In a harmony march to commemorate the demolition of Babri Masjid and marking the death anniversary of BR Ambedkar, the vice president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Saket Moon said that Babri Masjid should be reconstructed.
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.
Whether it is JNU, Jamia Milia or Aligarh, in the last few years, our campuses have no longer remained inclusive spaces that safeguard individual liberties, said Shashi Tharoor
Political activism by students has held up a beacon of hope and conscience across the world – from Chile to Hong Kong.
On January 5, a group of masked men and women entered the campus, assaulted students and teachers with sticks and hammers, destroyed property, including vehicles, and fled.
The VC said the administration has enhanced security in the campus to make sure that innocent students are not hurt.
Murli Manohar Joshi Joshi said there were reports that the HRD Ministry had twice advised the JNU VC to implement a 'certain reasonable and working formula for resolving the issue of enhanced fees in JNU.'
Amid outrage by students over a proposed fee hike, the HRD Ministry had intervened last month and formed a three-member committee to resolve the stand-off between the university and its administration.
Jagadesh Kumar, who has been under fire from students and faculty members for allegedly not doing enough when they were brutally attacked by a masked mob on the campus, urged the students on Tuesday to put the past behind and return to the varsity's premises.
Jagadesh Kumar confirmed the registration process from the next semester had begun on campus. "Students can register for the winter semester now. Let us make a new beginning and put the past behind," he said.
The university administration also alleged that JNUSU president and the group 'illegally trespassed the university property with the criminal intention to damage the public property...'
At least 34 people, including Ghosh, were injured and admitted to All India Isntitute of Medical Sciences following a burtal assault by a group armed with sticks, stones and hammers.
As horrific first-person accounts emerged of the attack on Sunday evening, including on JNU Students Union president Aishe Ghosh, Delhi Police said that they have transferred the case to the Crime Branch, which claimed to have found 'vital clues.
After the violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University campus on Sunday, Jaishankar, a JNU alumnus, had swiftly condemned the incident, saying it is completely against the tradition and culture of the university.
On Sunday evening, masked people brandishing hockey sticks and iron rods stormed the JNU campus in Delhi and systematically targeted students in three hostels, unleashing mayhem with sticks, stones and iron rods.
Video footage aired by some TV channels showed a group of men, who were brandishing hockey sticks and rods, moving around a building.
Over the past 70 days, the borders of JNU have come down in the most disastrous ways, and the spirit of exchange between the nation and the university, the city and the campus gone toxic in the bitterest way possible.
On Sunday night, violence broke out inside JNU when masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police which conducted a flag march.
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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