JNU Campus Violence highlights: Women from different faiths wear Hijab, stage sit-in at Jantar Mantar

Women from different faiths wear Hijab, stage sit-in at Jantar Mantar. The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked WhatsApp and Google to preserve and provide information related to the JNU violence to police. The court also asked police to seize at the earliest phones of members of two WhatsApp groups on which the January 5 violence was allegedly coordinated. Delhi High Court has directed JNU to provide CCTV footage, sought by police, as soon as possible. Stay tuned for live updates.
  • 17-1-2020
    13:34

    Hello readers, thank you for joining us in our coverage of the JNU violence. The investigations into the violence in the campus on January 5 is still on and the court has directed the university as well as WhatsApp, Facebook and Google to preserve data related to the violence. That's all for today. For more latest news visit www.deccanherald.com.

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    Women from different faiths wear Hijab, stage sit-in at Jantar Mantar

    Women following different faiths wore Hijab and took part in a sit-in at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday against what they claimed was "singling out of Muslim women" by police during recent protests against the citizenship law in the national capital. The demonstration -- 'Azad women for Azadi' -- saw the women coming together to express solidarity with the protesters. (PTI)

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  • 15-1-2020
    10:36

    Morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of the JNU violence. On Wednesday, aJNU student named Komal Sharma has approached the National Commission for Women (NCW), complaining that her name has been maligned. The NCW has written to the media houses as well as to Delhi Police to look into the matter. Stay tuned for live updates.

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    Delhi HC asks WhatsApp, Google to provide information sought by police

    The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked WhatsApp and Google to preserve and provide information related to the JNU violence to police.

    The court also asked police to seize at the earliest phones of members of two WhatsApp groups on which the January 5 violence was allegedly coordinated. Justice Brijesh Sethi directed the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration to provide at the earliest the CCTV footage of the violence sought by police. (PTI)

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    Delhi HC asks police to seize at earliest phones of members of two WhatsApp groups on which JNU violence was allegedly coordinated. 

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    Delhi High Court also directs JNU to provide CCTV footage, sought by police, as soon as possible.

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      Fee-related matter at JNU sorted out, continuation of agitation by students not justified, says HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. (PTI Photo)

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    JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh quizzed by Delhi Police for to January 5 JNU violence. (ANI)

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    "We do not feel secure on campus, atmosphere not conducive for academic activities,"JNUTAtells HRD Ministry. (PTI)

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    "The first day of winter semester has started and more than 50% of the students have paid their hostel dues and registered; classes have begun. Appeal to all students to register else it will lead to loss of one academic year," JNU VC

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    "Masked attackers entered JNU while law enforcers stood by. This video is what RSS/BJP want to convert India to. They will not be allowed to succeed," tweetsCommunist Party of India (Marxist) chief Sitaram Yechury.

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    The Vice Chancellor should not be on campus, this Vice Chancellor should be in jail, claims Congress.

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    Delhi High Court seeks response of police, Delhi government, WhatsApp, Apple and Google by tomorrow on a plea by three professors to preserve CCTV footage of violence.

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    Police tells Delhi High Court that it has asked JNU to preserve and hand over CCTV footage of Jan 5 violence. However, it alleges that it has not yet received any response from JNU administration on preserving footage on violence. Police says it has also written to WhatsApp to preserve data of two groups on which JNU violence was planned.

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    Students in Bengaluru participate in unity rally against violence in the JNU Campus organized by NSUI at freedom park. (DH Photo: Dinesh SK)

  • 08:12

    Delhi Police asks 49 people included in sting operation to join probe

    The Delhi Police's crime branch probing the JNU violence said on Sunday that it has sent notices to 49 people, including Akshat Awasthi and Rohit Shah who featured in a sting operation conducted by a TV news channel, to join the investigation.

    Awasthi and Shah are first year students of Jawaharlal Nehru University. They have been sent notices to join the probe, officials said. (PTI)

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    JNUSU has accusedvarsity administration of blocking registration of 300 students due to "fake Proctor inquiries".

  • 13-1-2020
    08:05

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of the JNU violence. Yesterday, Congress's fact-finding team blamed JNU-VC for the January 5 violence.Stay tuned for live updates.

  • 20:22

    Don't hike fee: Panel recommends to resolve JNU crisis

    A three-member high powered committee (HPC), set up by the government to resolve the crisis in the JNU, had recommended for “putting off” revision of the hostel fee till the next academic session to restore normalcy in the campus.

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    JNU's registration deadline for 2020 Winter Semester has been extended up to January 15, 2020, without any late fine.

  • 17:48

    Police could have acted before VC's request: Former Delhi Police Commissioner on JNU violence

    "JNU administration kept seeing the situation & that was wrong. Police could have acted even without VC's request," says Former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar.

    Kumar further added that if the Police would have intervened at the appropriate time, they could haveprevented the incident from happening.

    PTI

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    Seven ambulances send to Jawaharlal Nehru University, 10 ambulances at standby. (ANI)

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    JNU VC 'mastermind' of attack: Cong fact-finding team

    A Congress fact-finding team in the violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday alleged that Vice-Chancellor, M Jagadesh Kumar was the 'mastermindof the horrific attack on the varsity and demanded his immediate ouster.

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    Police were informed about mob's presence on campus much before incident on Jan 5, but they ignored messages, claims JNUSU. PTI

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    A 5-member team has been constituted by the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration to look into the matter of 5th January. (PTI Photo)

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    JNU attack act of 'terrorist Leftist students': Madhav

    BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday alleged that the violence in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was an act of a small number of "terrorist Leftist students", who have been hampering studies and research of thousands of students there for decades.

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      37 people of WhatsApp group 'Unity Against Left' linked to JNU violence identified by SIT,  says Delhi Police

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    TMC, CPM activists protest in WB against CAA, NRC ahead of PM Modi's visit

    The ruling Trinamool Congress students wing as well Left Front activists have begun their protest separately against the amended Citizenship Act in various parts of West Bengal ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to the state starting on Saturday.

