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Sharjeel Imam


Anti-CAA riots: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition

July 25, 2020 8:12 pm

The police made the allegations in its charge sheet filed before the court in a case related to anti-CAA riots earlier this year.

Student activist Sharjeel Imam tests positive for Covid-19 in Guwahati jail

July 22, 2020 8:39 am

Till now at least 435 inmates of the Guwahati Central Jail — which houses a little over 1,000 prisoners — have tested positive.

HC reserves order on Sharjeel Imam's plea against extension of time to probe UAPA case

June 25, 2020 6:01 pm

Delhi Police opposed Imam's plea saying there was no infirmity in the trial court's April 25 order by which the agency was granted three more months, beyond statutory 90 days, to complete the investigation in the case under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Delhi Police invokes UAPA against JNU student Sharjeel Imam

April 29, 2020 8:37 pm

The development comes two weeks after the police accused Imam, 31, of allegedly instigating riots at the university on December 13 and 15 through “seditious” speeches outside campus.

Chargesheet filed against Sharjeel Imam

April 19, 2020 1:08 am

Apart from Imam, a chargesheet filed by a special investigation team of the Crime Branch also names local leader Ashu Khan for allegedly leading a mob involved in arson.

Jamia violence: Delhi Police files supplementary chargesheet against Sharjeel Imam

April 18, 2020 1:12 pm

Sharjeel Imam is also facing a sedition charge by the Assam and Uttar Pradesh Police for a speech he made against the citizenship law at Aligarh Muslim University on January 16.

Even if we disagree with Sharjeel Imam’s statements, it is important to stand up for his right to speak

February 19, 2020 11:48 am

To criminalise protests by Muslims and disallow them to even speak is to tell them that they are not part of the democratic universe of India. For what is democracy if not the freedom to have a view which could be contrary to the mainstream?

Sharjeel Imam held over Jamia violence

February 18, 2020 2:35 am

Police claimed that on raiding Sharjeel Imam’s rented apartment in Vasant Kunj, they recovered several pamphlets, including some containing what police say is false information on CAA and NRC.

Booked for sedition: HC grants interim relief to TISS student

February 12, 2020 2:03 am

Mumbai Police on February 3 had booked Urvashi Chudawala along with 50 others for allegedly shouting slogans in support of Imam, who had been arrested on sedition charges, during an LGBTQ rally at Azad Maidan on February 1.

Delhi: SIT may book Sharjeel Imam for Jamia violence as well

February 11, 2020 1:56 am

The SIT believes arson and violence in Delhi on December 15, 16 and 20 could be linked to Imam’s speech in Jamia