Mohammad Zubair

‘Insult to deity’ charge false: Mohammad Zubair

Mohammad Zubair on Monday denied before the Delhi High Court that he posted content on Twitter against Hindu deity in 2018, which triggered religious sentiments, to gain popularity.

published on : 1st November 2022

Alt News co-founders Pratik, Zubair among favourites to win Nobel for Peace

The Norwegian Nobel Committee will announce the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to people “who have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind.”

published on : 5th October 2022

SC grants liberty to Alt News' Zubair to move Delhi HC for quashing of Sitapur FIR

On July 20, the top court had ordered the release of Zubair on interim bail in all the FIRs lodged in Uttar Pradesh against him for alleged hate speech.

published on : 7th September 2022

Criminal justice machinery "relentlessly employed" against Mohammad Zubair: SC

Gag orders have a "chilling effect" on the freedom of speech, it said while refusing to accept the submission of the counsel representing UP that Zubair be barred from tweeting when he is on bail.

published on : 25th July 2022

SC bail helps Alt News co-founder Zubair walk out of jail

The Supreme Court, earlier in the day, ordered the release of Zubair on interim bail, saying "exercise of the power of arrest must be pursued sparingly".

published on : 20th July 2022

UP court rejects Alt News co-founder Mohd Zubair's bail plea in fact-check case

On Friday, a Delhi court had granted him bail in a case related to an allegedly objectionable tweet, observing that "the voice of dissent is necessary for a healthy democracy".

published on : 16th July 2022

UP court sends Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair to 14-day judicial custody

A Delhi court will hear today a bail plea moved by Zubair in a case related to an "objectionable tweet" he had posted in 2018 against a Hindu deity.

published on : 14th July 2022

UP police forms SIT to probe cases against Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair

The SIT will be headed by Inspector General (Prisons) Preetinder Singh while IG Amit Verma will be its member, Additional Director General (Law & Order) Prashant Kumar said.

published on : 12th July 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri court sends Alt News co-founder Zubair to 14-day judicial custody

The Lakhimpur Kheri police had served a warrant on Zubair to appear in the court in connection with an FIR lodged against him for promoting enmity in 2021.

published on : 11th July 2022

Fresh trouble for Zubair as Lakhimpur local court issues arrest warrant against him

The Lakhimpur Kheri case was filed in September last year on a court directive. 

published on : 9th July 2022

'Uninformed comments unhelpful', says India after Germany's remarks on arrest of Zubair

"It is a domestic issue, there is judicial process underway in this. Independence of the judiciary is well recognised. Uninformed comments on judiciary are unhelpful and should be avoided," he said.

published on : 8th July 2022

'Coward government sending message to those who expose its fake news': Congress on scribe Mohammad Zubair's arrest

Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate said those spreading hate are becoming leaders of the BJP, while those speaking out against their hate are being put behind bars.

published on : 28th June 2022

Arresting one voice of truth will only give rise to a thousand more: Rahul on journo Zubair's arrest

Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair was arrested by the Delhi Police on June 27 for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through one of his tweets.

published on : 28th June 2022

'Alt News' co-founder Mohammad Zubair arrested in Delhi for 'hurting religious sentiments'

Zubair joined the probe on Monday and after gathering sufficient evidence on record, he was arrested, Malhotra said.

published on : 27th June 2022

FIR filed against Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair for calling seers 'hate mongers' in tweet

At the heart of the matter is a tweet Mohammad Zubair posted on May 27 tagging Vineet Jain, managing director, Times Group.

published on : 3rd June 2022