In a case of political censorship, students on campus were unable to access news outlets like The Wire and NDTV on the JNU wi-fi network for two days.
Ankit Roy, an ABVP candidate in the upcoming students’ union elections, was “found to be involved in hitting” Ahmed by a proctorial inquiry.
How do we as a society engage with the disappeared?
The case was transferred to the CBI on May 16, after the Delhi high court said the police were diverting attention instead of carrying out a proper investigation.
The police has faced the wrath of the court several times in this case for the manner in which it has been carrying out the probe and the slow progress.
With fake news proliferating on social media, journalists and news organisations in the US and Europe are collaborating to come up with a counter-strategy.
The student leader played a key role in establishing the way JNU students actively organise movements across the country addressing issues of Dalits, women, labourers and students.
With the Delhi police rubbishing the claims about Najeeb Ahmed made by a national daily, the practice of using anonymous sources to make accusations has come under fire.
A reporter’s account of what transpired in Hyderabad Central University when Dalit students tried to commemorate Rohith Vemula’s death anniversary.
The court directed the Delhi police force to file a status report within three days.
As students and his family allege that the police and administration aren’t doing their jobs, details on what happened before Ahmed disappeared remain unclear.
While we resist acts of violence like Tara’s death, we must also resist and challenge the institutional violence that is perpetuated everyday.
What the Rohith Vemula and Najeeb Ahmed cases tell us about how India’s relationship with its ‘others’ – the minorities – is pathologised by the enforcement of exaggerated discourse of difference amidst unrecognisably similar lives and cultural practices.
Agitating JNU students had confined the vice chancellor, M. Jagadesh Kumar, and about 12 other officials in the university’s administrative building.