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UK police warn publishers not to use leaked documents

The Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command is investigating the leak of private memos written by Britain's ambassador to the United States as a possible breach of the Official Secrets Act.

Official Secrets Act: Panel seeks to ease criteria for classifying info

According to government sources, the panel is likely to meet within a fortnight and seek feedback from stakeholder ministries on revising classification criteria that is decided in accordance with Departmental Security Instructions issued by the Home Ministry.


Indian Navy official put on trial for conspiring with Pak agencies

Indian Navy official Chand Kumar Prasad has been booked under the Official Secret Act for passing on sensitive information to Pakistani agencies.

Security for Pak prisoners stepped up in Punjab prisons

Security was beefed up in Ambala Central Jail and Burail Jail Thursday after Sarabjit Singh’s death in a jail in Pakistan.