Sack Bassi, demands AAP days before his retirement

Sack Bassi, demands AAP days before his retirement

NEW DELHI: Days before Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi’s retirement, the AAP on Saturday demanded that he be sacked and charged that his loyalty was not to the police force, but to the RSS. AAP’s Delhi unit secretary Saurabh Bharadwaj said Bassi, who has had frequent run-ins with the Delhi government, should not be […]

Jadavpur University will not file FIR against any student: VC

Jadavpur University will not file FIR against any student: VC

KOLKATA: Protests and sloganeering by Jadavpur University students notwithstanding, its Vice Chancellor Suranjan Das on Friday said the varsity would not file FIR against any student as it has always stood for freedom of expression, freedom of speech and autonomy. “JU has always stood for freedom of expression, freedom of speech as well as for […]

Modi govt faces more flak from Nitish, Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: The Modi government faced more flak from the opposition over the escalating JNU row with chief ministers of Bihar and Delhi on Friday alleging it has triggered an emotional issue to “hide its failure” on economic front and that opposing BJP and RSS has become the “biggest crime”. “Since they have failed miserably […]

Jihad, terrorism are different things: NCP leader Tariq Anwar

MUMBAI: NCP leader Tariq Anwar has accused the BJP-led government of pursuing double standards in categorising violent incidents, which he says is a dangerous trend. “Jihad and terrorism are two different things, like the two banks of a river that could never meet,” Anwar said. “But the government today, as a matter of policy, categorises […]

JNU controvery: Rahul meets Prez, slams govt

JNU controvery: Rahul meets Prez, slams govt

NEW DELHI: Hitting out at the government, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the JNU row and the violence in Patiala House court are a “blot” on India’s image and asserted that nationalism runs in his blood, a rebuke to BJP for its “anti-national” jibe at him Taking the battle against the Centre to Indian President […]

Sharif’s remarks are only confirmation of truth: MEA

Sharif’s remarks are only confirmation of truth: MEA

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday called “confirmation of truth” Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s reported comment that the Kargil “misadventure” in 1999 by troops of his country was a stab in the back for the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the two neighbours were engaged in a peace process. “Nawaz Sharif has said […]

Kejriwal assails GoI over Patiala Court attacks

Kejriwal assails GoI over Patiala Court attacks

NEW DELHI: Attacking the Modi government of India for “not following” the Supreme Court order for maintaining peace at Patiala House Courts, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said such a situation could lead to “dictatorship” and insisted courts be “shut down” if issues like what is anti-national are to be adjudged outside judiciary. Reacting […]

SAR remanded for 14 more days

NEW DELHI: Taking no chances after two days of violence in the Patiala House Courts complex, Delhi Police presented former Delhi University lecturer SAR Gilani, arrested on sedition charges, before a magistrate in a police station for remand proceedings. The remand proceedings passed of peacefully far from the Patiala House Courts, which was the scene […]

Press Club event: Delhi police searching for 4 persons

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police are on the look out for four persons who allegedly raised anti-India slogans at the Press Club event here in connection with which former Delhi University lecturer SAR Gilani was arrested on sedition charges. “The four youths, of which some are believed to be students of a central university, were identified […]

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