Kafeel Khan: News

05 Oct 2023


'Jawan': Dr. Kafeel Khan hails SRK as 'beacon of hope'

Dr. Kafeel Khan, ex-assistant professor at BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur, has penned a note on X praising Shah Rukh Khan and has hailed him as a "beacon of hope."

20 Apr 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Kafeel Khan urges government to let him serve during COVID-19

Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was suspended by the Uttar Pradesh government in 2017, has appealed to the state government to allow him to serve during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

01 Sep 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Dr. Kafeel Khan to be released immediately, detention illegal: HC

In a major relief for Dr. Kafeel Khan, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday ordered that his detention under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) was illegal, directing the Yogi Adityanath-led government to release him immediately.

01 Mar 2020


Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

Shabista Khan, the wife of Dr. Kafeel Khan, has written to the Chief Justice of the Uttar Pradesh High Court, seeking security for her husband.

14 Feb 2020


Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

Pediatrician Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was recently arrested and granted bail for allegedly making a provocative speech, has now been charged under the National Security Act (NSA).

Arrested for provocative speech, Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan gets bail

An Aligarh district court on Monday granted bail to Dr. Kafeel Khan, two weeks after his arrest for allegedly making a provocative speech at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).

30 Jan 2020


Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested in Mumbai over 'inflammatory' AMU speech

The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) arrested Dr. Kafeel Khan from the Mumbai airport Wednesday night.

27 Sep 2019

Dr Kafeel Khan

Gorakhpur tragedy: Dr. Kafeel Khan gets clean-chit. Will Adityanath apologize?

In August 2017, 63 kids died at a government hospital in Gorakhpur, the "bastion" of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Quickly, the blame was put on Dr. Kafeel Ahmad Khan for not being aware of the shortage of oxygen cylinders.

24 Sep 2018


UP: Gorakhpur hospital tragedy-accused Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested again

Dr. Kafeel Khan, who is an accused in the case of the death of infants at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur last year and is currently out on bail, was arrested along with his brother Adeel Khan on Sunday in a nine-year-old fraud case.

23 Sep 2018


UP: Dr. Kafeel Khan released on magistrate's order after arrest

Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was arrested yesterday for allegedly arguing with doctors and "disturbing" treatment being given to patients at the district hospital in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh, was released hours later on orders of a magistrate, cops said.

11 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

I'm not going to bend: Gorakhpur-tragedy accused Dr. Kafeel Khan

A day after his brother was allegedly shot at by unidentified assailants, Dr. Kafeel Khan, an accused in the BRD Medical Hospital case involving the death of 63 children, today said he was not going to bend.

11 Jun 2018

Dr Kafeel Khan

UP: Unknown persons fire bullets at Dr. Kafeel Khan's brother

The younger brother of Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was arrested after the Gorakhpur Hospital tragedy and is out on bail, was shot at by unknown miscreants at around 11 PM on Sunday.

25 Nov 2017


Gorakhpur: Khan cleared of corruption, charged with attempt to murder

Police have dropped charges of corruption and private practice against Dr Kafeel Khan in the Gorakhpur tragedy due to lack of evidence.

02 Sep 2017


Gorakhpur tragedy: 'Hero' Dr Kafeel Khan, encephalitis ward in-charge, arrested

Dr. Kafeel Khan, hailed as a hero by social media in the aftermath of the Gorakhpur tragedy, has been arrested by the UP Special Task Force.

14 Aug 2017


Gorakhpur tragedy: DM's report, other allegations leave the government red-faced

The Gorakhpur tragedy has been a fiasco for the Yogi Adityanath government. Denial of responsibility, contradictory statements by BJP ministers and action against a doctor being hailed as a hero has all added up against it.