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Gurmehar Kaur gets police protection; Delhi University remains calm after protests against ABVP
Gurmehar Kaur gets police protection; Delhi University remains calm after protests against ABVP

Delhi University was calm on Wednesday, a day after thousands of students protested against the ABVP, even as student Gurmehar Kaur, facing rape and death threats, got police security at her hometown Jalandhar in Punjab.

Class 9-12 girls also to get mid-day meal in Delhi
Class 9-12 girls also to get mid-day meal in Delhi

The Delhi government will provide the mid-day meal to students of classes 9 to 12 also in all its girls schools.

M Venkaiah Naidu laments politics soft on terror, hard on nationalism
M Venkaiah Naidu laments politics soft on terror, hard on nationalism

Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu today deplored the "opportunistic politics" in the country which is "soft" on terrorism and "hard" on nationalism.

DSGMC Elections 2017 Results: SAD (Badal) registers thumping victory, wins 35 out of 46 seats - Here are all details
DSGMC Elections 2017 Results: SAD (Badal) registers thumping victory, wins 35 out of 46 seats - Here are all details

Registering a thumping victory in Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) 2017 polls, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) on Wednesday bagged 35 seats.

AIIMS 'lacks' facilities for smooth access to disabled

The country's premier medical institute AIIMS "lacks" facilities which allow smooth access to the physically challenged on its premises, a recent audit conducted by the hospital administration has revealed.

ABVP demands filing of charge sheet against three JNU students

Members of the RSS-backed ABVP today staged a protest outside Delhi Police headquarters demanding that a charge sheet be filed in last year's sedition case against three JNU students.

Ramjas College violence: Plea in High Court for action against cops

A plea seeking action against the policemen who had allegedly assaulted students and journalists during the violence at Ramjas college last week has been moved in the Delhi High Court.

Delhi High Court cancels OP Chautala's parole, asks him to surrender  immediately
Delhi High Court cancels OP Chautala's parole, asks him to surrender immediately

The Delhi High Court today cancelled the parole and furlough granted to INLD chief O P Chautala on medical grounds and asked him to "surrender forthwith".

Ramjas violence: ABVP suspends two activists for attacking AISA supporters
Ramjas violence: ABVP suspends two activists for attacking AISA supporters

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has suspended two of its activists from primary membership for allegedly attacking All Indian Students Association (AISA) supporters. 

Delhi Police claims 'peaceful protest' carried out by JNU students; varsity denies
Delhi Police claims 'peaceful protest' carried out by JNU students; varsity denies

The Delhi Police on Wednesday said that a peaceful protest was being carried out by the students in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

Probing social sites in Gurmehar Kaur case, need more time: Delhi Police

The Delhi Police on Wednesday said the probe in the rape threats to Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur was being carried out in a professional manner and that some more time would be needed to crack the case.

'Kabir' is the voice of rebellion: DU professor

'Kahat Kabir', organised by Delhi School of Social Work on Tuesday, saw students and teachers from DU coming together to raise the "voice of rebellion".

JNU students' stir "peaceful", says police; Univ disagrees

Delhi Police on Wednesday said a "peaceful protest" was being carried out by students in the JNU here, even as the university authorities alleged in the Delhi High Court that the protesters were blocking the administrative block in the campus.

Jamia University dropped my name from speaker's list, says Shazia Ilmi; varsity denies
Jamia University dropped my name from speaker's list, says Shazia Ilmi; varsity denies

DU's Ramjas college had last week witnessed widespread violence over cancellation of an invite to JNU students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid terming them "anti-nationals".

Two ABVP members arrested for DU violence

Two ABVP activists have been arrested here on charges of attacking an AISA member at Delhi University.

High Court rejects Arvind Kejriwal's plea seeking Jaitley's financial records

The Delhi High Court today dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea seeking details of bank accounts, tax returns and other financial records of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who has filed a defamation suit against him.

JNU case: Delhi Police has evidence to nail Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, 7 others
JNU case: Delhi Police has evidence to nail Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, 7 others

Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya – were arrested on sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-national slogans at the campus on February 9 – were released from Tihar jail in March 2016.

Ramjas row: ABVP activists suspended for 'attacking' AISA supporters

The accused, Prashant Mishra and Vinayak Sharma, allegedly strangulated AISA activists Raj Singh and Utkarsh Bhardwaj near Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College last evening.

DU protest march: Gurmehar Kaur steps back, students denounce ABVP; Delhi LG assures strict action over Ramjas clash
DU protest march: Gurmehar Kaur steps back, students denounce ABVP; Delhi LG assures strict action over Ramjas clash

Hundreds of students on Tuesday protested in Delhi University's north campus against the ABVP and urged for peace and freedom of expression.

ABVP accuses 'outsiders' for Ramjas College violence

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Tuesday accused "outsiders" of vandalism and anti-national propaganda on the Delhi University (DU) campus and questioned the silence of the university's Vice Chancellor over the issue.

After withdrawing from campaign, Gurmehar Kaur leaves Delhi
After withdrawing from campaign, Gurmehar Kaur leaves Delhi

Gurmehar Kaur posted a video on Facebook with placards, one of which read: "I am a student of Delhi University. I am not afraid of ABVP. I am not alone. Every student of India is with me."

Student Gurmehar Kaur gets police protection

Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, who got death and rape threats after her campaign against the ABVP, has been provided "adequate security", police said on Tuesday.

Delhi Metro smart cards to be non-refundable from April 1

Delhi Metro commuters who use smart cards get a discount of 10 percent on their journeys.

Ramjas violence: Teachers back Gurmehar Kaur

Even as she announced her withdrawal from the anti-ABVP campaign, Lady Shri Ram College student Gurmehar Kaur on Tuesday got the unequivocal support of her teachers.

India's first integrated heliport inaugurated at Rohini in North Delhi – Complete details here
India's first integrated heliport inaugurated at Rohini in North Delhi – Complete details here

Rohini heliport will promote regional air connectivity through helicopters in the northern region.

Uphaar case: Supreme Court to hear plea of Gopal Ansal

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on March 3 the fresh plea of real estate baron Gopal Ansal seeking modification of its verdict asking him to serve the remaining jail term in the Uphaar fire case.

Ramjas protest: Arvind Kejriwal to meet LG Anil Baijal, to demand action against ABVP students
Ramjas protest: Arvind Kejriwal to meet LG Anil Baijal, to demand action against ABVP students

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday afternoon to demand action against the ABVP and those who issued rape threats to a Delhi University student.

Ramjas protest: Security tightened outside Delhi University ahead of protest march at Khalsa College
Ramjas protest: Security tightened outside Delhi University ahead of protest march at Khalsa College

Security has been beefed up on Tuesday outside Delhi University`s Arts Faculty in a wake of protest march to be hold by students over the Ramjas college incident.

Gurmehar Kaur withdraws from AISA march, says `I've shown enough courage`
Gurmehar Kaur withdraws from AISA march, says `I've shown enough courage`

Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur had launched a social media campaign against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad after a spate of violence in Ramjas College in Delhi.

Ramjas protest: BJP condemns violence at DU campus, says 'this kind of behaviour should not be patronised'
Ramjas protest: BJP condemns violence at DU campus, says 'this kind of behaviour should not be patronised'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday condemned the recent tussle between Left-affiliated AISA and the RSS-backed ABVP in Delhi University's North Campus and appealed to the students to discuss and come up with a solution.