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Thousands of Indian students protest as government cracks down on dissent

Police stop student demonstrators outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi on Monday. Outrage over the arrest of a left-wing student leader has led to demonstrations in at least 18 universities.

New Delhi

INDIA'S biggest nationwide student protests in a quarter of a century spread across campuses on Monday after the arrest of a student accused of sedition, in the latest battle with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government over freedom of expression.

Outrage over the