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Kanhaiya Kumar 'thanks' AAP govt for allowing Delhi Police to prosecute him in 2016 JNU sedition case; says 'ensure speedy trial'
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Kanhaiya Kumar 'thanks' AAP govt for allowing Delhi Police to prosecute him in 2016 JNU sedition case; says 'ensure speedy trial'

The Delhi government has given a go-ahead to the city police to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and two others in connection with a 2016 sedition case, sources said on Friday.

P Chidambaram criticises Delhi govt's decision to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, says AAP no less ill-informed than Centre about sedition law
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P Chidambaram criticises Delhi govt's decision to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, says AAP no less ill-informed than Centre about sedition law

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday hit out at the Delhi government for its sanction to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in connection with a sedition case.

JNU sedition case: Delhi HC refuses to direct AAP govt to grant sanction for prosecution of former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar
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JNU sedition case: Delhi HC refuses to direct AAP govt to grant sanction for prosecution of former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar

Delhi High Court, while disposing of petition, said it appeared that petitioner, former BJP MLA Nand Kishor Garg, has some personal interest in FIR

JNU sedition case: Court asks Delhi govt to decide within one month on sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, others
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JNU sedition case: Court asks Delhi govt to decide within one month on sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, others

On 14 January, the police had filed a charge sheet in the court against Kanhaiyya Kumar and others, saying they were leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised on the campus during an event on 9 February, 2016

JNU sedition case: Arvind Kejriwal says no decision yet on prosecution sanction against Kanhaiya Kumar, others
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JNU sedition case: Arvind Kejriwal says no decision yet on prosecution sanction against Kanhaiya Kumar, others

Arvind Kejriwal said the Delhi government's home department will take the appropriate decision after taking all facts into consideration.

Ghawre Baire Aaj: Aparna Sen's latest film often gets tied down by its own socio-political scaffolding
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Ghawre Baire Aaj: Aparna Sen's latest film often gets tied down by its own socio-political scaffolding

In Ghawre Baire Aaj, Aparna Sen gives a contemporary update to the classic love triangle of Tagore’s novel

JNU sedition case: Delhi court grants police two months to get sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, others
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JNU sedition case: Delhi court grants police two months to get sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, others

The police had on 14 January filed a charge sheet against Kanhaiya Kumar and others over seditious slogans raised during a rally on the JNU campus.

Bibaho Obhijaan movie review: An irredeemable offering despite some rare laugh-out-loud moments
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Bibaho Obhijaan movie review: An irredeemable offering despite some rare laugh-out-loud moments

Unfortunately, for most of its two-hour duration, Bibaho Obhijaan is simply not funny enough.

Manbhanjan review: Abhijit Chowdhury's miniseries does full justice to Rabindranath Tagore's short story
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Manbhanjan review: Abhijit Chowdhury's miniseries does full justice to Rabindranath Tagore's short story

Far from a frivolous and convenient attempt, Hoichoi's Manbhanjan has been made to ride the shoulder of a giant in Rabindranath Tagore.

JNU sedition case: Delhi Police claims yet to get government sanction to prosecute; court questions hurry to file charges
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JNU sedition case: Delhi Police claims yet to get government sanction to prosecute; court questions hurry to file charges

The Delhi Police has to get the Delhi government's nod before prosecuting in sedition cases, as mandated under the Code of Criminal Procedure. However, the Aam Aadmi Party government is yet to give a go ahead in this case

Finally Bhalobasha movie review: Anjan Dutt’s film suffers from a weak script, held together by great performances
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Finally Bhalobasha movie review: Anjan Dutt’s film suffers from a weak script, held together by great performances

Finally Bhalobasha works primarily because of the performances which will keep you glued to your seats.

JNU sedition case: Arvind Kejriwal says chargesheet just before Lok Sabha polls raises several questions
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JNU sedition case: Arvind Kejriwal says chargesheet just before Lok Sabha polls raises several questions

Arvind Kejriwal said the police took three years to file in a court the chargesheet in connection with the sedition case against former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others.

JNU sedition case: Delhi court gives police time till 28 Feb to get AAP govt's nod to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, 9 others
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JNU sedition case: Delhi court gives police time till 28 Feb to get AAP govt's nod to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, 9 others

A Delhi court on Wednesday gave Delhi Police time till 28 February to procure the sanctions needed to prosecute former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in a 2016 sedition case.

JNU sedition case: AAP govt, Delhi Police engage in blame game over chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar, nine others
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JNU sedition case: AAP govt, Delhi Police engage in blame game over chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar, nine others

The AAP government and the Delhi Police engaged in a blame game on Saturday after a court questioned the department for filing a chargesheet in the sedition case against former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and others without procuring the required sanction from authorities.

From Bihar to Tihar: Read an excerpt from Kanhaiya Kumar's story, where he recounts entry to JNU
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From Bihar to Tihar: Read an excerpt from Kanhaiya Kumar's story, where he recounts entry to JNU

In March 2016, Kanhaiya Kumar, the president of the JNU Students Union, was arrested on charges of sedition, locked up in Tihar jail and beaten up by lawyers in Patiala House court. He

Kanhaiya Kumar and Co charged with sedition: Will the Indian media call out the farce of the JNU case this time?
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Kanhaiya Kumar and Co charged with sedition: Will the Indian media call out the farce of the JNU case this time?

The filing of charges against JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and others has made the headlines across media outlets

Kanhaiya Kumar dubs Delhi Police chargesheet in sedition case 'politically motivated', Shehla Rashid calls it 'manufactured controversy'
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Kanhaiya Kumar dubs Delhi Police chargesheet in sedition case 'politically motivated', Shehla Rashid calls it 'manufactured controversy'

The Delhi Police charged former JNU students Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya for allegedly shouting anti-India slogans during a campus event on 9 February, 2016, to commemorate the hanging of Parliament attack mastermind Afzal Guru.

P Chidambaram terms Delhi's Police's chargesheet in JNU case as 'absurd,' calls for re-look at sedition law
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P Chidambaram terms Delhi's Police's chargesheet in JNU case as 'absurd,' calls for re-look at sedition law

Chidambaram said if it took three years for the government to make out the charge of sedition, it "exposes the motive of the government".

CPI leader D Raja calls sedition charges against Kanhaiya Kumar, other JNU students politically motivated; vows to 'fight BJP Raj'
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CPI leader D Raja calls sedition charges against Kanhaiya Kumar, other JNU students politically motivated; vows to 'fight BJP Raj'

On 9 February, 2016, "anti-national" slogans were allegedly raised on the JNU campus during a programme called to protest against the death sentence handed out to Afzal Guru.

JNU sedition case: Kanhaiya Kumar thanks Modi as Delhi Police submits chargesheet against him, Umar Khalid, eight others
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JNU sedition case: Kanhaiya Kumar thanks Modi as Delhi Police submits chargesheet against him, Umar Khalid, eight others

Kanhaiya Kumar has questioned the timing of the Delhi Police's chargesheet in the JNU case, pointing out that the Centre's is making a number of moves ahead of the elections.