The raw video footage of the controversial February 9 JNU event, on which a sedition case was registered against JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and two others, has been found to be “authentic” by the CBI forensic lab, police claimed today.
“Every government in India has tried to destroy the education system. Because through education people learn to express dissent and start asking questions. Then they no longer remain students but become prospective political opponents,” he said.
The residents of Bastar District in Chhattisgarh have filed a complaint against Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) professors in Darbha Police Station, alleging that they have been antagonized by some of the faculty members against the government.
The hearing on pleas seeking cancellation of interim bail granted to JNUSU President
Kanhaiya Kumar today witnessed a confrontation between the AAP government and Delhi Police in the Delhi High Court over the issue of representing the state.
The JNU today rusticated Umar Khalid and two other students for varying duration and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Kanhaiya Kumar in connection with the February 9 event on the campus against Afzal Guru’s hanging.
JNU issue: Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi today said BJP cannot be allowed to play with the future of 8000 students of JNU and his party is with them.
Terming the JNU issue as unfortunate, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath today said it was more ‘shameful and condemnable’ that the teachers of the institution were also involved in such activities. “The incidents at JNU are unfortunate but it is more shameful and condemnable that the teachers of the institute are also involved in such activities”, Adityanath told reporters here.
JNU issue: Bollywood director Hansal Mehta today came out in support of JNU students agitating against alleged branding of the varsity as “anti-national” even as he cautioned them that “azaadi” comes with responsibility.
Condemning the February 9 event that took place in the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Yogi Adityanath on Saturday advised the JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar to refrain from using the freedom of speech and expression to hail terrorists like Afzal Guru, who attacked the Parliament in 2001.
A day after JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar took on the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said he was “enjoying free publicity” while leaders of opposition parties showered praises on him Kumar for his speech last night which is making waves on social media.
Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury said on Friday that Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who was released from Tihar jail yesterday, will campaign for the Left in the upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls.
Delhi Police chief BS Bassi says the JNU sedition case was a grave offence and shouldn’t be forgotten amidst ‘subsidiary events’, defends police inaction at Patiala House noting journalists could ‘carry on reporting’, denies any pressure, and argues Kejriwal shouldn’t have retweeted a tweet ‘questioning my integrity’
We escaped and hid ourselves fearing mob lynching and not Delhi Police, the five JNU students, who returned to the campus late on Sunday, said.
The Supreme Court is set to hear the bail petition of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar on Friday, who has been arrested under the sedition charge by the Delhi Police.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that the students who raised the anti-national slogans at the JNU campus ‘lacked moral ethics’.