International scholars including Noam Chomsky condemn  crackdown on students

International scholars including Noam Chomsky condemn crackdown on students

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News Featured International National News | by

The crackdown by Centre on Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students has turned into an issue of international importance with leftist academia around the globe condemning the government’s reaction. Calling it an act of “authoritarian menace”, political and social scholars round the globe penned an open letter expressing solidarity with JNU Students’ Union. They have termed […]

PM Discusses JNU Controversy With Opposition Leaders

PM Discusses JNU Controversy With Opposition Leaders

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News Featured National News Politics | by

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was asked today by opposition leaders to intervene in the crisis at Jawaharlal Nehru University or JNU, where a student leader was arrested on sedition charges last week, resulting in public outrage and large protests at the prestigious campus. The PM assured them that he is the leader of the country […]

Massive fire engulfed 'Make in India' cultural event in Mumbai

Massive fire engulfed ‘Make in India’ cultural event in Mumbai

Monday, February 15th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News Featured National News Regional | by

The fire that broke out at around 8.22 pm was put under control, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told reporters. “No casualties reported, no one is injured”, he said. All the VVIPs including Fadnavis, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan were safely evacuated to safer areas. The programme was later called off. […]

JNU protests being supported by LeT chief Hafiz Saeed, says Rajanth Singh

JNU protests being supported by LeT chief Hafiz Saeed, says Rajanth Singh

Sunday, February 14th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News Featured National News Politics | by

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the protests at Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University are being supported by Lashkar-e-Toiba chief Hafiz Saeed. There have been protests at the varsity following the arrest of JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case over allegedly organising event protesting hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal […]

Terror Links Likely In JNU Case, Cops Want Experts To Handle It

Terror Links Likely In JNU Case, Cops Want Experts To Handle It

Sunday, February 14th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News Featured National News | by

The investigation into the case involving the programme on Afzal Guru at Jawaharlal Nehru University may be taken over by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police. Sources said the local police have formally sought that the case be transferred, saying it is a matter of sedition and terror links could emerge The Delhi Government […]

26/11 Mastermind Lakhvi's Arrest By Pakistan Was 'Superficial' says David Headley

26/11 Mastermind Lakhvi’s Arrest By Pakistan Was ‘Superficial’ says David Headley

Sunday, February 14th, 2016 | Posted in 26/11 Breaking News Featured International National News | by

Terrorist David Coleman Headley on Saturday revealed in court that the arrest of Lashkar commander Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi in Pakistan was “only superficial” and the terror outfit’s founder Hafiz Saeed would not be harmed, his handler Sajid Mir had told him. Headley also revealed the codes he used to communicate with his handlers in […]

Ex-Soldiers Threaten To Return Degrees Over 'Anti-National Activities' At JNU

Ex-Soldiers Threaten To Return Degrees Over ‘Anti-National Activities’ At JNU

Saturday, February 13th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News Featured National News | by

Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University has turned into a battlezone with no end to the controversy over an event at the varsity campus against hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Now, defence veterans have jumped into the fray and threatened to return their JNU degrees if alleged anti-national activities continue in the campus. […]

Modi inaugurates Make in India Week in Mumbai

Modi inaugurates Make in India Week in Mumbai

Saturday, February 13th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News Featured National News | by

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the Make in India Week at NSCI, Worli, a flagship event designed to impart greater momentum to the initiative to boost the manufacturing sector in the country. Mumbai: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates 'Make in India Centre Expo' pic.twitter.com/2gXsqjKHud — ANI (@ANI_news) February 13, 2016 On his arrival at the […]

JNU Student Leader Arrested, 8 Others Barred From Academic Activities

JNU Student Leader Arrested, 8 Others Barred From Academic Activities

Saturday, February 13th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News Featured National News | by

At least eight students have been debarred from academic activities by the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi pending a disciplinary enquiry into an event held in support of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, who was hanged in 2013. Earlier on Friday, president of the varsity’s students’ union and an activist of a Left-linked group […]

Won't tolerate insult of our motherland: Smriti Irani on JNU row

Won’t tolerate insult of our motherland: Smriti Irani on JNU row

Friday, February 12th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News Featured National News | by

An event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi to protest against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru has provoked sharp condemnation from the government. “The nation can never tolerate any insult to mother India,” said Education Minister Smriti Irani, while Home Minister Rajnath Singh warned of “stringent action.” “Today is the day […]

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