Sep 28, 2021 05:18 PM IST
Mevani said he cannot join the party formally for now since he is an independent MLA
- Sep 28, 2021 01:05 PM IST
"As speculation abounds about certain Communist leaders joining Congress it perhaps may be instructive to revisit a 1973 book ''Communists in Congress'' Kumarmanglam Thesis. The more things change the more they perhaps remain the same. I re-read it today," Tewari said in a tweet.
- Sep 28, 2021 10:27 AM IST
Before the formal joining, the two activist-turned politicians will go to Bhagat Singh Park at ITO at 4 pm to garland the statue of Bhagat Singh on the occasion of 114th birth anniversary of the freedom fighter. Rahul Gandhi will also attend the garlanding event organised by the Indian Youth Congress.
- Sep 28, 2021 08:45 AM IST
Kanhaiya Kumar had joined the CPI ahead of the 2019 general election and unsuccessfully contested from Bihar's Begusarai against Giriraj Singh of the BJP.
- Sep 27, 2021 02:31 PM IST
The entry of the two activist-turned politicians from Gujarat and Bihar will certainly be good optics for the Congress given that many young leaders such as Jyotiraditya Scindia, Jitin Prasada and Sushmita Dev have deserted the party in the past couple of years.
- Sep 20, 2021 04:12 PM IST
Mevani, who represents the Vadgam constituency in Gujarat, will be appointed as the Congress' state working president following his induction into the party, the report claimed.
- Sep 16, 2021 12:24 PM IST
Kanhaiya Kumar is a Communist Party of India (CPI) leader, who is a former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president.
- Mar 15, 2021 12:10 PM IST
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Pankaj Sharma put up the matter for April 7 to scrutinise documents in the case and also granted bail to seven accused who were not arrested in the case earlier.
- Feb 29, 2020 05:10 PM IST
The Delhi government on February 28 gave a go-ahead to the city police to prosecute former JNUSU president Kumar and nine others in connection with a four-year-old sedition case, as the ruling AAP denied the persistent BJP charge of blocking the proceedings in the matter.
- Feb 29, 2020 10:35 AM IST
"Delhi Government is no less ill-informed than the central government in its understanding of sedition law," Chidambaram tweeted.
- Feb 28, 2020 07:55 PM IST
Last year, the Delhi Police had told a court here that authorities were yet to give requisite sanctions to prosecute Kumar and others in the 2016 sedition case
- Jan 31, 2020 01:13 PM IST
A BJP parliamentarian had allegedly urged the administration of Bihar’s West Champaran district to block Kanhaiya Kumar’s anti-CAA protest march
- Nov 23, 2019 07:43 PM IST
Kanhaiya Kumar, former Jawahalal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president, said it is not a question of right or left but a question of right and wrong.
- May 23, 2019 10:53 AM IST
Once a Left strong-hold, Bihar's Begusarai has often been dubbed the 'Leningrad of Bihar'. Though no communist party candidate has won the seat since 1967, Left candidates have always held sway there
- Apr 17, 2019 05:58 PM IST
Kanhaiya Kumar, contesting from Begusarai, is facing stiff competition from seasoned politician and Union minister Giriraj Singh. Begusarai goes to polls in phase 4 on April 29
- Apr 16, 2019 12:59 PM IST
Shakeel Ahmed Khan who is a Congress MLA from Kadwa in Bihar's Katihar district was the JNUSU President in 1992-93 and was also the union's Vice President in the preceding year.
- Apr 12, 2019 11:07 AM IST
The North Bihar Lok Sabha seat is set to witness a close contest between BJP heavyweight Giriraj Singh, RJD’s Tanveer Hasan and controversial student leader Kanhaiya Kumar
- Apr 08, 2019 02:51 PM IST
On January 14 this year, the police had filed a charge sheet in the court against Kumar, saying he was leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised on the JNU campus during an event on February 9, 2016.
- Apr 03, 2019 11:36 AM IST
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat directed the AAP government to file a "proper reply" citing a definite time-frame.
- Mar 31, 2019 01:44 PM IST
The former JNU leader shot to fame in 2016 and was later arrested on sedition charges following an event on hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru during which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised.
- Mar 29, 2019 07:35 PM IST
The case was lodged at Mansur Chak police station of the district under relevant sections of the Representation of People Act, SHO Arvind Kumar said.
- Mar 29, 2019 08:08 AM IST
The social media was abuzz with pictures of the two young politicians traversing the dusty tracks of Begusarai, sometimes on foot and sometimes pillion riding on bicycles, as they addressed several small political meetings seeking support for the upcoming Left leader.
- Mar 25, 2019 08:24 AM IST
The party has also decided to extend its support to CPI(ML) Liberation and CPI(M) in the Ara and Ujiarpur Lok Sabha constituencies, respectively.
- Mar 12, 2019 05:38 PM IST
With the passing away of BJP MP from Begusarai Bhola Singh in October 2018, the saffron party is mulling over fielding Union Minister Giriraj Singh from the seat
- Mar 11, 2019 12:42 PM IST
On January 14, police had filed a charge sheet in the court against Kumar and others, saying he was leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised on the JNU campus during an event on February 9, 2016.