Articles about Mohammed Zubair

SC grants interim bail to Mohammed Zubair, orders immediate release

20 Jul 2022

India
SC grants interim bail to Mohammed Zubair, orders immediate release

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday granted interim bail to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair in all cases filed against him by the Uttar Pradesh Police, Live Law reported.

SC agrees to hear Mohammed Zubair's plea on quashing FIRs

18 Jul 2022

India
SC agrees to hear Mohammed Zubair's plea on quashing FIRs

Mohammed Zubair, the co-founder of Alt News, asked the Supreme Court on Monday for an immediate hearing on his petition to nullify FIRs filed against him in Uttar Pradesh districts for purportedly inciting religious sentiments.

Delhi court grants bail to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair

15 Jul 2022

India
Delhi court grants bail to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair

A Delhi court granted bail to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair on Friday in a case involving an offensive tweet he sent in 2018 against a Hindu deity.

Mohammed Zubair moves SC, seeks quashing of six UP FIRs

14 Jul 2022

India
Mohammed Zubair moves SC, seeks quashing of six UP FIRs

Journalist and fact-checker Mohammed Zubair has moved to the Supreme Court with a plea to quash all six UP Police FIRs against him.

Delhi court postpones Mohammed Zubair's bail plea hearing to Thursday

12 Jul 2022

India
Delhi court postpones Mohammed Zubair's bail plea hearing to Thursday

A Delhi court on Tuesday postponed the hearing on a bail plea filed by Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair to Thursday.

Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair sent to 14-day judicial custody

11 Jul 2022

India
Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair sent to 14-day judicial custody

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Monday sent Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair to 14-day judicial custody in connection with a case lodged against him for allegedly promoting enmity.

New warrant against Alt-news co-founder Mohammed Zubair after SC bail

09 Jul 2022

India
New warrant against Alt-news co-founder Mohammed Zubair after SC bail

The Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri police obtained a warrant against Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair in a one-year-old case filed last year on charges of inciting animosity between two groups, hours after the Supreme Court granted five-day interim bail to Zubair in the Sitapur case.

SC grants interim bail to Zubair; won't be free though

08 Jul 2022

India
SC grants interim bail to Zubair; won't be free though

The Supreme Court's vacation bench has granted five-day interim bail to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair in the hate speech case registered in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur.

Haryana BJP's IT cell head sacked amid calls for arrest

08 Jul 2022

India
Haryana BJP's IT cell head sacked amid calls for arrest

The Haryana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit removed its information technology head, Arun Yadav, amid calls for his arrest reportedly over a 2017 tweet on Prophet Muhammad and Islam.

In SC petition, fact-checker Mohammed Zubair cites death threats

07 Jul 2022

India
In SC petition, fact-checker Mohammed Zubair cites death threats

Mohammed Zubair, the co-founder of the fact-checking website Alt News, has petitioned the Supreme Court (SC) seeking bail and the dismissal of an FIR.

Delhi court reserves order on Mohammed Zubair's bail plea

02 Jul 2022

India
Delhi court reserves order on Mohammed Zubair's bail plea

Delhi's Patiala House Court has reserved the order on the bail application of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair, who is facing a trial in connection with a contentious tweet he posted in 2018.

Mohammed Zubair's arrest: Journalists shouldn't be jailed, says UN

29 Jun 2022

India
Mohammed Zubair's arrest: Journalists shouldn't be jailed, says UN

In response to the arrest of journalist and co-founder of the fact-checking platform Alt News, Mohammed Zubair, the United Nations (UN) on Tuesday said, "Journalists should not be jailed for what they write, tweet and say."

Cops allege Rs. 50L transactions in Zubair's account; lawyer refutes

29 Jun 2022

India
Cops allege Rs. 50L transactions in Zubair's account; lawyer refutes

A day after the Delhi Police cyber division arrested Mohammed Zubair, the co-founder of Alt News, over a 2018 tweet that referenced to a 1983 film, police alleged that Zubair's bank account had witnessed a transaction of Rs. 50 lakh in recent days.