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Sunday, December 15, 2019



The law will not hold

October 23, 2018 12:13 am

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) is susceptible to heavy police misuse. It must be repealed.

Three years after all arrested acquitted, 'conspirator’ held in Akshardham case

November 05, 2017 7:19 am

Ajmeri is one of 28 people accused by the DCB of carrying out the September 24, 2002, attack on the Akshardham temple in which more than 30 people were killed.

TADA was repealed to appease voters: Arun Jaitley

August 19, 2017 11:44 pm

"After the 1993 blasts, when the law was needed the most, it was repealed. This was just around 25 years back... When Vajpayeeji was the PM, we brought the law back in the form of POTA," said Arun Jaitley.

Power of remission: SC allows states to free some convicts — with riders

July 24, 2015 1:05 am

The court in February 2014 stayed the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

HC grants conditional bail to Qavi

August 29, 2014 3:04 am

Qavi was booked under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA), repealed in 2004, but he was absconding since the FIR was lodged in 2003.

Jihadi conspiracy case: HC reserves order on Hyderabad-based cleric Qavi’s bail plea

August 27, 2014 3:32 am

Qavi was booked under Prevention of Terrorist Act (POTA), repealed in 2004, who was absconding since the FIR was lodged.

HC stays POTA case proceedings against Vaiko

July 14, 2014 8:50 pm

The Special Court in 2003 took cognisance of the offence under POTA Act and framed charges and proceeded with trial.

Charges framed in Mumbai blasts cases of 2002-2003

June 24, 2014 7:49 pm

Saquib Nachan, an alleged member of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), is one of the main accused.

’03 ISI conspiracy case: DCB files chargesheet against Abdul Kavi

June 17, 2014 2:52 am

Hyderabad cleric booked for ‘waging war against state’.

POTA court acquits two remaining accused in Akshardham case

June 06, 2014 5:48 pm

The two were charged with conspiracy by the city crime branch and had been lodged in Sabarmati jail for six years.