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ABVP Paints Over Ambedkar and Rohith Portraits from Sukoon stage

 Monday, October 22, 2018  |  No Comments

After being elected as student union in University of Hyderabad, Akhila Bharatiya Vidya Parishad (ABVP) painted over the portraits of Dr B R Ambedkar and Rohith Vemula, where the annual University carnival Sukoon is held.

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AMU Revokes Suspension of Kashmiri Students

 Monday, October 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Administration revoked the suspension of Kashmiri students who were also charged with sedition in relation to the protest march organised at AMU following the encounter of Manan Wani.

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Submit Updated Bills with GST Number, Admin tells JNU Students Union

 Monday, October 22, 2018  |  No Comments

On the 12th of October, the 19 elected members of the JNU students’ union were issued a letter from the dean of students, Umesh Kadam, which stated that they violated a clause of the Lyngdoh committee which requires all candidates to submit an audited account of their election expenditure within two weeks of the declaration of results and that each candidate must submit bills with GST number failing which the election of the candidate shall be nullified.

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Arrested Students and Faculty Members Released, Manipur University Returns to Normalcy After Months of Protest

 Monday, October 22, 2018  |  No Comments

After a series of meetings that happened between the Manipur government and protesting students, Manipur University students and faculty have been released from the Jail.

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With the murder accused being granted bail, there is no justice for Junaid

 Monday, October 22, 2018  |  No Comments

The family’s fight for justice received major jolt as all the accused including the prime accused Naresh were given bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

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Students of Kashmir University Marched in Solidarity with Aligarh Muslim University Students

 Wednesday, October 17, 2018  |  No Comments

A march was carried out by the students of Kashmir University, Hazratbal on Monday in support of the students who were suspended for organizing the funeral of Mannan Wani at Aligarh Muslim University.

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Fourth and Last Phase of Urban Local Body Poll Ends in Jammu and Kashmir

 Wednesday, October 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Overall, the voter turnout in the first three phases of the civic polls in the valley has been low.

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Kashmir records 3.5 percent turnout for third phase of ULB polls

 Tuesday, October 16, 2018  |  No Comments

In the third phase of urban local body polls, Kashmir valley recorded 3.5 percent turnout while Jammu witnessed 81.4 percent voter turnout.

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AMU Scholar turned militant Manan Wani killed along with associate in Handwara Gunfight

 Tuesday, October 16, 2018  |  No Comments

Manan Wani, a PhD scholar of Aligarh Muslim University was killed along with his associate in a gunfight with security forces at Shatgund village of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara District on Thursday.

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ABVP goes frantic post-polls, Arson Violence Erupts at Allahabad University

 Thursday, October 11, 2018  |  No Comments

According to reports, hostel rooms were set ablaze, bombs were hurled and clashes between student parties had broken out.

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Mainstream parties question the impartiality of Governor’s office in J&K

 Thursday, October 11, 2018  |  No Comments

The National Conference (NC) and the Congress questioned the impartiality of the Governor Satyapal Malik when he favoured the appointment of Junaid Azim Mattu as the Mayor of Srinagar.

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Dismissed for Fictional Facebook Post, CUK Student Attempts Suicide

 Thursday, October 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Akhil Thazhath, a second-year student of MA International Relations at Central University of Kerala who was expelled for his Facebook post, attempted suicide on Tuesday (9th Oct) morning.

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Municipal Polls 2018 Second Phase: Kashmir Records the Lowest Turnout

 Thursday, October 11, 2018  |  No Comments

While the capital Srinagar and South Kashmir’s Anantnag town witnessed a total boycott of the electoral exercise, the provinces of Jammu observed brisk polling throughout the day.

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#HNLUKiAzaadi : How HNLU Students Managed to Overthrow their Corrupted VC

 Thursday, October 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Students of HNLU were protesting since 27th August night demanding the resignation of the VC. It was on the same day that the High Court of Chhattisgarh passed a judgement citing that Mr. Pal singh, who was the vice chancellor had illegally extended his tenure by 5 years.

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Delhi High Court Rules in Favour of Students: MPhil/PhD seats cannot be reduced

 Thursday, October 11, 2018  |  No Comments

The verdict came after a case was filed by the Students Federation of India against the Indian Union.

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ABVP wins all seats at Hyderabad University Student Polls

 Thursday, October 11, 2018  |  No Comments

After eight long years, ABVP (Akhil Bharathiya Vidyarthi Parishad) at University of Hyderabad swept the polls at the University of Hyderabad (UOH). Aarti Nagpal, who won the presidential seat, is the second woman to be elected to the post in the university’s history.

