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CBSE leak LIVE: Students protest at Jantar Mantar, Delhi Police begins probe

The Delhi Police's crime branch has begun investigating the alleged leak of Class 12 economics and Class 10 mathematics papers after registering two separate cases in the matter. 

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 29 Mar 2018, 13:36:41
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New Delhi: The Delhi Police's crime branch has begun investigating the alleged leak of Class 12 economics and Class 10 mathematics papers after registering two separate cases in the matter. 

Here are the top developments:

Students protest at Jantar Mantar against CBSE paper leak, say 'either there should re-examinations of all subjects or else of neither'. They also raised 'we want justice' slogans

The CBSE in a complaint to Delhi Police says it received a fax on March 23 naming a person from Rajinder Nagar behind CBSE paper leak. This person, as per the complaint, runs a coaching institute.

Fresh exam dates will be announced by the end of the week after the CBSE cancelled two papers -- Mathematics and Economics -- following a paper leak, the education body has said. 

Delhi Police have questioned 25 people, mostly students who had access to the handwritten question papers.

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Meanwhile, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor had tweeted, "The CBSE leak is a disgrace & accountability is essential. Officials must be culpable, yet it is innocent students who will be punished."

Ajay Maken, the Delhi Congress chief has also lashed out at the Centre. "My son Aujaswi studied really hard for CBSE Class X Board Math Exams held today. His joy of finishing Board Exams was short lived. He is extremely dejected as the Math paper got leaked & this #LeakingGovt will hold the Exam again. I feel sorry for him as lakhs of other students!" Maken tweeted.


First Published: 29 Mar 2018, 11:00:32

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