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Umar Khalid

Delhi Riots: Umar Khalid Sent To 14 Days Judicial Custody

Oct 05, 2020 PTI

The court directed the Jail Superintendent to provide adequate security to Khalid while taking proper precautions that no harm should be caused to him.

Gandhi And The Left Intelligentsia

Oct 02, 2020 Avijit Pathak

I believe that by mere instrumental strategy or academic cleverness the liberal/left intelligentsia would not be able to learn something deep from Mahatma Gandhi.

Mira Nair, Chomsky Among Over 200 Signatories Demanding Umar Khalid's Release

Umar Khalid has been arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February this year.

Delhi Riots: Police Allege Umar Not Cooperating; Court Prevents Him To Meet Family

Sep 20, 2020 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Umar Khalid has been arrested in relation to the Northeast Delhi riots that occurred earlier this year. He has been accused of hatching a conspiracy to incite the communal riots.

Delhi Riots 2020: Here’s Why FIR No. 59 Is So Crucial To The Case

A plain reading of FIR No. 59 doesn’t provide any substantive evidence against the accused. In fact, no section has been invoked and only two accused have been named by the police.

16 September, 2020

‘My Son Is A Tough Man, Not Easy To Break Him’: Umar Khalid’s Father

Preetha Nair

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid was arrested by Delhi Police under various provisions of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) after being questioned for over 11 hours in relation to the Delhi riots case.

14 September, 2020

‘Umar Khalid Is Not A Conspirator, But A Victim Of Larger Conspiracy’

Sadaf Jafar

Sadaf Jafar, who considers Umar Khalid as a brother, says he is a victim of witch hunt by a government that is increasingly intolerant of dissent.

14 September, 2020

Delhi Riots 2020: Delhi Police Probe Most Prejudiced Ever, Says Julio Ribeiro

Preetha Nair

Former DGP of Gujarat and Punjab Ribeiro slams Delhi Police for the way they have handled the Delhi Riots.

14 September, 2020

Delhi Riots 2020: Court Sends Umar Khalid To Ten Days Police Remand, Asks DCP To Ensure Safety

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Since Umar Khalid’s lawyers raised apprehensions regarding his safety, the court has directed DCP to make a proper arrangement for ensuring his safety and security during the entire police custody remand.

14 September, 2020

Delhi Riots 2020: Ex-JNU Student Umar Khalid Arrested, Police Seek 10-Day Custody


Umar Khalid has been arrested by the special cell of the Delhi Police. The arrest was made late on Sunday night. Khalid has been charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

21 April, 2020

Delhi Riots: Police Book Umar Khalid, Two Jamia Students Under UAPA


The police said in the FIR that the two Jamia Millia Islamia students had hatched a conspiracy to incite the communal riots in the national capital in February.

27 February, 2020

Section 124A: The Case Against the Much-misused Sedition Law

Shastri Ramachandaran

Clearly, dissent, criticism of government, questioning politicians – all of which are fundamental to a democracy – have come to be treated as sedition by the police and a section of the magistracy in the prevalent political order. Such terrorising of critics and protesters endangers the very idea of democracy, writes Shastri Ramachandran.

09 October, 2019

Man Who Tried To Shoot Umar Khalid Is Shiv Sena's Candidate In Haryana

Outlook Web Bureau

Shiv Sena has also defended Naveen Dalal's attempt to murder, saying 'it was his way to show patriotism'.

14 April, 2019

Umar Khalid, Swara Bhaskar, Shehla Rashid Unite To Make Kanhaiya Kumar's Lok Sabha Debut A Success

Outlook Web Bureau

Fielded by the CPI, Kanhaiya Kumar, a debutant, is pitted against BJP veteran Giriraj Singh and RJD's Tanveer Hassan in Begusarai, which goes to polls on April 29 for the Lok Sabha election.

17 January, 2019

JNU Sedition Row Was Planned To Divert Attention From Rohith Vemula's Death: Ex ABVP Members

Outlook Web Bureau

The ABVP, in turn, said the two were siding with the Congress, which had supported the accused students, and termed it a "political ploy" divert attention.

16 January, 2019

JNU Sedition Case: Separatists Say Charge Sheet Against 7 Kashmiris Is 'Vindictive'

Outlook Web Bureau

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said the 2016 ‘sedition case’ will ruin the lives and careers of these Kashmiri students.

21 August, 2018

What Makes Umar Khalid So Seditious

Ufaque Paiker

The courtship started when Khalid along with his JNU friends went to put forth their view point on 'India's most watched news channel'.

20 August, 2018

Umar Khalid Attack: Delhi Police Detains Two Men Who Claimed Responsibility

Outlook Web Bureau

In a video uploaded on Facebook on August 15, they claimed the attack on Khalid was supposed to be an "Independence Day gift" to the citizens.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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

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