Afzal Guru row: Court extends JNUSU president's police custody by two days
With Home Minister Rajnath Singh claiming that Afzal Guru event had Pakistan's Hafiz Saeed's support, the row over 'anti-national' activities in the varsity fails to die down. Here are all the latest updates:-
New Delhi: With Home Minister Rajnath Singh claiming that Afzal Guru event had Pakistan's Hafiz Saeed's support, the row over 'anti-national' activities in the varsity fails to die down. Here are all the latest updates :-
- Court extends JNUSU president's police custody by two days.
- NIA may probe sedition case against Kanhaiya Kumar. Delhi High Court to hear plea seeking NIA probe in sedition case, in which JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar has been arrested, on Tuesday
- BJP's MLA from Delhi OP Sharma with his supporters thrashed a man outside Patiala House court. The man was allegedly shouting 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans outside the court premises.
- Sadhvi Prachi reaches JNU campus, asks Pakistan's Hafiz Saeed was supporting the Afzal Guru protest event in JNU, why was Rahul Gandhi supporting that protest?
- The clash broke out after lawyers shouted 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' slogans as huge number of JNU students gathered in Delhi's Patiala House Court in support of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar
- No one is saying what happened was right but people who raised anti-national slogans must be identified: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on JNU row
- During the lawyers-JNU students scuffle, one person claiming to be a lawyer slapped a JNU student in Delhi's Patiala House court premises
- JNU students, lawyers clash in Delhi's Patiala House court ahead of Kanhaiya Kumar's appearance
- JNU teachers to go on strike from Tuesday, to join students' protest against Kanhaiya Kumar's arrest; varsity vice-chancellor appeals for normalcy
- We have clear evidence of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar shouting anti-national slogans; investigation and interrogation are still on: Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi
- Would it have been right for government not to have acted against anti-national elements? Are you supporting anti-nationalism?: Amit Shah in his blog to Rahul Gandhi
- BJP president Amit Shah has asked Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to apologise to the nation for 'doing politics' over JNU row
- "The JNU issue is not about an institution or an attack on an institution, or about those studying there. It is clearly an investigation into those elements, who desire India's destruction and who are openly trying to align themselves with those associated with terrorism," BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said.
- Launching a scathing attack against Home Minister Rajnath Singh for saying that the JNU incident was supported by Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed, the Congress Party on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying the shield its student wing Akhila Bharatiya Vidhyarti Parishad (ABVP).
Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that the ABVP was trying to bring disrepute to the JNU in the matter.
- This is response to party's firm stand against 'imposition of Hindutva ideology on campuses sponsored by government', says CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat on threat calls
- Delhi Police registers complaint after CPI(M) office in Delhi received calls late last night threatening General Secretary Sitaram Yechury
- Security beefed up outside CPI (M) office after it received calls threatening the party's general secretary Sitaram Yechury late last night
- Reportedly, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has been threatened over phone calls; CPI(M) office in Delhi received calls late last night threatening Sitaram Yechury
- JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested in a case of sedition and criminal conspiracy for holding an anti-national event inside the university premises, will be produced in a Delhi court on Monday.
- Earlier, on Friday , Kanhaiya was remanded to three-day police custody by a Delhi court. Kanhaiya was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Lovleen where the police sought his custodial interrogation for five days to ascertain the alleged links of the accused persons, including those who are allegedly absconding, with terrorist groups.
- On Saturday, CPI MP D Raja had claimed that he has received calls carrying threats to his daughter, who is a student activist in the Jawaharlal Nehru University, whose students union chief has been arrested on sedition charges.
- Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday on claimed that the JNU university event in Delhi in memory of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru had received "support" from terror outfit LeT's founder Hafiz Saeed, a statement that sparked a political row with opposition parties asking him to provide evidence.
- Reacting to Singh's claim, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said it is a "very serious charge" to level against the students and that the evidence must be shared with all.
- CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said the Home Minister has to come out and share the evidence he has with the country to back up his "serious allegation". CPI leader D Raja also demanded that the evidence be made public.