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Do You Know What’s Sedition? Delhi High Court Questions Police on JNU Row

The Delhi High Court today questioned the Delhi Police whether they know the meaning of sedition and its applicability in a case of suspected “anti-national” sloganeering in JNU campus. The Delhi Police has come under fire for slapping serious charges of sedition on JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and putting him behind the bars along with couple of more JNU students ...

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Will Kanhaiya Kumar Become Nominee for Nobel Prize?

Unthinkable but it looks Kanhaiya Kumar’s name is making rounds at a time when the Nobel Committee is sending the request forms for nomination of its prestigious peace prize winners this year. Though the entire process takes more than 8 months, the fact that Kanhaiya Kumar’s arrest, that too on sedition charges, has attracted world wide attention and the story ...

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Human Rights Watch Asks India to Stop Persecution of Kanhaiya Kumar

Human Rights Watch, a global human rights body on Friday asked India to stop persecution of peaceful activists, including JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, with sedition under IPC 124 (a) that may attract three to life-term imprisonment, if convicted. “The BJP government seems eager to punish peaceful speech but less willing to investigate supporters who commit violence in the ...

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Justice Denied, JNU Dwindles into Dark Hole

It was 30 years ago when a DTC 615 bus was abruptly stopped at Munirka and goons entered the bus asking “Are You from JNU?” and kicked all those who said yes and those who resembled even slightly as a student, including a friend and classmate of Nirmala Seetharaman, currently the BJP minister. Now that three decades have passed by, ...

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Full Text of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar’s Speech that Attracted Sedition Charges

Herre is the full text of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar’s speech inside the campus on February 9 that landed him in jail under charges of sedition. The translated verion may vary slightly and video accompanied shows it too. “The people who burnt the tricolor are the fans of (Veer) Savarkar. They apologised in front of ...

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Is Kanhaiya Kumar arrest the last one by BS Bassi before retirement?

Why did Delhi Police turned over-enthusiastic to arrest JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar that too under sedition charges when the lad was repeatedly seen on all TV channels that he never raised any anti-India slogans and was sworn to Indian Constitution? Latest media reports, one by CNN-IBN quoting sources said that BS Bassi, Delhi Police chief is eyeing the post of ...

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JNUSU Leader’s Hearing Now on Feb 22 as Lawyers Clash Again Outside Court

Following the outrageous incident of lawyers beating JNU students, teachers and some press persons inside the courtroom on Monday with the police being mute witness to the drama, the Supreme Court has issued strict guidelines on restricting entry of persons, including lawyers when JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar will be presented before the judges today. But it proved futile and the ...

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