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JNU row: Police report mentions 29 slogans, not ‘Pakistan Zindabad’

The Delhi Police had registered a suo motu FIR into the February 9 incident on the basis of footage aired on Zee News on February 10.

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But no past political master can match our present PM, Narendra Modi, in coining new slogans and catching the imagination of the masses.

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Student organisations woo voters with songs

These are lines from neither a Punjabi album nor a regional movie but from a song composed specially for one of Panjab University students’ organisations.

New election lexicon

The Sunday Express brings you some electoral coinages of 2009 - from snarky to inventive - that added colour to campaign speeches and peppered conversations across India.

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Kanpur: Upper caste community holds ‘semi-nude’ protest demanding reservation

Kanpur, Feb 24 (ANI): After the protests by the Jat community of Haryana demanding reservation in the other backward classes (OBC) category, upper caste people in Kanpur held a semi-nude protest demanding reservation. The protestors critised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for all the fake promises. The protesters raised slogans against BJP.

JNU row: Umar, Bhattacharya surrender

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-national slogans, surrendered before the Delhi Police last night. Following a medical check-up, the two were interrogated on Wednesday for around five hours and will be presented before the magistrate later in the day. Khalid and Bhattacharya are among the five students who, along with JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, had allegedly shouted anti-national slogans at an event organised in the university campus on February 9.

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Kanhaiya roughed up by lawyers in Patiala court

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.

Jadavpur Varsity VC condemns anti-national slogans Part 1

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning all the anti-national activities and slogans, Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das on Wednesday said the rally was not officially convened by students' union. He assured that action will be taken against the people involved in the protest after he gets a report. Das said he will never govern the university with police's help as the university is an autonomous body. He added that entire university can't be defamed by such anti-national elements. Das said that some intruders were also spotted in the rally and the matter will be looked into by the university. He emphasized that the Jadhavpur University has a history of maintaining the freedom of expression and the right to dissent.

Jadavpur Varsity VC condemns anti-national slogans Part 2

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning all the anti-national activities and slogans, Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das on Wednesday said the rally was not officially convened by students' union. He assured that action will be taken against the people involved in the protest after he gets a report. Das said he will never govern the university with police's help as the university is an autonomous body. He added that entire university can't be defamed by such anti-national elements. Das said that some intruders were also spotted in the rally and the matter will be looked into by the university. He emphasized that the Jadhavpur University has a history of maintaining the freedom of expression and the right to dissent.

Lawyer says not ashamed of sloganeering in Supreme Court

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Lawyer Rajeev Tadac, who allegedly raised ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ slogans during a hearing in the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, said he is not ashamed of doing so. However, Tadac apologised in the court after being reprimanded by a judge. The lawyer, along with his colleagues, had disrupted the Supreme Court proceeding regarding journalists and students being thrashed by BJP leaders outside the Patiala House Court on Monday.

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DU Prof. arrested on sedition charges: DCP

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Delhi Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Jatin Narwal on Tuesday asserted that former Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani has been arrested under sections 124A, 120B and 149 in connection with raising anti-India slogans in the Press Club of India. He added that the investigation is underway regarding the same. Geelani was arrested at around 3 a.m. on Tuesday following sedition charges at an event held on February 10.

Sedition case: Hardik Patel produced in court

Ahmedabad, Feb 08 (ANI): Patel Quota protest leader Hardik Patel was produced before a metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday in connection with the sedition case filed against him by the Ahmedabad Police. The supporters of Patel Quota agitation raised slogans in support of their leader outside the court.

Students attempt to disrupt PM’s address

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Students attempted to disrupt Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address at a convocation programme of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) here on Friday. The students raised slogans as soon as the Prime Minister began his speech. However, security forces immediately swung into action and drove the protesting students out of the venue. The reason behind the protest was not known immediately.

NSUI protests against Ram Janmabhoomi seminar in DU

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) members staged a protest outside the Vice Chancellor's office on Saturday against the Delhi University's decision to allow a seminar on Ram Janmabhoomi temple. The agitators sat on a protest outside the Vice Chancellor's office and raised slogans against him. One of the protester said that the university is a place where programs regarding job providing should be initiated, rather than such seminars as it raises mixed feelings among the students.

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