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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.

Kanhaiya Kumar escapes unhurt in second attack on convoy in Bihar; vehicle damaged, driver injured
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Kanhaiya Kumar escapes unhurt in second attack on convoy in Bihar; vehicle damaged, driver injured

The convoy of CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar, who is on a state-wide tour of Bihar campaigning against the CAA, NPR and NRC, was attacked in Supaul

Anurag Thakur leading 'goli maaro' chant tests limits of political speech, speaks to malaise of hate in Indian polity
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Anurag Thakur leading 'goli maaro' chant tests limits of political speech, speaks to malaise of hate in Indian polity

Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur was the offending leader on Monday, raising the chant while campaigning for a BJP candidate in Rithala, Delhi

Deepika Padukone visits JNU in solidarity with protesting students: Why optics and impact matter more than intent
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Deepika Padukone visits JNU in solidarity with protesting students: Why optics and impact matter more than intent

Deepika Padukone's gesture places her at odds with a particularly vindictive government, known only to sing paeans to constructive debate.

JNU violence: Why did VC Jagadesh Kumar allow festering student resentment to escalate? And why isn't his inaction under scrutiny?
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JNU violence: Why did VC Jagadesh Kumar allow festering student resentment to escalate? And why isn't his inaction under scrutiny?

On Sunday evening, violence broke out at the JNU campus as masked men and women, armed with sticks, attacked students and teachers, and damaged property on campus

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

Syed Abdul Rahman Geelani, ex-DU professor acquitted by SC in 2001 Parliament attack case, dies of cardiac arrest in Delhi
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Syed Abdul Rahman Geelani, ex-DU professor acquitted by SC in 2001 Parliament attack case, dies of cardiac arrest in Delhi

Former Delhi University professor Syed Abdul Rahman Geelani was sentenced to death by a special court but later acquitted by the Supreme Court in the 2001 Parliament attack case

Shehla Rashid quits electoral politics to oppose BDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, says won't partake in legitimising 'suppression'
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Shehla Rashid quits electoral politics to oppose BDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, says won't partake in legitimising 'suppression'

Shehla Rashid claimed political leaders in the state are being forced to contest elections only on the issue of restoration of statehood and asked to keep quiet about Article 370 and bifurcation of the state.

'Nothing to get offended': CPRF responds to woman constable's incendiary remarks going viral, says speech delivered at debate contest
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'Nothing to get offended': CPRF responds to woman constable's incendiary remarks going viral, says speech delivered at debate contest

In a viral video, CRPF constable Khushboo Chauhan, can be heard criticising the protests against Afzal Guru's hanging in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and calling for violence against former student leader Kanhaiya Kumar

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: BJP slams AAP govt, says electorate will 'teach a lesson' if sanctions not given to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, others
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JNU sedition case: BJP slams AAP govt, says electorate will 'teach a lesson' if sanctions not given to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, others

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Wednesday said if Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's government doesn't give sanction for prosecution in the JNU sedition case, the residents of the national capital will teach it a lesson in the coming assembly polls.

Tejasvi Surya’s win, Kanhaiya Kumar’s defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha polls reflect the changing narrative of ‘New India’
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Tejasvi Surya’s win, Kanhaiya Kumar’s defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha polls reflect the changing narrative of ‘New India’

Tejasvi Surya projected himself as flag-bearer of ‘New India’ that is confident, assertive and which believes that issues like poverty, economic inequality and social divide will not be resolved by rhetoric but by strengthening the concept of nation-state and market economy.

Lok Sabha election result 2019 LEADS updates: Sumalatha Ambareesh leads with margin of 66,995 votes in Mandya
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Lok Sabha election result 2019 LEADS updates: Sumalatha Ambareesh leads with margin of 66,995 votes in Mandya

Lok Sabha election result 2019 LEADS LIVE updates: Congress president Rahul Gandhi is leading in Wayanad by 3,78,546 votes and trailing in Amethi by 2,688 votes where he being given a tough fight by BJP candidate Smriti Irani.

Begusarai Lok Sabha Election 2019: Trends put BJP miles ahead, serve reality check to Kanhaiya Kumar and the Left
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Begusarai Lok Sabha Election 2019: Trends put BJP miles ahead, serve reality check to Kanhaiya Kumar and the Left

Begusarai was the place to be and the contest to watch in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, at least until a few days ago

Begusarai Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Giriraj Singh Leads, Kanhaiya Kumar Trails at 12:01PM
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Begusarai Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Giriraj Singh Leads, Kanhaiya Kumar Trails at 12:01PM

A Hindu-majority district, Begusarai has an SC population of 432270 and receives regular funds from the Centre under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. It is likely that former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar will contest the seat on a CPI ticket.

AMU, BHU bear witness to rising violence, polarisation as political parties invade campuses to spread their ideologies
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AMU, BHU bear witness to rising violence, polarisation as political parties invade campuses to spread their ideologies

Both the BHU and the AMU have been witness to 'academic interference', giving space for outsider and anti-social forces to create a disruptive environment in India's educational hubs

EC notice to BJP’s Ramesh Bidhuri for using slur against Arvind Kejriwal; seeks reply by 10 May
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EC notice to BJP’s Ramesh Bidhuri for using slur against Arvind Kejriwal; seeks reply by 10 May

The Delhi poll body has issued a notice to BJP's South Delhi candidate Ramesh Bidhuri for allegedly using a Hindi slur for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Hindus can be violent too, claims Sitaram Yechury: CPM leader says Ramayana, Mahabharat full of 'Hindu violence'; Shiv Sena says 'change name' first
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Hindus can be violent too, claims Sitaram Yechury: CPM leader says Ramayana, Mahabharat full of 'Hindu violence'; Shiv Sena says 'change name' first

CPM leader Sitaram Yechury on Friday, while campaigning for Congress' Digvijay Singh in Bhopal, attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party for fragmenting the society for votes through its divisive policies and went on to brand religious epics Ramayana and Mahabharata as specimens of 'Hindu violence'. In response to Yechury's remarks, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut hit back and said if the CPM secretary-general has a problem with the violence in Hindu epics, then he should change his name, which is derived from them.

As Sadhvi Pragya's entry polarises Lok Sabha polls in Bhopal, Digvijaya Singh ropes in Kanhaiya Kumar as his star campaigner
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As Sadhvi Pragya's entry polarises Lok Sabha polls in Bhopal, Digvijaya Singh ropes in Kanhaiya Kumar as his star campaigner

Congress Bhopal candidate Digvijaya Singh may have roped in Kanhaiya Kumar as a star campaigner to counter the sharp polarisation that has emerged due to Sadhvi Pragya Sigh Thakur’s candidacy in Bhopal