accused

New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Monday granted bail to seven accused in the 2016 Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) sedition case. The court granted bail to Aquib Hussain, Mujeeb Hussain Gattoo, Muneeb Hussain Gattoo, Umar Gul, Rayeea Rassol, Khalid Bashir Bhat and Basharat Ali on personal bond of Rs 25,000. Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban […]

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UAPA invoked against JNU student Sharjeel Imam

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday invoked the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against Jawaharlal Nehru University research scholar Sharjeel Imam who was arrested for allegedly giving a seditious speech and abetting violence at Jamia Millia Islamia in December 2019. “UAPA has been invoked against Sharjeel Imam,” Delhi Police Additional PRO Anil Mittal said. […]