HC directs JNU not to take coercive step against Umar Khalid till tomorrow

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today directed the Jawaharlal Nehru University not to take any coercive steps till tomorrow against its student Umar Khalid, who was rusticated and slapped with a fine of Rs 20,000 in connection with a 2016 incident of alleged anti-India slogans being raised at an event. Justice Siddharth Mridul issued notice […]

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HC directs JNU not to take any coercive step against Kanhaiya till July 20

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today directed Jawaharlal Nehru University not to take any coercive step on a fine imposed against its former students union president Kanhaiya Kumar till July 20. A Rs 10,000 fine was imposed on Kumar by an appellate authority of the university in connection with a 2016 incident in which anti-India […]

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Delhi High Court directs male JNU professor not to take charge of women hostels

The Delhi HC on Thursday directed a professor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), accused of sexually harassing women students, should not take charge as warden of any hostel in the university campus which houses women. While also directing the professor not to interact with the students, the court also questioned the varsity over the absence […]

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Delhi HC forms temporary ICC in JNU to look into sexual harassment

The Delhi High Court today formed a temporary Internal Complaint Committee (TICC) in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to proceed with 31 pending complaints of sexual harassment. The court’s direction came on a plea filed by a group of teachers and students of JNU opposing the office order disbanding the Gender Sensitisation Against Sexual Harassment […]

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Najeeb case: Court dismisses CBI plea for lie-detection test

A Delhi court today dismissed a CBI plea seeking to conduct lie-detection test on nine JNU students as part of its probe into the mysterious disappearance of another student, Najeeb Ahmad. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal dismissed the plea noting that the nine students were “opposing the application of the polygraph test filed by […]

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Najeeb case: Court to decide CBI’s plea for lie-detection test on Nov 21

A Delhi court will on November 21 decide a CBI plea to conduct a “lie-detection” test on nine JNU students as part of its probe into the mysterious disappearance of Najeeb Ahmad. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal reserved its order after hearing arguments of the CBI and lawyers appearing for the suspect students. Najeeb, […]

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CBI faces HC flak in missing JNU student case

CBI today faced flak from the Delhi High Court for its “complete lack of interest” and not showing any result in its probe into the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, five months after being handed over the investigation. Najeeb (27), a student of M.Sc Biotechnology, had gone missing from the Mahi-Mandvi hostel of the […]

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Lack of interest by CBI in Najeeb case: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court today said “there is complete lack of interest” on the CBI’s part in probing the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed. The court had handed over the probe to the CBI five months ago. A bench of Justices G S Sistani and Chander Shekhar observed that there was “no result either […]

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Year after Najeeb went missing from JNU, CBI still clueless

Exactly a year after JNU student Najeeb Ahmed went missing from the campus following a scuffle with some other students, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which had taken over the probe into the case from the city police, remains clueless. The high court had first gone after the Delhi Police to solve the mysterious […]

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JNU moves Delhi HC to restrain students from holding demonstration

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration has moved the Delhi High Court seeking direction to restrain its students from staging any demonstration within 100 metres of the administrative block. The plea by the JNU administration was filed before Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva, who had recently asked the students to ensure the decibel levels were kept low […]

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