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‘Free speech not at cost of communal harmony’: Imam’s bail plea dismissed

  • The prosecution argued that Imam allegedly delivered provocative speeches on December 13 and 15 in 2019 and January 16, 2020, resulting in riots at several places.
JNU student Sharjeel Imam.(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
JNU student Sharjeel Imam.(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Oct 23, 2021 05:02 AM IST
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ByRicha Banka, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

2019 Jamia rioting case: JNU student Sharjeel Imam denied bail

  • The additional sessions judge Anuj Agarwal while denying Imam the bail said that the cursory and plain reading of the speech displays that it was on communal lines.
Sharjeel Imam(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
Sharjeel Imam(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 22, 2021 03:35 PM IST
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Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

CAA protests: Sharjeel Imam says his prosecution is ‘whip of monarch’

JNU student Sharjeel Imam was booked for his allegedly provocative speeches given during protests against the CAA and the NRC. In a charge sheet, the Delhi Police has alleged that Imam’s speeches instigated the people which led to the violent protests outside Jamia Millia Islamia in December 2019
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Sharjeel Imam was booked for his allegedly provocative speeches given during protests against the CAA and the NRC. He has been in judicial custody since January 28, 2020. (HT Photo)
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Sharjeel Imam was booked for his allegedly provocative speeches given during protests against the CAA and the NRC. He has been in judicial custody since January 28, 2020. (HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 03:02 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Court takes cognisance of offence of sedition against Sharjeel Imam

Imam was arrested on January 28 from Bihar’s Jehanabad in the case related to violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) near Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) in December last year.
On Saturday, the police, through Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) Amit Prasad, filed the supplementary charge sheet mentioning the permission granted by the Delhi government for Imam’s prosecution under sedition and promoting religious enmity.(ANI file photo)
On Saturday, the police, through Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) Amit Prasad, filed the supplementary charge sheet mentioning the permission granted by the Delhi government for Imam’s prosecution under sedition and promoting religious enmity.(ANI file photo)
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 05:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka

At Singhu border, banners ask protesters to uphold dignity of stir

Another banner read, “The farmers are conducting peaceful protests in different parts of the country. Kindly cooperate with them to uphold the dignity of their movement. They (farmers) are innocent and responsible for providing food to the nation.”
The move comes after a section of protesters at another protest site, the Tikri border, on Thursday, had held up posters demanding the release of political activists and intellectuals like Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, Sudha Bharadwaj and Anand Teltumbde.(HT Photos)
The move comes after a section of protesters at another protest site, the Tikri border, on Thursday, had held up posters demanding the release of political activists and intellectuals like Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, Sudha Bharadwaj and Anand Teltumbde.(HT Photos)
Updated on Dec 14, 2020 05:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFareeha Iftikhar

In Delhi riots charge sheet, police claim outsiders launched Shaheen Bagh

In the charge sheet, filed on Sunday in the Karkardooma court, the special cell alleged that Imam and his accomplices had distributed pamplets, mobilised clerics from nearby mosques and made announcements.
Graffitis are seen at now dismantled anti CAA, NRC and NPR protest site in Shaheen Bagh, New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Graffitis are seen at now dismantled anti CAA, NRC and NPR protest site in Shaheen Bagh, New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 01:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka, New Delhi

Court defers taking cognizance of riots conspiracy charge sheet against Khalid, Imam

The Delhi High Court had stayed the trial in the case on November 11 while hearing Delhi Police’s appeal, challenging a trial court order of supplying hard copies of the charge sheet to all suspects.
Former JNU student Umar Khalid.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Former JNU student Umar Khalid.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 07:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka

Delhi riots: Court defers hearing against Khalid, Imam in UAPA on cognisance of supplementary charge sheet

The main charge sheet was filed in September against Pinjra Tod members and JNU students Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha and student activist Gulfisha Fatima.
Former JNU student Umar Khalid.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Former JNU student Umar Khalid.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 07:18 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma

Delhi riots conspiracy: Police file charge sheet against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam

This is a supplementary charge sheet. Earlier, the police had charged 15 persons in the same case but did not name Khalid, a former JNU student leader.
A man stands near burnt motorcycles in a riot-affected area, at Shiv Vihar, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A man stands near burnt motorcycles in a riot-affected area, at Shiv Vihar, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 01:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Delhi riots: Police file charge sheet before court against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA case

The police filed the charge sheet before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat against Khalid and Imam under relevant sections of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.(HT file photo)
The police filed the charge sheet before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat against Khalid and Imam under relevant sections of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.(HT file photo)
Published on Nov 22, 2020 09:53 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai

