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Allahabad HC stays second suspension order against Kafeel Khan

Justice Saral Srivastava directed to conclude inquiry against the petitioner within a period of one month. 
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Allahabad HC Kafeel Khan
Updated on Sep 15, 2021 02:21 AM IST
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By JItendra Sarin, Hindustan Times, Prayagraj

Supreme Court rejects UP plea against Kafeel Khan’s release after detention under NSA

On September 1, the Allahabad high court put an end to the continued detention of Khan since January 29 over a speech given last December at Aligarh Muslim University on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Kafeel Khan thanked the court and said that he “will continue to raise voice against injustice done to anyone anywhere”.(File Photo)
Kafeel Khan thanked the court and said that he “will continue to raise voice against injustice done to anyone anywhere”.(File Photo)
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 05:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas

Supreme Court dismisses UP govt appeal against Allahabad HC order on Kafeel Khan

After severely indicting the state government for booking Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act, the Allahabad high court had in September quashed his detention order.
File photo of Dr Kafeel Khan.(PTI)
File photo of Dr Kafeel Khan.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 12:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

UP, Centre move top court against Kafeel’s release

Khan, a paediatrician whose brush with controversy began with the 2017 Gorakhpur hospital tragedy in which more than a hundred children died reportedly due to shortage of oxygen and he was suspended.
The plea further stated that Khan has a history of committing various offences, which had led to disciplinary action, his suspension from service, registration of FIRs against him and the invocation of the NSA.(PTI Photo)
The plea further stated that Khan has a history of committing various offences, which had led to disciplinary action, his suspension from service, registration of FIRs against him and the invocation of the NSA.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Dec 13, 2020 01:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Kafeel Khan meets Priyanka Gandhi, says no plan to join Congress

Despite Kafeel Khan’s denial, speculation is rife the Congress plans to project him as the party’s Muslim face in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly election.
Dr Kafeel Khan and his wife meeting Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi.(Sourced)
Dr Kafeel Khan and his wife meeting Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi.(Sourced)
Published on Sep 21, 2020 10:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

India needs a law to compensate the wrongly-imprisoned

If individuals have been deprived of months and years of their life for no justifiable reason at all, restitution of some sort must be provided. While lost time cannot be returned, and harassment cannot be undone, at the very least, compensation can mitigate some of the harm caused
The circumstances — Khan was served a preventive deTention order immediately after he had been granted bail in another case — strongly suggest that this was vindictive State action(Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)
The circumstances — Khan was served a preventive deTention order immediately after he had been granted bail in another case — strongly suggest that this was vindictive State action(Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 07:42 PM IST
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By Gautam Bhatia

Assured of safe stay by Priyanka Gandhi, Kafeel Khan arrives in Rajasthan

Dr Khan was released on Tuesday after the Allahabad high court set aside the NSA charges pressed against him for a speech on Citizenship Amendment Act in Aligarh Muslim University in January this year.
The paediatrician from the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur said he would appeal to UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath to revoke his suspension. (Photo: Himanshu Vyas /HT)
The paediatrician from the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur said he would appeal to UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath to revoke his suspension. (Photo: Himanshu Vyas /HT)
Updated on Sep 04, 2020 09:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Rakesh Goswami

In Uttar Pradesh, Kafeel Khan becomes hot property for political parties

After release from jail, Dr Kafeel Khan, instead of going to his home town Gorakhpur, went to Congress-ruled Rajasthan in what is seen as an indication about his bond with the party.
Dr Kafeel Khan at the Pink City Press Club in Jaipur on Thursday.(Himanshu Vyas/HT PHOTO)
Dr Kafeel Khan at the Pink City Press Club in Jaipur on Thursday.(Himanshu Vyas/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 04, 2020 12:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

Vindicated, Dr Kafeel urges UP government to restore his job, wants to ‘serve the nation’

Kafeel Khan also hit out saying he was framed in false cases by the government.
Dr Kafeel Khan after his release from Mathura jail last night.(HT Photo)
Dr Kafeel Khan after his release from Mathura jail last night.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 02, 2020 10:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Kafeel Khan detained under NSA released from jail, says UP govt indulging in ‘Baal Hatth’

Kafeel Khan claimed that he and his family had to face many hardships as the Uttar Pradesh government was “after” him because of the oxygen issue in BRD Medical College.
Kafeel Khan claimed that he and his family had to face many hardships as the state government was “after” him because of the oxygen issue in BRD Medical College.(UP Congress/Twitter)
Kafeel Khan claimed that he and his family had to face many hardships as the state government was “after” him because of the oxygen issue in BRD Medical College.(UP Congress/Twitter)
Updated on Sep 02, 2020 09:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar

