Mumbai students protest against JNU violence
Students from various colleges of Mumbai held a protest at the Gateway of India on Sunday midnight to condemn the JNU violence. Former JNU students Umar Khalid and Kunal Kamra were part of the group which also held a candlelight vigil to show solidarity with JNU students. Youngsters, mostly students from different city colleges, assembled on the pavement across Hotel Taj near the Gateway of India to condemn the violence.
HRD ministry calls JNU admin to discuss Sunday violence
Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has called the Registrar, Proctor and Rector of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to his office on Monday to discuss the violence seen on the JNU campus on Sunday night. Several students and teachers were left injured when a group of masked men and women stormed the campus armed with sticks and rods.
'Students and professors were subjected to a cowardly but planned attack': Sharad Pawar on JNU violence
"JNU students and professors were subjected to a cowardly but planned attack. I strongly condemn this undemocratic act of vandalism and violence. Use of violent means to suppress democratic values and thought will never succeed," Sharad Pawar said in a tweet.
'Students mustn’t face brutal force, these Students mustn’t face brutal force': Aaditya Thackeray on JNU violence
"The violence and brutality faced by students, while protesting, is worrisome. Be it Jamia, be it JNU. Students mustn’t face brutal force! Let them be! These goons must face action. They must be brought to time bound and swift justice," Aaditya Thackeray said in a tweet.
JNUSU blames V-C for attack says, V-C is frustrated, attack result of his desperation
"The violence that happened today is the result of the desperation and frustration of the VC and his cronies. But the chronology of events that unfolded today is a shameful episode for the Delhi Police who gave a safe passage to ABVP goons imported from outside. For days now the administration has been unable to break our protest. Since 4th January, ABVP people were directed as henchmen of the VC to come and beat up students. They used lathis and pipes on that day," JNUSU has said in its statement on Monday. JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh is among the injured and is undergoing treatment at AIIMS. She was seen bleeding from the forehead as armed goons stormed the JNU campus on Sunday evening.
V-C Jagadeesh Kumar issued a statement on Twitter last night
Vice Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar had said the administration is in great pain over the violence that has left many students and teachers injured.
Don't know what Left wants JNU to become: Giriraj Singh on campus violence
Union Minister Giriraj Singh on #JNUViolence: Left students are defaming Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), they have turned the University into a centre of hooliganism.
Kejriwal chairs meeting with ministers to discuss JNU violence
Meeting underway at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence over yesterday's JNU violence. Senior Aam Admi Party leaders and Delhi ministers present in the meeting.
Delhi Police registers FIR in connection with violence
Delhi Police Sources: FIR registered in connection with violence in Jawahar Lal University yesterday. 23 students who were admitted to hospital have been discharged.
Amit Shah speaks to Delhi L-G, asks to call JNU representatives
Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, requests him to call representatives from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) & hold talks.
JNU Vice-Chancellor appeals for peace, says winter sem registration will happen
JNU Vice-Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar: Would like to appeal to all students to maintain peace. University stands by all the students to facilitate their pursuit of academic activities. We will ensure that their winter semester registration will take place without any hindrance. They need not fear about their process. The top priority of the University is to protect the academic interests of our students.
'Entire country witnessed state sponsored goondism, terrorism': Randeep Surjewala on JNU voilence
Randeep Surjewala, Congress: The entire country witnessed state sponsored goondism and terrorism yesterday in the campus of JNU. All this happened under the watch of JNU administration and also Delhi Police which is directly controlled by Home Minister Amit Shah.
Registrar, Pro-VC met LG Anil Baijal today
Government Sources: Registrar and Pro-VC of JNU already met LG Anil Baijal today and apprised him of the situation. Police will talk to students and start collecting evidence. Medical of 35 students is complete, both in AIIMS trauma centre and Safdarjung hospitals.
There should be a probe as to who was hampering the process of registration since 3 days: Prakash Javdekar on JNU violence
We condemn the violence that happened in JNU yesterday; but it should be probed as to who was hampering the process of registration since 3 days; it is a conspiracy that must be exposed, says Union I&B minister Prakash Javdekar.
Violence case transferred to DP Crime Branch; Registrar, Pro-VC meet LG
The Delhi Police on Monday transferred the case related to the violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to its Crime Branch even as two top officials of the premier institute met LG Anil Baijal to apprise him about the prevailing situation there, officials said. The move came a day after masked men indulged in violence at JNU. The JNU case has been transferred to the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police, a Home Ministry official said, reported PTI.
Delhi Commission for Women chief issues summons to police over assault on female students inside campus
Sonia Gandhi condemns 'bone chilling attack', says violence took place with 'active abatement of Modi Govt'
Reminded of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray calls for investigation into attack
Around 700 police personnel deployed outside JNU gates
Around 700 police personnel were deployed outside its gates on Monday, police said. The police said the large deployment has been made to maintain law and order.
For last 4-5 days, some RSS affiliated professors were promoting violence to break our movement: JNUSU's Aishe Ghosh