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Umar Khalid who? Kanhaiya Kumar’s strange silence over his JNU comrade’s arrest

Except for a vague post on Facebook — Kanhaiya Kumar has been quiet on his former JNU ally and Tihar Jail comrade Umar Khalid’s arrest in the Delhi riots case.
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RJD and CPI move past Kanhaiya Kumar issue, plan to fight Bihar assembly polls together

In 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Kanhaiya Kumar was a deal-breaker for CPI-RJD alliance. But now RJD is attempting to ‘prevent the split of secular votes’ with an alliance with CPI.
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Sambit Patra gets a bashing, Kanhaiya Kumar’s poem and Shashi Tharoor’s riddle

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
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Digital polls in Bihar will meet the same fate as demonetisation, lockdown: Kanhaiya Kumar

Kanhaiya Kumar also says amid increased consciousness about the issues facing the poor, opposition parties must band together in their support.
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After long silence, Kanhaiya speaks up on student arrests: ‘Lesson to those who raise voice’

Kanhaiya Kumar blamed the lockdown for not having spoken up actively against the widespread student arrests over February riots in Delhi.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Don’t be shocked by Kejriwal anymore, his new game is to be ‘aam’ Bharatiya Janata Party

By staying on the sidelines during Delhi riots and sanctioning Kanhaiya’s prosecution, Arvind Kejriwal and AAP are playing BJP's game in BJP's market.
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Delhi riot, Kanhaiya: Is Kejriwal turning majoritarian after polls or being opportunistic?

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has been criticised for not questioning the police over its handling of Delhi riots.
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AAP govt’s nod to prosecute Kanhaiya for sedition: What is this sanction, when is it needed

The Delhi government has given its sanction for the prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and eight others in the 2016 JNU sedition case.
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Kanhaiya says prosecution order has come now because he was to contest 2020 Bihar polls

After Delhi govt gives its nod to prosecute him in 2016 sedition case, Kanhaiya says the law is being misused and he wants a speedy trial in fast-track court.
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Delhi govt gives nod to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar in 2016 sedition case

The police had filed a charge sheet against Kumar among others for supporting seditious slogans allegedly raised on JNU campus on 9 February 2016.

On Camera

A Mosque in Xinjiang

How China’s project to de-Islamicise its Uyghur Muslims began and continues

In episode 577 of 'Cut the Clutter', ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta discusses the Uyghur issue and a new report that maps China's 'cultural erasure' of the region.
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Harley-Davidson riding away reflects poorly on both US icon and Modi’s ‘Make in India’

Modi’s ambitious plans to ‘Make in India’ could have been helped by a symbolic gesture to hold on to Harley, a premium manufacturer with an outsize brand.

Defence

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India, China working on Ladakh peace formula — alternate week patrolling, after disengagement

Patrolling in alternate weeks has been the established practice in the Northeast, and has worked well, barring the occasional face-off.
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If Modi is a true reformer, he’ll bury Vodafone ghost and campaign on reforms in Bihar

No politician sees economic reform as a vote-catcher; it’s the old, povertarian economy that gets votes. Can Modi bring farm and labour reforms centre-stage?