A year and half since Umar Khalid was lodged in Delhi’s Tihar Jail under UAPA Act, Banjyotsna Lahiri recalls moments of love, struggle and joy surrounding her close friend.
Umar Khalid and several others have been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), a stringent anti-terror law, and are accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 riots in the national capital which had left 53 people dead and over 700 injured.
Khalid along with other JNU student leaders are being accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 violence.
Khalid along with several others has been booked under the anti-terror law in the case. They are accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 violence, which had left 53 people dead and over 700 injured.
Umar Khalid is now out of quarantine.
Umar Khalid was tested for Covid-19 by jail authorities after he showed symptoms a few days ago
Umar Khalid was arrested in October last year in the case of violence in Khajuri Khas area. Suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain is also an accused in the case.
Kanhaiya Kumar and others, including former JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, were accused of raising anti-India slogans.
A court in Delhi asks media to follow self-regulation, following a plea filed by Umar Khalid claiming media trials were violating his right to a free and fair trial
Khalid was arrested in the case in October last year for allegedly conspiring with suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain
The accused needs to read what is in the chargesheet, additional sessions judge Amitabh Rawat notes
Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid was arrested in October last year in connection with a case related to the Delhi riots
AAP govt distances itself from decision to grant sanction to Delhi Police to charge 18 people in riots case.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Dinesh Kumar directed the jail Superintendent to provide proper medical treatment to Khalid as per the prison rules.
Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid was arrested on October 1 in connection with a Delhi riots case
Umar Khalid has been charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in connection with a case regarding the Delhi riots.
It alleged that Imam's academic, religious and oratory instincts were to become an asset for the key conspirators of the case in the days to come.
Umar Khalid has been arrested under the anti-terror law in connection with the communal violence in north east Delhi in February.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
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