#NewsInTweets: JNU VC Gave Free Reign To Delhi Police On Campus, Reveals Letter

Posted on February 17, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Communication between the JNU registrar office and the Delhi Police reveals that VC Jagadeesh Kumar had granted access to the police on campus ‘if need be and as you deem fit’. This comes a day after the VC denying that he had given a free hand to the police to enter campus and arrest students.

2. The Supreme Court will hear a plea today on the incident outside the Patiala House Courts where lawyers attacked journalists and students.

3. JNU library website hacked by ‘Black Dragon’ with messages such as ‘We will finish anti-nationals’ and ‘Pakistan will never get Kashmir’.

4. Taking suo moto action on a report that said Rs 1.14 lakh crore of bad loans had been written off by state-owned banks, the SC has ordered the RBI to share names of all defaulters who owe over Rs 500 crore.

5. Aamir Khan likely to be appointed brand ambassador of Maharashtra government’s drought relief programme, ‘Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan’.

6. Media baron Peter Mukerjea accused of Sheena Bora’s murder by CBI, chargesheet filed.

7. Former UN Secretary General Boutros-Boutros Ghali passes away at age 93.

8. India finishes as overall champion at the South Asian Games, with a medal tally of 308.