Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicSharjeel Usmani

Topic: Sharjeel Usmani

Delhi Police books Sharjeel Usmani for ‘objectionable’ tweets

According to the FIR, some of the recent tweets by Usmani 'hurt' religious sentiments. Earlier this year, Usmani was booked for his speech during an Elgar Parishad event.

Sharjeel Usmani will be arrested wherever he is for speech at Elgar event — Maharashtra govt

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh Wednesday said police have conducted a probe into video clippings of the Elgar Parishad conclave at which Usmani spoke and a case has been registered against him.

Sharjeel Usmani booked in Pune over speech ‘promoting enmity’ at Elgar Parishad

A case was registered against the AMU alumnus following a complaint by a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, BJP’s youth wing.

Sharjeel Usmani insulted Hindu sentiments at Elgar event, govt must take action — Fadnavis

The Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly also said that the Shiv Sena-led state government did not register an FIR against Usmani despite demands by BJP.

Delhi riots accused committed crime against humanity, police says in chargesheet

The chargesheet alleges the accused, including Umar Khalid and Sharjeel Imam, entered into a conspiracy to commit an illegal act to disturb societal harmony.

Police invoke UAPA in Delhi riots chargesheet against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam

The 930-page supplementary chargesheet was filed under Sections 13 (unlawful activities), 16 (terrorist act), 17 (raising funds for terrorist act) and 18 (conspiracy) of UAPA.

Yogendra Yadav is wrong to assume Owaisi’s AIMIM will be a ‘Muslim BJP’

Yogendra Yadav is afraid that if Muslims start voting for a Muslim-led party, then secular fronts will become just representatives of different castes.

Ex-AMU student leader Sharjeel Usmani arrested for alleged role in 15 Dec campus violence

Usmani was picked by UP's anti-terrorist squad (ATS) sleuths from Azamgarh on Wednesday and was subsequently produced in a court which remanded him in judicial custody.

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Dear Oxfam, stop looking for inequality in India, go back to distributing blankets

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Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.