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Odisha Government Run By Patnaik's Friends: Kanhaiya

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Monday launched a scathing attack on the ruling BJD alleging that the Odisha government is being run by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's "friends", and not elected representatives.

On The Back Foot On Kanhaiya, Congress May Skip On Sidhu As Star Campaigner For Himachal Bypolls

Oct 25, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Anurag Thakur, Shanta Kumar and Prem Kumar Dhumal to amplify BJP campaign for Himachal bypolls.

Kanhaiya Kumar Joins Congress, Jignesh Mevani Extends Support

Former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar was previously with the CPI while Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani is an independent MLA from Gujarat and the convener of RDAM.

Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani To Join Congress Along Kanhaiya Kumar

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

An independent MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mehvani said he will join the Congress along with former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on September 28.

Umar Khalid Granted Bail In Connection With Northeast Delhi Riots Case

Umar Khalid was arrested in October last year in the case of violence in Khajuri Khas area. Suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain is also an accused in the case.

27 March, 2021

Kanhaiya Kumar Calls Modi ‘Biggest Liar’, Compares Himanta Biswa To Kansa Of Mahabharata

Outlook Web Bureau

Kanhaiya Kumar termed Modi's statement in Bangladesh, where he is on a visit, about going to jail for that country's freedom as a 'big lie'.

19 February, 2021

Who Will Gain If Kanhaiya Kumar Joins Forces With Nitish Kumar?

Giridhar Jha

Nitish wouldn’t mind the CPI’s young Turk lending him a hand but is Kanhaiya Kumar game?

16 February, 2021

JNU Sedition Case: Kanhaiya Kumar, Others To Face Trial, Summoned In March

Outlook Web Bureau

Kanhaiya Kumar and others, including former JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, were accused of raising anti-India slogans.

17 December, 2020

AAP Govt ‘Dodges’ Role In Giving Nod To Prosecute Umar Khalid, Others

Outlook Web Bureau

AAP govt distances itself from decision to grant sanction to Delhi Police to charge 18 people in riots case.

29 February, 2020

Sedition Case May Not Cause Any Harm To Kanhaiya Kumar Ahead Of Bihar Elections

Giridhar Jha

Political observers believe the sedition case will only add to Kanhaiya’s appeal as a politician and may well boost the chances of the formation of a non-NDA, non-RJD front under his leadership ahead of the state assembly elections.

29 February, 2020

Kanhaiya Kumar Says 'Thank You' To Delhi Govt After Its Nod To Prosecute Him In Sedition Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Investigating agencies need to take approval of the state government while filing a charge sheet in sedition cases

28 February, 2020

Delhi Govt Gives Permission To Prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar In Sedition Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi government has given a go-ahead to the city police to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and two others in connection with a 2016 sedition case.

27 February, 2020

Section 124A: The Case Against the Much-misused Sedition Law

Shastri Ramachandaran

Clearly, dissent, criticism of government, questioning politicians – all of which are fundamental to a democracy – have come to be treated as sedition by the police and a section of the magistracy in the prevalent political order. Such terrorising of critics and protesters endangers the very idea of democracy, writes Shastri Ramachandran.

14 February, 2020

Mob Attacks Kanhaiya Kumar's Convoy In Bihar, Injures People, Damages Car


When the attack happened, the former JNU student leader was on his way to address a rally Arrah

18 September, 2019

Request For Sanction To Prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar, Others Pending Before Delhi Govt: Police To Court

Outlook Web Bureau

On January 14, the police had filed a charge sheet in the court against Kumar and others, including former JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, saying they were leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised in the JNU campus during an event on February 9, 2016.

29 April, 2019

Kanhaiya Kumar To Campaign For Digvijaya Singh, Congress Leader Says He's An 'Admirer' Of CPI Candidate

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh blamed the BJP and the RSS for 'defaming' Kanhaiya Kumar in the 2016 Jawaharlal Nehru University sloganeering controversy.

24 April, 2019

Retire Your Candidate From Begusarai: CPI Appeals To Tejashwi Yadav For Kanhaiya Kumar

Outlook Web Bureau

CPI general secretary Sudhakar Reddy appealed to Tejashwi Yadav to retire RJD candidate for Begusarai Tanveer Hassan, in favour of Kanhaiya Kumar

22 April, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Clash Erupts After Kanhaiya Kumar Shown Black Flags During Bihar Roadshow

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident occurred when more than a dozen local youths raised slogans against Kumar and waved black flags at him, while he was taking out a road show at Koray village in Gadhpura block of the constituency

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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