    Trinamool Congress students' wing, TMCP, began their 'dharna' against CAA, NRC and National Population Register (NPR) on Friday at Rani Rashmoni Road in Kolkata. TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to spend an hour with the TMCP agitators during the day. She is scheduled to meet the PM in the evening. (PTI)

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    Posters blaming four academicians for JNU violence spring up on two varsity hostels walls

    The walls of Sabarmati and Periyar hostels in JNU were on Friday found plastered with a slew of posters accusing three varsity professors and one of Delhi University of being behind the January 5 violence on the campus by masked hooligans.

    The four professors who have been accused in the posters of being behind the violence are Tapan Kumar Bihari and Prakash Chandra Sahoo of JNU besides its chief proctor Dhananjay Singh. The fourth professor blamed in posters is DU's Abhinav Prakash, a former JNU student. (PTI)

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    Delhi Police a 'government stooge': Left leaders

    Left leaders on Friday accused the Delhi Police of being a "government stooge" after the force named nine suspects involved in the JNU violence, claiming seven of them are from Left-leaning student bodies.

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    Involvement of JNU students in Jan 5 violence as pointed out in Delhi Police's probe unfortunate: HRD Min Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. PTI

  • 17:32

    Left design in JNU unmasked as Delhi Police releases evidence; Left using campus as political battleground: Union minister Smriti Irani. PTI

  • 17:29

    JNU students should end their stir and allow academic session to begin; cooperate in investigation: Union minister Prakash Javadekar. PTI

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    I too have evidence of how I was attacked: JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh after police names her as one of the attackers - PTI

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    Have faith in HRD but not in Home Ministry which is "helicoptering" whole issue: JNUSU vice president Saket Moon on violence in varsity. PTI

  • 16:55

    9 suspects identified as attackers in JNU attack case: Delhi Police - PTI

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    In JNU's Periyar hostel, specific rooms were targeted: Delhi Police - PTI

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    Majority of students want to register for winter semester but students' bodies not allowing them: Delhi Police. PTI

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    On January 5, several people including JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh attacked students at Periyar hostel: Delhi Police - PTI

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    Dr. Joy Tirkey, DCP/Crime, Delhi Police on JNU Violence: Three cases have been registered till now, and they are being investigated by us. ANI

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    We will call meeting with counsellors and office bearers and take call on whether to call off agitation or not: JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh

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    Delhi Police PRO, MS Randhawa: The investigation regarding the criminal cases filed in connection with JNU Violence incident is being done by Crime Branch. But it has been observed that a lot of misinformation related to these cases is being circulated. ANI

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    Our demand for JNU VC's resignation stands: JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh after meeting with HRD officials - PTI

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    Meeting of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) delegation and MHRD Secretary Amit Khare, underway at Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). ANI

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    JNU VC M. Jagadesh Kumar: Met HRD Secy today & apprised him that JNU admin is implementing a record of discussions with MHRD issued on 11 Dec&that admin was making every effort to make sure that students & teachers would have conducive environment to pursue their academic activities.

    It was also informed that JNU wrote to UGC to meet utility & service charges. In meeting with Deans&Chairpersons, it was decided that classes would start from 13 Jan. MHRD was informed that if required, the registration date for the winter semester would further be extended.

    - ANI

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    Delhi police have identified some masked persons who were involved in the JNU attack on January 5,  say Government Sources. ANI

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    Jawaharlal Nehru University VC M Jagadesh Kumar: The situation in university is peaceful & normal. University will continue to function and conduct academic activities. We would like to help every student to continue their academic goals. ANI

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    Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice-Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar to meet HRD Secretary Amit Khare at 11:30 am.

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    Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union president & students attacked by people wearing masks on campus. 'What is this? Who are you? Step back, Who are you trying to threaten?... ABVP go back,' can be heard in video. (ANI)

  • 10:24

    3 more complaints reported in connection with JNU violence

    Three more complaints received in connection with the January 5 JNU violencecase. 14 complaints have been received so far.

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    A protester injured during clash with Delhi police

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    HRD Secretary Amit Khare said that HRD Ministry will talk toJNU VC again on Friday over students' claims of the revised fee not being implemented.

    HRD Ministry's focus is on academic issues, not on political matters, he further said. (PTI )

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    Police drag away protesting students and several were detained as they were marching from Mandi House towards Rashtrapati Bhavan. The protesters called for the removal of JNU VC.

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    JNU students stopped by police while trying to march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan. (PTI)

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    JNU violence 'officially sponsored goondaism', those behind it must be identified and arrested immediately: Congress. PTI

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    Protests continue in JNU

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    Security tightened at JNU campus

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    JNU forms 5-member committee to probe lapses in security, if any, during Jan 5 violence; recommend steps for students' safety: VC

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    JNUSU to hold a protest march today, heavy security at campus main gate

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    'Wonder what BJP trolls would have done to Mahatma'

    Don't know what the BJP's 'trolls'would have done to Mahatma Gandhi and Jayprakash Narayan had the great leaders been around, Congress leader and veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha said on Wednesday.

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  • 10:05

    'No 'anti-national' aim behind 'Free Kashmir' poster'

    Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday said prima facie it doesn't look like the woman who displayed the "Free Kashmir" poster during a protest against the JNU attack here has "anti-national" intention.

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    Actors, students, lawyer booked for Gateway protests

    An actor, a student leader, a human rights lawyer are among the protesters named in the FIR for unlawful assembly for the demonstration at the Gateway of India against the JNU violence, an official said on Wednesday.

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    Kanhaiya Kumar urges the citizens to be present for the protest march in Delhi

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    Protest held in Mumbai against CAA, violence in JNU

    Hundreds of people, including senior citizens, youths and women, took part in a march in suburban Bandra against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the recent violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi. During the march, the protesters also raised slogans against the government over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR). (PTI)

  • 08:36

    72 hours later, none arrested in JNU violence case

    Three days have gone by after the violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) but not a single arrest has been made in the case even as government officials on Wednesday said police is close nabbing some of the "masked goons" who ran riot in the campus, injuring at least 35 students and teachers.

