Five JNU students withdrew from the ongoing indefinite hunger strike against punishments by university in connection with the February 9 event, while JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar's condition was stated to be critical and rushed to varsity's health centre.
On day 8 of the strike in protest against the punishment in connection with the event during which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised, five students withdrew from the protest citing deteriorating health conditions.
Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested in a sedition...
The odd-even car-rationing scheme, despite preventing air pollution from getting worse, can be only an "emergency" measure, a green body today said, underlining the need for taking permanent steps to check air pollution in the national capital.
Noting that two-wheelers should also be included in the scheme, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said the first experiment with the scheme in two phases have shown that cutting down vehicle numbers can reduce exposure to toxic...
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Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Burak Akçapar Turkey’s Ambassador in India | New DelhiThis refers to the article, “Syrians look for their interest, not America’s” (May 3) by Sandhya Jain. The article glosses over facts while seemingly repeating without proper acknowledgement of the talking points of the Syrian Government. Ascription of democratic maturity to Syria, comparable to the US or Canada, lacks credibility....