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Delhi High Court accepts CBI Closure Report for the case of Najeeb Ahmed

 Tuesday, October 9, 2018  |  No Comments

The CBI had maintained that they had not found credible evidence regarding Najeeb Ahmed being assaulted a night before his disappearance and therefore, the case could not proceed further. Accepting the contention, the Delhi High Court directed the counsel for Fatima Nafees, who is Najeeb Ahmed’s mother, to pursue the case in the trial court.

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Urban Local Bodies Polls: Shutdown, Clashes Marks polling Day in Kashmir

 Tuesday, October 9, 2018  |  No Comments

While there were reports of stone pelting in some areas of northern Kashmir, a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, Adil Ali Buhroo and a pregnant woman were injured in clashes during the first phase of urban local body elections

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High Alert in Valley Ahead of Urban Local Bodies Polls

 Monday, October 8, 2018  |  No Comments

High alert was issued in the aftermath of killing of two NC workers in Habba Kadal area of downtown Srinagar and in view of the first phase of the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls on Monday.

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Unknown Gunmen Kill Two Workers of National Conference in Srinagar

 Monday, October 8, 2018  |  No Comments

As per sources, the trio were having a conversation near a shop at Karfali Mohalla, when unknown gunmen opened fire on them. Both Wani and Bhat were close aides of MLA Habbakadal, Shameema Firdous while Zangoo was working as block president of NC in Habbakadal area.

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Supreme Court Rejects Plea to Transfer Kathua Gang rape and Murder Case to CBI

 Monday, October 8, 2018  |  No Comments

The bench rejected the plea stating that the matter did not require fresh investigation.

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Frisking and Security Beefed up in the Kashmir Valley Ahead of Urban Local Bodies Elections

 Monday, October 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Ahead of Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls in the State, government forces intensified frisking in the city to check movement of militants and prevent them from carrying out any attacks.

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National Conference Boycotts Upcoming Municipal and Panchayat Elections in Kashmir

 Sunday, October 7, 2018  |  No Comments

National Conference will not participate in these elections (panchayat), unless & until the Government of India and the state government clarify its position in the matter of Article 35 A and takes effective steps for the protection of this Article”,

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Boycotting Civic polls is aiding BJP in Kashmir: Congress

 Friday, October 5, 2018  |  No Comments

The Congress blamed the NC and the PDP for assisting the rise of right-wing ideology in the state by not participating in the upcoming urban local bodies (ULB) polls

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Bitcoin scam: Largest financial scam after Demonetization

 Thursday, October 4, 2018  |  No Comments

Unable to approach the police, Bhatt and nine accomplices kidnapped two BitConnect representatives and demanded Rs 2256 bitcoin as ransom. Pladiya, however, wanted more. Paladiya then contacted Kotadiya and used the help of local police to extort Bhatt’s bitcoin. Bhatt spilled the plans by choosing to meet the police. 8 policemen have been suspended following the allegations.

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Urban Local Bodies Polls: Over 200 Candidates Elected Unopposed

 Wednesday, October 3, 2018  |  No Comments

The State’s two main political parties including the National Conference (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had boycotted the elections earlier since they were dissatisfied with the position of the Government of India on Article 35A, which grants special privileges to residents of J&K

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Rajasekharan Parameswaran Sets Guinness World Record Again

 Wednesday, October 3, 2018  |  No Comments

It is Guinness time again for Rajasekharan and this time around, for the love of puzzles, Parameswaran has created the world’s largest Devil’s knot or Edakoodam.

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Talking Point: A conversation with Artist Remesh MR

 Wednesday, October 3, 2018  |  No Comments

‘Thoda’ (2012) is a book written by Remesh MR and published by Olive Publications. An artist hailing from the Mullukkuruma community depicts his region and its culture and customs through words and art. As someone who belongs to, and grew up in the community, his voice gives a fresh take on all the aspects covered in the book. Interview with the author.

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Do Not Harass the Families of Militants: High Court Directs to Security Forces and J&K Police

 Tuesday, October 2, 2018  |  No Comments

Advocate Mir Shafaqat Hussain along with Mir Wajid submitted before the court that “a militant holds a gun, his family cannot be victimized; their right to life and liberty is an individual right under Article 21 of the Indian Constitution.”

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