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Delhi High Court grants bail to Sharjeel Imam in sedition case, UAPA case

The Delhi High Court granted statutory bail to JNU PhD scholar and activist Sharjeel Imam on Wednesday in a UAPA and sedition case.

Karkardooma court denies Umar Khalid bail in Delhi riots case

Delhi's Karkardooma court on Tuesday rejected the bail application of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid.

Prof. Mukherji Delves in Natraj’s Symbolism, Artistic Vision, and the Quest for a Decolonized Past

During an engaging lecture at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Professor Parul Duve Mukherji, in conversation with The New Indian, delved into the depths of Indian history. She discussed the timeliness and significance of decolonizing Indian art through the prism of mimesis in the Citrasutra. Prof. Mukherji also highlighted the invaluable contribution […]

Kanwal Sibal likely to be appointed as new chancellor of JNU

NEW DELHI: Kanwal Sibal is expected to assume the role of the new Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi. Sibal, a former Foreign Secretary of India, has previously served as the Indian ambassador to Russia, Turkey, Egypt, and France. Currently, V.K. Saraswat, the former Director-General of DRDO, holds the position of Chancellor […]

BBC documentary row: Students detained; security beefed up outside Jamia

The students have called for a meeting at 4 pm to protest against 'police crackdown'

BBC row: JNU students who halted screening fear ‘mob lynching’ by JNUSU

ABVP president Rohit Kumar confirmed to The New Indian both Gaurav and Vikas were ABVP members.

High voltage drama inside JNU: Tukde tukde gang vs ABVP on BBC

As precautionary measure authorities have snapped power and internet inside the JNU campus to stall the screening of the film. Yet, the left-leaning students of JNUSU persisted with their plan

There is nothing new in BBC documentary ban. Here is why

There is an outcry in a section of media over ban on BBC documentary against PM Modi. Is India only country to ban such controversial literature? No. Around the world, democracies have restricted circulation of content over a range of concerns Let’s revisit instances of ban on books, movie & other digital content in US, […]

BBC documentary row reaches JNU; Administration bars screening  

The British Broadcast Corporation’s controversial documentary on PM Narendra Modi has reached the corridors of one of India’s premier institutions of higher education — the notoriously left-leaning Jawaharlal Nehru University. Without seeking the administration’s permission on Monday JNUSU (JNU Students’ Union) released a pamphlet inviting everyone to attend the screening of the documentary, which has […]

Hypocrisy Alert: Swara Bhasker Doesn’t Want Metro In India, But Enjoys Ride in NYC 

If irony had a face, it would have a striking resemblance with Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker. A JNU alumni, Swara who is more popular for her Twitter activism, stood exposed for her double standards yesterday on the issue of development. Tweeting from the New York Subway Station, she wrote “Hello NYC! 🖤🐝✨ Come say hi […]