JNU violence live updates: Hindu Raksha Dal claims responsibility for JNU violence

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THE TIMES OF INDIA | JAN 07, 2020, 12:11:58 IST

JNU violence live updates: Hindu Raksha Dal claims responsibility for JNU violence

Student communities across the country are standing in solidarity with JNU, after a mob beat up students and teachers inside the university campus on Sunday night. As charges and counter-charges fly thick and fast, all eyes are now on the investigation into the rampage. Stay with TOI for live updates.11:55 (IST), JAN 07

Delhi Police Crime Branch team arrives at Jawaharlal Nehru University to investigate January 5 violence

11:54 (IST), JAN 07

Two FIRs lodged for vandalism at JNU server room

One compliant was lodged on January 3 for switching off the server while another complaint was registered on January 4 for vandalising the server room, police said. Read full story11:44 (IST), JAN 07

Himachal Pradesh leader of opposition Mukesh Aganihotri with other Congress MLAs protesteing outside State Assembly against the attack on JNU students

11:34 (IST), JAN 07

A four-member fact finding committee formed by Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on JNU violence to meet today, will submit report in a week

11:16 (IST), JAN 07

Claims made by Hindu Raksha Dal chief Pinky Chaudhary are being investigated. Delhi Police has taken cognizance: Govt sources11:14 (IST), JAN 07

Police taking help of video footage, face recognition system to identify those involved in violence in JNU: Govt sources11:14 (IST), JAN 07 

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JNU is a hotbed of anti-national activities, we can’t tolerate this. We take full responsibility of the attack in JNU and would like to say that they were our workersPinky Chaudhary, Hindu Raksha Dal 10:56 (IST), JAN 07

I have filed a complaint with police, they have assured me of investigation: Kirit Somaiya, BJP on ‘free Kashmir’ poster seen in protest at Gateway of India in Mumbai yesterday10:54 (IST), JAN 07

We were forcibly shifted here to Azad Maidan by Police. But now we have called off our ‘occupy Gateway of India’ protests, it was a successful protest. Our resistance will continue, we have a long line up of programs: Kapil Agarwal, protester10:48 (IST), JAN 07

‘Occupy Gateway of India’ protest successful, resistance to continue: Kapil Agarwal, protester10:46 (IST), JAN 07

BJP blames Left for JNU violence, says ABVP cadres thrashed

BJP on Monday dubbed the violence on JNU campus as the handiwork of Leftists. “There is a motley group of Left-leaning activists drawn from art, literature and Bollywood, lapsed academicians and failed politicians, who can’t win a municipal poll but are ideological mercenaries. Backed by opposition parties, they are the ones fomenting trouble on campuses,” head of BJP’s social media unit Amit Malviya said. Read full story10:12 (IST), JAN 07

Tsunami of outrage sweeps India

A tsunami of outrage against the hooliganism at JNU rose from some of the country’s top campuses on Monday and swept through cities and towns, bringing thousands of others out onto the streets. Protests erupted in Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Guwahati and elsewhere. Read full story10:06 (IST), JAN 07

Delhi Police has filed a FIR against JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh

Delhi Police has filed a FIR against JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh and 19 others(name not in accused column but in detail list) for attacking security guards and vandalizing server room on January 4. The complaint was filed by JNU administration. FIR was registered on January 5.10:00 (IST), JAN 07

JNU professor withdraws from panel citing situation in university

Eminent economist and JNU professor C P Chandrasekhar on Monday said he had withdrawn from the newly-constituted 28-member Standing Committee on Statistics (SCES) citing the situation in the university. Read full story09:57 (IST), JAN 07

Mumbai: An official said protesters were moved from Gateway of India because of traffic congestion caused by the congregation09:27 (IST), JAN 07

Some start leaving, but vow to be back

Fearful about their safety, many students left for home despite the university being fortified by police presence. Some of them demanding both the resignation of vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar and an independent inquiry into the first incident of its type in JNU’s 50-year history. Read full story09:26 (IST), JAN 07

When teachers came in line of fire

Teachers staying at Transit House had a harrowing time as the masked miscreants, armed with roads and sticks, chased members of their families and banged on the doors and windows. Some of them recounted how it was difficult for them to hold the stones of half brick size which were thrown at them. Read full story09:24 (IST), JAN 07

Masked brutality unmasked by their scars

Students with bandaged heads, limbs in plaster casts and blood-stained clothes were visible signs of the brutality of the violence unleashed by masked miscreants, unidentified as yet, in Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday. Even a visually impaired student wasn’t spared. Read full story09:17 (IST), JAN 07

Police deployment outside JNU on Tuesday morning

08:59 (IST), JAN 07

Member in chat group is not party man, says Congress

A day after the JNU violence, Congress distanced itself from a person who was posting messages on a WhatsApp group allegedly involved in planning the attack. A Google search mentioned the phone number as that of a vendor hired by Congress.NEXT

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