    Officials said investigators in Delhi Police have got vital leads about the attackers and some of them have been "positively" identified. While students alleged that the ABVP activists have carried out the attack, a little-known Hindutva outfit Hindu Raksha Dal had taken "full responsibility" for the violence in the campus on Sunday.

    Read the full report here.

  • 9-1-2020
    08:32

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of JNU violence, which has started protests in various campuses across India in solidarity with the JNU students. Stay tuned for live updates.

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    'There are some thinkers in the country who are like a particular snake which is less in number but is highly venomous,' says Uma Bharti on JNU protestors. She also said, "Efforts are being made to make environment venomous. We have to fix some things & we will fix them." (ANI)

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    CAT topper won't be scared to participate in protests on JNU issue

    JU student Deborshi Chanda, one of the ten candidates to have scored 100 percentile in the Common Admission Test (CAT), said on Wednesday that he will not shy away from taking part in any rally to protest against the attack on women students and teachers of JNU and similar attacks in other higher educational institutions.

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  • 17:35

    Juhi Chawla attends BJP protest in Mumbai

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    HRD Ministry tells JNU Vice-Chancellor to bring normalcy in the campus. 'Be more communicative with students and take faculty into confidence,' HRD Ministry further tells VC.

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    Some masked persons have been identified, soon police will crack the identity of the masked men seen in the videos who vandalised public and private property in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University and attacked students, says Government sources. (ANI)

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    Cong to meet on Jan 10 to discuss JNU violence

    The Congress Working Committee under the chairmanship of Sonia Gandhi is likely to meet on Friday to discuss the party's strategy and the political situation arising out of the students' protests and violence in the JNU campus.

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    Kanimozhi visits JNU, says will fight for students

    Days after masked men went on a rampage in JNU, senior DMK leader Kanimozhi visited the varsity on Wednesday and said her party will fight for the students.

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    CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury calls Delhi Police a 'Puppet' of Modi government. He demands for probe into JNU attack.

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    Four-member fact-finding team of Congress visits JNU to probe into the attack on students and faculty members by a masked mob earlier this week. (PTI)

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    Efforts on to enable sem regn for willing students: JNU

    Ministry officials met JNU Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar on Wednesday and took stock of efforts being made by the varsity administration to restore normalcy on the campus, officials said.

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    FIR against ABVP, NSUI members

    AhmedabadPolice has registered FIR against members of ABVP and NSUI for the clash that broke out yesterday between the two student groups. NSUI members were protesting against the recentviolence in JNU. (ANI)

  • 22:53

    BJP leader to boycott Padukone's movies after JNU visit

    Cine star Deepika Padukone's visit to the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in solidarity with the protesting students kicked up a row on Tuesday evening as Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga gave a call to boycott her movies for her lending support to the “tukde tukde gang.”

    “RT if you will Boycott Movies of @deepikapadukone for her Support to #TukdeTukdeGang and Afzal Gang,” the BJP leader tweeted, posting a picture of Padukone standing with the agitating students in the JNU campus.

    Read more here.

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    NU VC M Jagadesh Kumar: There were rumours that some wardens resigned. Our wardens haven't resigned. There is no such resignation that have taken place. Some protesting students surrounded our wardens, shouted on them&humiliated them. Is it a way to have any dialogue? ANI

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    NU VC MJ Kumar: Around 4:30 pm (on 5th Jan) we came to know that a group of students was moving aggressively towards the hostel area. Then we sent our security guards to assess & control the situation, but more students gathered. Immediately, the police was contacted. The situation was contained. ANI

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    JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar: JNU is known as a very peaceful campus. We always debate and discuss and resolve issues. Violence is never an answer for any grievances. It is very very unfortunate that such a violent incident took place on our campus. ANI

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    Leave past behind, return to campus: JNU VC to students

    Under fire from students and faculty members for not doing enough when they were brutally attacked by a masked mob on campus, Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar on Tuesday urged students to put the past behind and return to the varsity's premises.

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  • 17:54

    SCBA condemns violence against JNU students

    Supreme Court Bar Association on Tuesday "strongly condemned" the violence against Jawaharlal Nehru University students and inaction by the Delhi police.

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    When there is law and order situation, we don't rush to police immediately; we see if varsity security can handle it: JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar. PTI

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    Those who created mayhem in JNU should be identified, arrested: Athawale

    Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday said those who indulged in the mayhem in Jawaharlal Nehru University should be identified at the earliest and arrested. PTI

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    Sitaram Yechury, CPI-M, outside JNU: I'm here to show solidarity with JNU teachers & students. I condemn JNU violence. If VC thinks he can silence students then it'll not happen. We demand the removal of VC, identification of those who attacked students & also rollback of fee hike. ANI

  • 16:19

    JNU: I&B Minister slams NYT's 'Jai Shri Ram' claim

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday hit out at New York Times for a report in which the leading US daily claimed that the attackers at JNU had raised chants of "Jai Shri Ram".

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    'Campuses must not become havens for politics of hate'

    Days after the Jawaharlal Nehru University was rocked by violence, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said educational campuses must not become safe havens for the politics of hate and violence to thrive.

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    Some of the students who opposed registration process damaged registration room; attacked me on Dec 14, says JNU VC. PTI

  • 15:23

    JNU violence: ABVP board blackened in Pune

    The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Tuesday staged a protest outside the Garware College in Maharashtra's Pune against the "attack" on their members in the JNU by "Left outfits".

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  • 15:22

    FIR for vandalism at JNU: Owaisi slams police

    AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday condemned the registration of an FIR by Delhi police against "the girl who was injured in the violence" at the Jawaharlal Nehru University instead of booking those who made an attempt to 'kill' her.

