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Devangana Kalita


Look at her

June 21, 2021 9:41 am

Young women are at the centre of crucial political contestations of Indian democracy. Will parties wake up to this shift?

Delhi HC’s order surprising, need to examine reading of UAPA, says SC

June 19, 2021 7:16 am

The Supreme Court said the manner in which the HC had interpreted the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act "will probably require examination" by the top court.

Hugs, cheers outside Tihar: ‘Still feel someone will come, arrest us… happy to see roads, people’

June 18, 2021 12:21 pm

While Narwal had got interim bail in May this year to attend her father’s funeral, and Tanha was out on two-week interim bail to write his exams, Kalita had not stepped out of jail in over a year.

Has the blackbox of UAPA finally been opened?

June 18, 2021 8:15 am

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: Bail order for Asif Tanha, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita is a welcome effort to prevent our civil liberties from being swallowed up by the black hole of state power.

India hits out at UN expert’s remarks on jail of activists

June 18, 2021 7:23 am

Narwal, Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha walked out of Tihar prison on Thursday evening, hours after a Delhi court ordered their immediate release in the Delhi riots “conspiracy” case.

'Thought we would never get out...faced social trial': Natasha, Devangana, Asif walk out of jail

June 17, 2021 9:46 pm

Around 7.15 pm, when Natasha and Devangana were released, friends cheered outside the jail, shouting 'laal salaam'. Asif, who was on interim bail to write exams, was later brought back to Tihar Jail 4 and released.

Delhi Police moves SC against bail to three student activists in UAPA case

June 17, 2021 10:58 am

The Delhi High Court Tuesday said that “it seems, that in its anxiety to suppress dissent, in the mind of the State, the line between the constitutionally guaranteed right to protest and terrorist activity seems to be getting somewhat blurred. If this mindset gains traction, it would be a sad day for democracy”.

In bid to stifle dissent, state blurs line between right to protest, terrorism: Delhi High Court

June 16, 2021 8:45 am

Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha were arrested in May 2020 for their alleged role in the Northeast Delhi riots conspiracy case and were later booked under the UAPA. While JNU students Narwal and Kalita are in Tihar Jail, Tanha, a Jamia Millia Islamia student, is out on a two-week interim custody bail to take his examinations.

Delhi riots: HC grants bail to Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal, Asif Iqbal Tanha in UAPA case

June 15, 2021 2:02 pm

The Delhi High Court observed that in the mind of the State, the "line between the constitutionally guaranteed right to protest and terrorist activity seems to be getting somewhat blurred."

Devangana lawyer to police in court: Show me one call between her, Apoorvanand

November 27, 2020 2:14 pm

The arguments were addressed by Kalita’s lawyer Adit Pujari before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat. However, his arguments could not be completed and will be heard Friday.