#NewsInTweets: Umar Khalid And Other JNU Students Charged With Sedition Return To Campus

Posted on February 22, 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. Umar Khalid and other JNU students charged with sedition, return to campus after being in hiding. Students hold a night vigil to ensure that in case police arrests happen, they happen peacefully. While addressing the students, Umar says he is ready to be arrested and calls out the media for spreading misinformation about him.

2. Army controls the situation at Munak Canal, Delhi’s source of water which was blocked by the Jat protests. Delhi water crisis to end today.

3. After unidentified men threw a black oil chemical-like substance on her face, AAP leader Soni Sori shifted to Delhi for treatment.

4. BJP government gives in to Jats’ demands in Haryana. As the protests are lifted from many parts of the state, the government promises to table a bill for Jat reservation and grant them OBC status.

5. A crew of 10 Indian sailors rescued from a ship hijacked by pirates off the government coast. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted this, adding that efforts are being made to rescue one Indian and one Pakistani sailor more.

6. Hindu priest beheaded by Bangladeshi ISIS members.