In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week
Sirsa Police in Haryana has booked nearly 100 farmers and farm leaders in Haryana following an attack on Haryana Deputy Speaker and BJP leader Ranbir Gangwa.
The responses to an editorial I wrote earlier highlighted how divided the country has become, and possibly how devoid of compassion many of our citizens are.
Anarchist for some, emancipator for others…but not a terrorist, says the court. The peasant leader walks free with stinging words on the NIA, saying it tried to make him join BJP-RSS.
Asking if India still needed the colonial-era law, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana sought a Centre on pleas including the one filed by the Editors Guild of India challenging the validity of the provision.
For the last few years, Wangkhem has been in and out of jails, labeled as someone very dangerous for the nation by influential persons who have slapped him with sections of the draconian sedition law.
The bench agreed to examine the pleas filed by Editors Guild of India and a former major general, challenging the constitutionality of the law, and said its main concern was the "misuse of law".
Any post-mortem of how state and courts failed Swamy will be a case of too little, too late.
There are instances where even juveniles were booked under the UAPA.
Arresting an old, ailing man like Stan Swamy was in itself controversial. The State requires serious soul-searching if it has to even keep up its pretensions...
IPS Officer G P Singh was booked under IPC sections 124-A for sedition and 153-A for inciting communal disharmony at Raipur’s City Kotwali police station on...
Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat will hear the arguments on the plea on July 12.
Speaking to Outlook, Stan Swamy’s lawyer Mihir Desai said that the draconian law UAPA needs a relook
'We refuse to be silent spectators and are ready to pay the price': Family members of Bhima Koregaon prisoners
The court had earlier granted her interim bail for one week.
Student activist Asif Iqbal Tanha tells Outlook why he feels UAPA is being used to silence voices of dissent, the future of the anti-CAA movement and the...
We must start thinking of power as a weapon and therefore have a framework to regulate its abuse
Section 124A is the main weapon in the State’s armoury against non-violent speech and expression
'Very happy with bail order; for many months we couldn't believe we're in jail under such charges,' Natasha said.
'You haven't done anything wrong. You have protested against CAA. Go and answer the questions bravely,' Devangana's mother told her
Kin and lawyers of imprisoned activists say the ruling will help in the delivery of justice
It’s vital for courts to proactively uphold individual freedoms when probe agencies seek to curb them
Lakshadweep-based filmmaker Aisha Sultana has been booked for sedition for alleging that bioweapons were used spreading Covid-19 in the islands
A law which is prone to so much misuse should have no place in the statute book
Kappan and his alleged associates, who were suspected to be linked to the radical group Popular Front of India (PFI), were arrested on October 5 when they were...