HC orders Dr Kafeel Khan’s release, sets aside detention under NSA

The court also termed the detention order of February 13, 2020, against Khan by the Aligarh district magistrate as ‘bad’
Dr Kafeel Khan at a press conference in Lucknow in 2018.(PTI file)
Dr Kafeel Khan at a press conference in Lucknow in 2018.(PTI file)
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 04:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin

News updates from Hindustan Times: CBI to question Rhea Chakraborty’s parents in Sushant Singh Rajput death case and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty outside the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office.(PTI File Photo)
Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty outside the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 01:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com

‘Kafeel Khan’s speech didn’t promote hatred’: HC orders his release, says invoking NSA illegal

The NSA was invoked against Khan on February 13 for allegedly delivering a provocative speech at the Aligarh Muslim University on December 10, 2019, during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests.
Dr. Kafeel Ahmad Khan during open debate on India after 2014 at Mumbai Partaker Sangh in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Dr. Kafeel Ahmad Khan during open debate on India after 2014 at Mumbai Partaker Sangh in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 12:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar

Kafeel Khan’s detention under NSA extended by 3 months

Khan has been in jail since January 29 for allegedly delivering a provocative speech at the Aligarh Muslim University on December 10, 2019 during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests.
Dr. Kafeel Ahmad Khan during open debate on India after 2014 at Mumbai Partaker Sangh in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Dr. Kafeel Ahmad Khan during open debate on India after 2014 at Mumbai Partaker Sangh in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Published on Aug 16, 2020 04:01 PM IST
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Lucknow | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai

SC orders disposal of Kafeel Khan plea in 15 days

Kafeel Khan was detained under the National Security Act for speeches made in December 2019 at Aligarh Muslim University during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
The hearing before the HC was delayed, prompting Perween to move the apex court.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The hearing before the HC was delayed, prompting Perween to move the apex court.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 12, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi

Adhir writes to PM for Kafeel Khan’s release, says ‘Ramraj’ antithetical to injustice

The senior Congress leader urged Modi to secure justice for Khan, who had been in jail since January.
Dr. Kafeel Ahmad Khan is in detention for allegedly making an inflammatory speech on the Aligarh Muslim University campus during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Dr. Kafeel Ahmad Khan is in detention for allegedly making an inflammatory speech on the Aligarh Muslim University campus during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Published on Aug 04, 2020 04:15 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai

European Parliament’s panel on human rights expresses concern at arrest of Indian activists

In a letter sent to the Union home minister on Thursday, the chair of the subcommittee, Marie Arena, also expressed concern at the action taken by the government against activists and others such as Safoora Zargar, Meeran Haider, Kafeel Khan and Sharjeel Imam.
Indian human rights activist Gautam Navlakha displays a report by two rights groups during a press conference in Srinagar, India(AP)
Indian human rights activist Gautam Navlakha displays a report by two rights groups during a press conference in Srinagar, India(AP)
Published on May 29, 2020 11:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

National Security Act slapped on Dr Kafeel Khan for speech during anti-CAA protest

Dr Khan had spent time in jail after the death of 60 children in a Gorakhpur hospital in September 2017 allegedly due to disruption in oxygen supply over unpaid bills to the vendor.
Dr Kafeel Khan after his arrest in Mumbai last month.(HT Photo/Sourced)
Dr Kafeel Khan after his arrest in Mumbai last month.(HT Photo/Sourced)
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 11:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

‘UP Police will kill me’, says Dr Kafeel Khan after arrest over anti-CAA remarks

Dr Khan’s lawyer told in court that sedition charges were not applicable on him.
Dr Kafeel Khan was arersted for allegedly making inflammatory speech at Aligarh Muslim University in December last year.(HT Photo/Sourced)
Dr Kafeel Khan was arersted for allegedly making inflammatory speech at Aligarh Muslim University in December last year.(HT Photo/Sourced)
Updated on Jan 30, 2020 04:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Suraj Ojha

Dr Kafeel Khan arrested by UP STF from Mumbai for ‘inflammatory’ anti-CAA remarks

Kafeel Khan was booked on Wednesday in Aligarh for inflammatory speech during anti-CAA protest.
An FIR was registered against Dr Kafeel Khan under section 153-A.(HT Photo/ Sourced)
An FIR was registered against Dr Kafeel Khan under section 153-A.(HT Photo/ Sourced)
Updated on Jan 30, 2020 06:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

UP government rejects Dr Kafeel’s clean-chit claim says he failed his duty and misled media

UP government said two of the four charges against Dr Kafeel had been confirmed while a final decision on two others was yet to be taken. Top government official rejected Dr. Kafeel’s claim that he was cleared by an enquiry into the deaths of 60 children in BRD Medical College
UP government has said it will act against Dr Kafeel for misleading the media and violation of service rules, Kafeel said govt was not addressing the real issue(ANI Photo)
UP government has said it will act against Dr Kafeel for misleading the media and violation of service rules, Kafeel said govt was not addressing the real issue(ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 01:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

