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JNU sedition: Delhi Govt told to respond by July 23

The court granted time to the Delhi government after its counsel said they are looking into the matter with all seriousness, and they need one more month to finalise whether or not to accord sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar and others under IPC section 124(A) (sedition).

JNU sedition case: Chargesheet filed secretly, Delhi govt tells court

"The chargesheet was filed secretly and in a hasty manner without sanction from competent authority. Decision on sanction to be taken within one month from receipt of opinion from the GNCTD standing counsel (criminal),” the Delhi government’s counsel said.

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JNU sedition case: Chargesheet filed in 'hasty, secretive manner', Delhi govt tells court

The AAP government accused the police of filing the charge sheet secretly and in a hasty manner without obtaining the required sanction from the competent authority.

JNU sedition case: Delhi govt seeks month's time to grant sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, others

Police had claimed that Kumar was leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised on campus during an event on February 9, 2016.

JNU sedition case: Police role over, will ask Delhi government, says court on sanction delay

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat made the observation after DCP (Special Cell) of the Delhi Police, Pramod Kushwaha, informed the court that the request for sanction in the sedition case is pending with the Delhi government.

JNU sedition case: Court says role of Delhi Police on sanction matter complete

The Delhi Police had earlier told the court that authorities were yet to give requisite sanctions to prosecute former JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the case, and it would take two to three months to procure sanctions.

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JNU sedition case: Court pulls up Delhi Police after DCP fails to show up

On January 14, police had filed a charge sheet in the court against Kumar and others, saying he was leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised in the JNU campus during an event on February 9, 2016.

JNU sedition case: Court to proceed ‘with or without sanction’

The judge said he will proceed with the matter if the prosecuting agency is unable to get sanction with regard to the particular offence on March 11 — for which sanction is a must from the competent authority.

Prosecution sanction in JNU sedition case takes centrestage on Delhi assembly day 1

The four BJP legislators demanded to know from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal the reason behind the “delay” in granting prosecution sanction, as sought by the Delhi Police.

Law secy on JNU sedition case: ‘L-G only authority on prosecution sanction’

L-G Anil Baijal was the competent authority to take a final call on the case, which relates to police seeking prosecution sanction in the 2016 JNU sedition case.

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