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ROHITH VEMULA’S mother Radhika and brother Raja Chaitanya, along with eight others , were taken into preventive custody by Cyberabad Police late Tuesday evening for allegedly disturbing law and order on the University of Hyderabad (UoH) campus and were later released. They, along with dozens of students and others calling for action in the Vemula death case, had gone to UoH to attend a programme to mark the first anniversary of Vemula’s death. The organisers marked the day as Rohith Vemula Shahadath Din (martyrdom day).
Delhi Police’s Crime Branch Tuesday questioned two girls who featured in a YouTube ‘prank video’, in which a man kisses them before running away in Connaught Place. The man, Sumit Kumar Singh, operated the YouTube channel The Crazy Sumit and made the videos for hits and money, he had told police.
Delhi assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel Tuesday disallowed a discussion on the conduct of former L-G Najeeb Jung. Goel, who holds a constitutional office himself, wrote in his ruling that he was "bound to protect the dignity of the office of the L-G".
The CISF has apprehended a Tibetan refugee based in the United States, for allegedly trying to help a native of Nepal travel to New York in exchange for Rs 40 lakh. Both men were later arrested by Delhi Police.
Twenty-five children, between the ages of 8 and 17, will receive the National Bravery Award from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23. Four of them will get the award posthumously. The Indian Express meets six winners as they recall their acts of courage.
To make a watertight case against the accused Sunil Rastogi, who was arrested last week for allegedly raping two girls in New Ashok Nagar, Delhi Police are planning to conduct DNA and brain mapping tests on him.
Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University marching from Mandi House to the Ministry of Human Resource Development on the first death anniversary of Hyderabad University research scholar Rohith Vemula were allegedly roughed up and detained by Delhi Police and paramilitary forces on Tuesday.
Terming the problem of pollution in Delhi-NCR "very serious", the Supreme Court Tuesday ordered inspection of all 962 pollution under control (PUC) centres in the national capital. It also sought a report on action taken against the errant centres.