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  • 15:15

    No BJP worker can incite violence: Nityanand Rai

    Days after masked men went on a rampage in JNU, Union Minister Nityanand Rai on Tuesday said no worker or leader of the BJP can incite violence and alleged that the Congress and the AAP were behind the attack.

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    Let us put all the past behind: JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar on Sunday's violence. PTI

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    JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar: The incident that took place on Sunday, Jan 5 is unfortunate. Our campus is known for debates and discussions to resolve to any issues. Violence is not a solution. We will find every opportunity to make sure that normalcy returns to the University. ANI

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    Joint Commissioner Shalini Singh, Delhi Police: We have visited all the spots and interacted with students in JNU. Currently the investigation is in its initial stage. Students have put their confidence in us & given us few inputs. ANI

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    Hindu Raksha Dal takes responsibility of JNU attack

    An outfit calledHindu Raksha Dal has taken full responsibility of the attacks in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus on Sunday.

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    Trivandrum: People from various Left organisations hold protest against Jan 5 violence at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University. ANI

  • 13:54

    FIRs registered against Ghosh while JNU attack was on

    When a reign of terror was unleashed by "masked goons" in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday, Delhi Police registered two cases against varsity students union president Aishe Ghosh, who was badly injured in the attack, within a span of five minutes.

    The registration of cases on two separate complaints against Ghosh and other students filed by JNU security department on January 3 and January 4 were registered on Sunday night when the violence was on, triggering questions about the motive behind the timing.

    Read the full report here.

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    A clash broke out between ABVP and NSUI workers in Ahmedabad, and Police resorted to lathi charge to disperse the crowd. The NSUI was protesting near ABVP officer over the JNU violence when a clash broke out. Around 10 people have been injured. 

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    Claims made by Hindu Raksha Dal Chief Pinky Chaudhary are being investigated. Delhi Police has taken cognizance. To identity masked men in JNU, Police is taking the help of video footage as well as face recognition systems, reports ANI quoting sources. 

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    JNU is a hotbed of anti-national activities, we can't tolerate this. We take full responsibility of the attack in JNU and would like to say that they were our workers, says Pinky Chaudhary of Hindu Raksha Dal. 

  • 11:27

    A four-member fact-finding committee formed by Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on the JNU violence issue is scheduled to meet today at Congress office. They have to submit their report in a week.

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    Police is taking the help of video footage, face recognition system to identify those involved in violence in JNU, reports PTI quoting sources.

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    JNU administration has told MHRD that the January 5 incident was a case of clashes between tworival student groups. The MHRD has directed the administration to ensure normalcy is restored on campus andnot to escalate the matter further, reports News18 quoting sources.

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    Delhi Police has filed a FIR against JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh and 19 others

    Delhi Police has filed a FIR against JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh and 19 others(name not in accused column but in detail list) for attacking security guards and vandalizing server room on January 4. The complaint was filed by JNU administration.FIR was registered on January 5.

  • 09:40

    JNU attack triggers nationwide outrage; no arrests yet

    The violence in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) triggered a nationwide outrage on Monday with students of several higher education institutions holding protests across the country in solidarity with those beaten up and severely injured by a large group of masked men in fist-ever such mayhem created on the campus of the central varsity last evening.

    Read the full report here.

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    JNU V-C Jagadesh Kumar: Controversy's child

    From the row over lodging of a sedition case against six students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in February 2016 to the unprecedented incident of violence in the campus on Sunday, varsity's vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar has remained at the centre of controversies.


    This time, there is a growing clamour for Kumar's resignation after Sunday's violence in the university campus. He had his first brush with controversies soon after his appointment as the JNU vice-chancellor in the last week of January 2016 as a row over alleged anti-national sloganeering by some students in the campus erupted on February 9, 2016.

    Read the full report here.

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    Roads were getting blocked and common Mumbaikar and tourists were facing problems. We had appealed to protesters many times, have now relocated them to Azad Maidan, saysSangramsingh Nishandar, DCP (Zone 1) on protesters being evicted from Gateway of India.

  • 07:41

    Oppn to up the ante over masked attack

    Opposition parties are considering a series of steps to lend their support tostudents' protest against the violence atJawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

    These include a march by the varsity alumni to JNU, aletter to President Ram Nath Kovind by MPs who are former students and a delegation to Rashtrapati Bhavan to impress upon Kovind the situation.

    Read the full report here.

  • 07:39

    ABVP claims Left activists behind JNU violence

    The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Monday alleged that Left activists were involved in the attack on teachers and students at Jawaharlal Nehru University here. Manish Jangid, secretary of the ABVP's JNU unit, alleged that "the attacks were carried out by Left activists in an organised way".

    He also claimed that the attackers, who were wearing masks, were led by JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh. (PTI)

  • 7-1-2020
    07:34

    Good morning readers, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Monday alleged that Left activists were involved in the attack on teachers and students at Jawaharlal Nehru University. The JNU attack drew reactions from many politicians, academicians and the Bollywood community. On Monday, students from universities across India staged protests against the JNU violence. The Delhi Police have registered cases against unidentified men but no one has been arrested yet.As the blame-game continues, stay tuned with DH for live updates.

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     "I can certainly tell you that when I studied in JNU, we did not see any 'tukde tukde' gang there," says External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. (PTI)

  • 19:07

    AMU students protest for 2nd day over JNU violence

    Hundreds of AMU students on Monday held a rally on the varsity campus after taking out a 'Tiranga March' from Purani Changi to Babey Sir Syed Gate to protest against the violence in JNU last evening.

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  • 19:01

    Bollywood celebrities speak up on JNU violence

    "Horrifying", "heartbreaking" and "barbaric" is how many in the film industry, including actors-filmmakers Anil Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Rajkummar Rao, Twinkle Khanna, Anurag Kashyap and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, described the Sunday night violence at the Jawaharlal Nehru University while demanding that the perpetrators are brought to justice.

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  • 18:41

    "We have responded to PCR calls, and law and order situation professionally," says Delhi Police on charges that they reached JNU late. (PTI)

  • 18:36

    Akhilesh goes Modi way to decry JNU attack

    Samajwadi Party (SP) presidentAkhilesh Yadav appeared to have taken a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi as heslammed the attacks on JNU students in Delhi on Sunday.

