JNU protests: What is at the core of the ongoing movement? | The Indian Express

In appearance, the ongoing movement may be seen as being a protest against certain punishments. But at the core of this protest, at the essence of it, lies our resolve to protect free speech and our democratic space in this campus. Any acceptance of punishment on our part, even if in a modified form, would […]

Umar Khalid: Protest against witch hunt, be ready for more witch-hunt – JNU administration’s message for us! | Notice for participating in screening of Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai

Day 2 of Hunger Strike, and I thought of going to my hostel to take a shower. As I entered, there it was, waiting for me already, something every progressive student activist always expects these days – a show cause notice by his highness the Chief Proctor. The same that Com. Anirban received yesterday. The […]

Two arrested; DCP understates the threat to lives of Kanhaiya and Umar

“The exact intention of committing the activity will only be ascertained once Jani is arrested. After preliminary investigations, it appears that it was done to gain publicity,” said Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Romil Baniya.

The Hindu: Two arrested for sending threat letter to Kanhaiya and Umar

Times of India: Two held […]

Pistol, bullets found with letter threatening to behead Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid

Delhi Police have increased the security of Jawaharlal Nehru University students union president Kanhaiya Kumar and research scholar Umar Khalid after a pistol and some bullets, along with a letter threatening to kill them, was found on a bus they frequently use.

Times of India, April 16: Vigilante group’s boss goes incommunicado after haul […]

Aazaadi – Anhad Khanna Ft. Umar Khalid & Kanhaiya Kumar – YouTube

‘We faced a trial by media’: The Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya interview

A month ago, if one went by the announcements made on some news channels, it would seem that Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid was very a dangerous man indeed.

NewsX had called him a Jaish-e-Mohammed sympathiser and Zee News said that he had apparently made 800 calls in the week leading up to Feburary […]

Court picks holes in police theory, prosecution’s arguments – NEW DELHI – The Hindu

Police report says Kanhaiya organised Feb. 9 event; prosecution lawyer opposing bail plea of Umar and Anriban says the two students were main organisers

 

Court picks holes in police theory, prosecution’s arguments – NEW DELHI – The Hindu

Azadi voices: At JNU march, students speak out against state repression and for the right to dissent

 

Students and labour unions marched across Delhi on Tuesday to demand that the cases of sedition with which Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and SAR Geelani have been charged be dropped.

Azadi voices: At JNU march, students speak out against state repression and for the right to dissent

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Kanhaiya has got bail but the state has more to gain from keeping his two classmates behind bars

It will be easier for the government to claim that JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya were involved in seditious activities.

Kanhaiya has got bail but the state has more to gain from keeping his two classmates behind bars