Afzal Guru

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PIL in Supreme Court predicted Vikas Dubey's death by encounter

10 Jul 2020

PIL in Supreme Court predicted Vikas Dubey's death by encounter

Hours before wanted criminal Vikas Dubey was gunned down by Uttar Pradesh Police in Kanpur this morning, a PIL was filed in the Supreme Court predicting the same, whilst demanding a CBI inquiry into the extra-judicial deaths of his aides in last few days.

Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

22 Apr 2020

Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

In connection to riots that broke out in the National Capital in February, the Delhi Police invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against at least four persons namely Meeran Haider (Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member), Safoora Zargar (media coordinator of Jamia Coordination Committee), Umar Khalid (former JNU student), and Bhajanpura resident Danish.

Suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh sent to NIA custody

23 Jan 2020

Suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh sent to NIA custody

Suspended Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was on Thursday sent to 15 days' National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody.

Alia's mother Soni Razdan calls terrorist Afzal Guru a 'scapegoat'

21 Jan 2020

Alia's mother Soni Razdan calls terrorist Afzal Guru a 'scapegoat'

The arrest of Jammu and Kashmir top cop, Davinder Singh, has raised a lot of questions, and one of them concerns Afzal Guru, a terrorist who was hanged for his role in Parliament attack of 2001.

Arrested with terrorists, J&K DSP alleges senior cop's involvement: Report

16 Jan 2020

Arrested with terrorists, J&K DSP alleges senior cop's involvement: Report

Since the arrest of Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh with terrorists last week, the inquiry on the top cop has tightened.

Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh sheltered terrorists at home: Report

13 Jan 2020

Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh sheltered terrorists at home: Report

Two days after Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was arrested with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorists in Kulgam, a report revealed that the top cop had sheltered the terrorists at his home in Srinagar.

J&K cop, decorated with bravery medal, caught with 2 terrorists

12 Jan 2020

J&K cop, decorated with bravery medal, caught with 2 terrorists

A senior police officer was caught traveling with two terrorists on Saturday in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Security forces have always motivated me, says Afzal Guru's son

05 Mar 2019

Security forces have always motivated me, says Afzal Guru's son

At a time when radicalization of Kashmiri youth poses a huge problem for India, Afzal Guru's son serves as an inspiration.

Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal

24 Jan 2019

Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government's law department was examining granting sanction for prosecution of former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case.

JNU sedition case: Charge sheet filed against Kanhaiya, Umar Khalid

14 Jan 2019

JNU sedition case: Charge sheet filed against Kanhaiya, Umar Khalid

The Patiala House Court is slated to hear the sedition case involving 10 Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students - including former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and ex-student Umar Khalid - on Tuesday.

Delhi: JNU student Umar Khalid shot at in high-security zone

13 Aug 2018

Delhi: JNU student Umar Khalid shot at in high-security zone

An unidentified gunman opened fire at JNU student leader Umar Khalid today, reports claim. Khalid is safe.

"Don't take coercive step against Kanhaiya till July 20"

11 Jul 2018

"Don't take coercive step against Kanhaiya till July 20"

Delhi HC today directed JNU not to take any coercive step on a fine imposed against its former Students' Union President Kanhaiya Kumar till July 20.

Umar Khalid to take JNU panel's rustication recommendation to court

06 Jul 2018

Umar Khalid to take JNU panel's rustication recommendation to court

JNU student Umar Khalid said that he will challenge in court the university panel's recommendation upholding his rustication in connection with a February 9, 2016 incident against Afzal Guru's hanging, during which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised in campus.

#SeditionRow: JNU-panel upholds Umar Khalid's rustication; imposes fine on Kanhaiya

05 Jul 2018

#SeditionRow: JNU-panel upholds Umar Khalid's rustication; imposes fine on Kanhaiya

A high-level inquiry committee of Delhi's JNU has upheld Umar Khalid's rustication and a fine of Rs. 10,000 imposed on Kanhaiya Kumar in connection with a February 9, 2016 incident.

JNU student leader Umar Khalid receives death threat, files complaint

09 Jun 2018

JNU student leader Umar Khalid receives death threat, files complaint

JNU student leader, Umar Khalid has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police, alleging he has received death threats from a man who identified himself as fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari.

Pakistan will pay for Sunjuwan sooner rather than later: Rawat

23 Feb 2018

Pakistan will pay for Sunjuwan sooner rather than later: Rawat

Pakistan will pay for Sunjuwan "sooner rather than later," Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said today, adding India has "several options including surgical strikes."

Sunjuwan: Attackers came from Pakistan, likely helped by locals

12 Feb 2018

Sunjuwan: Attackers came from Pakistan, likely helped by locals

The Sunjuwan attackers had crossed over from Pakistan last year, were likely helped by locals, and had entered the base by cutting through tin sheets, J&K DGP SP Vaid has said.

Sunjuwan camp attack: Army resumes operations after night-long halt

11 Feb 2018

Sunjuwan camp attack: Army resumes operations after night-long halt

This morning, army resumed its operations after a night-long halt to flush out the remaining JeM terrorists from a military camp in Jammu's Sunjuwan.

Kashmir shuts down on Afzal Guru's 5th death anniversary

09 Feb 2018

Kashmir shuts down on Afzal Guru's 5th death anniversary

Security agencies across J&K are on high alert due to the fifth death anniversary of the Parliament attack convict, Afzal Guru today.

