Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
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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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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