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JNU Gets President’s Best University 2017 Award

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), which has remained an academic hub for intellectuals and opposing views alike, bagged the annual ‘Visitor’s Award’ for the best university in the country and the announcement came from the President of India. Despite media backlash and police arrest of JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar in February 2016, JNU remained the 3rd Best University in the ...

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Is CBI Planning the 2nd Crackdown on JNU Now?

Almost four months after the February 9 crackdown on JNU campus in Delhi, the central investigating agency CBI has given a certification that the so-called footage of Zee News videos are genuine, perhaps indicating another series of crackdown on the campus now with the new evidence, allegged JNU teacher Kamal Mitra Chenoy. “This is after a magisterial inquiry by the ...

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Human Rights Watch Asks India to Stop Persecution of Kanhaiya Kumar

Human Rights Watch, a global human rights body on Friday asked India to stop persecution of peaceful activists, including JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, with sedition under IPC 124 (a) that may attract three to life-term imprisonment, if convicted. “The BJP government seems eager to punish peaceful speech but less willing to investigate supporters who commit violence in the ...

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JNU Row: Rahul Gandhi Visits Campus in Rare Show of Healing Touch to Fear-Stricken Students

First it was a maverick show on TV that puts down JNU students as anti-national, followed by buoyant Delhi Police raiding the campus and arresting the JNU Students Union leader saying it has enough support to show that he had shoulted against India and on Friday, police enter even girls hostels looking for fugitives. The government has shown its force ...

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