In a bid to provide monetary relief to students hailing from flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand Government on Monday said it would pay three months fees of those studying in educational institutes of the state.
Ten Kashmiri students caught in a row over cheering for Pakistan cricket team have been expelled by a private university here after they were found guilty of misconduct and damaging property while suspension of 57 other Kashmiri students was revoked.
The Kashmiri students who were expelled from their college here after being slapped with sedition charges for allegedly cheering the Pakistan cricket team can only get readmission after they are cleared of the charges in the probe, Subharti University said on Monday.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday thanked his counterpart in Uttar Pradesh for withdrawing sedition charges against 67 Kashmiri students who were celebrating Pakistan cricket team`s victory over India.
Sensing an opportunity to further push his anti-India agenda, JuD chief Hafiz Saeed has offered scholarships to the 67 Kashmiri students who were suspended from the Swami Vivekanand Subharti University for celebrating Pakistan`s victory over India in Sunday`s Asia Cup match.
Sedition charges slapped on Kashmiri students in Meerut by Uttar Pradesh Government for allegedly cheering the Pakistani cricket team`s win against India, were dropped evening after voices for the withdrawal of charges grew.
Omar Abdullah said that slapping of sedition charges against Kashmiri students in Meerut by Uttar Pradesh Government for cheering Pakistan team during a cricket match that India lost was "unacceptably harsh punishment".
Reacting to the FIR lodged against Kashmiri students in Meerut, National Conference (NC) Party leader Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said that what the students had done was wrong as they should have behaved like sportsmen instead of behaving like politicians.
The students of Swami Vivekanand Subharti University (SVSU), who were suspended following their alleged anti-national act while celebrating Pakistan`s win over India in a Asia Cup cricket match, now face arrest.