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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 […]

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Sedition charge against Kanhaiya, others absurd, exposes govts motive: Chidambaram

New Delhi | Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday criticised Delhi Police action against former Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others calling it “absurd,” saying the move taken after three years “exposes” the motive of the government. “The charge of sedition against Kanhaiya Kumar and others is absurd. If it […]