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Delhi court reserves order on interim bail plea of Sharjeel Imam, who relied on Supreme Court's order on sedition and argued that Trial Court can't take Section 124A into consideration pending a final decision on its constitutionality.

#Sedition #SharjeelImam #Delhiriots
The Court previously framed sedition and other charges against Imam on January 24.

#Sedition #SharjeelImam #DelhiRiots

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Supreme Court had ordered Section 124A IPC to be kept in abeyance; asks Central government, States not to register new cases.

#Sedition #SharjeelImam #SupremeCourt

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Delhi High Court will hear shortly #JNU student Sharjeel Imam's bail plea in a sedition case against him.
Imam has approached the court seeking bail after the Supreme Court order to keep the proceedings in sedition cases in abeyance.
#DelhiHighCourt #SharjeelImam #Sedition
In an application, Imam has argued that after the SC's order, the case against him stands diluted and therefore he should be released on bail.
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He was charged with sedition for his alleged inflammatory speeches against CAA and NRC at Jamia and AMU.
The petition is likely to be heard at 10:30am by a bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar.
#DelhiHighCourt #SharjeelImam #Sedition
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A Delhi court will hear rebuttal arguments of Umar Khalid and others in an Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act case connected to Delhi Riots.

#umarkhalid #DelhiRiots
Previously, counsel of Sharjeel Imam argued that he could not be saddled with the conspiracy charge as the northeast Delhi violence took place after his arrest.

#sharjeelimam #DelhiRiots #umarkhalid

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Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat presides. #DelhiRiots #umarkhalid
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#DelhiRiots - Prosecution expected to make submissions on #SharjeelImam’s alleged involvement in Delhi Riots at 10:30 AM. On the last date, his counsel, Tanvir Ahmed Mir had challenged taking of multiple cognisances by one court on the same offence.
Bench is in session #Delhiriots
Shadab Ahmed, Saleem Khan, Saleem Munna along with Sharjeel Imam listed: Prosecutor #sharjeelimam #Delhiriots
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Delhi Court to hear rebuttal in the bail case of Sharjeel Imam in an Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act case connected to Delhi riots. The prosecution had concluded its arguments last week. #DelhiRiots #SharjeelImam
A fire took place at Karkadooma Court. Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat informs he has not been able to go to court physically. His court staff, which is present in court, shares visuals from court. Broken window panes, tiles. #DelhiRiots
Judge Rawat asks staffers to go home as they are feeling suffocated. Judge asks for inspection of electrical equipment. #DelhiRiots
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🚨7.02.2022 - Delhi Court will hear rebuttal arguments in #DelhiRiots case wrt #SharjeelImam’s bail hearing. His advocate had sought a separate listing of his case considering the Court had already found sufficient grounds to proceed against him under #UAPA & Sedition.
Amitabh Rawat (Additional Sessions Judge) will begin hearing. Court has found that Sharjeel Imam's speeches intended to create 'public disorder', 'incitement to violence', appeared to challenge the territorial integrity & sovereignty of India👇🏼#delhiriots
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Bench is in session #delhiriots
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Bail arguments of #UmarKhalid, accused in an Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act case connected to #DelhiRiots to resume shortly. The prosecution will continue with its submissions.
Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad resumes arguments. He is now doing a recap of his previous arguments. #UmarKhalid #CAA #NRC #DelhiRiots
SPP: To demonstrate the first phase of riots I have prepared a Google map. #UmarKhalid #CAA #NRC #DelhiRiots
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The Court of ASJ Amitabh Rawat in Delhi will today continue hearing Umar Khalid’s bail plea in connection with the Delhi Riots larger conspiracy case.
SPP Amit Prasad shows roads blocked during the riots, says that with these roads blocked, the entire North-East Delhi gets blocked.
Court: Where is the mazaar?

SPP points out.

#DelhiRiots
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A #DelhiCourt to continue hearing prosecution's arguments over the bail plea of #UmarKhalid, who is currently in jail in an Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) case connected to #DelhiRiots Image
Previously, it was argued by the Special Public Prosecutor that the "issue was not CAA, NRC but to embarrass government in foreign media". #CAA #NRC #DelhiRiots #UmarKhalid

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SPP Amit Prasad begins arguments.
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Delhi Court to hear today Umar Khalid’s bail plea in connection with Delhi Riots case involving charges under IPC and UAPA.

