Kafeel Khan

Anti-CAA speech: UP govt gets notice as Dr Kafeel Khan moves HC to get criminal case quashed

Dr Khan was arrested in December 2019 for giving a 'provocative' speech which allegedly could have led to social disharmony and disturb the communal amity, during the anti-CAA protests at the AMU.

published on : 24th March 2021

Kafeel Khan, 80 others included in list of history-sheeters in UP's Gorakhpur

The 81 people have been included in the list on the instruction of Senior Superintendent of Police Jogendra Kumar, officials said.

published on : 31st January 2021

Dual celebrations: Kafeel Khan expresses satisfaction at SC verdict in his favour

The Supreme Court refused to interfere with an Allahabad High Court verdict quashing the detention of Khan under the National Security Act (NSA) and ordering his immediate release.

published on : 19th December 2020

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with Allahabad HC order quashing detention of Kafeel Khan under NSA

A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde said the court does not see any reason to interfere with the judgment of the High Court.

published on : 17th December 2020

Was tortured in Mathura jail: Kafeel Khan writes to UN human rights expert group

Dr Khan, Who is now out on bail, wrote to the UN human rights group of experts on September 17 with reference to their June 26 letter, in which they had urged the Indian government to release him.

published on : 21st September 2020

Not joining any party, would like to remain a doctor: Kafeel Khan

He was recently released from Mathura jail after the Allahabad High Court quashed his detention under the stringent National Security Act.

published on : 7th September 2020

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

Kafeel Khan says he came to 'safe' Rajasthan on Priyanka Gandhi's advice

The UP doctor was jailed under the tough National Security Act (NSA) for an alleged speech against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, was freed from a jail in Mathura on Wednesday.

published on : 3rd 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

Freed from jail, Dr Kafeel Khan says he fears for his life in UP, wants to serve nation

The medico took a jibe at the UP STF in a veiled reference to the Vikas Dubey encounter, saying he was grateful to the sleuths as they spared his life while bringing him from Maharashtra

published on : 2nd September 2020

'Victory of justice': AMU doctors' body welcomes Kafeel Khan's release

Khan was released from Mathura jail in Uttar Pradesh around midnight after the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday quashed his detention under the stringent National Security Act.

published on : 2nd 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

Kafeel Khan released from Mathura jail after Allahabad HC quashes his detention under NSA

The high court allowed the writ petition filed by Khan's mother Nuzhat Parveen and said the detention order by the district magistrate was illegal.

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
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