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AAP govt, Delhi Police engage in blame game over JNU sedition case

On January 14, police filed the chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar and others, saying he was leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised on the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus during an event on February 9, 2016.

JNU sedition case: Court questions police over filing chargesheet without procuring sanction

The chargesheet was filed against Kanhaiya and others by the Delhi Police, saying he was leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised on the varsity campus on February 9, 2016.


Delhi Police claim emails show ‘seditious’ event was being planned

2016 JNU event: Lawyer says sedition section used to target dissenting views

JNU MBA admissions 2019: Online application process begins January 20

JNU MBA admissions 2019: The online application process will begin on January 20 at the official website jnu.ac.in. The candidates will be selected on the basis of their CAT 2018 scores

JNUSU slams ICC clean chit to Prof Atul Johri

On January 9, The Indian Express reported that the ICC had said Johri posed no threat to the complainants, and suggested that he may need protection as he was threatened by them

Idea of having satellite campus is still there: JNU administration

We have not written to the HRD Ministry about the satellite campus. If the varsity somehow thinks about the possibility or the need for a satellite campus, we do not need money from the government, said JNU administration.


Biometric attendance for teachers as JNU claims receiving student complaints

Reacting to allegations levelled by JNUSU that the university spent nearly Rs 13 lakh on hosting spiritual gurus, the administration clarified that Rs 87,000 spent as airfare for Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was the total cost of fare for the spiritual guru and his two associates.

Woman JNU professor files FIR against JNUTA president, JNUSU secretary over inciting violence

JNUSU secretary Aejaz Ahmed Rather alleged that the professor had said that he 'looked like a terrorist' and 'blast convict'. The professor alleged that JNUSU secretary and JNUTA president had raised 'threatening' slogans outside her office.

JNU admin mulls disciplinary action against teachers

Disciplinary proceeding, in fact, is in the pipeline against a few teacher protesters who defied the Delhi High Court order as well as the university rules, said university administration.

JNU faculty lash out against penalising student

on December 13, JNU’s Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) had taken a series of punitive measures against the complainant — including debarring her from campus, recommending withdrawal of her degree.

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JNU row: Umar Khalid rusticated, Kanhaiya fined for pro-Afzal Guru event

While Umar and Anirban were found guilty of triggering communal violence and disrupting communal harmony on campus, Mujeeb was found guilty of participating in the sloganeering.

Make In India week, JNU protests, Grammys: Here are top 30 frames of the week

Narendra Modi inaugurates Make In India. JNUSU Kanhaiya Kumar sent to 14-day judicial custody. 58th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.


JNU students lead march for Kanhaiya Kumar's release, protest sedition law

JNU students began their march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar in protest against the arrest of Kanhaiya Kumar and the ‘gagging of freedom of speech’ by the government.

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar sent to 14-day judicial custody

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested on sedition charges, was allegedly beaten up by lawyers on Wednesday while he was being produced at Patiala House court.

JNU row: Protest, counter-protest continue in Delhi

A scuffle broke out at the Patiala House court in New Delhi on Monday afternoon after a group of about 40 lawyers present inside the court started shouting anti-JNU slogans demanding that University faculty present inside the court leave.

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JNU unrest: Former professor returns his award

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Former Jawaharlal Nehru University professor Chaman Lal on Friday returned the 'Hinditar Bhashi Hindi Lekhak Puraskar' to the Ministry of Human Resource Development Ministry in the wake of ongoing unrest in the varsity. Lal said VC's moral authority will take a hit if he was not able to protect the faculty members, students and staff. Lal also termed the VC's move to allow police to enter the campus as a "disaster".


I attended Mahishasura event in JNU: BJP MP

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Confirming his attendance at the ‘Mahishasura festival’ of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in 2011, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Udit Raj on Friday said that he changed his thoughts after joining the saffron party. Raj further stated that Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani’s remarks on the Mahishasura event were political and he attended the event as an activist then. Irani had yesterday created a huge uproar in the Rajya Sabha by reading out a document on the Mahishasur Puja, observed on the JNU campus every October since 2011.

JNU row: Umar, Anirban sent to three-day remand

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Prem Nath informed that a local court has sent Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University students booked on sedition charges, to three-day police remand. The DCP said the Delhi Police will interrogate the students amid tight security. Khalid and Bhattacharya are among the five students, who along with JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, had allegedly raised ‘anti-national’ slogans at an event organised on the university campus on February 9.