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Wednesday, January 22, 2020



The 1983 students’ agitation on JNU campus was democratic and disciplined

January 15, 2020 9:56 am

Things changed with the emergence of the ABVP as a major student group on campus, in tandem with the rise of the BJP as the pre-eminent political force in the country. In our times, too, the ABVP existed, but it had a marginal presence.

JNU violence: Police name masked woman in video, ABVP admits she is their member

January 15, 2020 10:50 am

When contacted, ABVP Delhi state secretary Sidharth Yadav acknowledged that Sharma is an activist from the outfit: “Since the social media trolling against her began, we have been unable to reach out to her.”

ABVP loses all four seats to NSUI at Sanskrit University in Varanasi

January 10, 2020 6:58 am

In the results announced on Wednesday, the candidate of NSUI, the students' wing of Congress, Shivam Shukla won the president post with a margin of 485 votes out of the total 988 votes polled.

JNU violence: In police complaint, ABVP members say beaten by Left

January 09, 2020 2:11 am

The ABVP has so far denied allegations that its members were behind Sunday’s violence. According to the complaint submitted by its members, they were targeted by students from different Left outfits around 3 pm.

JNU violence: Clash between ABVP, NSUI students during protest in Ahmedabad

January 07, 2020 5:31 pm

Nearly 15 NSUI members were injured in the clash including the party's state general secretary Nikhil Savani.

JNU violence HIGHLIGHTS: BJP, Left supporters face off near Jadavpur University; police resort to baton charge

January 07, 2020 9:28 am

JNU Violence: Delhi Police on Monday registered a case against unidentified people under the section of rioting and damage to property.

JNU violence: Before mayhem, WhatsApp chatter suggests planning

January 06, 2020 11:16 am

The Indian Express managed to contact six people from whose mobile numbers the messages threatening violence were made in the groups.

JNU News HIGHLIGHTS: 26 injured as masked mob unleash violence on campus, Shah orders probe

January 06, 2020 9:01 am

JNU violence highlights Eyewitnesses and many of those injured said the men, who as per some estimates numbered around 100, were mostly outsiders and belonged to the ABVP — a charge the RSS student outfit denied.

ABVP in a bind as ‘harassment’ videos by members at Delhi University go viral

December 19, 2019 9:31 pm

In another 10-second clip, ABVP state executive committee member Bharat Sharma is seen allegedly kicking a student on a pavement outside the Faculty of Social Sciences.

ABVP man, witness in JNU sedition case, appointed Asst Professor

December 07, 2019 10:13 am

Sharma was among the 14 student witnesses named in the JNU sedition chargesheet, filed in connection with a February 9, 2016 event, held to mark the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.


Senior BJP leaders remember Ananth Kumar as a leader

November 12, 2018 6:22 pm

Union minister Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning. He was suffering from pancreatic cancer for some time now. Senior BJP leaders paid their tributes to the leader.

RSS to ABVP to BJP, Ananth Kumar stayed relevant from Vajpayee’s party to Modi’s cabinet

November 12, 2018 2:07 pm

Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning due to pancreatic cancer. Through the years, he has managed to be one of the men that found a place in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet in NDA-I to NDA-II under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

ABVP holds countrywide protests against anti-nationalism in some groups

February 18, 2016 10:59 am

Ahmedabad/Bengaluru/Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad members in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata took to streets to protest against the 'anti-national' sentiments that have risen from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Members of ABVP from Ahmedabad raised slogans against those who supported the anti-national elements in JNU. An ABVP leader said they will continue their protests till the anti-nationalists are punished. In Bengaluru, the student took out a 'Tricolor march'. A protestor of ABVP in Bengaluru said they condemn the act of central universities rising to support the anti-national slogans raised in JNU. In Kolkata, ABVP members were seen raising slogans against the anti-national elements.

JNU row: Three ABVP leaders resign

February 18, 2016 5:25 am

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Three office-bearers of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) unit on Wednesday resigned in solidarity with the ongoing students' protests against Centre's 'manhandling' the row at the university. Saurabh Sharma, joint secretary of ABVP and JNUSU, said they haven't received any resignation letter till now. He added that they scarified their career because of the pressure created by others.

Students from ASA attacked me: ABVP leader

January 21, 2016 7:00 am

Hyderabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Four days after Dalit PhD scholar Rohith Vemula ended his life, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) student leader Nandanam Susheel Kumar, with whom Vemula had a tiff, alleged that Ambedkar Students Association (ASA) members attacked him in the presence of university security personnel and forced him to apologise. He said the reason of Rohith’s death should be examined and there should be a fair enquiry in it.

NSUI protests against DU over Ram Janmabhoomi event

January 07, 2016 10:27 am

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) members staged a protest outside the Vice Chancellor's office here on Thursday against the Delhi University's decision to allow a seminar on Ram Janmabhoomi temple. The two-day seminar titled "Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi Temple: Emerging Scenario" is scheduled to begin on January 9 at the Delhi University's Arts Faculty.