Devangana Kalita

There is freedom, but no mercy

People are getting arrested as in the days of Indira Gandhi’s Emergency.

published on : 27th June 2021

Reading down UAPA may have pan-India ramifications, says SC upholding bail of activists in Delhi riots case

The bench said what is troubling it was that 100 pages of the verdict have been rendered while granting bail and judgement discussed the entire law.

published on : 18th June 2021

Delhi riots: Student activists Natasha, Devangana, Asif released on bail after a year, say their struggles will continue

The order came two days after the Delhi High Court granted bail to Narwal, Kalita and Tanha, who were arrested in May last year under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

published on : 17th June 2021

2020 Delhi riots: Court orders immediate release of JNU and Jamia student activists from jail

The three student activists were not released from the jail on time citing lack of verification details of their addresses and sureties.

published on : 17th June 2021

2020 Delhi riots: Given bail, three students seek forthwith release from jail

Asif Iqbal Tanha and Pinjra Tod activists Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, who were granted bail on June 15 in the north east Delhi riots case.

published on : 17th June 2021

Laws misused by govts to gag legitimate dissent

The country was badly bruised in the war against China in 1962 and its integrity was further threatened by political parties with secessionist calls.

published on : 17th June 2021

Delhi Police moves Supreme Court against HC order granting bail to student activists in riots cases

Delhi HC granted bail to two JNU students Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita and a Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha saying in its anxiety to suppress dissent.

published on : 16th June 2021

'Super birthday gift': Devangana Kalita's mother elated over HC verdict, says it's a victory for democracy

Devangana's birthday is on June 18 and the bail could not have come at a better time, her mother Kalpana Kalita said.

published on : 16th June 2021

NE Delhi riots conspiracy case: Here are High Court's significant observations

Rules invoking stringent UAPA against them in connection with the Delhi riots was illegal

published on : 16th June 2021

‘UAPA should be nixed’: Activists, experts welcome release of Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal, Asif Iqbal Tanha

Activist Sudhir Katiyar said it is saddening that a regime could stoop so low to destroy lives, but heartening that one of the pillars of the constitutional setup is standing firm. 

published on : 16th June 2021

Asif Iqbal Tanha, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita get bail in Delhi riots case

The three accused were arrested in May last year in connection with the riots in north east Delhi.

published on : 15th June 2021

Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal arrested for demanding equal citizenship for all: Pinjra Tod

Narwal and Kalita were arrested in May 2020 for allegedly being part of a premeditated conspiracy behind the communal violence that broke out in northeast Delhi in February that year.

published on : 9th June 2021