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The Sunday Profile: Jignesh Mevani

May 01, 2022 12:03 pm

A vocal critic of the BJP, Jignesh Mevani, Gujarat’s only Independent MLA, is out on bail after 10 days in custody over a tweet on the PM. Leena Misra & Parimal Dabhi on the man and his journey so far — from his lawyer-activist days to being the face of the state’s Dalit politics

Assam police arrest Mevani from Gujarat after complaint over tweet

April 22, 2022 1:56 am

Gujarat high court lawyer Anand Yagnik, representing Mevani, told The Indian Express that, he would move an application before the Assam High Court seeking "quashing of the FIR and bail for the MLA".

Pune: Kanhaiya Kumar to address Congress rally in city tomorrow

December 08, 2021 10:13 am

State Congress chief Nana Patole, minister Balasaheb Thorat and Youth Congress chief Satyajit Tambe are among other leaders who will attend the rally.

CPI leaders felt 'betrayed' by Kanhaiya joining Congress, say sources

October 06, 2021 2:31 pm

Sources said the leaders felt that Kumar was specially promoted within the CPI as he was inducted directly to the national executive. Many leaders, who attended the three-day meet, remarked that his joining the Congress was "no surprise" and it showed "opportunism".

Will Kanhaiya's campus-style politics infuse fresh blood into Congress?

October 03, 2021 4:56 pm

Last week, Kanhaiya Kumar joined the Congress, a party that has been steadily losing ground in Bihar and elsewhere. Will his campus-style politics infuse fresh blood into the party or is the induction another sign of the drift within? The Indian Express on the man and his politics.

Kanhaiya Kumar like another Sidhu who would destroy Congress: RJD

October 01, 2021 6:50 pm

"Kanhaiya Kumar's induction won't make any difference. He can't save the party. Congress is a sinking ship and it has no future," RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari said.

Bihar Congress says Kanhaiya can take party ‘out of inertia’

September 29, 2021 12:10 pm

Bihar Congress working president Kaukab Quadri told The Indian Express, “Kanhaiya Kumar is a popular leader and excellent orator. He will surely instil energy in the party and take it out of inertia. He will prove a star campaigner in a true sense.”

Kanhaiya Kumar joins Congress, Jignesh Mevani lends ‘full support’

September 29, 2021 5:23 am

Welcoming the duo, AlCC general secretary K C Venugopal said Kumar symbolised the “fight for freedom of expression in this country”. “The way he fought against fundamentalism... (this) will enthuse the Congress cadre across the country,” he said.

Posters welcoming Kanhaiya Kumar outside Congress office ahead of joining today

September 28, 2021 1:57 pm

Kanhaiya Kumar along with Independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani are set to join Congress today

After exit of key young leaders, Congress looks at Jignesh Mevani, Kanhaiya Kumar

September 26, 2021 7:41 am

The development comes ahead of the next year's Assembly elections in the BJP-ruled Gujarat.


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

April 25, 2016 9:03 pm

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

February 20, 2016 8:00 am

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

February 19, 2016 2:43 pm

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

February 18, 2016 9:53 am

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

February 15, 2016 6:52 pm

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.


Kanhaiya Kumar Speech At JNU Campus

March 09, 2016 10:44 am

Keystrokes: Kanhaiya

March 08, 2016 11:29 am

Kanhaiya sent to one-day remand: Delhi Police

February 26, 2016 9:40 am

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI) Rajan Bhagat, public relations officer of the Delhi Police, said Kanhaiya Kumar who has been booked on sedition charges, have been taken on one-day remand by the Delhi police for further investigation in the JNU unrest. He added that that Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are also facing the charges of sedition, will be confronted on Friday for investigation. He further said necessary action must be taken against the accused.

Kanhaiya's bail plea hearing deferred till Feb 29

February 24, 2016 8:28 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday deferred the hearing on the bail plea of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar to February 29. Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) Shailendra Babbar informed that Kanhaiya’s remand will be sought. Reiterating similar statement, another SPP Anil Soni said the court has directed to hold Kanhaiya’s next hearing at an undisclosed location, in view of his security and safety.