Umar Khalid

Indian political activist

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Umar Khalid: Indian political activist
Umar Khalid, born Syed Umar Khalid, is an activist, former student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, former leader of Democratic Students' Union (DSU) in JNU, was allegedly involved in the Jawaharlal Nehru University sedition row and an accused under UAPA Act.


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Delhi violence: Judicial custody of Tahir Hussain, Umar Khalid in UAPA case extended till Feb 16

Delhi's Karkardooma court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of northeast Delhi violence accused including Tahir Hussain, Umar Khalid, and others arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities..
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Delhi riots: AAP govt, MHA give nod to prosecute JNU's Umar Khalid under UAPA

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government has given sanction to Delhi Police for the prosecution of former JNU student Umar Khalid in a UAPA case related to the February communal violence in northeast..
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Delhi riots case: Former JNU student Umar Khalid arrested again, sent to 3-day police custody

On September 24, Umar was sent to judicial custody till October 22 in the Delhi riots case.
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Delhi violence: Umar Khalid arrested by Crime Branch

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Over 200 educationists, filmmakers and authors demand release of Umar Khalid

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Delhi Riots: Umar Khalid sent to judicial custody till October 22

Khalid is accused of hatching a criminal conspiracy to cause communal unrest by inciting people protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens.
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Delhi Riots Case: Police name 15 people in 20,000-page chargesheet

The charge sheet in Delhi riots case filed today does not have names of Umar Khalid and Sharjeel Imam as accused as they were arrested a few days ago. So, their names will be in the supplementary..
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Academicians, activists condemn Umar Khalid's arrest, call it 'witch-hunt'

A section of academicians, politicians and social activists on Monday expressed solidarity with former JNU student leader Umar Khalid, who was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act..
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Delhi Riots: Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested under UAPA; to be produced in court today

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid was arrested by the Delhi Police on Sunday night, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with northeast Delhi riots that broke out in..
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Umar Khalid held for Delhi riots ‘conspiracy’

Police claimed to have found “crucial evidence”, including Khalid’s movement during the riots, after interrogating him about meeting members of ‘United Against Hate’ groups and the Popular..
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Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested in connection with northeast Delhi riots

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Delhi Riots: Ex-JNU student Umar Khalid interrogated by Delhi Police; mobile phone seized

Earlier, an FIR was registered against the activist, in which it was said that the Delhi Riots was a pre-planned conspiracy and that the Khalid and his associates had a role in organising it.
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Delhi violence: Police books Umar Khalid, 2 Jamia students under UAPA

Two Jamia students - Meeran Haider and Safoora Zargar - were arrested for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to incite the communal riots in February.
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AAP govt nod to prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar, 2 others in 2016 JNU sedition case

Delhi Police has charged Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya with raising 'anti-national slogans' during an event in February 2016.
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