Chauhan was arrested in two separate cases — for allegedly assaulting journalists and students on February 15 and allegedly beating a Sonipat-based advocate on February 17. He was granted bail after a few hours.
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.
JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar has moved the Supreme Court requesting bail citing ‘extraordinary circumstances.’ The plea will be heard before the court tomorrow. Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee is likely to argue for Kanhaiya’s bail plea. Meanwhile, students of JNU are marching from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar demanding the release of Kanhaiya Kumar and […]
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government and said that if the NDA government can’t arrest four-five students who raised anti-national slogans in JNU, how they will arrest the Pathankot attack culprits. He also condemned the Patiala House Court incident and said the police remained mum and didn’t act over it.
Srinagar, Feb 18 (ANI): Condemning the JNU row, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) Patron Farooq Abdullah said that the scuffle between lawyers and students outside the Patiala House Court is an attack on India’s democracy. Farooq added that the entire JNU row has been exaggerated and the Vice Chancellor should have handled it himself. Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) founder Lalu Prasad Yadav accused the Delhi Police for being a mere spectator in the JNU row, alleging that they are acting on behalf of the Centre.
Defying a Supreme Court order banning protests at the Patiala House Courts where students and journalists were assaulted Monday, a group of lawyers again went on the rampage Wednesday, this time attacking JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar when he was being produced in court in a sedition case. Journalists on the court premises were also […]
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The Bar Council of India has condemned the attack on journalists outside the Patiala House Court complex and sought a report from the Patiala House Court Bar Council in this regard. Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra on Thursday said it is shocking and they apologise from the journalists. He added, “I seek apology not only from the media people, but also from Kanhaiya Kumar. He has now clarified the things and he has been beaten by lawyers and others.” The Bar Council of India chairman said that a committee headed by a former judge of the High Court has been constituted to look into the matter.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the present bail hearing of JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar should be adjourned under the present circumstances and formed a panel of five senior lawyers to find out the present situation in the Patiala House Court. Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan said despite the SC order, they received information at around 2'o clock that some lawyers had indulged in beating up some lawyers, some journalists.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): The Patiala House Court on Wednesday sent Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who was arrested on sedition charges, to judicial custody till March 2. Kanhaiya was produced in the court under heavy security cover as his two-day police custody ended today. Kanhaiya has been charged with sedition in connection with the February 9 event on the JNU campus during which anti-India slogans were raised.
A day after students and journalists were attacked at Patiala House Courts complex, the Delhi Police registered two FIRs against “unknown persons”, while Police Commissioner B S Bassi said a probe had been ordered into alleged police negligence. While police said they were trying to identify those who led the attack, The Indian Express caught […]
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): High drama was witnessed at the Patiala House court yet again on Wednesday where two groups of lawyers were seen raising slogans inside the court premises and beating up each other including journalists. One of the journalists from Firstpost Tarique Anwar on Wednesday said that there were two groups in the Patiala House court, one was “pro-Kanhaiya” and another one was “anti-Kanhaiya” group. He added that when he took a photo of the scuffle, lawyers started beating him up and police stood like a mute spectator. He further added that he has photos to prove and can identify them. Earlier on Monday, a group of lawyers and others, including Delhi BJP legislator O.P. Sharma, were seen beating up reporters and students, calling them ‘anti-national’.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar was on Wednesday roughed up allegedly by a group of lawyers when he was being produced in the Patiala House Court. Earlier, lawyers were seen raising slogans inside the court premises and beating up each other, including journalists.