Hearing before ASJ Amitabh Rawat.

#DelhiRiots
The hearing begins.

SPP Amit Prasad for prosecution.

#DelhiRiots
The Court waits for Khalid Saifi's counsel to join.

Adv Rajat Kumar appears for Saifi.

SPP begins.

#DelhiRiots
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A Delhi Court (Karkardooma Court) will resume hearing arguments on the bail plea of #UmarKhalid, accused in an Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act case connected to #DelhiRiots.
Previously, prosecution argued that it was defense's submission that investigating officer was communal but first conviction in #DelhiRiots was of a Hindu.
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Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad begins arguments #DelhiRiots
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A Delhi Court (Karkardooma Court) is likely to resume hearing arguments on the bail plea of #UmarKhalid, accused in an Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act case connected to #DelhiRiots. Image
Senior Advocate Trideep Pais has concluded his arguments on the plea whereas Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad is set to begin his submissions on behalf of the state. Read what happening previously:
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SPP Prasad requests the matter to be taken up at 12.30 pm.
Court checks with defense counsel.
Pais: I am just here for this hearing. I just want the hearing to start.
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Highlights from Adv. Tanveer Ahmed Mir's rebuttal before a Delhi Court in a Delhi Riots case against sedition accused Sharjeel Imam:

#Sedition #UAPA #SharjeelImam Image
Mir: A man graduating from IIT Bombay, has a good corporate package, leaves that and decides to pursue modern history, but I'm not going to say he lost his head - it's his decision as to how he wants to pursue intellectual brilliance and justify his existence in the world.
Mir says one needs to apply the Kedarnath judgment's interpretation of the sedition provision of IPC because not doing so would imply we are carrying forward a British legacy - they didn't want Indians to rise.
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Adv Tanveer Ahmed Mir rebuts Prosecution's arguments against #SharjeelImam who has sought bail in a case connected to #DelhiRiots before Delhi Court. "Sole indictment on the speech. Incumbent duty upon all of us to look at the speech... If it incident violence"
Mir argues in a case of #Sedition against Imam. On #NRC, Mir argues ultimately his client's speech talks about advocating of a policy like... "In a university if we don't debate public policies, where do we debate?" #sharjeel_imam #CAA_NRC #DelhiRiots
Mir: This is a criminal court. We don't go by inferences. I am not denying my speech. For the speech to fall under #Sedition... My friend can't have discretion to add his own thoughts and inferences. #sharjeel_imam #DelhiRiots
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#DelhiCourt hearing bail application of #SharjeelImam in relation to the alleged inflammatory speeches made during the protests against #CAA and #NRC at two universities.
In the previous hearing Adv Tanveer Ahmed Mir appearing for Imam had concludes his arguments.

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matter being heard before ASJ Amitabh Rawat.

#DelhiRiots #SharjeelImam #UAPA #DelhiCourt
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Delhi Court fixes Sharjeel Imam's bail hearing at 12 noon today. #delhiriots
Court assembles.
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JNU student Sharjeel Imam's counsel Tanveer Ahmed Mir seeks bail for him in a #Sedition case: No part of speech, called for any kind of violence to be initiated. Nothing on record that could be said to have incited violence. #DelhiRiots
Mir: Fundamental right to protest, chakka jam, bring country to standstill.. cannot be act of #Sedition
Mir relies on a Supreme Court judgment to deal with the "highest allegation" against Imam regarding his purported statement that 'northeast should be separated from India' #DelhiRiots
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#DelhiCourt to hear bail plea of Sharjeel Imam in relation to the alleged inflammatory speeches made during the protests against #CAA and #NRC at two universities.

#Sharjeelimam Image
Hearing begins

Adv Tanveer Ahmed Mir appearing for Sharjeel begins his arguements.

The speech conveys is that you go for chakka jam so that people are not able to cross over. Fundamentally the right to protest and blockade cannot be equal to sedition.

#sharjeel #UAPA
Mir- I would like to put forth Some judicial precedents which can assist this court to come to a conclusion whether the petitioner is entitled to bail.