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  • 18:28
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  • 18:10

    Scuffle breaks out between students of Presidency University and police as the students try to go towards the state BJP headquarters during a protest march against the attack on JNU students. (DHNS)

  • 17:58

    We called police for two hours but did not get any help, says JNUSU vice president Saket Moon. (PTI)

  • 17:55

    JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh calls JNU campus attack an attempt to murder. (NDTV)

  • 17:54

    "We were surrounded by 30 men and we had no other option... They were about to lynch us", says JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh. (NDTV)

  • 17:46
  • 17:41

    Social activists, University students and people from all walks of life join the protest at Gandhi Circle in Jaipur against JNU Violence. A bold placard at the protest reads "Yesterday AMU , today JNU , tomorrow YOU"

  • 17:18

    Scores being settled: BJP's Dilip Ghosh on JNU violence

    Violence in educational institutes is a "gift" of the Left who are now "getting it back" as scores are being settled, BJP's West Bengal unit chief Dilip Ghosh said on Monday commenting on the attack on students and teachers at the JNU campus in Delhi.

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  • 17:16

    JNUTA marches against attack on students

    JNUTA takes out protest march against attack on students; demands VC's sacking.

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  • 16:55

    BJP ally JD(U) seeks removal of JNU vice-chancellor, probe by Supreme Court judge into violence in university; accuses Delhi Police of failing in its duties. (PTI)

  • 16:51

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Kolkata: Students of Jadavpur University protest against yesterday&#39;s violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WestBengal?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#WestBengal</a> <a href="https://t.co/ZPJAkQGckL">pic.twitter.com/ZPJAkQGckL</a></p>&mdash; ANI (@ANI) <a href="https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1214142095000162304?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 6, 2020</a></blockquote>
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  • 16:37

    Gateway of India witnesses yet another historical event

    The majestic Gateway of India has been a witness to several important historical events for over a century. While on one side of the monumentis the Arabian Sea on the other side faces the Taj Mahal Palace hotel.

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  • 16:36

    A certain students union holds grudge against JNU: Raut

    In a veiled attack on the BJP and its affiliated outfits, Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut on Monday said a particular student union holds a grudge against the Jawaharlal Nehru University which has produced a Nobel Laureate, and renowned politicians, industrialists, poets, and authors.

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  • 16:32

    Delhi Commission for Women Chief Swati Maliwal issues summon to the Registrar of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), over assault on female students inside the JNU campus yesterday

  • 16:29

    Trinamool Congress leaders Shantanu Sen, Dinesh Trivedi, Vivek Gupta, Manish Bhuia, Sajda Ahmad outside the main gate of Jawaharlal Nehru University, after they were not allowed to enter the university premises. (ANI)

  • 16:26

      Around 700 police personnel deployed outside the gates of Jawaharlal Nehru University. (ANI)

  • 16:26
  • 15:42

    Rahul Gandhi stands for anarchy;masked men who were involved in JNU violence must be punished, saysUnion minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh. (PTI)

  • 15:38

    CPI(M) General Secy Sitaram Yechury on JNU Violence, "It is clearly a pre-planned attack from outsiders. It is an assault on reason, rationality and democracy. For 5 hrs nearly, the VC not responding and not asking police to come in and restore normalcy makes him also complicit in this attack"

  • 15:30

    Under the banner of NSUI, students of Anjuman-E-Islam's Nehru College at Ghantikeri in Hubballi stage protest, condemning the attack on students at JNU. They also raised slogans against BJP and RSS.

  • 15:25

    Fascist strike by BJP on students: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on JNU violence (PTI)

  • 15:15

    Additional forces have been deployed outside Banaras Hindu University. (ANI)

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  • 14:49

    Police remained 'shameful bystander' in JNU: Amnesty

    The Amnesty International India (AII) on Monday condemned the Delhi Police's action to allow violence against the students and members of thefaculty inside Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus, saying it showed a "shameful disregard" for the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

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  • 14:48

    Congress leader P Chidambaramdemanded that the perpetrators of violence(JNU) be identified and arrested within 24 hours and brought to justice. "We also demand that accountability on officers be fixed and action taken immediately," he added. (ANI)

  • 14:34

    Sanjay Nirupam to visit Gateway of India Today at 3pm to stand in solidarity with Students who are protesting against JNU Attack. (DHNS)

    Mumbai Congress PresidentSanjayNirupam with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (PTI photo)

  • 14:31
  • 14:27

    JNUSU to address the press at 4.30 pm today

    Office Bearers of the JNUSU would like to address the media regarding the situation in JNU today, 6 Jan at 4.30 PM at Sabarmati TPoint in JNU. This will be followed by testimonies of the injured students. All friends of the media are requested to attend. (JNUSU official twitter handle)

  • 14:16

    ABVP alleges that JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh led the goons into the campus?

  • 14:05

  • 14:00

    There is an atmosphere of fear among the students in the country, we all need to come together and instill confidence in them, says Uddhav Thackeray.

  • 14:00

  • 13:42

    JNU violence grim reminder of the extent the govt will go to stifle voice of dissent, says Sonia Gandhi

    Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi said that yesterday’s bone-chilling attack on students and teachers in JNU, Delhi is a grim reminder of the extent the government will go to stifle and subjugate every voice of dissent. The voice of India’s youth and students is being muzzled every day. The horrifying and unprecedented violence unleashed on India’s young by goons with active abetment of the ruling Modi Govt is deplorable and unacceptable, says Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi.

  • 13:35

    Country and the world saw how masked attackers entered the JNU campus in Delhi and wreaked havoc in a planned manner. A fair investigation is needed because we should know who was the main conspirator behind this, says Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party. 

  • 13:16

    Maharashtra minister Jitendra Awhad of the NCP joins students protesting at the Gateway of India in Mumbai against the violence at JNU.

