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JNU Admn Cracks on Kanhaiya Kumar Stalling Registration for Monsoon Semester

JNU Row

JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and 20 other students including Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who were arrested under sedition charges have been successfully blocked them from registering for the next academic semester by the Registrar Pramod Kumar who has issued a diktum stating: “The registration of the following students should be blocked till further notice.” While media queries elicited no ...

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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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Will Bassi in UPSC Halt JNU Lead in UPSC Exams?

With ex-Delhi Police chief B.S. Bassi becoming a member of UPSC for five years, JNU students will have a tough time entering and rather topping the UPSC recruitments for IAS and other central services exams as was the trend for over three decades. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the civil services examination to select IAS, IPS and other central ...

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Pune Police Ask Organisers of Kanhaiya Kumar’s Meet to be Fool-proof on Structure, Capacity

When JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar was invited by Progressive Students Youth Action Committee, their application for permission from the Pune Police came with pre-conditions such as structural safety and seating capacity as his Nagpur event was packed beyond its capacity. Pune police said the permission will be denied for April 24 event unless a fire and structural safety audit of ...

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10 Quotable Quotes of Kanhaiya Kumar in Nagpur, RSS Headquarters

In his second-famous speech after the famous JNU Homecoming speech, JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar made RSS his target when he ciriticised several policies being pursued by the Sanghi people in the country. Here are some quotable quotes which will make people stand up and think: — “Nagpur is Deekshaboomi, not Sanghbhoomi. It belongs to Ambedkar, not Golwalkar.” — “Modi is ...

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HCU Students Ransack VC Residence Seeking His Arrest in Rohith Vemula Suicide Case

The genesis of current student protests, Hyderabad Central University, is back under focus with the Vice Chancellor resuming charge after almost two months of leave following Dalit student Rohith Vemula’s suicide on the campus after his diktats of rustication on the campus. A group of enraged students this morning entered the official residence of Hyderabad Central University (HCU) vice-chancellor Appa ...

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New Posters, Splinter Groups Target JNU’s Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban

With one arrested in threatening posters case, another appeared in Delhi sending relentless death threats to JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, pointing at a move to keep the emerging leader under constant pressure not to seek out any political career. This time the poster not only threatened Kanhaiya Kumar but also Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing charge ...

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Kanhaiya Kumar’s Security Turns Nightmare for JNU Campus

As feared by many, an outsider intruded into the campus of Jawaharlal Nehru university today and tried to assault the students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar in a bid to “teach him a lesson”, a sentence that was used by Delhi Police when they raided and arrested the student leader last month. The man claimed that Kanhaiya is “abusing the country, ...

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Nayanatara Sahgal Strongly Defends Kanhaiya Kumar, Says ‘Let’s Speak Out’ Freely

Nehru’s niece and writer Nayantara Sahgal has come out strongly supporting JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar as a befitting match against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in voicing the country’s feelings against the current government and its style of governance. Sahgal said the speech given by Kanhaiya Kumar after his release is electrifying for the entire nation and representing many voices of ...

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Move Over JNU, IIMC Under Scanner Now?

The country’s premier journalism institute which shares land next to JNU could not remain aloof from the politics and its senior faculty member Amit Sengupta on Thursday resigned when he was transferred to its Dhenkanal campus in Odisha, citing harassment though I&B Ministry denied it. Sengupta, an Associate Professor in English Journalism, alleged conspiracy against him for extending support to ...

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Venkaiah Naidu Advises JNU’s Kanhaiya Kumar to Shut up, Why?

Within few hours after the ‘Home Coming’ speech by JNUSU leader Kanhaiaya Kumar in the campus on his return, annoyed BJP leader and Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu advised him to just shut up and not do "politics". The problem is not with Mr Naidu as politics and studies were seen as two different things in the past ...

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Kanhaiya Kumar gets 6 Months Bail by High Court, What Next?

After almost three weeks of ordeal that shook and shocked the country, JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar who was jailed for serious Sedition charges has been given reprieve, albeit for six months, by the Delhi High Court, which directed him to cooperate with the Delhi Police’s Special Cell probing the case. Kanhaiya Kumar was also asked to provide a ...

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Do You Know What’s Sedition? Delhi High Court Questions Police on JNU Row

The Delhi High Court today questioned the Delhi Police whether they know the meaning of sedition and its applicability in a case of suspected “anti-national” sloganeering in JNU campus. The Delhi Police has come under fire for slapping serious charges of sedition on JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and putting him behind the bars along with couple of more JNU students ...

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Sedition Case Slapped on Rahul Gandhi, Sitaram Yetchury, JNU Leaders in Cyberabad PS

Complementing the Sedition charges filed against JNU leaders in New Delhi, Cyberabad police station has embraced the notorious Sedition case against Congress and Left leaders and JNU student leaders in a row, bringing the erstwhile lawmakers what a mistake they have done not repealing the colonial period’s worst law that had sent scores of freedom fighters to prison recurrently and ...

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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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Police Pressurized Kanhaiya Kumar to Extract Statement: NHRC

In a report that will have adverse impact on India’s image abroad, the country’s National Human Rights Commission said on Friday that Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar was subjected to psychological pressure. If proved, India may face flak from the US and European countries and Kanhaiya may even become one of the Nobel Peace Prize nominees. The ...

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Justice Denied, JNU Dwindles into Dark Hole

It was 30 years ago when a DTC 615 bus was abruptly stopped at Munirka and goons entered the bus asking “Are You from JNU?” and kicked all those who said yes and those who resembled even slightly as a student, including a friend and classmate of Nirmala Seetharaman, currently the BJP minister. Now that three decades have passed by, ...

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What Kanhaiya Kumar Said in his Statement to Delhi Police?

Before bringing JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar to Patiala Courts in Delhi, the police had his statement ready. Kanhaiya had written in Hindi that he would not support anti-national sloganeering and groups which held the event in JNU campus. But this was precisely what he said on India News TV channel before his arrest the Delhi Police. Those who have watched ...

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Full Text of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar’s Speech that Attracted Sedition Charges

Herre is the full text of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar’s speech inside the campus on February 9 that landed him in jail under charges of sedition. The translated verion may vary slightly and video accompanied shows it too. “The people who burnt the tricolor are the fans of (Veer) Savarkar. They apologised in front of ...

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