'Asif is a key member of the Jamia Coordination Committee and played an active role in organising protest and riots in Jamia in December 2019,' the police said.
Sameeya Zargar, sister of arrested Jamia Millia Islamia student, Safoora Zargar, who is over three months pregnant, tells Outlook that the incarceration can have adverse effects on her sister's physical and mental health.
The Delhi Police seems to be mocking us all, rebuking us in fact, reminding us that words and phrases like rule of law, justice, victims, fairness shall be defined only in the manner that the government pleases, writes Manisha Sethi.
The police told the court that Shifa-Ur-Rehman, a member of Jamia Coordination Committee, was involved in a criminal conspiracy along with former JNU student Umar Khalid.
The police said in the FIR that the two Jamia Millia Islamia students had hatched a conspiracy to incite the communal riots in the national capital in February.
The eviction comes two days after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the national capital was going into a complete lockdown to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has already claimed over 13,000 lives worldwide.
In its report, the police claimed that it was "difficult to distinguish between the trapped students and rioters who were found to possess petrol bombs" inside the campus.
Student protesters in various universities in India challenge the idea of students as children. As children they are supposed to lack political knowledge, and will.
According to the police, 17 arrests have been made so far in the case - nine from New Friends Colony and eight from Jamia Nagar, all of them locals.
Congress has attacked the government over a video purportedly showing police and paramilitary baton-charging students.
Gandhi said if the Centre did not take action, it would expose the government's intentions.
The video is from December 15, Sunday, when the police had barged into the university campus and brutally assaulted students. Several students were injured and many were detained following police action.
The call for the march was given by the Jamia Coordination Committee, which asked anti-CAA demonstrators to gather at gate number 7 of the University.
The Election Commission The commission has directed the Home Ministry and the Delhi Police chief to "immediately" send a panel of three names to it for posting a "suitable officer" as regular deputy commissioner of police (DCP).
A senior police official said a case of attempt to murder under relevant sections of the IPC and the Arms Act was registered in connection with the incident and an investigation is underway.
The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday had alleged that the minor who opened fire was given protection by the BJP as the police did not act on time while he was walking with a gun.
If the miscreant had been nabbed by the police on time, this deplorable incident could have been averted, the VC said.
AAP charged at BJP and said that BJP "leaders are continuously spoiling the atmosphere of Delhi by giving provocative speeches".
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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