Dr Kafeel Khan

Dr Kafeel Khan case a litmus test for bureaucratic reform

The Allahabad High Court’s order quashing the detention of outspoken Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act was a slap on the face of the UP administration that had him imprisoned for months.

published on : 4th September 2020

Cleared by HC, Dr Kafeel Khan wants to be reinstated in UP medical services

Khan was suspended from Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College after several children died there in 2017, apparently due to the lack of oxygen cylinders at the government hospital.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Welcome release of Kafeel Khan, hope Azam Khan will get justice too: Akhilesh Yadav

The high court on Tuesday quashed Khan's detention under the NSA and ordered his immediate release, saying his speech at the AMU didn't promote hatred or violence.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Yogi government 'stubborn like a child', can frame me in another case: Kafeel Khan up on release from jail

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday quashed Khan's detention under the National Security Act and ordered his immediate release.

published on : 2nd September 2020

NSA highly misused law, need to act against errant officers who invoke it: Experts on Kafeel Khan case

This year has been even more difficult for NSA detainees to get relief because of the challenges posed by the pandemic, resultant virtual hearings etc, senior advocate Rebecca John said.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Allahabad High Court orders release of Dr Kafeel Khan, revokes NSA charges

The Uttar Pradesh government had earlier extended his detention by three months till November 13.

published on : 1st September 2020

Uttar Pradesh government extends Kafeel Khan's detention under NSA by three months

Khan has been in jail since January 29 for allegedly delivering a provocative speech at the Aligarh Muslim University on December 10, 2019 during the anti-Citizenship Act protests.

published on : 16th August 2020

SC asks Allahabad HC to expeditiously decide on plea to release Dr Kafeel Khan

The apex court asked the HC to hear and expeditiously consider the matter on merits and to see and take a decision in 15 days' time.

published on : 11th August 2020

Dr Kafeel's wife writes to HC seeking protection for husband lodged in Mathura jail

Shabista said that she met her husband in the Mathura jail where he is currently lodged and felt he could be in danger.

published on : 1st March 2020

Withdraw NSA charges against Dr Kafeel Khan: AMU resident doctors to Yogi government

Dr Khan was arrested by the UP Special Task Force from Mumbai on January 29 in connection with a speech he had delivered during an anti-CAA protest at Aligarh Muslim University.

published on : 16th February 2020

Dr Kafeel Khan arrested by Uttar Pradesh STF in Mumbai for 'inflammatory' remarks at CAA protest

Dr Kafeel Khan was booked for making inflammatory statements at the Aligarh Muslim University and inciting violence.

published on : 30th January 2020

Gorakhpur's Dr Kafeel Khan vows to serve in Nipah-hit Kozhikode, reaches out to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Extending his wish to serve at Calicut Medical College Hospital, Khan, a paediatrician from Gorakhpur, has reached out to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan via Facebook.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Gorakhpur tragedy: Uttar Pradesh STF arrests accused Dr Kafeel Khan

The court has ordered Non-Bailable warrants against seven accused including Dr Kafeel Khan and Dr Satish.

published on : 2nd September 2017