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Official Secrets Act


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.

Four, including two minors, booked for 'spying' in Kutch

March 08, 2020 11:38 pm

Defence personnel had spotted the four clicking photographs of a prohibited zone in a defence asset on January 29.

Myanmar’s good news

May 10, 2019 12:05 am

Release of Reuters journalists from jail is reason to celebrate, at a time when more journalists are behind bars than ever before.