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JNU Violence: 100 MPs to Write to Prez Kovind Seeking VC’s Sacking

Catch all the live updates on the violence in JNU amid protests against the fee hike on The Quint.

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 JNU Attack Live Updates: Catch all the live updates on the violence in JNU amid protests against the fee hike in the varsity. 
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Around 100 MPs have been contacted, they have decided to write to the President demanding sacking of JNU VC, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury was quoted by PTI as saying on Tuesday, 7 January.

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone also made headlines as she joined the protests at Jawaharlal Nehru University.

The whole nation erupted in protests against the violence unleashed on the students of JNU by masked miscreants, who entered the campus and thrashed students and faculty members. The masked mob also vandalised hostel rooms and damaged college property.

Snapshot
  • The police has also filed an FIR against Aishe Ghosh and 19 others on the complaint of the varsity administration in connection with vandalising servers
  • The protest against the JNU violence was called off in Mumbai on Tuesday after the demonstrators were shifted from Gateway of India to Azad Maidan
  • JNU Professor Sucharita Sen has filed a police complaint in connection with the violence on Saturday
  • Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said “masked men” involved in the JNU attack will soon be unmasked

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6:48 AM , 08 Jan

Around 100 MPs to Demand President for Sacking JNU VC: Yechury

Around 100 MPs have been contacted, they have decided to write to the President demanding sacking of JNU VC, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury was quoted by PTI as saying on Tuesday.

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1:28 AM , 08 Jan

Cannot Stay Neutral on Such Issues: Actor Varun Dhawan

Cannot stay neutral on such issues. It's dangerous and sad if masked people enter an educational institution and all this happens, says Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan, responding to the JNU attack two days after the incident.

9:58 PM , 07 Jan

Congress Fact Finding Committee to Visit JNU

The four member fact finding committee formed by Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on JNU violence will visit JNU campus tomorrow (8 January) , reports ANI.

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8:10 PM , 07 Jan

Deepika Padukone Joins JNU Protests

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone has joined the protests at JNU against Sunday’s violence.

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone on Tuesday, 7 January joined a protest rally against the attack that took place on students and teachers of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone on Tuesday, 7 January joined a protest rally against the attack that took place on students and teachers of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
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Published: 05 Jan 2020, 8:45 PM IST