‘I should be reinstated with due honour’, says Kafeel Khan

Earlier, about thirty children had died during the night of August 10, 2017 and thirty-four more over the next few days in the Gorakhpur’s BRD hospital tragedy.
Kafeel Khan reiterated that he should be reinstated with due honour.(HT Photo/ Pratik Chorhe)
Kafeel Khan reiterated that he should be reinstated with due honour.(HT Photo/ Pratik Chorhe)
Published on Sep 28, 2019 11:07 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Kafeel Khan seeks UP govt’s apology, CBI investigation after inquiry clears him of child deaths

More than 60 children died at BRD Medical college due to oxygen shortage and Dr Kafeel Khan was accused of dereliction of duty. He spent nine months in jail for the same.
Khan has blamed the state government for keeping him in the dark about being absolved of the allegations made against him for around five months. (ANI UP Photo)
Khan has blamed the state government for keeping him in the dark about being absolved of the allegations made against him for around five months. (ANI UP Photo)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 03:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Gorakhpur child deaths case: Dr Kafeel demands removal of 2 UP ministers

Dr Kafeel Khan, the doctor who was jailed in connection with child deaths in chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s home town Gorakhpur in 2017, on Tuesday demanded that health minister Siddharth Nath Singh and medical education minister Ashutosh Tandon should be removed from their posts.
“The health minister Siddharth Nath Singh and medical education minister Ashutosh Tandon, besides all those who ignored the letters sent to them about shortage of oxygen in BRD Medical College, are responsible for the death of 70 children in the hospital. Ironically, those responsible are monitoring the probe in this tragedy.”
“The health minister Siddharth Nath Singh and medical education minister Ashutosh Tandon, besides all those who ignored the letters sent to them about shortage of oxygen in BRD Medical College, are responsible for the death of 70 children in the hospital. Ironically, those responsible are monitoring the probe in this tragedy.”
Updated on Mar 13, 2019 01:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Gaurav Saigal, Lucknow

Dr Kafeel, brother arrested in Gorakhpur in nine-year-old fraud case

Suspended BRD Medical College paediatrician accused of using documents of another person to open a bank account.
Dr Kafeel Khanspeaks at a press conference in Lucknow on June 17, 2018.(PTI)
Dr Kafeel Khanspeaks at a press conference in Lucknow on June 17, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 24, 2018 10:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gorakhpur/ Bahraich | By HT Correspondents

Dr Kafeel Khan arrested for ruckus at Bahraich hospital: Police

Dr Kafeel Khan’s brother says he was arrested just before he was going to address media on deaths due to acute encephalitis syndrome in Bahraich.
Dr Kafeel Khan speaks at a press conference in Lucknow.(PTI File Photo)
Dr Kafeel Khan speaks at a press conference in Lucknow.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 23, 2018 10:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bahraich | By Shariq Rais Siddiqui

Rahul writes to Dr Kafeel, voices concern over law, order in UP

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has written to Dr Kafeel Khan and expressed concern over “the deteriorating law and order situation in the state”, Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee spokesman Amarnath Agarwal said.
Published on Jun 15, 2018 03:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow

Kerala govt asks Gorakhpur’s Dr Kafeel Khan to defer his trip to Nipah-affected Kozhikode

Dr Kafeel Khan is out on bail after spending seven months in jail in connection with the deaths of 30 infants allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur in August last year.
Paramedics wear protective suits as a precautionary measure against the Nipah virus as they bury a patient, died of the same virus, in Kozhikode on May 24.(AP Photo)
Paramedics wear protective suits as a precautionary measure against the Nipah virus as they bury a patient, died of the same virus, in Kozhikode on May 24.(AP Photo)
Updated on May 25, 2018 02:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu

Gorakhpur’s Dr Kafeel Khan offers to serve Nipah patients, gets positive response from Kerala CM

While there no official decision has been taken by the Kerala government regarding the offer, Dr Kafeel Khan said he would go whenever he is called.
Hospital staff wears safety masks as a precautionary measure at the Kozhikode Medical College after the 'Nipah' virus outbreak, in Kozhikode, on May 22, 2018.(PTI)
Hospital staff wears safety masks as a precautionary measure at the Kozhikode Medical College after the 'Nipah' virus outbreak, in Kozhikode, on May 22, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on May 23, 2018 10:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gorakhpur | By HT Correspondent

Kafeel Khan, booked for Gorakhpur child deaths, walks out of jail

Kafeel Khan, the former nodal officer, had said that over 60 -- mostly infants -- died at BRD hospital in Gorakhpur last year because payment to the oxygen supplier was not made in time. There were allegations that the deaths occurred due to disruption in oxygen supply.
Children receive treatment in the Encephalitis Ward at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur.(PTI File Photo)
Children receive treatment in the Encephalitis Ward at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 11:44 PM IST
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