#Sharjeel #UAPA #DelhiCourt
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#PROFILESOFDISSENT is a series that centers on amplifying stories of courage that are both ordinary and remarkable in India, and their personal and political histories, as a way to reclaim our public spaces
Here is a thread with what we have published so far:
“Above all, there should be dignity and respect in the affairs related to the birth or death of human beings” – a profile of Varavara Rao #ProfilesOfDissent #VaravaraRao
thepolisproject.com/profiles-of-di…
We need groups organised to fight, they’re the ones who can make a dent” – a profile of Sudha Bharadwaj thepolisproject.com/we-need-groups…
#SudhaBharadwaj #FreePoliticalPrisoners #ProfilesOfDissent
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Thread: Expressing Muslim sentiment through Bollywood songs

It is said that there's a Bollywood film song to fit any situation. Most useful are the filmy sad songs that, at least in my generation, everyone resorts to listening when they experience heartbreak.
I think that songs of unrequited love are the sweetest and most meaningful. I like to listen to these sad songs of anger, lament, complaint etc even when I am not sad.
Lately, I've felt that many of these songs seem to touch a different painful chord. The lyrics of some of these songs make me think of my relationship with my country and seem to express the emotions that result from my position of being a Muslim.
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Lately, I have not been extremely active on Social Media, but today I read this guy write about how the beloved Math teacher picked up the gun. I got curious about his past work. So here we go. A #ThinkinThread about #BashaaratMasood's work so far.
2. Way back in 2015 he wrote this piece where the headline made a sad attempt at sounding cute. Guns and Poses?!
3. 2018 and they are still batting for the #AntiIndia gang. They try to find a cute angle about a little innocent school kid turned Fidayeen. A Fidayeen is a terrorist whose sole aim is dying during an attack and causing maximum damage.
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It's clear that #AnuragThakur, #PraveshVarma and #KapilMishra gave provoking statements, Govt should take action on them and #TusharMehta you are Solicitor General of India,not private lawyer of BJP. Stop defending people who are not related to Central Govt.
Let's think, wasn't there any riots before their statements? Wasn't buses were burn in the name of saving dEmOcRaCy? Wasn't AAP MLA's (especially #AmanatullahKhan) also gave provoking speeches? (Which is the root of all this nonsense) Wasn't he shared stage with #SharjeelImam?
Wasn't Delhi Dy CM #ManishSisodia spread fake news by sharing old video of Delhi police saying Police lit up the buses? Wasn't #NDTV journos gave limelight to so called 'Sheros of #Jamia' who doesn't believe in Secularism and Judiciary of this country & rushed to defend Sharjeel?
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Many of his points of critique on the Left/Nehru/Gandhi are valid in ways but hyper-exaggerated. He's plain wrong on the Constitution. And his idea of "hamara ilaaka" is as bad as Hindutva.

#SharjeelImam is a cocky, hot-headed scholar with a hero complex.

But a seditionist? No.
His right to be free from the outrageous sedition charge has to be defended against the fact that it was #SharjeelImam who first wanted #ShaheenBagh wound up. When he pulled out in early Jan, he declared in a cock-sure tone that the movement would "die a natural death tonight".
Why? Only because it was not going according to some grand plan cooking in his head. A self-imagined vanguard, Sharjeel couldn't quite countenance the idea that the women at the centre of Shaheen Bagh had will, desire, agency and sense-making capacity of their own.
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@RahulEaswar recently addressed Sh'ad'ab N'ajar as a brother congratulating him for his discharge from hospital after getting a #Pellet injury from Gopal

Let's dig in & Expose our brother Sha"dab 😁

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Expose1:
If we go into his fb profile facebook.com/ashu.najar
This guy shares posts that says "Vote for Aam Aadmi Party"
Link : m.facebook.com/story.php?stor…
#Expose2:
Iam not at all surprised
That language comes from indiscriminate ANTI HINDU HATE that's taught to them

Watch him mock "Gaumata" Because cow is worshipped by crores of Hindus

Our Gandhian @RahulEaswar
Was so happy to see him

Link m.facebook.com/story.php?stor…
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