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  • 11:06 PM IST

    JNU Violence LIVE: JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh on Tuesday said her “struggle” against the proposed fee hike in the varsity will continue even if an FIR is filed against her for each day of the protest. (PTI)

  • 10:08 PM IST

  • 9:33 PM IST

    JNU Violence LIVE: Chief of Delhi Commission for Women, Swati Maliwal, on Tuesday lambasted the government over the FIR registered against JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh.

    “An FIR was filed against the girl from JNU who was beaten up inside campus, the girl who was exploited by Chinmayanand was sent to jail, the entire family of the girl who was gang-raped by Sengar ended. Might is right!” she said in a tweet.

  • 9:12 PM IST

    JNU Violence LIVE: “Academic endeavors and co-curricular initiatives must attain primacy in our universities, and not factionalism and divisive tendencies,” Naidu added.

  • 9:12 PM IST

    JNU Violence LIVE: “Our children, when they leave the portals of universities, must be enlightened and responsible citizens. Our campuses mustn’t become safe havens for politics of hate and violence to thrive,” says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu condemning the JNU attack on Sunday.

  • 9:08 PM IST

    JNU Violence LIVE: “I feel proud that we are not scared. I think to be able to express ourselves. I think the fact we are thinking about this and about the future of our country… it is nice to see people are coming out on the streets to voice this and express [themselves]. Because if we want to see change, this is very important,” Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone was quoted by NDTV as saying.

  • 8:54 PM IST

    JNU Violence LIVE: Mumbai Police Books Umar Khalid Over ‘Unlawful Activities’

    Two FIRs lodged against former JNU student and activist Umar Khalid, along with Suvarna Salve and Firoz Mithiborwala for holding protest from Hutatma Chowk to Gateway of India and for unlawful assembly at Gateway of India.

  • 8:23 PM IST

  • 8:19 PM IST

    JNU Violence LIVE: Deepika Padukone Joins Protest Outside JNU Campus in Solidarity With Victims of Sunday Attack

    Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone joins protest at Sabarmati T point of JNU campus against violence on students and teachers.

  • 8:16 PM IST

    JNU Violence LIVE: Dismissing rumours that several wardens resigned over the Sunday attack, the JNU VC said, “There were rumours that some wardens resigned. Our wardens haven’t resigned. There is no such resignation that has taken place. Some protesting students surrounded our wardens, shouted on them&humiliated them. Is it a way to have any dialogue?”

New Delhi: After a night-long protest at the Gateway of India, students from various organisations, NGOs and prominent personalities on Tuesday were forced out by the Mumbai police. The protesters while being evicted raised slogans of ‘Inquilab Zindabad’ and ‘Mumbai Police Murdabad’. Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap , Music composer Vishal Dadlani and several prominent personalities had joined the protest.

Speaking to reporters, Sangramsingh Nishandar, DCP (Zone 1) said that roads were getting blocked and common Mumbaikar and tourists were facing problems. “We had appealed to protesters many times, have now relocated them to Azad Maidan”, he added.

Besides, protests were held near the IIT Bombay campus in Powai, at the FTII Campus in Pune, with the student raising slogans demanding action against those indulging in the atrocities against the students and professors in JNU.

Earlier on Sunday, masked miscreants armed with sticks and sharp weapons attacked students and teachers at JNU. The incident took place at 5:30 PM on January 5 when the students were holding march against fee hike.