Former president Pranab Mukherjee turns 82 today!

11 Dec 2017

Former president Pranab Mukherjee turns 82 today!

The consummate politician, Pranab Mukherjee has famously been described as Congress's quintessential Man Friday. Ironically, he was rewarded with the President's post but was not trusted enough to be made PM.

'Would you rather salute Afzal Guru?' Naidu on 'Vande-Mataram' protests

08 Dec 2017

'Would you rather salute Afzal Guru?' Naidu on 'Vande-Mataram' protests

Vice president Venkaiah Naidu has lashed out at those opposing the 'Vande Mataram' slogan, asking, "If not your mother, whom would you salute, Afzal Guru?"

RK Singh: Former bureaucrat who challenged ministers now becomes one

04 Sep 2017

RK Singh: Former bureaucrat who challenged ministers now becomes one

In the Narendra Modi-led government's recent cabinet rejig, Raj Kumar Singh, a former bureaucrat, has been appointed the minister of power, and new and renewable energy.

Cabinet reshuffle: Interesting facts about the new ministers

03 Sep 2017

Cabinet reshuffle: Interesting facts about the new ministers

In its third cabinet reshuffle, the Modi government has inducted nine new faces and promoted four Ministers of State to cabinet rank.

President Mukherjee rejects two more mercy petitions, totalling 30

18 Jun 2017

President Mukherjee rejects two more mercy petitions, totalling 30

As President Pranab Mukherjee prepares to retire from office in a month, he is considering the final mercy petitions before him.

JNU MPhil student commits suicide

14 Mar 2017

JNU MPhil student commits suicide

Another MPhil student in JNU, who reportedly belonged to the scheduled caste category committed suicide by hanging himself at a friend's house.

Pathankot Attack: NIA names JeM chief Azhar, aides proclaimed offenders

10 Mar 2017

Pathankot Attack: NIA names JeM chief Azhar, aides proclaimed offenders

The NIA has named JeM Chief Maulana Masood Azhar and his accomplices as proclaimed offenders under its chargesheet. The NIA also stated that a red corner notice was issued against Azhar and his associates.

Ramjas probe committee requests witnesses to speak out

07 Mar 2017

Ramjas probe committee requests witnesses to speak out

In an emergency meeting, Ramjas College formed a committee to probe the recent violence in the campus.

DU students march in Delhi against ABVP

04 Mar 2017

DU students march in Delhi against ABVP

Students of Delhi University took out a protest march from Mandi House to Parliament Street, against alleged hooliganism by ABVP members.

Posters for "Freedom for Kashmir!" surface in JNU

03 Mar 2017

Posters for "Freedom for Kashmir!" surface in JNU

Posters carrying the name of the Democratic Students Union, declaring "Freedom for Kashmir! Free Palestine! Right to self-determination long live", surfaced in JNU.

Intolerant Indians have no place in India, says President

03 Mar 2017

Intolerant Indians have no place in India, says President

On the continuing debate on freedom of expression sparked by violent conflict in Delhi University's Ramjas College, President Pranab Mukherjee said that space for legitimate criticism and dissent should be allowed.

ABVP seeks a nationwide campus ban on Left organizations

02 Mar 2017

ABVP seeks a nationwide campus ban on Left organizations

ABVP will launch a protest today seeking a nationwide campus ban on Left-affiliated organizations.

DU student gets rape threats for protesting ABVP on FB

27 Feb 2017

DU student gets rape threats for protesting ABVP on FB

LSR student Gurmehar Kaur, daughter of Kargil martyr Captain Mandeep Singh, has allegedly received rape threats after her social media campaign against the ABVP went viral.

Students and journalists injured during college protest

22 Feb 2017

Students and journalists injured during college protest

Nearly 20 students were injured during college protest that broke out at Delhi University's Ramjas college earlier today.

NSG ignored distress call of 2 guards: Officer

05 Feb 2017

NSG ignored distress call of 2 guards: Officer

In an official statement to the NIA, an air force officer has alleged that the NSG ignored a distress call made by guards who were pinned down by terrorists during the Pathankot attack.

Evidence pointing to JeM's involvement in other attacks

22 Dec 2016

Evidence pointing to JeM's involvement in other attacks

The Pathankot attackers' main handler, Kashif Jan, claimed he planned attacks at Kathua and Samba on 20-21 Mar'15 in his Facebook messages.

15th anniversary of the Parliament attack

13 Dec 2016

15th anniversary of the Parliament attack

Today marks 15 years of the most audacious attack on the citadel of Indian democracy.

PM Modi, Amit Shah effigies burned in JNU

13 Oct 2016

PM Modi, Amit Shah effigies burned in JNU

Students of the National Students Union of India burnt the effigies of PM Modi and Amit Shah in JNU. University officials have not stated whether permission was granted for it.

JNU Professor attacked, abused inside campus

11 Oct 2016

JNU Professor attacked, abused inside campus

The Dean of JNU's School of Law and Governance, Amita Singh accused certain faculty members and students of abusing her while she was leaving from an Academic Council meeting.

JNU receives record number of sexual harassment complaints

05 Oct 2016

JNU receives record number of sexual harassment complaints

In the year 2015-2016, Jawaharlal Nehru University received 39 complaints of sexual harassment, the highest in its records.