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Umar Khalid’s Bail Application Tracker

After the Delhi Court denied Umar Khalid bail in October 2022, he approached the Supreme Court.

14th Feb 2024

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Monthly Review: October 2023

October saw the marriage equality judgement, revival of seven-judge benches, Justice Bhat’s retirement and more

3rd Nov 2023

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The Bhima Koregaon Arrests: The Story So Far

Some of the accused activists have finally been granted bail. But charges have not been framed even five years after their arrests

13th Sep 2023

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Bail Under UAPA: Court in Review

Section 43D(5) of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 lays down stringent provisions for the grant of bail.

21st Oct 2022

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Delhi High Court Denies Umar Khalid Bail

Justices Bhatnagar and Mridul said that the NIA's evidence established a prima facie case against Mr. Khalid.

18th Oct 2022

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The ‘Urgency’ to Prevent Prof. Saibaba’s Release

The SC’s hurried decision to suspend Prof. Saibaba’s release contradicts its own stance upholding investigatory procedure.

18th Oct 2022

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Prof. Saibaba’s Release Suspended By SC

Justices Shah and Trivedi suspended the Bombay HC's Order, stating it did not deal with the merits of the case against Prof. Saibaba.

15th Oct 2022

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Umar Khalid’s Bail Application: Delhi HC Hears Sharjeel Imam’s Speeches

Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad read Sharjeel Imam’s speeches from January 2020 before the Delhi HC.

22nd Aug 2022

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Monthly Review: May 2022

SC judges begin summer vacation after a month of hearings on religion, administration and freedom of speech.

2nd Jun 2022

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Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais at Delhi HC: Witness Testimonies Contradict Claims in Charge Sheet On Umar Khalid

Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais and Adv. Sanya Kamar further argued that portions of statements against Mr. Khalid were identical to each other.

30th May 2022

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Delhi HC Refuses to Examine Reliability of Witness Statements in Umar Khalid Bail Hearing

Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais and the Bench locked horns on whether the Court should evaluate the veracity of evidence while granting bail.

25th May 2022

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Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais at Delhi HC: Inconsistent Testimony Used to Charge Umar Khalid

Witness statement unreliable, Sessions Court Judge erred in denying bail to Mr. Khalid, claims Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais.

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