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JNU students' fellowships denial 'technical error' says University
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JNU students' fellowships denial 'technical error' says University

Amid allegations by JNU students who were debarred in connection with the controversial Afzal Guru event that there fellowships have been denied, the university today clarified that the non-disbursement is due to "technical error" and not "intentional".

Freedom of speech: Activists vow to fight on
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Freedom of speech: Activists vow to fight on

A number of academicians, writers, students and activists on Friday vowed at the Pratirodh forum here to keep resistance alive till there was complete freedom to think and speak freely.

#JNURow: Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya walk out of Tihar after getting bail
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#JNURow: Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya walk out of Tihar after getting bail

JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya walked out of Tihar jail on Friday, over three weeks after their arrest on sedition charges in connection with a controversial event at the university where anti-national slogans were allegedly raised.

JNU inquiry panel names 2 more for anti-India slogans on Feb 9
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JNU inquiry panel names 2 more for anti-India slogans on Feb 9

The Jawaharlal Nehru University inquiry panel has named two more people for anti-India sloganeering on February 9 when an event was organised in the varsity campus to protest execution of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Inquiry of Feb 9 JNU event did not recommend rustication of Kanhaiya Kumar, other 4 students
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Inquiry of Feb 9 JNU event did not recommend rustication of Kanhaiya Kumar, other 4 students

The high-level inquiry committee set by JNU to probe the controversial event of February 9 has not recommended rustication of five students including students union chief Kanhaiya Kumar, for their alleged involvement in the event in which anti-national slogans allegedly raised. However, it has rapped the organisers.

Kanhaiya's rustication: Nitish Kumar such take over educational bodies 'dangerous for democracy'
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Kanhaiya's rustication: Nitish Kumar such take over educational bodies 'dangerous for democracy'

Nitish Kumar on Tuesday questioned a JNU panel's recommendation that its students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar and other varsity scholars be rusticated for their alleged role in connection with the raising of anti-national slogans on its campus.

Raging #SeditionDebate: JNU professors want a national commission for nationalism
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Raging #SeditionDebate: JNU professors want a national commission for nationalism

Amid a raging row at JNU, a section of the varsity's teachers want that a commission for nationalism should be established on the lines of commissions like national commission for women to find out what is nationalistic and what is not.

JNU row: Kanhaiya Kumar to lead push for Umar and Anirban's release from custody
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JNU row: Kanhaiya Kumar to lead push for Umar and Anirban's release from custody

JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar will lead the movement demanding release of two other varsity students who are still in judicial custody in a sedition case.

JNU Teachers Association de-recognises registrar Bhupinder Zutshi
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JNU Teachers Association de-recognises registrar Bhupinder Zutshi

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Wednesday announced it was de-recognising Registrar Bhupinder Zutshi for his action against the university students and for maligning the image of the institution.

JNU row spurs demand for revival of campus politics in Jamia Millia Islamia
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JNU row spurs demand for revival of campus politics in Jamia Millia Islamia

JNU row spurs demand for revival of campus politics in Jamia Millia Islamia.

Kanhaiya Kumar's relatives say they are proud of him; encourage JNU students to continue fight
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Kanhaiya Kumar's relatives say they are proud of him; encourage JNU students to continue fight

Kanhaiya Kumar's uncle slammed PM Narendra Modi, saying, he "called himself a 'chai wala' and now he is not saying anything when a farmer's son is being targeted."

Budget session: Smriti Irani hammers away again but in a milder tone, defends JNU action
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Budget session: Smriti Irani hammers away again but in a milder tone, defends JNU action

For the second straight day, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday made a strong defence of the government’s actions with regard to JNU issue and suicide of Dalit student in Hyderabad University in the face of intense attack by the opposition which alleged that attempts were being made to suppress dissent.

Silence may not be golden as PM Modi lays low during unrest
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Silence may not be golden as PM Modi lays low during unrest

Amid the clamour of unrest sweeping university campuses and the state of Haryana near New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided on a strategy that risks emboldening political opponents: silence is golden.

Kanhaiya Kumar versus the State: There's nothing in this Delhi Police status report that points at sedition
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Kanhaiya Kumar versus the State: There's nothing in this Delhi Police status report that points at sedition

Delhi Police went on record saying they have proof that goes beyond the "doctored" video of Zee News but that proof does not show up in the status report.

#JNURow: New video showing ‘outsiders’ surfaces, police examining authenticity
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#JNURow: New video showing ‘outsiders’ surfaces, police examining authenticity

A new video, showing alleged outsiders raising anti-India slogans during a controversial February 9 event in JNU, has given a fresh twist to the case even as police informed the Delhi High Court about presence of some “foreign elements” at the gathering.

#JNURow, #KanhaiyaKumar: Social media tools that powered Modi's poll win are snapping back
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#JNURow, #KanhaiyaKumar: Social media tools that powered Modi's poll win are snapping back

Elected governments and those in power cannot be seen to be taking decisions based on how social media informs them or how television may report the #JNURow.

'3000 condoms, 2000 liquor bottles at JNU':  One BJP MLA is keeping count of 'illicit' activities
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'3000 condoms, 2000 liquor bottles at JNU': One BJP MLA is keeping count of 'illicit' activities

Amidst the raging JNU row, a BJP MLA has stoked fresh controversy by alleging that the premier university is a hub of sex and drugs where over 3,000 used condoms and 2,000 liquor bottles are daily found.

#JNURow counter attack: Modi,  BJP top guns trying to spin strategy ahead of RS session
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#JNURow counter attack: Modi, BJP top guns trying to spin strategy ahead of RS session

Top BJP leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday decided on an aggressive strategy to counter the opposition in parliament on JNU row and the suicide by a Dalit research scholar in Hyderabad University, said informed sources.

World's leading newspapers attack Modi government for 'authoritarian drift', 'lynch mob mentality'
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World's leading newspapers attack Modi government for 'authoritarian drift', 'lynch mob mentality'

The “authoritarian drift” of the Modi government has come under sharp criticism by two of the world’s leading newspapers which squarely blamed it for “the lynch mob mentality” witnessed in New Delhi in recent days.

Parody of patriotism: Response to JNU, Kanhaiya Kumar and HRD's national flag diktat is irrational
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Parody of patriotism: Response to JNU, Kanhaiya Kumar and HRD's national flag diktat is irrational

At the risk of repetition it is important to ask, what exactly is the case against Kanhaiya Kumar? That some people shouted "anti-national" slogans at a canteen of a university in Delhi?