  • 13:10

  • 13:06

    Delhi's Police is not under Arvind Kejriwal rather it is under Central Govt. On one side they have sent the BJP goons andon the other side, they made the Police inactive. What can Police do if they are directed by a higher authority? This is a fascist surgical strike, saysWest Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.

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  • 12:26

    No doubt attackers were given green signal by the powers that be, says Owaisi

    "I condemn this violence. There is no doubt these people were given the green signal by the powers that be. They had covered their faces in a cowardly way and were allowed to enter JNU with rods and sticks. The worst is there is a video which shows Police allowed them safe passage," saysOwaisi.

  • 12:25

  • 12:11

    People protesting outside Gateway of India in Mumbai condemning the JNU violence. (DH photo)

  • 12:01

    Violence in JNU campus reminds of Nazi rule: Surjewala

    The Congress on Monday accused the government of harboring enmity with the youth of the country and said violence in the JNU campus reminded it of the Nazi rule. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala also accused the JNU administration of being complicit in the violent attack on Sunday night.

    Read the full report here.

  • 11:57

  • 11:56

    JNU sends detailed report of violence on campus, sequence of events to HRD Ministry, reports PTI quoting officials.

  • 11:52

    Protest at Gateway of India to condemn JNU violence

    Hundreds of people including students have gathered at Gateway of India, one of the prominent landmarks of Mumbai,in solidarity with the students of JNU who were attacked. Students have started assembling from midnight at the Gateway of India in south Mumbai.

    Read the full report here.

  • 11:35

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    We condemn the violence in JNU. This needs to be investigated. Congress, Communists, AAP and some elements want to create environment of violence in universities across the country, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar.

  • 11:29

    National Students' Union of India (NSUI) to protest at Arts Faculty, North Campus in Delhi University at 2 pm today, against yesterday's violence in JNU campus.

  • 11:24

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  • 11:18

    HRD Ministry calls meeting with JNU administration over violence on campus

    The HRD Ministry on Monday called an urgent meeting with the JNU administration, including the vice-chancellor, over the violence that took place on the campus the previous day, officials said. The ministry had on Sunday sought an immediate report from JNU Registrar Pramod Kumar after the violence broke out and students and teachers were attacked. There was heavy deployment of police on Monday outside the Shashtri Bhawan here which houses the HRD Ministry. (PTI)

  • 11:12

    Registrar andPro-Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) met Lt Governor Anil Baijal this morning and apprised him of the situation. Medical of 35 students is complete both in AIIMS trauma centre and Safdarjung hospitals, reports ANI quoting police sources.

  • 11:01

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  • 10:55

    The government should stop sponsored violence in campuses, says Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on JNU violence. He adds that there is no rule of law, democracy left in the country. "The entire country witnessed 'goondaism' at JNU on Sunday," says Surjewala.

  • 10:53

     PM Modi, Amit Shah want to suppress students' voices, says Randeep Surjewala.

  • 10:34

    I would like to appeal to all students to maintain peace. University stands by all the students to facilitate their pursuit of academic activities. We will ensure that their winter semester registration will take place without any hindrance, saysJNU Vice Chancellor MJagadesh Kumar.

    "They need not fear about their process. The top priority of the University is to protect the academic interests of our students," he adds.

  • 10:34

  • 10:29

    JNU attacks planned: Yechury

    CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday blamed the ABVP for the violence that broke out in Jawaharlal Nehru University and alleged that the attacks were "planned" by those in power.

    Members of JNU Students' Union and ABVP clashed on the campus Sunday evening, sources said, adding it happened during a public meeting organized by the JNU Teachers' Association.

    Read the full report here.

  • 10:23

    We have taken cognizance of yesterday's JNU violence and have registered an FIR. Social media and CCTV footages will be part of investigation, says Devendra Arya, DCP (South-West).

  • 10:17

  • 10:16

    There is a massive deployment of security personnel at Jawaharlal Nehru University. Authorities are only allowing students with valid ID cards to enter the campus, reports PTI.

  • 10:08

    JUST IN | FIR registered in connection with violence in Jawahar Lal University yesterday. Twenty-three students who were admitted to the hospital have been discharged, reports ANI.

  • 09:57

    Meeting underway at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence over yesterday's JNU violence. Senior Aam Admi Party leaders and Delhi ministers present in the meeting, reports ANI.

  • 09:31

    The Sangh Parivar forces must withdraw from this dangerous game of bloodshed on campus. It would be good if they understand that the voice of students' are the voice of the land, saysKerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

  • 09:07

    The onslaught on students is the result of intolerance. The Nazi-style attack on students and teachers on the campus of Jawaharlal Nehru University are carried out by those who want to create unrest and violence in the country, says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan.

  • 09:03

    Pune Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) students come in support of victims of attack in JNU.

  • 08:51

    A poster of the protest that will be held outside Gateway of India in Mumbai today.

  • 08:46

    The incidents yesterday on the JNU campus are a very low point in our post independence history, says IIMA director.

  • 08:44

    Attack on JNU students state-sponsored mayhem: Cong

    The Congress on Sunday blamed the BJP government for the attack on JNU students by masked miscreants, terming it "state-sponsored mayhem", with Rahul Gandhi saying that it was a "reflection of fear" that "fascists in control of our nation" have of the students.

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met injured JNU students at AIIMS and alleged that "goons" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah were rampaging through universities' campuses and spreading fear among the students.

    Read the full report here.

  • 08:31

    Violence in JNU highly condemnable, shameful, says Mayawati.

  • 08:23

    Delhi Police holds meeting with JNU students, teachers

    Delhi Police PRO M S Randhawa held a meeting with a delegation of students and teachers after violence broke out at the Jawaharlal Nehru University here, officials said on Monday.

    Violence broke out at the JNU on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police which conducted a flag march. At least 28 people, including JNU Students' Union president Aishe Ghosh, were injured as chaos reigned on the campus for nearly two hours.

    Read the full report here.

