Umar Khalid

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Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

22 Apr 2020

Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

In connection to riots that broke out in the National Capital in February, the Delhi Police invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against at least four persons namely Meeran Haider (Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member), Safoora Zargar (media coordinator of Jamia Coordination Committee), Umar Khalid (former JNU student), and Bhajanpura resident Danish.

JNU sedition case: Delhi government allows prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar

28 Feb 2020

JNU sedition case: Delhi government allows prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar

The Delhi government has allowed the prosecution of former Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) President Kanhaiya Kumar in the 2016 sedition case.

Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal

24 Jan 2019

Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government's law department was examining granting sanction for prosecution of former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case.

JNU sedition-row: Court refuses chargesheet, says Delhi govt's permission needed

19 Jan 2019

JNU sedition-row: Court refuses chargesheet, says Delhi govt's permission needed

Five days after the Delhi Police filed a 1,200-page chargesheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, and others, the Patiala House Court has refused to accept the filing.

JNU sedition case: Charge sheet filed against Kanhaiya, Umar Khalid

14 Jan 2019

JNU sedition case: Charge sheet filed against Kanhaiya, Umar Khalid

The Patiala House Court is slated to hear the sedition case involving 10 Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students - including former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and ex-student Umar Khalid - on Tuesday.

Wanted to highlight cow protection agenda: Umar Khalid's attackers

21 Aug 2018

Wanted to highlight cow protection agenda: Umar Khalid's attackers

A Delhi court today sent two persons, who allegedly attacked JNU student leader Umar Khalid, to two-day police custody.

Umar Khalid case: Two men detained by Delhi Police

20 Aug 2018

Umar Khalid case: Two men detained by Delhi Police

Two men who claimed responsibility for the attack on JNU student leader Umar Khalid, have been detained, police said today.

Delhi: 2 men claim responsibility for attack on Umar Khalid

16 Aug 2018

Delhi: 2 men claim responsibility for attack on Umar Khalid

In a video uploaded on Facebook, two men have claimed responsibility for the attack on JNU student leader Umar Khalid in an upmarket area in Delhi on Monday, and said they will surrender before police tomorrow.

Umar Khalid case: Two men claim credit for attack

16 Aug 2018

Umar Khalid case: Two men claim credit for attack

Despite having caught JNU student leader Umar Khalid's attacker on camera, the Delhi Police, so far, have failed to identify the man.

JNU student Umar Khalid attack-case: Anti-terror unit takes it up

15 Aug 2018

JNU student Umar Khalid attack-case: Anti-terror unit takes it up

On Tuesday, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik transferred the case pertaining to the alleged attack on JNU student Umar Khalid's life to its anti-terror unit, the Special Cell.

Now, JNU student Shehla Rashid alleges she received death threat

14 Aug 2018

Now, JNU student Shehla Rashid alleges she received death threat

A day after JNU student leader Umar Khalid was shot at, student activist Shehla Rashid Shora filed an FIR with the Jammu and Kashmir police in Srinagar against mafia don Ravi Poojary for allegedly threatening her.

JNU student Umar Khalid's alleged attacker caught on CCTV

14 Aug 2018

JNU student Umar Khalid's alleged attacker caught on CCTV

The man, who attacked JNU student Umar Khalid on Monday, was captured on CCTV footage.

Delhi: JNU student Umar Khalid shot at in high-security zone

13 Aug 2018

Delhi: JNU student Umar Khalid shot at in high-security zone

An unidentified gunman opened fire at JNU student leader Umar Khalid today, reports claim. Khalid is safe.

MS University of Vadodara cancels 'anti-national' Kunal Kamra's show

23 Jul 2018

MS University of Vadodara cancels 'anti-national' Kunal Kamra's show

Controversial comedian Kunal Kamra's show, scheduled for August 11 at the MS University of Vadodara, got canceled after 11 ex-students objected to the Vice Chancellor on grounds of anti-national content.

"Don't take coercive step against Kanhaiya till July 20"

11 Jul 2018

"Don't take coercive step against Kanhaiya till July 20"

Delhi HC today directed JNU not to take any coercive step on a fine imposed against its former Students' Union President Kanhaiya Kumar till July 20.

Umar Khalid to take JNU panel's rustication recommendation to court

06 Jul 2018

Umar Khalid to take JNU panel's rustication recommendation to court

JNU student Umar Khalid said that he will challenge in court the university panel's recommendation upholding his rustication in connection with a February 9, 2016 incident against Afzal Guru's hanging, during which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised in campus.

#SeditionRow: JNU-panel upholds Umar Khalid's rustication; imposes fine on Kanhaiya

05 Jul 2018

#SeditionRow: JNU-panel upholds Umar Khalid's rustication; imposes fine on Kanhaiya

A high-level inquiry committee of Delhi's JNU has upheld Umar Khalid's rustication and a fine of Rs. 10,000 imposed on Kanhaiya Kumar in connection with a February 9, 2016 incident.

