Kafeel Khan
West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.21

Kafeel: don't fall for fascist ploys

By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.21

Kafeel Khan endorses CPM duo

Kafeel Khan, the Gorakhpur doctor who was arrested twice by the Uttar Pradesh government and emerged as a symbol of resistance against state oppression, on Wednesday issued a video message to back two...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.12.20

Allahabad HC order to free Kafeel good: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with the Allahabad High Court verdict quashing the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act (NSA) and ordered his immediate releas...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.12.20

SC orders Kafeel Khan's release

He had hit the headlines after the 2017 tragedy at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, in which several children died due to a lack of oxygen cylinders. Initially, he was hailed as ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.20

Lawless use: NSA, UAPA

This is not the first time that the Allahabad High Court has admonished the State for the misuse of the National Security Act, 1980. Last September, the high court had released the doctor, Kafeel Khan...
By The Editorial Board in


Opinion  /  Published 15.09.20

Secure law: The National Security Act

The value of a law depends on its application. The National Security Act, 1980 permits preventive detention — up to a maximum of 12 months — “in certain cases and for matters connect...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.20

For freedom: Dr Kafeel Khan released

Sir — The doctor from Uttar Pradesh, Kafeel Khan, a victim of political conspiracy, has now been released from prison on the order of the Allahabad High Court (“Hope again”, Sept 7)....
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.20

Hope Again: Dr Kafeel Khan released

India seems to have grown used to the culture of arrests. Detention is followed by denial, often repeatedly, of bail. Yet the Supreme Court had in 1978 enunciated the principle that bail is the rule a...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 04.09.20

‘Safe’, Kafeel lists torture

Kafeel Khan, the doctor released from jail on Tuesday after Allahabad High Court nullified his National Security Act-driven imprisonment, and his family have arrived in Jaipur, saying they felt safe i...
By Piyush Srivastava, PTI in Jaipur, Lucknow

India  /  Published 02.09.20

Quashed: Kafeel Khan's detention

Allahabad High Court on Tuesday quashed the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act (NSA) and ordered his immediate release, saying the Uttar Pradesh government had done a “s...
By Piyush Srivastava, PTI in Allahabad


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