Kumar's plea, filed through advocate Tarannum Cheema, is listed for hearing on Wednesday before Justice Siddharth Mridul.
Kanhaiya, Rashid, Khalid and Left activist Kavita Krishnan took to Twitter to remember Lankesh.
For nearly three years now, young advocate Prashant Patel, 31, has been a headache for the Kejriwal-led party
"India is slowly heading towards a civil war, even if we cannot see it clearly. Riots are not an issue about cities anymore. Riots have crept into the homes of people."
The incident took place at Sheroes cafe, a cafeteria run by acid victims, where Kanhaiya was invited for a discussion session on his book " From Bihar to Tihar".
In February 2016, Kumar was arrested and charged with sedition by the Delhi police for allegedly raising anti-India slogans in a student rally.
In a close fight, United Left candidate Geeta Kumari won the president's post by defeating Nidhi Tripathi of ABVP by 464 votes.
The opposition and the media have realised there is no benefit in standing for individual rights, free speech and civil liberties
Last year, the Finance Bill was passed unchallenged amidst sparse attendance in Lok Sabha, this time a new funding pattern called electoral bonds is set to be passed amid Ramjas din
While Kanhaiya Kumar's memoir is eagerly awaited, an eminently readable novel based on life in JNU appears to have fallen off the radar.
With his name and fame, perhaps Kanhaiya should lead a Kanshi Ram-style all-India campaign which had once energised the Dalit movement in the 1980s.
I ran into an ABVP march. And even before my political instincts kicked in, I felt unsettled by their sight...
Full and translated text of JNUSU president Kanahiya Kumar's 'seditious' speech for which he was arrested.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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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They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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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.