India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 2, 2017
Members of the RSS-backed ABVP today staged a protest outside Delhi Police headquarters demanding that a charge sheet be filed in last year's sedition case against three JNU students. Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya were arrested in February last year over sedition charges in connection with an event on the JNU campus during wh...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday March 1, 2017
Amid a raging debate on nationalism following the Ramjas College protests, union minister Kiren Rijiju today posted a video of a soldier expressing his anguish over what he called the "support" condemned men like Yakub Memon and Afzal Guru receive from some quarters in the nation.
India News | Wednesday March 1, 2017
A year after Delhi Police booked JNU student leaders such as Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid for sedition over a controversial protest on the campus, the police are yet to file a charge-sheet against them, the first step to putting them on trial. Junior home minister Kiren Rijiju - who called the slogans raised in support of Afzal Guru and Kashmiri...
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday March 1, 2017
Union minister Kiren Rijiju today said he was not aware of rape threats to Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur when he tweeted a comment criticising her post. Mr Rijiju also said he believed that the 20-year-old is being used as a pawn by "leftists who support Afzal Guru (the parliament attack convict hanged in 2013)".
Education | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 4, 2017
JNU students, whom the varsity has punished for indiscipline in connection with the controversial February 9 last year event, today told the Delhi High Court that they were never told by JNU that a high-level enquiry committee (HLEC) was carrying out disciplinary proceedings.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 1, 2016
The police is probing if Jasih-e-Mohammed or JeM was responsible for Tuesday's terror attack on an army camp in Nagrota near Jammu, that left seven officers and jawans dead, after a note written in Urdu with the name of JeM's Afzal Guru Squad (AGS) was recovered from the bodies of three terrorists, a senior official said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 2, 2016
Amid controversy over the "encounter" killing of eight alleged SIMI terrorists by Madhya Pradesh Police, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan took a dig at opposition parties saying that for them "human rights are only for terrorists," while "the lives of soldiers don't matter."
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 26, 2016
JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and two other students were granted regular bail in a sedition case today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 24, 2016
For an event organised in February against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, an appellate authority of Jawaharlal Nehru University has found 21 students guilty of indiscipline.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 22, 2016
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) today said the Appellate Authority which heard the appeals of the varsity students who were penalised in connection with the controversial February 9 event has submitted its final report.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 5, 2016
The Delhi Police, in its investigation into the controversial event at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in February, has found nothing to suggest that channels had doctored the original videos related to the incident, the government said on Thursday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 24, 2016
Delhi police has filed three separate charge sheets relating to the brazen attacks on scribes and others at the Patiala House courts premises in New Delhi allegedly by a group of lawyers and others during production of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar in an alleged sedition case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 17, 2016
A month after Delhi High Court stayed the punishment to JNU students in connection with the controversial February 9 event, the university today formed a four-member committee to hear appeals of those who had been found guilty of indiscipline by the varsity probe panel.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2016
Four video clippings related to the controversial February 9 event at JNU which were sent to the Forensic Science Laboratory in Gandhinagar for examination have emerged as "genuine".
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 9, 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru University or JNU today formed a four-member committee to look into demands of students who are on hunger strike against punishment in connection with the controversial February 9 event even as three more students withdrew their fast due to deteriorating health condition.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 29, 2016
JNU authorities have sent the Afzal Guru event report to the Delhi Police.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 28, 2016
JNU student Anirban Bhattacharya, who has been suspended from the university in connection with the February 9 Afzal Guru event, was today served a showcause notice by the varsity for his alleged involvement in a screening of "Muzaffarnagar abhi baqi hai" which was held last August.
Delhi News | Agencies | Thursday April 28, 2016
Led by Kanhaiya Kumar, a group of students from JNU started an indefinite hunger strike on Wednesday night, demanding a rollback of the university authorities' punishment for them.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 27, 2016
Defiant JNU students who have been punished in connection with a controversial event on campus have asserted that they will neither pay the fine, nor vacate hostels as ordered by the university and will go on an indefinite hunger strike from today demanding the withdrawal of orders.
India News | Edited by Jatin Gandhi | Tuesday April 26, 2016
The Left parties today gave a notice in the Rajya Sabha pressing for a discussion over the disciplinary action against Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, the students charged with sedition along with Kanhaiya Kumar, who was suspended for a semester by the Jawaharlal Nehru University or JNU on charges of indiscipline.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 18, 2016
A PhD scholar at the Jawaharlal University today alleged that the the institute has refused to give her MPhil degree in connection with the controversial event in February during which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 3, 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is believed to be seeking legal opinion over punishment to a few students in connection with an event against hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru during which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 30, 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru University has decided to not make public the February 9 Afazal Guru event-related preliminary inquiry.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 26, 2016
Former senior police officer Kiran Bedi has termed as "crime" the February 9 event held at the Jawaharlal Nehru University against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and claimed the issue was blown out of proportion because it was "politicized".
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 26, 2016
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday asked Mehbooba Mufti, set to head the new PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir, to clear her stand on Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 23, 2016
JNU's high-level enquiry committee probing the controversial Afzal Guru event, should have briefed the students about specific charges against them and also provide them evidences before issuing them show-cause notices, observed Justice (Retd) AP Shah, former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 22, 2016
With the controversy over Afzal Guru event at JNU still going on, the varsity's students are gearing up for more protests especially against the series of showcause notices served to students on different issues.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 21, 2016
A Delhi court today issued the warrant for the release of former Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani, who was granted bail by a court in New Delhi in a sedition case in connection with a Press Club event.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 19, 2016
Former Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani was today granted bail by a Delhi court in a sedition case related to an event conducted at the Press Club in New Delhi last month.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 19, 2016
Delhi Police today opposed the bail plea of ex-Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani, arrested under sedition charges in connection with a Press Club event in New Delhi, saying the event was "an attack on the soul of India" and it was "contempt of court."