Umar Khalid
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Umar Khalid released from prison on interim bail for week

Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat granted the relief to Khalid, who was arrested in a case related to the February 2020 northeast Delhi riots.

published on : 23rd December 2022
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Delhi court grants seven-day interim bail to Umar Khalid for sister's wedding

Khalid had moved an application seeking two weeks' interim bail -- from December 20 to January 3 -- for his sister's wedding.

published on : 12th December 2022
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SC clarifies verdict on Umar Khalid will not prejudice HC's observations on Sharjeel Imam 

"We clarify that any observations made in respect to the petitioner (Imam) will not prejudice the petitioner," the top court said.

published on : 10th December 2022
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2020 riots case: Delhi court reserves order on Umar Khalid’s bail plea

The order will be delivered at the Karkardooma courts on December 12.

published on : 8th December 2022
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Delhi riots: Court to pass order on Umar Khalid's interim bail plea on Dec 12 

Khalid has moved the plea seeking two-week interim bail for his sister's marriage.

published on : 7th December 2022
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Sharjeel Imam in SC over Delhi HC's remark on links with Umar Khalid

However, this court finds it a little difficult to accept the subject contention urged by the appellant at this stage.

published on : 7th December 2022
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Ex-JNU scholar Umar Khalid acquitted in 2020 Delhi riots case; to remain in custody

The prosecution claimed that the cop went to the nearby parking for safety while the mob broke the shutter of the parking lot and thrashed people.

published on : 4th December 2022
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Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid discharged in Delhi Riots case; to remain in judicial custody

The Delhi Police had earlier strongly opposed the interim bail plea of Umar Khalid, and filed a reply in a court on Friday, November 25, warning that his release will likely cause "unrest in society".

published on : 3rd December 2022
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Defer bail hearing, seeking legal advice after Umar Khalid order, Sharjeel Imam urges HC

Imam, Khalid and several others have been booked under the UAPA and provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for allegedly being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 riots.

published on : 28th October 2022
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Delhi riots 2020: HC denies bail to Umar Khalid, says 'no merit in bail appeal'

The court said the actions of the accused prima facie qualified as ‘terrorist act’ under the anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act UAPA. 

published on : 19th October 2022
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Delhi Riots 2020: HC denies bail to Umar Khalid in UAPA case, says 'no merit in bail appeal'

Former JNU student leader Khalid, arrested by Delhi Police in September 2020, sought bail on grounds that he neither had any 'criminal role' in the violence in the city's north-east area.

published on : 18th October 2022
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North-east Delhi riots case: HC verdict on bail plea by former JNU student Umar Khalid

A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar had on September 9 reserved its order on the plea.

published on : 18th October 2022
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Umar Khalid completes 2 years in jail; mother says she is 'optimistic' of him walking free soon

The violence erupted during the protests against CAA and NRC. In a letter to his friend written from the prison premises, Khalid said that he feels lonely and pessimistic at times.

published on : 13th September 2022
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No criminal connect with Delhi riots, argues Umar Khalid; HC reserves order on bail plea

Khalid, arrested by Delhi Police in September 2020, said that there was no material to support the case of the prosecution against him.

published on : 9th September 2022
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Delhi Police ends arguments against Umar Khalid’s bail 

The high court asked the counsel for the prosecution and Khalid to submit their written submissions in the case.  

published on : 8th September 2022
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2020 riots: Essence of speeches of accused to create fear among Muslims, cops to Delhi High Court  

Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad submitted when Khalid’s counsel had said there was nothing wrong in his speech, “It is a very calculated speech. It brings various points.

published on : 2nd August 2022
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Four organisations join Noam Chomsky, Rajmohan Gandhi in demanding Umar Khalid's release from jail

Hindus for Human Rights, Indian American Muslim Council, Dalit Solidarity Forum and India Civil Watch International joined Chomsky and Gandhi.

published on : 4th July 2022
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Umar speech in bad taste, but no act of terror: Delhi High Court

Interestingly, the court had called Khalid’s Amravati speech as ‘offensive’, ‘obnoxious’, and ‘hateful’ last month on April 22. 

published on : 31st May 2022
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Delhi riots: In jail for two years on basis of hearsay statement of witness, says Umar Khalid to HC

The bench was hearing Khalid's plea challenging a trial court's order which had on March 24 dismissed his bail application in the case.

published on : 24th May 2022
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‘Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam  do not share same ideology’

During the hearing for his bail in the Delhi riots case, the JNU student activist’s counsel said that there is no ideological meeting of minds between the two. 

published on : 24th May 2022
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