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Expelled Kashmiri students of Swami Vivekanand Subharti University (SVSU) in Meerut share their views with media persons in Srinagar on Thursday . A case of sedition has been lodged against the 67 Kashmiri students who allegedly celebrated the victory of Pakistan over India in a cricket match on Sunday. Photo: Nissar Ahmad/The Hindu   I was walking in the Bloomsbury area of London, far away from home, when I read that more than sixty Kashmiri students were expelled from a university in India. It was not a strange moment for me as there is a history. As soon as Pakistan

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Several students in the capital city of India protested outside the Uttar Pradesh Bhawan against the harassment and eviction of 67 Kashmiri students at the Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut and the slapping of sedition charges. The protesters included activists, students from universities, mostly from Jawaharlal Nehru University and Kashmiri Students. Raising the issue of freedom of expression, a student member of Democratic Students Union (DSU), Umar Khalid, pointing towards Narendra Modi said that the person who was responsible for genocide and mass rapes in Gujarat is free to spread his hatred agenda everywhere in the country. “The person, who

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi in police custody in Mumbai. PTI file photo/The New Indian Express By Mahtab Alam The arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi under section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), amounting sedition, has triggered a new debate. He has been arrested on charges of mocking the Constitution, the Parliament and the National flag through his cartoons. The arrest drew a sharp condemnation from several quarters and rightly so. The former judge of the Supreme Court and Chairperson of Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju, was quick to term the arrest wrongful stating that the cartoonist had done