Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Topic: ABVP

Masked mob that attacked JNU not identified yet, but police know where they came from

Delhi Police says probe still on, 9 persons identified Friday were behind JNU campus violence on 3 and 4 January, when servers were broken.

Delhi Police names JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh & 8 others for violence, no mention of ABVP

While no one has been detained so far, police will send notices to the students and call them for questioning regarding the JNU violence.

NSUI sweep in Varanasi’s Sanskrit University polls points to ‘larger change in politics’

The Congress' student wing defeated the ABVP to register a victory on all 4 seats of the Sanskrit University's student council.

BJP wants to hide an ‘ailing economy’, the 56-inch stick & Apple town massacre

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Snuffing out JNU’s candle of learning and Imran Khan’s Twitter misadventures

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2 days, 2 clashes in JNU: Sequence of events leading up to attack on students & teachers

ABVP and Left members had allegedly clashed on 3 and 4 January over student registrations for the winter semester and switching off power supply and a server.

JNU violence: Student bodies turning as intolerant, confrontational as national politics?

JNU Teachers' Association said the university administration was complicit. They demanded a judicial inquiry into the attack and the resignation of Vice-Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar.

Wardens of JNU’s Sabarmati hostel resign on ‘moral grounds’

Sources allege that a group of students cornered the wardens and accused them of not providing security Sunday evening when a masked mob attacked the students.

Delhi Police files FIR against unidentified people for JNU violence, rioting, vandalism

A mob of masked men entered JNU campus Sunday night, beat up students and teachers, and vandalised the campus.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.