Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicDr Kafeel Khan

Topic: Dr Kafeel Khan

Uttar Pradesh govt withdraws re-inquiry against Dr Kafeel Khan in Gorakhpur case

The govt also said it will try to conclude disciplinary proceedings against Khan within a period of three months.

Dr Kafeel urges CM Yogi to let him help in Covid fight, told to apply on public hearing portal

Dr Kafeel Khan, suspended in connection with oxygen shortage that killed 60 children in 2017 in Gorakhpur hospital, said Yogi govt can put him under suspension again once the crisis is over.

Kafeel Khan’s name included in list of 81 ‘history-sheeters’ in UP’s Gorakhpur district

In video message, Kafeel says it’s ‘good’ that now 2 security guards will keep an eye on him, so he can save himself from fake cases.

‘Name & shame’ posters, Kafeel Khan case, Hathras — 5 times Allahabad HC pulled up UP govt

In past one year, the Allahabad HC has passed several orders questioning the Yogi Adityanath government and its functionaries for several of its actions.

Priyanka’s support to Kafeel Khan part of larger strategy to tap into ‘distanced’ UP Muslims 

Congress says it is reaching out to UP Muslims ‘abandoned' by SP & BSP, a move analysts describe as bold but one that will require consistent efforts.

How Priyanka Gandhi and Congress helped Kafeel Khan’s family move to ‘safe’ Rajasthan

Congress leaders from UP coordinated with those in Rajasthan to send Kafeel Khan and his family to Jaipur upon his release from Mathura jail.

UP govt stubborn like a child, can frame me in another case, says Kafeel Khan after release

The Allahabad HC Tuesday quashed Khan's detention under the NSA & ordered his immediate release. Following the court's order, Khan was released from Mathura jail Tuesday night.

Got only PDFs of Kafeel Khan case from SC in May, not original case record, says Allahabad HC

While the SC had on 18 March ordered transfer of the case to the Allahabad High Court, the latter has now said it received an email from the apex court only two months later. 

Kafeel Khan’s detention extended under NSA for 3 months in CAA-speech case

Kafeel Khan, a doctor in UP, was arrested in January for a speech he delivered at Aligarh Muslim University during protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

There will be no ‘Babri Hospital’ on Sunni Waqf Board land & Kafeel Khan won’t be director

The Sunni Waqf Board was allotted five acres of land by the Supreme Court in its November 2019 verdict on the Ram janambhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.

On Camera

YourTurn

Neeraj Chopra won Gold at Tokyo Olympics in 2021 | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Armed forces’ ‘sports for wellness’ rule cost India. Time to bring back ‘gladiator sportsmen’

Until 1970s, Indian armed forces allowed units to spare military training for some men to help them focus only on sports. Then came the outcry to ban sports competitions.
Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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