JNU student leader Umar Khalid receives death threat, files complaint

09 Jun 2018

JNU student leader Umar Khalid receives death threat, files complaint

JNU student leader, Umar Khalid has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police, alleging he has received death threats from a man who identified himself as fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari.

Bhima Koregaon riots: Four Dalit activists, Nagpur University professor arrested

06 Jun 2018

Bhima Koregaon riots: Four Dalit activists, Nagpur University professor arrested

Police in Maharashtra have arrested four prominent Dalit activists along with a Nagpur University teacher with "Maoist links" for their role in the Bhima Koregaon riots of January.

Mevani asks PM Modi to speak up about Dalit violence

05 Jan 2018

Mevani asks PM Modi to speak up about Dalit violence

Newly-elected Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani took up cudgels against PM Modi asking him to clarify his position on Dalit violence.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: FIR filed against Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid

04 Jan 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: FIR filed against Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid

The Maratha-Dalit violence got Maharashtra to a stand-still. Its genesis was the Elgaar Parishad held at Shaniwarwada in Pune on December 31. Now, the police have cracked down on those who allegedly made "provocative speeches."

Five DU professors accused of leading protest at Ramjas college

04 Aug 2017

Five DU professors accused of leading protest at Ramjas college

Delhi police accused five DU professors of heading a group shouting slogans about ''azadi'' at Ramjas College, leading to violent clashes.

JNU MPhil student commits suicide

14 Mar 2017

JNU MPhil student commits suicide

Another MPhil student in JNU, who reportedly belonged to the scheduled caste category committed suicide by hanging himself at a friend's house.

Ramjas probe committee requests witnesses to speak out

07 Mar 2017

Ramjas probe committee requests witnesses to speak out

In an emergency meeting, Ramjas College formed a committee to probe the recent violence in the campus.

DU students march in Delhi against ABVP

04 Mar 2017

DU students march in Delhi against ABVP

Students of Delhi University took out a protest march from Mandi House to Parliament Street, against alleged hooliganism by ABVP members.

Posters for "Freedom for Kashmir!" surface in JNU

03 Mar 2017

Posters for "Freedom for Kashmir!" surface in JNU

Posters carrying the name of the Democratic Students Union, declaring "Freedom for Kashmir! Free Palestine! Right to self-determination long live", surfaced in JNU.

Intolerant Indians have no place in India, says President

03 Mar 2017

Intolerant Indians have no place in India, says President

On the continuing debate on freedom of expression sparked by violent conflict in Delhi University's Ramjas College, President Pranab Mukherjee said that space for legitimate criticism and dissent should be allowed.

ABVP seeks a nationwide campus ban on Left organizations

02 Mar 2017

ABVP seeks a nationwide campus ban on Left organizations

ABVP will launch a protest today seeking a nationwide campus ban on Left-affiliated organizations.

DU student gets rape threats for protesting ABVP on FB

27 Feb 2017

DU student gets rape threats for protesting ABVP on FB

LSR student Gurmehar Kaur, daughter of Kargil martyr Captain Mandeep Singh, has allegedly received rape threats after her social media campaign against the ABVP went viral.

Violence at Ramjas over Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid's scheduled speeches

23 Feb 2017

Violence at Ramjas over Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid's scheduled speeches

Clashes erupted at Ramjas College between ABVP and AISA members, divided over a scheduled seminar featuring Umar Khalid that was cancelled earlier.

Students and journalists injured during college protest

22 Feb 2017

Students and journalists injured during college protest

Nearly 20 students were injured during college protest that broke out at Delhi University's Ramjas college earlier today.

AIIMS fires resident doctor over death of nurse

22 Feb 2017

AIIMS fires resident doctor over death of nurse

AIIMS fired a resident doctor for "wilful absence of duties", and served notice to a consultant "for not being available for the emergency", after a pregnant nurse died during delivery.

PM Modi, Amit Shah effigies burned in JNU

13 Oct 2016

PM Modi, Amit Shah effigies burned in JNU

Students of the National Students Union of India burnt the effigies of PM Modi and Amit Shah in JNU. University officials have not stated whether permission was granted for it.

JNU Professor attacked, abused inside campus

11 Oct 2016

JNU Professor attacked, abused inside campus

The Dean of JNU's School of Law and Governance, Amita Singh accused certain faculty members and students of abusing her while she was leaving from an Academic Council meeting.

JNU receives record number of sexual harassment complaints

05 Oct 2016

JNU receives record number of sexual harassment complaints

In the year 2015-2016, Jawaharlal Nehru University received 39 complaints of sexual harassment, the highest in its records.