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Need To Save Country's Democracy, Kanhaiya Says After Joining Cong

Kanhaiya, who emerged from the students' movement, also contested Begusarai in the Bihar Lok Sabha elections but lost to BJP's stalwart Giriraj Singh. However, Kanhaiya had caught the attention of the entire nation during his election campaign.

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Kanhaiya Kumar Joins Congress

Kumar addressed a press conference at the Congress headquarters here along with independent Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani who too extended his support to the Congress ideology.

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Delhi Govt Grants Sanction To Prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Friday granted sanction to the Delhi Police to prosecute former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the 2016 sedition case. “We have recieved the sanction from the Delhi government to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar and others in this case,” a senior police officer told IANS. The Delhi Police Special […]

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Kanhaiya Kumar's convoy attacked in Bihar

Arrah (Bihar): Kanhaiya Kumar, the CPI leader and former president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) escaped unhurt when his convoy was attacked in Bihar’s Arrah district. The convoy was attacked on Friday and many vehicles were damaged in the stone pelting incident. Kanhaiya supporters alleged that this was the eighth attack on his […]

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Kanhaiya Kumar's Convoy Attacked Again In Bihar

Supaul (Bihar): The convoy of CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar, who is on a state-wide tour of Bihar campaigning against the CAA, NPR and NRC, was attacked here on Wednesday evening, police said. The former JNU student leader escaped unhurt in the attack by a stone-pelting mob, though one of the vehicles in his convoy was […]

Hyderabad Police Deny Permission For Kanhaiya Kumar Meet

Hyderabad:  The Communist Party of India (CPI) had to cancel a public meeting that was to be addressed by former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar here on Monday as the police denied him permission for the same. The meeting to protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Register of Citizens and National Population […]

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JNU Sedition Case: No Decision On Prosecution Sanction Against Kanhaiya, Others Yet, Says Kejriwal

New Delhi: The Delhi government has not yet taken any decision on the prosecution sanction against former JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the 2016 JNU sedition case, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday. He, however, said the Delhi government’s home department will take the appropriate decision after taking all facts […]

JNU Sedition Case: Court Grants Delhi Police Time Till Sep 18 To Procure Requisite Sanctions

New Delhi: A Delhi court has granted police time till September 18 to procure sanctions in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) sedition case to prosecute the varsity’s former students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar and others. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Manish Khurana on Tuesday passed the order after Delhi police told the court that no sanction has […]

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Kanhaiya Kumar raises Rs 70 lakh through crowd funding

New Delhi: CPI candidate from Begusarai Kanhaiya Kumar has raised the highest amount of over Rs 70 lakh through crowd funding for Lok Sabha elections while Atishi, AAP candidate from Delhi East, has raised over Rs 61 lakh so far, according an online crowd funding platform. Kumar, who will be a candidate in the fourth […]

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A Ph.D, Kanhaiya Kumar is unemployed, earned Rs 8.5 lakhs in 2 years

Patna: Former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, contesting as a CPI candidate from the Begusarai Lok Sabha seat in Bihar, has a doctorate but is unemployed. He has neither agricultural land nor a vehicle in his name and has earned Rs. 8.5 lakhs in two years through his writings, he has said in the affidavit […]

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Swara Bhasker campaigns for Kanhaiya Kumar on her birthday

Mumbai: On her birthday on Tuesday, actress Swara Bhasker flew to Patna to lend support to CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar by campaigning for him in Begusarai. Swara wanted to be by Kanhaiya’s side when he files his nomination papers for the Begusarai Lok Sabha seat. “It is a rather unusual way of spending one’s birthday. […]

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Split in anti-BJP votes may hamper Kanhaiya's chances in Begusarai

Begusarai: Situated on the northern bank of the Ganga river, Begusarai in north Bihar has earned the “Leningrad of Bihar” and “Little Moscow” monikers, and is again drawing national attention because the CPI has fielded its firebrand leader Kanhaiya Kumar while the BJP has pitted against him its top Bhumihar leader and union minister Giriraj […]

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Delhi Law Department examining charges against Kanhaiya Kumar: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the state government’s Law Department was looking into whether sanction can be given to prosecute former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in a sedition case. A court recently rapped the Delhi Police for filing the chargesheet without receiving the sanction […]

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JNU sedition row created to dilute Vemula's suicide: Ex-ABVP member

New Delhi: The chargesheet against 10 JNU students is politically motivated and the entire issue is the brain-child of the BJP, which stoked the controversy to dilute the suicide of University of Hyderabad student Rohith Vemula, a former student leader from RSS-affiliated ABVP has said. Pradeep Narwal, who left the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) […]

Court to consider chargesheet in JNU sedition case on Jan 19

New Delhi: A court here on Tuesday set January 19 for considering a chargesheet filed against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leaders Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in a sedition case after some students shouted “anti-national slogans” in February 2016. The hearing was adjourned because Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat, who was scheduled to […]

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One will be anti-national even for not using Patanjali face

Nagpur: Stating that many sections of society are living in “environment of fear”, the student leader Kanhaiya Kumar today said one will be dubbed “anti-national” even for not using a Patanjali brand face wash in present scenario. “Such is the environment of fear in country now, that if you do not use Patanjali face wash, […]

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Kanhaiya Kumar praises Naveen for brushing off BJP

Bhubaneswar: Former president of the JNU Students Union Kanhaiya Kumar on Monday praised Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik at a rally in Bhubaneswar for distancing himself from BJP. Kanhaiya Kumar who was addressing the Ajaadi Samavesh held in Bhubaneswar to mark the completion of 80 years of the All India Student Federation (AISF) acknowledged Naveen and […]

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Kanhaiya Kumar to address AISF annual event in city

Bhubaneswar: Former president of the JNU Students Union Kanhaiya Kumar will visit the State here today to address the Ajaadi Samavesh to be held here to mark the completion of 80 years of the All India Student Federation (AISF). The Commissionerate Police have made tight security arrangements for his visit. However, some anti-socials have vandalised […]