15 Apr 2021
Delhi court grants bail to Umar Khalid in riots case
A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to activist Umar Khalid in connection with last year's riots in Northeast Delhi.
25 Nov 2020
Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans
In a supplementary charge-sheet filed in connection to the riots in Northeast Delhi, police said former JNU student Umar Khalid exploited the "religious fanaticism" of Sharjeel Imam, another scholar from the prestigious university, for his benefit.
24 Sep 2020
Salman Khurshid named by accused in Delhi riots chargesheet
Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid has been named in the latest chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police in connection with the February riots in the city.
16 Sep 2020
Delhi riots: 17,000-page chargesheet names 15 people, all anti-CAA protesters
The Delhi Police has named 15 people in a chargesheet filed in connection with the deadly violence that ravaged the national capital's Northeast region in February this year.
14 Sep 2020
Delhi riots case: Ex-JNU leader Umar Khalid arrested
Umar Khalid, a former student leader of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), was arrested late Sunday night by a special cell of Delhi Police in connection to the February riots of Northeast Delhi.
03 Aug 2020
Tahir Hussain confesses to role in February Delhi violence: Police
Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councilor Tahir Hussain has confessed to his involvement in the violence that broke out in Northeast Delhi earlier this year, according to police records.
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.
28 Feb 2020
JNU sedition case: Delhi government allows prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar
The Delhi government has allowed the prosecution of former Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) President Kanhaiya Kumar in the 2016 sedition case.
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.
19 Jan 2019
JNU sedition-row: Court refuses chargesheet, says Delhi govt's permission needed
Five days after the Delhi Police filed a 1,200-page chargesheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, and others, the Patiala House Court has refused to accept the filing.
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.
21 Aug 2018
Wanted to highlight cow protection agenda: Umar Khalid's attackers
A Delhi court today sent two persons, who allegedly attacked JNU student leader Umar Khalid, to two-day police custody.
20 Aug 2018
Umar Khalid case: Two men detained by Delhi Police
Two men who claimed responsibility for the attack on JNU student leader Umar Khalid, have been detained, police said today.
16 Aug 2018
Delhi: 2 men claim responsibility for attack on Umar Khalid
In a video uploaded on Facebook, two men have claimed responsibility for the attack on JNU student leader Umar Khalid in an upmarket area in Delhi on Monday, and said they will surrender before police tomorrow.
16 Aug 2018
Umar Khalid case: Two men claim credit for attack
Despite having caught JNU student leader Umar Khalid's attacker on camera, the Delhi Police, so far, have failed to identify the man.
15 Aug 2018
JNU student Umar Khalid attack-case: Anti-terror unit takes it up
On Tuesday, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik transferred the case pertaining to the alleged attack on JNU student Umar Khalid's life to its anti-terror unit, the Special Cell.
14 Aug 2018
Now, JNU student Shehla Rashid alleges she received death threat
A day after JNU student leader Umar Khalid was shot at, student activist Shehla Rashid Shora filed an FIR with the Jammu and Kashmir police in Srinagar against mafia don Ravi Poojary for allegedly threatening her.
14 Aug 2018
JNU student Umar Khalid's alleged attacker caught on CCTV
The man, who attacked JNU student Umar Khalid on Monday, was captured on CCTV footage.
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.
23 Jul 2018
MS University of Vadodara cancels 'anti-national' Kunal Kamra's show
Controversial comedian Kunal Kamra's show, scheduled for August 11 at the MS University of Vadodara, got canceled after 11 ex-students objected to the Vice Chancellor on grounds of anti-national content.
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.
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.
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.
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.
06 Jun 2018
Bhima Koregaon riots: Four Dalit activists, Nagpur University professor arrested
Police in Maharashtra have arrested four prominent Dalit activists along with a Nagpur University teacher with "Maoist links" for their role in the Bhima Koregaon riots of January.
05 Jan 2018
Mevani asks PM Modi to speak up about Dalit violence
Newly-elected Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani took up cudgels against PM Modi asking him to clarify his position on Dalit violence.
04 Jan 2018
Bhima-Koregaon violence: FIR filed against Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid
The Maratha-Dalit violence got Maharashtra to a stand-still. Its genesis was the Elgaar Parishad held at Shaniwarwada in Pune on December 31. Now, the police have cracked down on those who allegedly made "provocative speeches."
04 Aug 2017
Five DU professors accused of leading protest at Ramjas college
Delhi police accused five DU professors of heading a group shouting slogans about ''azadi'' at Ramjas College, leading to violent clashes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23 Feb 2017
Violence at Ramjas over Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid's scheduled speeches
Clashes erupted at Ramjas College between ABVP and AISA members, divided over a scheduled seminar featuring Umar Khalid that was cancelled earlier.
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.
22 Feb 2017
AIIMS fires resident doctor over death of nurse
AIIMS fired a resident doctor for "wilful absence of duties", and served notice to a consultant "for not being available for the emergency", after a pregnant nurse died during delivery.
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.
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.