Umar Khalid

Cops oppose Umar Khalid's bail plea yet again

Umar Khalid and several others have been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and are accused of being the “masterminds” of the 2020 riots that left 53 people dead.

published on : 12th January 2022

Delhi riots: 'Witness statements fabricated, prosecution should be ashamed', says Umar Khalid

Umar Khalid told a Delhi court that witness statements recorded by the police in the riots conspiracy case were fabricated.

published on : 9th December 2021

Delhi riots: 'Anti-CAA protest secular, charge sheet communal', Umar Khalid tells court in conspiracy case

The police had earlier said that Khalid's bail plea had no merit and, referring to the charge sheet, asserted it would demonstrate the prima facie case against him.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Delhi riots: Police wrote fanciful stories, put 'tadka' to charge sheet, Umar Khalid tells court

Khalid, along with several others, has been booked under stringent UAPA and is accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 northeast Delhi riots, which had left 53 people dead.

published on : 12th October 2021

Delhi riots: Hearing in Umar Khalid's bail plea adjourned to October 9

This was informed to Khalid's counsels by the court staff through video conference. Khalid along with several others has been booked under the anti-terror law in the case.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Delhi police file reply opposing Umar Khalid's fresh bail plea

Khalid's lawyer had earlier called the charge sheet filed by Delhi Police under the charges of UAPA in a larger conspiracy case as a script of 'Family Man', having no evidence to support the charges.

published on : 8th September 2021

Delhi riots: Umar Khalid withdraws bail plea after police objects to maintainability, files fresh appeal .

Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad, representing the police, objected to the fresh plea that purportedly accused the prosecution of adopting “dilatory tactic” and called it "not fair".

published on : 6th September 2021

Umar Khalid says Delhi riots charge sheet reads like web series; refers to Voldemort from Harry Potter

Khalid and several other are accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 riots which had left 53 people dead and over 700 injured.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Umar Khalid calls Delhi riots conspiracy case 'cooked up', points to contradictions

Umar Khalid, along with several others, has been booked under the stringent anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

published on : 23rd August 2021

North East Delhi Violence: Police opposes bail plea of Umar Khalid, says it's meritless

Khalid was arrested in September 13, 2020 by the special cell of Delhi Police in north-east Delhi riots case where charges under the anti-terror law UAPA have been invoked against several accused.

published on : 27th July 2021

Pegasus row: Activists and student leaders too on snooping list, claims media report

A list of almost 1,000 Indians was obtained by Amnesty International and the Paris-based Forbidden Stories, through a leak. 

published on : 21st July 2021

The condemned remain condemned

In India, prisoners are dehumanised. Even an 84-year old Parkinson’s disease victim cannot expect humane treatment, writes TJS George.

published on : 13th June 2021

'They are not gangsters': Court rejects plea to produce Umar Khalid, Khalid Saifi in handcuffs

The plea application which came up for hearing before Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav sought to produce the 2020 Delhi riots accused in "handcuffs in both hands from back side".

published on : 7th June 2021

Umar Khalid recovers from COVID-19 in Tihar jail

A senior official said Khalid, 33, was isolated within the Tihar jail premises after he showed symptoms of COVID-19.

published on : 13th May 2021

Twitter reacts to attack on Umar Khalid; Omar Abdullah, Shehla Rashid, Gurmeher Kaur condemn incident

Some unidentified men targeted the JNU student leader and gunshots were heard but he escaped unhurt, according to witnesses even as the police asserted it will verify the incident.

published on : 13th August 2018
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