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Official Secrets Act


CBI seeks govt sanction to invoke Official Secrets Act in navy information leak case

November 09, 2021 10:10 pm

S J Singh, who was working in the Directorate of Submarine Acquisition before taking VRS on July 31, 2021, allegedly provided regular information on internal deliberations to Randeep Singh in return for pecuniary advantage, the FIR has alleged.

Punjab: Armyman arrested on charges of ‘spying’ for ISI

October 23, 2021 6:31 pm

A case has been filed under Sections 3, 4, 5 and 9 of the Official Secrets Act and Section 120(B) of the Indian Penal Code. A probe is being conducted to assess the actual amount of damage caused by the jawan.

Bangladeshi woman journalist arrested under colonial-era official secrecy law gets bail

May 23, 2021 2:52 pm

Rozina Islam has published several reports in recent months exposing the health ministry's alleged malpractices during the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Phone tapping' case: Mumbai Police summons IPS officer Rashmi Shukla again

April 29, 2021 7:06 pm

The CBI had recently recorded Shukla’s statement in connection with allegations made by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh over corruption charges against former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in police postings.

Rashmi Shukla says unable to appear before Mumbai Police, cites Covid-19

April 27, 2021 7:43 pm

Shukla was summoned by Mumbai cyber police in connection with a case registered under the Officials Secrets Act against unknown persons for alleged illegal tapping of phones and leaking of findings of official secret documents.

Pune: Man arrested under Official Secrets Act for recording video of police chowky

April 15, 2021 10:47 pm

The accused had also called on 100 and given false information that various establishments in the jurisdictions of the Mhalunge police chowky are operating despite lockdown restrictions, police said.

Pune: Duo booked under Official Secrets Act for recording at police station

October 27, 2020 1:20 pm

A history-sheeter was called to Dehu Road police station to fill up some details and submit a bond in connection to the previous crimes registered against him. His friend who was accompanying him was caught wrongfully recording the conversation at the police station.

Delhi journalist arrested under Official Secrets Act: What is this anti-spying law?

September 22, 2020 9:07 am

Officials Secrets Act has its roots in the British colonial era. This was brought in with the main objective of muzzling the voice of a large number of newspapers that had come up in several languages, and were opposing the Raj’s policies

Daily briefing: Delhi journalist arrested under Official Secrets Act; Play Store drops Paytm for ‘gambling’, restores it later

September 19, 2020 8:32 am

From the arrest of a Delhi journalist under the Official Secrets Act to the latest developments between India and China along the LAC, read the top stories from print edition today.

Delhi journalist arrested under OSA, police say had classified defence papers

September 19, 2020 12:52 pm

Rajeev Sharma runs a YouTube channel called 'Rajeev Kishkindha', which has 11,900 subscribers. On the day of his arrest, he uploaded two videos.