  • 07:53

    The Opposition, Bollywood actors, and others have condemned the violence at JNU. Follow live updates on reactions to JNU violence here.

  • 07:52

  • 07:49

    We have received multiple complaints in connection with yesterday's violence at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus. We will soon register FIR, says Delhi Police.

  • 07:42

  • 07:39

    JNU studenst are planning a march at 1 pm today, according to media reports.

  • 07:39

  • 07:37

    "Have seen pictures of what is happening in JNU. Condemn the violence unequivocally. This is completely against the tradition and culture of the university," tweets Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar.

  • 07:35

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  • 07:28

    Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Delhi Police Commissioner about the situation at JNU, orders inquiry into the violence. 

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  • 07:06

    Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), has called the Registrar, Proctor, and Rector of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to his office, today.

  • 06:59

    Goa Forward Party condemns JNU violence

    The Goa Forward Party on Sunday condemned the violence at JNU in Delhi and said the "heinous masked attack" on professors and students is "shocking and appalling". Violence is the first resort of cowards and intellectually bankrupt, the party, an NDA ally, said. (PTI)

  • 06:55

    JNU violence: Delhi Police holds meeting with students, teachers

    Delhi Police PRO M S Randhawa held a meeting with a delegation of students and teachers after violence broke out at the Jawaharlal Nehru University here, officials said on Monday.

    A delegation comprising students and teachers from JNU, Jamia and Delhi University submitted an application to the Delhi Police PRO with four demands, including urgent medical assistance to injured students and arrest of the accused behind the violence. "The police have assured us that they will look into the matter and our demands," president Federation of Central University teachers' associations Rajib Ray said.

    The students demanded that police leave the JNU campus. Earlier, police said peace has been restored in the JNU after the violence. (PTI)

  • 06:54

    Delhi traffic update:

    Road No 13A between Mathura Road and Kalindi Kunj is closed for traffic movement. People coming from Noida are advised to take DND or Akshardham to reach Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police

  • 06:53

    We demand that the goons who unleashed terror in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) be identified anda First Information Report (FIR) be initiated immediately against them, saysJamia Coordination Committee (JCC).

  • 06:53

  • 6-1-2020
    06:48

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of the attack on students inside the JNU campus.Violence broke out at theJNUon Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police which conducted a flag march. At least 28 people, includingJNUStudents' Union president Aishe Ghosh, were injured as chaos reigned on the campus for nearly two hours. Stay tuned for live updates.

  • 04:28

    JNU students demand medical assistance, arrest of goons after delegation meets Delhi Police PRO

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  • 04:24

    Protest against semester registration led to clash: JNU

    TheJNUon Sunday night said students opposing the semester registration process "moved aggressively" in a bid to stop those supporting the process, triggering a clash, while "masked miscreants" carrying sticks and rods went on a rampage in hostel rooms.

    It warned that those who were "trying to disrupt peaceful academic atmosphere of campus will not be spared" and said it is filing a police complaint to bring the culprits to book.

    Explaining how scuffles turned violent, it said those who had registered in the winter semester wanted to enter the school buildings but they were physically prevented by students agitating against the hostel fee hike.

    Read more here.

  • 02:43
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    JNUTF appeals to agitators&their patrons not to instigate students for violence&criminal activities: Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Federation (JNUTF)

    JNUTF is extremely concerned about the environment of fear and brutality created by some violent agitating students. JNUTF condemns such violent act by the agitators, saysJawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Federation (JNUTF).

    JNUTF appeals to agitators&their patrons not to instigate students for violence&criminal activities. We appeal to JNU community to restore peaceful environment of JNU where one can express his/her disagreement democratically, it adds.

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    Mumbaikars protests at Gateway of India against the attack on JNU on Jan 5. Photo/Twitter (@arpitamukherjee)

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  • 00:11

    Peace restored in JNU campus, says Delhi Police

    Peace has been restored in the Jawaharlal Nehru University after masked men armed with sticks attacked students and teachers, and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police that conducted a flag march, an officer said.

    "We were informed that there was a clash between two groups of students. TheJNUadministration sought police assistance from us in writing," Joint Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Anand Mohan said.

  • 00:10

    FTII students stage protest against JNU violence

    Students of the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) here on late Sunday night staged a protest condemning the attack on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi.

  • 00:07

    Protests held in Aligarh Muslim University in solidarity with JNU students

    Protests were held at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh late on Sunday night against the violence at the JNU campus in Delhi. A spokesperson of protesting students said that a march was held in the night to express solidarity with the students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

  • 23:45

    Demonstrators shout slogans outside the Delhi Police Headquarters to protest following alleged clashes between student groups at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi on January 5, 2020.

  • 23:25

    The JNU administration feels great pain and anguish for the students who have sustained injuries in the violence: JNU VC

  • 23:18

    Something deeply sickening about a government that allows and encourages such violence to be inflicted on their own children: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

    Wounded students at AIIMS trauma centre told me that goons entered the campus and attacked them with sticks and other weapons. Many had broken limbs and injuries on their heads. One student said the police kicked him several times on his head, Priyanka tweeted.
  • 23:16

    A desperate attempt by forces of anarchy, who are determined to use students as cannon fodder, create unrest to shore up their shrinking political footprint: BJP

  • 23:12

    State-sponsored attacked on JNU: Opposition parties

    Opposition parties including Congress on Sunday alleged that attack on JNU students by masked miscreants was "state-sponsored mayhem."

    "The brutal attack on JNU students & teachers by masked thugs, that has left many seriously injured, is shocking. The fascists in control of our nation, are afraid of the voices of our brave students. Today’s violence in JNU is a reflection of that fear," former Congress president Rahul Gandhi tweeted.

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  • 23:11

    Use of violent means to suppress democratic values and thought will never succeed, tweets Sharad Pawar

    NCP supremo Sharad Pawar tweeted:JNU students and professors were subjected to a cowardly but planned attack. I strongly condemn this undemocratic act of vandalism and violence. Use of violent means to suppress democratic values and thought will never succeed.

