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Students detained over BBC Modi documentary

Summary by Ground News
India banned a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, called India: The Modi Question. Students at Jamia Millia Islamia planned a screening of the documentary; dozens were detained ahead of it. Czech voters head back to the polls on Friday for the second round of presidential elections.
Published 2 months ago · New Delhi, India

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Delhi Police detains 24 students from DU Arts Faculty for planning to screen BBC documentary

Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Sagar Singh Kalsi said, "Around 4 pm, some 20 people came outside the Arts Faculty gate to screen the banned BBC documentary. As it can cause disturbance of peace and tranquility in the area, they were asked to disperse from there.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Students detained over BBC Modi documentary

Police are deployed to the Jamia Millia gates as India's government tries to stop the documentary being shown.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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BBC Documentary Row Updates: 24 Students Detained at Delhi University, Sec 144 Imposed at Arts Faculty to Stop Screening

BBC Documentary Row Updates, Security Up as Students Clash to See Film on PM Modi, Documentary screening at Jamia stalled after several SFI workers detained, BBC Documentary Row LIVE at

2 months ago·India
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Police foil SFI’s bid to screen BBC documentary at University of Madras

SFI vows to screen the documentary in the reading rooms of the Communist Party of India and says its members will watch the documentary at public places on their laptops

2 months ago·India
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BBC Series On PM Modi Screened At Kolkata's Presidency University

Members of the CPM's students' wing, the Students Federation of India (SFI), on Friday claimed that the controversial BBC documentary 'India: The Modi Question' was sucessfully screened at Kolkata's Presidency University. However, the Left-backed students' body said there was a sudden power cut during the screening, which they claimed was an attempt by the university authorities to stop the broadcast of the two-part documentary series, which is…

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Students urged not to screen BBC documentary: University of Hyderabad

An official spokesperson of the UoH said the dean of students’ welfare had counselled the student groups and issued an appeal to not to do any screening of films in view of the law and order issue.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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