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Delhi Court Convicts Kashmiri Separatist Leader Yasin Malik In Terror Funding Case

Delhi Court Convicts Kashmiri Separatist Leader Yasin Malik In Terror Funding Case

Malik had earlier pleaded guilty to all charges, including those under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

19 May 2022
RSS Memorial Recce Bid Case: Maharashtra ATS Arrest JeM Terrorist

RSS Memorial Recce Bid Case: Maharashtra ATS Arrest JeM Terrorist

The auto driver dropped him at a mosque near Santra Market gate, where he stayed the whole day and returned to the hotel in the evening. On July 15, Sheikh...

18 May 2022

In PSA ‘Infested’ J&K, Sedition Law Is A Recent Entry

Lawyers in J&K say the administration's usual practice in most of the cases where the courts grant bail to the accused arrested under the UAPA or sedition or...

Separatist Yasin Malik Pleads Guilty Before Delhi Court In 2017 Terror Case

Separatist Yasin Malik Pleads Guilty Before Delhi Court In 2017 Terror Case

Separatist Yasin Malik told Delhi Court that he was not contesting the charges levelled against him in a case related to alleged terrorism and secessionist...

10 May 2022

Delhi Court Acquits Five LeT Members, Including Pak Resident, In Terror Case

Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana granted relief to the accused person -- Mohd. Shahid, Mohd. Rashid, Ashabuddin, Abdul Subhan, and Pakistani national...

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06 May 2022
Delhi HC To Hear Sharjeel Imam's Bail Plea In Sedition Case On May 26

Delhi HC To Hear Sharjeel Imam's Bail Plea In Sedition Case On May 26

A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar asked the counsel appearing for Imam to place before it the documents concerning another FIR,...


29 April 2022
Delhi Riots: HC Defers Hearing On Umar Khalid Bail, Seeks Police Stand On Imam's Plea For Release

Delhi Riots: HC Defers Hearing On Umar Khalid Bail, Seeks Police Stand On Imam's Plea For Release

The violence had erupted during the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens.


28 April 2022
J&K HC Says Using Terms Like 'Occupation Of Military' Is  'Unlawful Activity'

J&K HC Says Using Terms Like 'Occupation Of Military' Is 'Unlawful Activity'

Jammu and Kashmir High Court says freedom of expression cannot be stretched to allow a person to question the status of a part of the country or its people


15 April 2022
From Streets of Srinagar To Top Kashmiri 'Terrorist': Who Is Mushtaq 'Latram'

From Streets of Srinagar To Top Kashmiri 'Terrorist': Who Is Mushtaq 'Latram'

Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar, who was recently designated a ‘terrorist’ by Centre under UAPA, was among the three militants released by the Indian government after...


14 April 2022
Centre Designates Mushtaq Latram As Terrorist Under UAPA

Centre Designates Mushtaq Latram As Terrorist Under UAPA

Mushtaq Latram was one of the terrorists released in exchange for passengers of hijacked Indian Airlines plane IC-814 in 1999 besides Maulana Masood Azhar, the...


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11 April 2022
Pulwama Terror Attack: Pakistani National Involved Designated As Terrorist

Pulwama Terror Attack: Pakistani National Involved Designated As Terrorist

Mohiuddin Aurangzeb Alamgir is the 33rd individual to be declared a terrorist by the government.


07 April 2022
Delhi riots: Court dismisses bail plea of Shifa-ur-Rehman

Delhi riots: Court dismisses bail plea of Shifa-ur-Rehman

On Thursday, a Delhi court dismissed the bail plea of Alumni Association Jamia Millia Islamia (AAJMI) President Shifa-ur-Rehman in a case related to the...


18 March 2022
Poetry In Changing Times Of Manipur

Poetry In Changing Times Of Manipur

Dr Soibam Haripriya’s poems highlight the constant subjugation of Manipuri women, and age-old issues such as UAPA, AFSPA, fear of saffronisation and cultural...


14 March 2022
Media In Kashmir Is ‘Slowly Being Choked’, Finds Press Council of India

Media In Kashmir Is ‘Slowly Being Choked’, Finds Press Council of India

The fact finding committee (FFC) of the Press Council of India said: ‘news media in the Jammu and Kashmir region, and especially in the valley is slowly...


25 March 2022
Media And Manipur: Courage Under Fire

Media And Manipur: Courage Under Fire

Independent journalists are always in the government’s line of fire in the Northeast state


15 February 2022
2008 Serial Blast Case: Gujarat Court To Pronounce Quantum Of Sentence On Feb 18

2008 Serial Blast Case: Gujarat Court To Pronounce Quantum Of Sentence On Feb 18

The convicts attract a maximum punishment of death sentence and imprisonment for life under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).


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04 February 2022
AIMIM Chief Asaduddin  Owaisi Rejects ‘Z’ Security; Urges Govt To Invoke UAPA Against His Attackers

AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi Rejects ‘Z’ Security; Urges Govt To Invoke UAPA Against His Attackers

AIMIM chief and MP Asaduddin Owaisi, while speaking inside the Lok Sabha said: ‘I don't want Z category security. I want to be an A-category citizen, at par...


03 January 2022
SC Asks Govt To Decide Man's Plea For Extradition Of Daughter, Grandkid From Afghan Jail

SC Asks Govt To Decide Man's Plea For Extradition Of Daughter, Grandkid From Afghan Jail

India had executed an extradition treaty with Afghanistan in 2016 but it has not taken any steps to request extradition of his daughter and granddaughter, who...


31 December 2021
2022: A New Year Under The Shadow Of The Pandemic

2022: A New Year Under The Shadow Of The Pandemic

The last two years have shown that the pandemic is a great leveller. It struck every country with equal ferocity. What awaits the world in 2022? Uncertainty...


11 January 2022
Prison Diary: Uncertainty Keeps Political Prisoners Hanging Between Hope And Hopelessness

Prison Diary: Uncertainty Keeps Political Prisoners Hanging Between Hope And Hopelessness

You remain hopeful some judge will see through the absurdity of the charges. You also caution yourself about the perils of nurturing such hopes, writes Umar...


09 December 2021
US Summit On Democracy As World Registers ‘Democratic Recession’

US Summit On Democracy As World Registers ‘Democratic Recession’

US Summit on democracy will also witness participation of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The question is how can the US push for democracy, when...


01 December 2021
Swara Bhaskar Remarks

Swara Bhaskar Remarks "Sedition Charges Are Being Distributed Like Prasad" In Meet With Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

CM Mamata Banerjee is on a three-day visit to Mumbai. She interacted with various members of civil society during her second day of visit.


01 December 2021
‘BJP Would Be Defeated If Regional Parties Unite’: Mamata Banerjee

‘BJP Would Be Defeated If Regional Parties Unite’: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee, who is West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo said: ‘BJP is not safe and the need is to keep the country safe’. She also said UAPA is...


23 November 2021
J&K Human Rights Activist Arrested By NIA In Links To A Terror Funding Case

J&K Human Rights Activist Arrested By NIA In Links To A Terror Funding Case

Activist Khurram Parvez arrested for having links with "so-called NGOs and trusts” that aided secessionist and separatist activities in Jammu and Kashmir


16 November 2021
Centre Extends UAPA Ban On Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation For 5 Years

Centre Extends UAPA Ban On Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation For 5 Years

Zakir Naik, an Indian preacher is accused of making radical statements and speeches to millions of people worldwide through IRF's channels. UAPA ban on his...


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