  • 22:54

    JNUSU stages protest after violence broke out on the university campus earlier in the evening

  • 22:52

    I was attacked by a mob, I am safe, says Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav

    I was attacked by a mob (that included a JNU Professor Mishra, Dept of Sanskrit) in the presence of police and media. Minor injury. I am safe. Staying put outside the north gate of JNU while goon attack continues inside the campus under police protection, tweets Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav.

  • 22:50

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrives at AIIMS Trauma Centre where 18 people from Jawaharlal Nehru University have been admitted following violence at university

  • 22:38

    MHA seeks report from Delhi Police on violence in JNU: Officials

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  • 22:25

    25 of our members seriously injured, 11 missing: ABVP

    The ABVP on Sunday alleged that its members, including its JNU unit secretary, were attacked by members of the Left-backed students' outfits and 11 of the RSS-affiliated outfit's members were missing.

    Violence broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in the police.

    The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) alleged that its members were "brutally" attacked by students affiliated to Left student organisations SFI, AISA and the DSF.

  • 22:18

    Joint CP Western Range, Shalini Singh to conduct inquiry into the incident of attack on students at Jawaharlal Nehru University. (ANI)

  • 22:14

    "At present, no violence is reported from any part of the campus. Today evening, a fight occurred b/w two groups in which few students were injured and property was damaged. JNU Administration requested police to enter University to restore peace," saysDCP Southwest Devender Arya. (ANI)

  • 22:13
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    "The situation inside the campus is normal. Extensive flag march conducted by police. All hostel areas have been secured. Police deployment has been done at strategic points," saysDeputy Commissioner of Police (Southwest) Devender Arya on attack on students at JNU, Delhi.

  • 22:07

    "Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Delhi police commissioner and enquired about the situation in JNU,"officials told PTI.

  • 22:03

    Police inside Jawaharlal Nehru University campus in Delhi. (ANI)

  • 22:02

    A large group of masked men, armed with iron rods and batons, entered the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday evening and beat up students who have been protesting against the hostel fee hike, CAA, NRC and NPR.

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  • 21:56

    "Our team of doctors, nurses & medical volunteers who reached JNU to give first aid to injured students & teachers, was attacked by hundreds of goons. Mob manhandled doctors, nurses & threatened them. Our ambulance’s glass & windows broken, this is totally inhuman & insane," alleges AIIMS doctorHarjit Singh Bhatti.

  • 21:50

    "We have spoken to JNU VC as well as police officials to ensure peace is maintained on campus,"HRD officials told PTI.

  • 21:49

    18 people from Jawaharlal Nehru University (#JNU) have come to AIIMS Trauma Centre with complaints of bleeding in head, abrasions among others. Investigations are underway. (ANI)

  • 21:47

    Around 20 students are at the trauma center in AIIMS and 3 students at Safdarjung, according to News18 reports.

  • 21:44
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  • 21:33

    Swaraj Party leader Yogendra Yadav was manhandled outside Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi. (ANI)

  • 21:30

    "Meanwhile, Twitter India has blocked the accounts of several students, including ex JNUSU President N. Sai Balaji, so that the information of this state sponsored carnage, does not reach the people," tweets JNUSU.

  • 21:28

    "I’m being stopped from speaking to the media. Imagine what is happening inside JNU, police is not stopping outsiders from entering JNU," Yogendra Yadav tell the media.

    "I was attacked by some goons and Delhi Police did not anything to protect me, they stood there and was watching what was happening," he said, according to TV reports.

  • 21:24

    "The brutal attack on JNU students & teachers by masked thugs, that has left many seriously injured, is shocking.The fascists in control of our nation, are afraid of the voices of our brave students. Today’s violence in JNU is a reflection of that fear," tweets Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

  • 21:21

    "The violence in JNU against students and teachers is highly condemnable. Directed Delhi Police to take all possible steps in coordination with JNU Administration to maintain law and order&take action against the perpetrators of violence," tweetsAnil Baijal,Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.

  • 21:18
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  • 21:12

    Tension was on between two groups for two days. On request of Jawaharlal Nehru University Administration police has entered the campus today. (ANI)

  • 21:07

    "All roads leading to #JNU blocked by@DelhiPolice. Complete cover being provided to goons inside the campus," tweetsNational President of Swaraj India Yogendra Yadav.

  • 21:05
  • 21:04

    "Female students are hiding in their rooms with their chairs against the door to stop leftist goons from entering their room. They are afraid for their life. @DelhiPolice Save us," tweets ABVP from its official handle on Twitter.

  • 21:02

    "The terrorists, who have gathered outside the university gates, are chanting Bharat Mata ki Jai. They are taking the name of Bharat Mata, after brutalising her students inside university campus. State sponsored terror in JNU campus," the JNU Students' Union tweets from its official Twitter handle.

  • 21:01

    "JNUSU President has been brutually attacked by ABVP Gundas," tweetsJNU Students' Union.

  • 20:59

    "What we are seeing onLive TV is shocking and horrifying. Masked men enter JNU hostels andattack students.What is the Police doing? Where is the Police Commissioner?" asks former union minister P Chidambaram.

    "If it is happening on live TV, it is an act of impunity and can only happen with the support of the government. This is beyond belief," he said in a tweet.

  • 20:57

    JNU Students' Union claims ABVP members of JNU behind attack on students and professors in Jawaharlal Nehru University campus. (ANI)

  • 20:51

    JNU student Apeksha Priyadarshini asks students to assemble at the University main gate at 9:00 pm. Stating that "there is no point going to ITO", she says that there are people needed at the campus.

  • 20:47

    Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Delhi claims Left student activists behind violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University campus. (ANI)

  • 20:33

    A ruckus took place in Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday evening as some goons entered the campus and attacked students.JNUSUPresident Aishe Ghosh was attacked by goons wearing masks.

  • 20:45

    According to News18 report,the incident took place during a march in the varsity around 5 pm when masked individuals with rods entered Sabarmati hostel.