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Kanhaiya Kumar

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

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

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

Apr 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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.


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

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

PTI

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


14 April, 2019

Umar Khalid, Swara Bhaskar, Shehla Rashid Unite To Make Kanhaiya Kumar's Lok Sabha Debut A Success

Outlook Web Bureau

Fielded by the CPI, Kanhaiya Kumar, a debutant, is pitted against BJP veteran Giriraj Singh and RJD's Tanveer Hassan in Begusarai, which goes to polls on April 29 for the Lok Sabha election.


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Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan and TMC MP Sushmita Dev as they join the suspended Rajya Sabha MPs' protest demanding revocation of their suspension, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

People try to contain the fire after an army helicopter carrying India's Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat crashed near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

Bangalore New Photos via AP

Smoke rises from fire after an army helicopter carrying India's Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat crashed near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

Bangalore New Photos via AP

AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases 'Women's Manifesto' for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections in Lucknow.

PTI Photo

NCP MP Supriya Sule serves lunch to suspended Rajya Sabha MP's, who have been staging a protest near Mahatma Gandhi's statue demanding revocation of their suspension, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New...

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta