October 24, 2020 9:48 am
In their three-page reply, Tihar authorities stated Khalid had been provided facility for legal interviews, phone call with his parents, books from the jail library and outside, clothes, headphones to be used during legal interview, and daily newspapers.
October 23, 2020 12:19 pm
"I need security but security cannot be that I cannot step out at all. This is like a punishment, why am I been given this punishment?" Khalid asked the court during the hearing.
October 22, 2020 8:46 am
The court said in its order that article 22 (1) of the Constitution stipulated that no police official can arrest an individual without informing the grounds of his arrest, and article 22 of the Constitution guaranteed the fundamental right of protection against the arrest and detention.
October 02, 2020 9:54 am
Khalid has been in judicial custody in Tihar after he was arrested on September 13 under UAPA in a separate riots case. A Delhi court had sent him to judicial custody till October 22.
September 25, 2020 11:07 am
Khalid was produced before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat through video conferencing after his 10-day police custody expired.
September 25, 2020 11:05 am
Police refused to comment on the statement.
September 24, 2020 10:56 pm
The 208 signatories have demanded that the government “free” Khalid and “all those falsely implicated and unjustly incarcerated for protesting against the CAA-NRC.”
September 25, 2020 1:40 pm
Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad told the court that since Umar Khalid had to be medically examined and other formalities had to be completed, his parents will have to make it in time to visit him.
September 24, 2020 7:45 am
As per the chargesheet, the first secret meeting allegedly took place on the night of January 23-24 at New Seelampur and was attended by former JNU student Umar Khalid, Pinjra Tod members Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita, Jamia student Gulfisha and others.
September 22, 2020 11:46 am
In his application, Khalid said verbal assurance was given by police at the time of remand that he would be allowed to meet his family, but they were not being permitted to do so.
April 25, 2016 9:03 pm
While Umar and Anirban were found guilty of triggering communal violence and disrupting communal harmony on campus, Mujeeb was found guilty of participating in the sloganeering.
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February 25, 2016 7:54 am
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Prem Nath informed that a local court has sent Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University students booked on sedition charges, to three-day police remand. The DCP said the Delhi Police will interrogate the students amid tight security. Khalid and Bhattacharya are among the five students, who along with JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, had allegedly raised ‘anti-national’ slogans at an event organised on the university campus on February 9.
February 24, 2016 12:36 pm
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid, who has been booked on charges of sedition, left Delhi's RK Puram police station to an undisclosed place after questioning by police. Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-national slogans, surrendered before the Delhi Police on Tuesday night. Following a medical check-up, the two were interrogated for around five hours and will be presented before the magistrate later in the day.
February 24, 2016 11:54 am
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New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-national slogans, surrendered before the Delhi Police last night. Following a medical check-up, the two were interrogated on Wednesday for around five hours and will be presented before the magistrate later in the day. Khalid and Bhattacharya are among the five students who, along with JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, had allegedly shouted anti-national slogans at an event organised in the university campus on February 9.
February 22, 2016 2:45 pm
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Monday condemned speech of Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid, accused of raising anti-national slogans, saying the students shouting 'Save JNU' slogans are the same people supporting Khalid's speech on Sunday night. An ABVP activist said the speech has again deteriorated the image of JNU, adding that some professors are continuously supporting such students. Another activist demanded that students and teachers indulged in 'anti-national' activities should be first punished by the university and then by the judiciary.
February 22, 2016 5:45 am
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Five students of Jawaharlal Nehru University, including Umar Khalid, who were being looked by the police for making ‘anti-national’ statements on the campus earlier, surfaced at the varsity on Sunday. The five students, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, Rama Naga, Ashutosh Kumar and Anant Prakash, had gone missing since February 12 after JNU Student Union president leader Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charges. Khalid was seen addressing over 200 students outside the administration block on Sunday night. Police teams have been positioned outside the University and have been asked to wait for the students to surrender themselves.