Umar Khalid and Sharjeel Imam’s judicial custody extended

Additional sessions judge Amitabh Rawat extended their judicial remand after the duo was produced through video conferencing from Tihar jail.
During the hearing, the court asked Khalid if he was facing any problems in jail after he had complained of mistreatment on the last date of hearing, October 23.(PTI file photo)
During the hearing, the court asked Khalid if he was facing any problems in jail after he had complained of mistreatment on the last date of hearing, October 23.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Nov 21, 2020 03:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka

Delhi riots: Court extends judicial custody of Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam till Nov 23

Umar Khalid and Sharjeel Imam have been arrested in the case for allegedly being part of a premeditated conspiracy in the riots.
Activist and former JNU student leader Umar Khalid along with students and supporters protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Activist and former JNU student leader Umar Khalid along with students and supporters protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 20, 2020 08:24 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma

Let Umar Khalid step out of jail cell: Court

The jail’s reply came after Khalid, who is accused of hatching a conspiracy to orchestrate the north-east Delhi riots, told the court on Thursday that he was not allowed to step out of his cell; was kept alone; and was not allowed to meet anyone. He alleged this was akin to solitary confinement.
The court had asked the Tihar jail no 2 superintendent to appear before it on Friday.(PTI)
The court had asked the Tihar jail no 2 superintendent to appear before it on Friday.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 24, 2020 01:06 AM IST
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ByRicha Banka

Jamia stir was a ‘beta test’: Charge sheet

Cops allege elaborate plot to spark violence in region; accused call the probe a fantasy based on ghost witnesses
Violent clashes in northeast Delhi in February this year led to at least 53 deaths, and left over 400 injured.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Archive)
Violent clashes in northeast Delhi in February this year led to at least 53 deaths, and left over 400 injured.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 01:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka

JNUSU requests vice-chancellor to facilitate registration of Sharjeel Imam, Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal for next semester

The deadline to register for the next semester at JNU is August 31. The three research scholars are accused of instigating people through their inflammatory speeches during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests before the riots
Sharjeel Imam.(HT Photo)
Sharjeel Imam.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 09:03 AM IST
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Hindustan times, New Delhi | ByKainat Sarfaraz

Sharjeel was in touch with Jamaat to mobilise anti-CAA protest: Police

Referring to the violence and road blockade of December 15 in the charge sheet against Imam, police have attached a WhatsApp message that they had allegedly retrieved from Imam’s cell phone.
On December 15, violence had erupted following an anti-CAA protest outside Jamia campus with a mob torching vehicles and pelting stones at the police on the Jamia Road, near Friends Colony and on Mathura Road.
On December 15, violence had erupted following an anti-CAA protest outside Jamia campus with a mob torching vehicles and pelting stones at the police on the Jamia Road, near Friends Colony and on Mathura Road.
Updated on Aug 05, 2020 02:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByPrawesh Lama

JNU student Sharjeel’s voice appears to match speech clips: Forensics

Police have charged Imam for sedition (Indian Penal Code 124A) and accused him of mobilising people to block roads and cut of essential supplies while protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
The Delhi Police crime branch submitted a copy of the report, along with transcripts and video files of the speeches, to a city court on Saturday.(HT file photo)
The Delhi Police crime branch submitted a copy of the report, along with transcripts and video files of the speeches, to a city court on Saturday.(HT file photo)
Updated on Jul 29, 2020 02:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPrawesh Lama

Delhi Police files chargesheet against Sharjeel Imam in UAPA case

The chargesheet, filed in Delhi’s Patiala House court today, said that Imam openly defied the Constitution of India and called it a “fascist” document.
Police said that he is accused of delivering seditious speeches and inciting a particular section of the community to indulge in unlawful activities, detrimental to the sovereignty and the integrity of the nation.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Police said that he is accused of delivering seditious speeches and inciting a particular section of the community to indulge in unlawful activities, detrimental to the sovereignty and the integrity of the nation.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 25, 2020 06:22 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

JNU’s Sharjeel Imam tests positive for Covid-19 in Guwahati jail

Sharjeel Imam was arrested for delivering a ‘seditious’ speech and ‘abetting’ riots in Jamia Millia Islamia area in December last year.
Sharjeel Imam was arrested in January this year from Bihar before he was taken to Assam(Amal KS/HT PHOTO/File)
Sharjeel Imam was arrested in January this year from Bihar before he was taken to Assam(Amal KS/HT PHOTO/File)
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 11:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Delhi HC extends time to quiz Sharjeel Imam

Justice V Kameswar Rao dismissed the plea by Imam who had challenged the trial court’s June 25 order granting three more months to the Delhi Police, beyond the statutory 90 days, to complete the investigation in the case under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA.
Delhi High Court on Friday held that there were justifiable grounds for extending the time to complete an investigation against Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Delhi High Court on Friday held that there were justifiable grounds for extending the time to complete an investigation against Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 11, 2020 04:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka

