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.
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.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The security was increased outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Tuesday in view of the unrest going on the campus. The JNU has turned into a fortress as the five students, accused of involving in 'anti-national' activities, are still in the administration block of the varsity, while police keeps vigil outside the gates.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The security has been beefed up outside the Delhi High Court ahead of Kanhaiya Kumar's bail plea hearing on Tuesday. Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union President Kumar had moved the High Court on Friday after a lower court sent him to judicial custody till March 2 on charges of sedition.
Pampore, Feb 22 (ANI): The gunfight between security forces and terrorists underway in Pampore, Jammu and Kashmir, entered the third day on Monday with the death toll reaching to seven, including one terrorist. The terrorists are holed up inside the multi-storeyed government complex of Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) on the Jammu- Srinagar National Highway. The entire area has been cordoned off as security forces are engaged heavily with the terrorists.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Briefing the media after the meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding the attack on journalists outside the Patiala House Court on Monday, Broadcasters Editors' Association General Secretary NK Singh said the Home Minister has assured that the responsibility for security of journalists on field coverage will be given to the police force present on spot. He further said that police stood as a silent spectator while journalists were being thrashed outside the PH Court.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar was produced in the Patiala House Court on Wednesday in connection with the anti-national slogans raised during an event in the university. Kanhaiya, along with other students of the university, had put posters to protest against the ‘judicial killing’ of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Security has been beefed up outside the court to avoid any kind of scuffle.
Kolkata, Feb 15 (ANI): A person was injured after two motorcycle-borne miscreants fired gun shots outside the Loreto School at Convent road in Kolkata on Monday. The victim was shot in the leg and was rushed to the nearby hospital. The site where the victim was shot is reported to be near the jute mill. Police have reached the spot to identify further details and a man-hunt has been launched against the miscreants. Meanwhile, security has been heightened outside the school in light of the shooting.
Srinagar, Feb 09 (ANI): Separatists called for a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday on Afzal Guru’s third death anniversary. Guru was executed for his involvement in the 2001 Parliament attack case. In Srinagar, shops, schools and government installations remained closed as a precautionary measure, while roads wore a deserted look as most people remained indoors. The armed security personnel patrolled residential and market areas to prevent any untoward incident. In 2013, Guru was hanged in the national capital, sparking clashes in Kashmir. Dozens of people were injured during the protests.
Jalaun, Jan 27 (ANI): Preparations are in full swing in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh to welcome Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav as he will be distributing tricycles. People are enthusiastic about the event. They were seen raising slogans for Akhilesh Yadav. Security is in place to keep a check at the event.