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Delhi: Stone-pelting in Ramjas college over Umar Khalid seminar

Violent protests broke out at Ramjas College on Tuesday over a seminar where JNU student Umar Khalid was supposed to speak. Khalid was among the students charged with sedition after an event at JNU last year where anti-national slogans were allegedly raised on campus. Members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the Delhi University Students’ Union gathered outside the college and shouted slogans, demanding that the invite to "anti-nationals" be cancelled.

SIT not serious in ensuring justice to 1984 riots victims: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today alleged that the SIT, constituted by the Narendra Modi government to probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases, was not serious about ensuring justice to the victims. This came a day after the Centre told the Supreme Court that only 22 of the 240 cases had been reopened by the SIT for further investigation. AAP leader Jarnail Singh said, on February 12, 2015, two days before Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the Delhi Chief Minister for the second time, the Centre had ordered the constitution of the special investigation team (SIT).

Manish Sisodia on #GST: It will be another economic disaster after note ban if it doesn’t address traders’concerns

Manish Sisodia on Tuesday hit out at the Centre saying that if GST talks don’t address traders’ concerns then it will be yet another economic disaster after note ban. In an conversation with CNBC TV 18, Sisodia said, "Centre has no answers to queries of traders on GST. Deadlines are important for GST roll-out but ambiguity remains". The main focus, according to Sisodia, needs to be on the traders who will be impacted and not the implementation deadline.

Delhi: Umar Khalid’s event at Ramjas College called off after ABVP protests

Delhi University’s Ramjas College called off an event on Tuesday after members of Delhi University Student’s Union (DUSU) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) protested against JNU student-activist Umar Khalid who was one of the speakers at the event. The seminar organised by Literary Society of Ramjas was looking into exploring representations of dissent in literary productions. Khalid who was scheduled to speak on ‘The War in Adivasi Areas’ eventually cancelled his participation.