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 | ByHT Correspondent

Gauhati high court grants statutory bail to Sharjeel

The granting of bail, however, doesn’t mean he will be out from jail immediately. There are several cases against Sharjeel lodged in different states of the country.
Three months after he was arrested by Delhi Police from Bihar for his “cut-off-Assam” remark, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam was granted statutory bail by Gauhati high court on Friday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
Three months after he was arrested by Delhi Police from Bihar for his “cut-off-Assam” remark, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam was granted statutory bail by Gauhati high court on Friday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
Updated on May 23, 2020 03:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

Anti-CAA protester Sharjeel Imam seeks bail as police fail to file charges

Sharjeel Imam has sought default bail because the police did not file a charge sheet within the statutory period of 90 days.
Sharjeel Imam was arrested on January 28 under teh Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.(HT PHOTO)
Sharjeel Imam was arrested on January 28 under teh Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 13, 2020 08:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka | Edited by Sabir Hussain

Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition in Jamia riots case

Imam was arrested from Bihar’s Jehanabad on January 28 for the speech on December 13 two days after protesters outside JMI clashed with police during a march against the law.
Imam was arrested from Bihar’s Jehanabad on January 28 for the speech on December 13 two days after protesters outside JMI clashed with police during a march against the law.(Reuters file photo)
Imam was arrested from Bihar’s Jehanabad on January 28 for the speech on December 13 two days after protesters outside JMI clashed with police during a march against the law.(Reuters file photo)
Updated on Apr 19, 2020 06:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Delhi Police chargesheets Sharjeel Imam for alleged seditious speech, abetting riots at Jamia Millia

Sharjeel Imam was arrested from Bihar’s Jehanabad on January 28 in connection with a case related to violence in Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia in December, 2019.
File photo of Sharjeel Imam was arrested for instigating and abetting riots with his speech delivered at Jamia Millia Islamia University in Decmeber, 2019.(REUTERS)
File photo of Sharjeel Imam was arrested for instigating and abetting riots with his speech delivered at Jamia Millia Islamia University in Decmeber, 2019.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 18, 2020 02:27 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Sharjeel Imam brought to Guwahati; sent to police custody for 4 days

Imam had been arrested by the Delhi Police in Jehanabad in Bihar and was handed over to a team of the Assam Police in New Delhi on Wednesday by the Patiala House court and taken to Assam by train.
Sharjeel Imam was arrested last month for his “cut-off Assam” remark. He was brought to Guwahati on Thursday by the Assam Police.(HT PHOTO.)
Sharjeel Imam was arrested last month for his “cut-off Assam” remark. He was brought to Guwahati on Thursday by the Assam Police.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 10:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

Jamia charge sheet filed, Sharjeel Imam being probed

None of the 18 people accused of rioting, violence, attacking security personnel and damaging public as well as private property are students of Jamia Millia Islamia.
Sharjeel Imam was arrested in one of the two cases for allegedly “inciting violence” through an “inflammatory speech” outside Jamia Millia Islamia on December 13.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Sharjeel Imam was arrested in one of the two cases for allegedly “inciting violence” through an “inflammatory speech” outside Jamia Millia Islamia on December 13.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 19, 2020 02:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByKarn Pratap Singh

Sharjeel Imam named ‘instigator’ in Delhi Police charge sheet, sent to 14-day judicial custody for Jamia anti-CAA violence

The Delhi Police has filed a charge sheet before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur, naming Imam as an instigator of the violence
JNU student Sharjeel Imam has been named ‘instigator’ in a Delhi Police charge sheet on violent protests against the CAA in south Delhi’s Jamia Nagar(Biplov Bhuyan / HT File)
JNU student Sharjeel Imam has been named ‘instigator’ in a Delhi Police charge sheet on violent protests against the CAA in south Delhi’s Jamia Nagar(Biplov Bhuyan / HT File)
Updated on Feb 18, 2020 02:33 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

No pre-arrest bail for woman facing sedition over slogan supporting Sharjeel

The court also refused to grant her interim protection from arrest to enable her to move the high court.
Sharjeel Imam(REUTERS FILE)
Sharjeel Imam(REUTERS FILE)
Updated on Feb 06, 2020 01:55 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

Shiv Sena editorial backs govt action on Sharjeel Imam, says ‘finish such insects’

By making such a speech, Sharjeel has lowered the heads of Muslim community in the country,” the Sena said in its editorial in Saamana.
JNU student Sharjeel Imam with Crime branch officials after his arrest from Bihar, on January 29, 2020.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
JNU student Sharjeel Imam with Crime branch officials after his arrest from Bihar, on January 29, 2020.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 30, 2020 01:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySwapnil Rawal
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