January 31, 2021 2:45 am
Following the move, Dr Khan, who has earlier alleged “state-sponsored victimisation”, said in a video on Saturday that “the situation in UP is such that no surveillance is being done on criminals
December 21, 2020 2:00 pm
In September 2017, following the deaths of 63 children at Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College and hospital, allegedly due to oxygen supply shortage, Khan -- who was in-charge of the ward -- was suspended, and then arrested.
December 18, 2020 4:16 am
On September 1, a two-judge Bench headed by Allahabad HC Chief Justice Govind Mathur had revoked charges under NSA, and had ordered the immediate release of Khan who had been in a Mathura jail since January 29.
December 17, 2020 7:59 pm
In its September 1 verdict, the high court had quashed khan's detention under the NSA and ordered his immediate release, saying his speech at the AMU didn't promote hatred or violence and gave a call for national integrity.
September 22, 2020 6:34 am
Khan said he urged Vadra and the Congress to take up the issue of alleged misuse of security laws such as the NSA and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
September 21, 2020 9:07 pm
Dr Khan, who is now out on bail, wrote to the UN human rights group of experts on September 17 with reference to their June 26 letter, in which they had urged the Indian government to release him.
September 14, 2020 5:28 pm
Justice Lokur said another method by which the State curbs free speech is by crackdown on critical opinions by charging them as spreading fake news.
September 04, 2020 5:06 am
Kafeel Khan added that after being released from the Mathura jail, he and his family entered Rajasthan as his family felt that they “will be safe in the state as it has a Congress government”.
September 03, 2020 10:26 pm
"If I am not allowed, I will hold medical camps in flood-affected areas of Assam as an activist," Kafeel Khan said.
September 02, 2020 11:29 pm
Allahabad HC order is enormously welcome, offers a template to courts when spaces for dissent need safeguarding