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Gunman enters Jamia, saying he’d give protesters āzādi

The gunman, identified as Gopal, fired at the anti-CAA demonstrators, hitting a student Shadab in his hand; the victim is recovering at AIIMS

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India

Sadhvi Prachi: Nehru ‘biggest rapist’ & 10 previous affronts

Other than the Nehru dynasty, the favourite targets of Sadhvi Prachi are Indian Muslims in general and the Khans of Bollywood in particular

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India

Birla elected Speaker, PM Modi escorts him to chair

The story of how Om Birla, the new Lok Sabha Speaker, drew close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah while also being liked in the rank and file of the RSS

 

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Herded Parliamentarians

It’s terrible that the Members of Parliament of India can be moved like a herd on an issue of which they have little or no knowledge. Impressed by a misleading speech by Shiromani Akali Dal MP Naresh Gujral, Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar has exceeded his brief to declare that the autonomous Delhi […]

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India

Akali MP misled Parliament: Amitabh Sinha

New Delhi: The governing body chairman of Dyal Singh College, Amitabh Sinha, has taken a strong exception to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Naresh Gujral’s statement in the Rajya Sabha yesterday. Sinha got the transcript of yesterday’s Upper House debate in his hands Wednesday morning. He reacted sharply to Gujral’s allegation — made on the floor […]

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‘Protesters don’t know what Dyal Singh stood for’

New Delhi: Terming the recent controversy over renaming of Dyal Singh Evening College as Vandemataram College “unwanted”, some Sikh teachers of Dyal Singh College and Vandemataram Mahavidyalaya here on Tuesday said that no stakeholder of the college had ever protested against the issue since August 2015, when DSC (Evening) had first floated the idea to […]

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India

Students have no objection to the name ‘Vandemataram Mahavidyalaya’

New Delhi: Amid the controversy over the renaming of Delhi University’s Dyal Singh Evening College as Vandemataram College/Mahavidyalaya, students of the two colleges have mixed reactions on the issue. Interestingly, no one has any objection to the new name of the Evening college — Vandemataram Mahavidyalaya — but on the alleged lack of infrastructure and […]

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Dyal Singh College (morning) principal feigns ignorance of rules

New Delhi: The position of the principal of Dyal Singh (Morning) College, IS Bakshi, with respect to the issue of renaming the evening college as Vandemataram Mahavidyalaya, is undecided. With a section of the Sikh community protesting the name change, Hindusthan Samachar reached the college premises to ascertain where the faculty members and other governing […]

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Dyal Singh Evening College renamed Vandemataram College

New Delhi: Amid protests and slogeering, the Governing body of Dyal Singh College has renamed Dyal Singh Evening College as Vande Matram College here on Friday. The Executive Council of Delhi University had declared it a ‘full-fledged college’ a couple of months ago. What was earlier the evening college had started classes like a regular morning […]