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NE Delhi riots: Unconnected incidents put together to show conspiracy, Umar Khalid’s counsel tells HC

July 28, 2022 7:31 pm

The division bench of Justice Siddharth Mirdul and Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar since April 22 has been hearing Khalid’s appeal against the dismissal of his bail by the lower court.

‘That speech is in bad taste does not make it terrorist activity’: HC on Umar’s speech

May 31, 2022 2:10 am

If the prosecution’s case is premised on how offensive the speech was, that by itself will not constitute an offence, the Delhi High Court says while hearing the activist’s bail application.

You are asking us to conduct mini-trial during bail proceedings: Delhi HC to Umar Khalid

May 26, 2022 9:55 am

Senior advocate Trideep Pais, representing Khalid, argued that the Watali judgment on UAPA also states that the evidence on reading has to be “good and sufficient on its face” to constitute the crime and only then can it be termed prima facie. “Otherwise nobody will get bail ever,” he added.

Delhi News Highlights: In Qutub Minar plea, ASI says worship can’t be allowed; Covid positivity rate over 2%

May 25, 2022 10:42 pm

Delhi News Today Updates 25 May, Delhi Weather Today, Delhi News Updates, Delhi Heatwave Updates, Delhi Rainfall Alert news, Delhi Temperature News: Umar Khalid told the Delhi High Court that there is no direct connection between him and any violence whatsoever.

Can I be convicted based on hearsay, asks Umar Khalid

May 25, 2022 2:10 am

On the allegation that there was a conspiracy to exploit women by putting them at the forefront of the anti-CAA protests, Pais said, “Not a single woman has come forth and said I have been exploited. Should it not emerge from there and not from the police officer who is writing this imaginary tale".

Court should not fall into trap of interpreting everything as terror: Umar Khalid to Delhi HC

May 24, 2022 1:38 am

The submission was made before the Delhi High Court, in context of reference to a Supreme Court ruling wherein it has been stated that an activity which creates “a sense of fear and insecurity” among people can be called a terrorist act.

At Umar Khalid's bail hearing, Delhi HC deliberates on meaning of ‘inquilab’: ‘Revolution not necessarily bloodless’

May 20, 2022 7:37 pm

Court continues to question speech made by Umar Khalid at Amravati in February 2020, says he could have used “some other words” for Prime Minister Modi.

Northeast Delhi riots case: HC to hear Umar Khalid's bail tomorrow after transfer of case to previous bench

May 19, 2022 3:57 pm

A division bench headed by Justice Mridul had on April 22 said that Umar Khalid’s speech at Amravati was offensive, obnoxious and hateful.

Delhi HC defers Umar Khalid’s bail plea hearing in Northeast Delhi riots case

May 07, 2022 1:33 am

The division bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar said the court will hear the bail on a day other than Friday after the counsel representing Khalid submitted that he would take at least two hours to argue the case.

Delhi High Court's comments on Umar Khalid's political vocabulary strike a jarring, and disquieting, note

April 29, 2022 9:18 am

These are times, too, when the courts are not as vigilant against the misuse of law to cramp citizens' freedoms, and when they all too often give the executive the benefit of doubt.

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JNU row: Umar Khalid rusticated, Kanhaiya fined for pro-Afzal Guru event

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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JNU row: Umar, Anirban sent to three-day remand

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.

Umar Khalid taken to undisclosed location after questioning

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.

JNU row: Umar, Bhattacharya surrender

February 24, 2016 6:32 am

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.

ABVP condemns Umar Khalid's speech in JNU

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.

JNU row: Umar return to campus, cops hover outside

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.

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