Police dragging away the mother of Najeeb Ahmed - the missing student of Delhi's prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University - became the abiding image of the day, widely shared by indignant social media users as the cops cracked down on a students' protest near India Gate this evening. Najeeb's mother, sister and many of the students were later detained by the police.
Fatima Ahmed was participating in the protest held by JNU students, angry at the failure of authorities to trace Najeeb who had gone missing last month. Ms Ahmed from Badaun in Uttar Pradesh has been camping in Delhi since last month following a frantic phone call from her son on the evening of October 14. The day after, it was found that the Biotechnology student had gone missing.