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Kanhaiya Kumar’s political aspirations hit a kerb, Congress-RJD likely to dump him

The opposition alliance had initially indicated that it would back Kanhaiya's bid for the Begusarai seat but the constituency is now likely to go to the RJD.

Shehla Rashid to join ex-IAS officer Shah Faesal’s party, contest state or Lok Sabha polls

Shehla Rashid, 31, former vice-president of the JNU Student Union, is currently pursuing a PhD in Technology and Citizen-State Relations.
BJP

300 academics from JNU, IIT, BHU & other universities launch campaign for Modi re-election

The initiative is aimed at easing the somewhat uneasy relationship the Narendra Modi government has shared with the Indian academia.
JNU

HRD ministry asks JNU to increase seats by 25% to include upper-quota students

The ministry has said it will implement 10% reservation for economically weaker sections of general category from the 2019 academic session.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal talks to media persons | Ravi Chowdhary/PTI

Don’t know about Kanhaiya, but PM Modi committed sedition by stalling work in Delhi: Kejriwal

The Delhi government is seeking legal advice for granting sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya in the JNU sedition case.
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JNU sedition row: AAP govt and Delhi police engage in blame game over chargesheet

The Delhi police had filed the chargesheet against Kumar and others, saying he was leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised in 2016
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Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogans in 2016. Meanwhile, in Assam, scholar and Sahitya Akademi awardee Hiren Gohain has been charged with sedition for a speech he delivered against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, along with journalist Manjit Mahanta and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti chief Akhil Gogoi. ThePrint asks: Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent? Sedition law is a colonial remnant and needs to be scrapped Kapil Sibal Senior leader, Congress There is no iota of doubt that the sedition law needs to be scrapped right away. It is a remnant of the colonial era and there is no place for it in 21st century India. It was used in colonial era to force people to fall into line and it is being used today by the...
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Hearing in sedition case against Kanhaiya Kumar & others on 19 January

The Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar and others for supporting seditious slogans raised in JNU in February 2016.

On Camera

A still from Kati Patang | YouTube

In Kati Patang, director Shakti Samanta created magic with Rajesh Khanna & R.D. Burman’s music

The film gave us evergreen hits like Yeh Shaam Mastani and Pyar Diwana Hota Hai featuring superstar Rajesh Khanna.
t-series

Should Indians support Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series in YouTube subscriber race against PewDiePie?

Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and vlogger Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie are fighting to attain the number one spot in terms of subscribers on YouTube.

Defence

Indian Army | representational image | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Army personnel killed in firing by Pakistani troops in J&K’s Poonch district

The border skirmishes witnessed a spurt after India's air strike on JeM terror camp in Balakot in response to Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.