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TopicJNU attack

Topic: JNU attack

Delhi Police arrests two for threatening to attack JNU campus on Independence Day

In a Facebook video, the two accused were allegedly heard using inflammatory language and also openly issuing threats of physical hurt.

A year on, Delhi Police says probe in JNU violence in last leg, will file final report soon

On 5 January 2020, masked assailants went on a rampage inside the university campus. The left-aligned JNUSU and the ABVP have both been held responsible in the incident

23 days and counting: No FIRs in JNU violence even after 40 complaints by students, faculty

Main complainants include JNU professors Sucharita Sen and Shukla Sawant, and assistant professor Mohinder Singh. Complaints call attack ‘predetermined’.

Economist Amit Bhaduri resigns as Professor Emeritus from JNU in protest against V-C Kumar

Blaming vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar and his administration, Amit Bhaduri said a 'sinister scheme of throttling dissent' was unfolding at JNU.

Delhi HC seeks response from police, WhatsApp, Google on plea to keep data on JNU attack

A petition was filed in Delhi High Court seeking the retrieval and preservation of all CCTV footage from JNU campus and digital data pertaining to the attack on 5 January.

Delhi Police needs a Singham to salvage its pride and reputation

If you take politics out of the system, Delhi Police is much more professional than their counterparts. But doing so is easier said than done.

Congress’ fact-finding committee claims JNU violence was ‘state sponsored’

The party demanded that Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar should be dismissed immediately.

Rise of ABVP in Left bastion JNU has a lot to do with Vajpayee and Modi govts at Centre

In its 51 years, JNU has only seen Left dominance, but ABVP is now making its presence felt, though not much electorally, in India’s premier university.

JNUSU claims Delhi police ignored messages about mob presence on campus much before January 5 attack

The JNU Students' Union also claims the RSS-affiliated ABVP was involved in attacking female students and JNUSU office-bearers last week.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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