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ABVP on the rampage again, this time in BHU

They disrupted a program featuring a JNU professor, threatened TCN reporter

ABVP on the rampage again, this time in BHU

By Siddhant Mohan,

जेएनयू के प्रोफ़ेसर का एबीवीपी के गुंडों ने किया बीएचयू में विरोध, लगाए अपमानजनक नारे

By सिद्धांत मोहन,

वाराणसी: इस रविवार काशी हिन्दू विश्वविद्यालय के फैकल्टी ऑफ आर्ट्स में आयोजित इस व्याख्यान में जेएनयू के प्रोफ़ेसर, प्रसिद्ध समाजशास्त्री और हिंदी के कवि बद्रीनारायण का अखिल भारतीय विद्यार्थी परिषद् के कार्यकर्ताओं ने जमकर विरोध किया और अपमानजनक नारेबाजी भी की.

Shah Rukh's car stoned in Ahmedabed, none injured

Ahmedabad: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's car was on Sunday stoned by some miscreants while he was shooting for his forthcoming film "Raees" here. He was not in the car and was not hurt.

According to police, a small crowd shouting "Jai Sri Ram" and "Shah Rukh, Hai Hai" stoned the car parked some distance from the location where the shooting was taking place.

"Raees" is based on the life of a city-based underworld don of the 1980s, Abdul Lateef Shaikh, who was killed in a shootout with police.

First edition of Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network conference held in Pune

By TCN News

Pune: A new initiative aimed at driving Muslim involvement in India’s start-up and technology economy was hosted in the city of Pune on February 7. Tausif Malik, Anees Kutty, and Asim Khan of Uniquee Foundation, organised the Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network‘s conference.

The event’s theme, ‘Be an Entrepreneur…Be a Value Creator’, expressing the trio’s vision of the country’s Muslim community becoming more involved in stimulating the business sector and developing opportunities for the next generation.

Indian-Americans condemn action against JNU students

By TCN News

New York (USA): Leading Indian American advocacy organisations have condemned the recent suppression of student protests and violation of civil rights at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Controversy erupted on account of the arrest of the University’s student body's president Kanhaiya Kumar in an open abuse of sedition laws. Evidence has emerged that anti-India slogans were actually raised by Hindutva affiliate student body ABVP, in a brazen attempt at framing the students.

Anand Sharma attacked in JNU, student union blames ABVP

New Delhi : Congress leader Anand Sharma was attacked on Saturday by unknown assailants while participating at a protest meet held at Jawaharlal Nehru University against the police crackdown in the campus on Friday.

Eyewitnesses said Sharma was repeatedly struck on his ear by an assailant which led to profuse bleeding.

The JNU Students Union (JNUSU) soon issued a statement condemning the attack, and alleged that it was an Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activist who assaulted the former union minister.

Kejriwal orders magisterial inquiry into JNU incident

New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the JNU incident where anti-India slogans are said to have been reaised.

The announcement was made soon after a delegation of political leaders met Kejriwal and requested him to launch a probe to establish the authenticity of the evidence in the incident.

'Prostitutes better than women who raised anti-national slogans'

Gurgaon : Stirring up the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) issue, Jawahar Yadav, officer on special duty (OSD) to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, on Saturday said prostitutes were better than the women who raised anti-national slogans at the university.

Yadav, who is also the chairman of the Haryana Housing Board, tweeted: "Women in JNU, who were chanting anti-national slogans, for those, I will only say that prostitutes are better than all of you, they sell their body not the nation."

JNU row: Kejriwal urged to establish authenticity of evidence

New Delhi : A delegation of political leaders on Saturday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and requested him to launch a probe to establish the authenticity of the evidence of the JNU campus incident.

The delegation included CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury, CPI national secretary D. Raja and Janata Dal-United secretary general K.C. Tyagi.

"Authenticity of evidence must be established, which is only possible through an independent inquiry," Yechury said after meeting Kejriwal.

"We requested the CM to institute an independent inquiry in the matter."

Bengal a terror hub under Mamata: BJP

Kolkata : Alleging that the Trinamool Congress's appeasement politics has turned West Bengal into a "terror hub", the BJP on Saturday said that under the Mamata Banerjee government, the state has left behind the country in terms of crime and corruption.

Interacting with mediapersons here, BJP vice president Dinesh Sharma said the upcoming assembly polls was a direct fight between the Bharatiya Janata Party's nationalism and the combined "anti-national politics" of the Trinamool, Congress and the Left Front.