The bail application of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid was rejected by a Delhi court on Thursday in a case registered against him in connection with the riots that took place during February, 2020 in the North-East area of the national capital.
The Delhi High Court division bench issued notice on a plea seeking directions to the JNU to reconsider the decision to allocate all Ph.D. to Junior Research Fellowship category candidates while hearing the PIL filed by the Student Federation of India, JNU Unit by Advocate Ashok Agarwal & Kumar Utkarsh.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University will today file a status report with regard to a petition filed by its students and faculty, seeking direction from the Delhi High Court, to create a Covid Care Facility in the campus, while stating that right to life and health is under severe jeopardy.
The Patiala House Court, Delhi has sent Jawaharlal Nehru University alumnus leader Umar Khalid to 14 days judicial custody in a case related to communal violence in north-east Delhi in February. Along with this, the Court directed the jail authorities to provide him adequate security.
The Delhi High Court has today directed the Jawaharlal Nehru University to allow their professor to pursue a 9 months fellowship at a Research Institute in France and grant him extraordinary leave for the same.