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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.

Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'

18 Apr 2020

Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'

Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student Sharjeel Imam has been slapped with sedition charges in the Jamia Millia Islamia December violence case.

Hate-speech case: CJI slams petitioner Harsh Mander for decrying SC

04 Mar 2020

Hate-speech case: CJI slams petitioner Harsh Mander for decrying SC

Fuming at petitioner Harsh Mander, who wanted FIRs against politicians who indulged in hate speech, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will first take up the matter where he allegedly made derogatory remarks against the top court.

It is stupid, Taapsee Pannu on #BoycottThappad Twitter trend

28 Feb 2020

It is stupid, Taapsee Pannu on #BoycottThappad Twitter trend

Even before Taapsee Pannu's latest movie Thappad released in theaters, many on Twitter called for its boycott.

JNU attack: Delhi Police wrapping up investigation, charge-sheet expected soon

19 Feb 2020

JNU attack: Delhi Police wrapping up investigation, charge-sheet expected soon

The investigation into the violence, that rocked Jawaharlal Nehru University last month, has entered its final leg and Delhi Police is expected to file a charge-sheet soon.

Jamia suffered damages over Rs. 2cr due to police action

19 Feb 2020

Jamia suffered damages over Rs. 2cr due to police action

The violence that broke inside the Jamia Millia Islamia University of New Delhi in December cost the varsity over Rs. 2 crore, a report in Indian Express said on Wednesday.

Chargesheet filed in Jamia violence case; Sharjeel Imam named 'instigator'

18 Feb 2020

Chargesheet filed in Jamia violence case; Sharjeel Imam named 'instigator'

The Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet in connection with the mid-December violence at Jamia Millia Islamia.

Footage shows cops beating Jamia students, but leaves questions unanswered

16 Feb 2020

Footage shows cops beating Jamia students, but leaves questions unanswered

Two months after violence broke out inside Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, a new CCTV footage shows that cops allegedly barged into the library and beat students with batons.

Delhi Elections: Counting begins; will Kejriwal win this prestige battle?

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: Counting begins; will Kejriwal win this prestige battle?

The counting of votes for the 70-seated Delhi Assembly began at 8 am today, and in a few hours, the picture will be crystal clear.

'Goli maarna band karo': Opposition disrupts Anurag Thakur's speech

03 Feb 2020

'Goli maarna band karo': Opposition disrupts Anurag Thakur's speech

Anurag Thakur, the Minister of State (Finance), met with resistance in the Lok Sabha today as he stood to speak about pressing matters affecting the country.

Delhi: Man fires bullets at Shaheen Bagh, taken into custody

01 Feb 2020

Delhi: Man fires bullets at Shaheen Bagh, taken into custody

In an unsavory turn of events, a man fired bullets at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, where a protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act has been going on for more than a month.

Shouting "Yeh lo Azaadi", man fires at CAA protesters

30 Jan 2020

Shouting "Yeh lo Azaadi", man fires at CAA protesters

On Thursday afternoon, a man was taken into custody after he opened fire at protesters of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Jamia Nagar in New Delhi.

"Only one cure...": What minister said about Jamia, JNU protesters

23 Jan 2020

"Only one cure...": What minister said about Jamia, JNU protesters

A minister in the Central government has claimed he has the perfect "cure" for students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru Universities, that have been simmering with tensions for weeks now.

Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia

16 Jan 2020

Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia

Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union, has raked another controversy by mentioning Kashmir outside New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, where she went on Wednesday to express solidarity.

Shaheen Bagh protests disrupt traffic, HC asks cops to act

14 Jan 2020

Shaheen Bagh protests disrupt traffic, HC asks cops to act

For a month now, curbs have been imposed on the Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch, forcing lakhs of commuters to take the Delhi-Noida-Delhi flyover leading to heavy traffic.

Delhi: Jamia's students protest outside V-C Najma Akhtar's office

13 Jan 2020

Delhi: Jamia's students protest outside V-C Najma Akhtar's office

The celebrated Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi witnessed a fresh bout of tension on Monday after dozens of students gheraoed Vice-Chancellor Najma Akhtar's office demanding registration of FIR against police in connection to last month's violence.

Visuals from Jamia not pleasant: Taapsee Pannu on anti-CAA protests

20 Dec 2019

Visuals from Jamia not pleasant: Taapsee Pannu on anti-CAA protests

Actor Taapsee Pannu has opened up about the ongoing countrywide protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the police brutality on the protesting students of Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi.

Alia Bhatt shares wrong Preamble, amid CAA protests; gets trolled

18 Dec 2019

Alia Bhatt shares wrong Preamble, amid CAA protests; gets trolled

Following actors Sonakshi Sinha and Ishaan Khatter, Alia Bhatt also shared a picture of the Preamble to the Constitution of India, to show support towards the students protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Stone-pelting in Delhi's Seelampur over CAA; cops use tear gas

17 Dec 2019

Stone-pelting in Delhi's Seelampur over CAA; cops use tear gas

Agitation against the Citizenship Act turned violent in New Delhi, again, after protesters allegedly pelted stones at cops and they used tear gas to disperse them away.

Jamia violence: 10 arrested, none of them are students

17 Dec 2019

Jamia violence: 10 arrested, none of them are students

Two days after Jamia Millia Islamia University witnessed a never-seen-before clash between cops and students, Delhi Police arrested 10 people in connection to the violence.

Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate

16 Dec 2019

Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached India Gate in New Delhi to show solidarity towards students of Jamia Millia Islamia, where cops unleashed horror yesterday. Starting at 4pm, she held a two-hour symbolic protest.

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

16 Dec 2019

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.

Jamia 'agrees' to appoint Turkish-teachers, students claim 'verbal assurance' only

07 Oct 2018

Jamia 'agrees' to appoint Turkish-teachers, students claim 'verbal assurance' only

The Jamia Millia Islamia University administration has accepted the students' demand to appoint Turkish teachers, even as the students claimed they got only a "verbal assurance" from the varsity, officials said yesterday.

Women can't even protest against Jamia's new curfew-timing: Here's why

30 Jun 2018

Women can't even protest against Jamia's new curfew-timing: Here's why

Three months after relaxing curfew timing for women in hostels to 10:30 PM, Jamia Millia Islamia has updated its timings again to 9 PM. While it has naturally upset students, they can't even protest about it.

Roof, wall of Connaught Place establishment cave in

03 Feb 2017

Roof, wall of Connaught Place establishment cave in

The roof and wall of an establishment above Jain Book Depot in Connaught Place collapsed at night on February 3.