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Is Stan Swamy not entitled to even a medical bail hearing?

May 27, 2021 8:02 am

Parkinson’s has ravaged the body of the Jesuit priest, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon case. Why won’t the court listen to compelling reason and judicial conscience?

The state’s power to ban is expanding. It must be challenged

March 09, 2021 8:58 am

Under each new regime, UAPA grants greater powers to the state and has fewer safeguards for individual rights.

Supreme Court upholds bail to UAPA accused in palm-chopping case

February 02, 2021 1:18 am

The case relates to the chopping of the palm of T J Joseph, a professor at the Newman College in Thodupuzha, by Popular Front of India activists allegedly incensed over a question paper set by him.

Booked for sedition, 2 Manipur scribes released from detention after they admit mistake

January 18, 2021 10:05 pm

The police released them on Monday afternoon after they admitted in writing that the source was "unverified" and the article was published due to oversight and such mistakes will not recur, he said.

Manipur journalists arrested under UAPA, sedition charges

January 18, 2021 4:18 am

The two journalists have been charged under IPC Sections 124A (sedition), 120B (criminal conspiracy), 505(b) (causing alarm to induce offence against the state), and 34 (common intention), as well as the UAPA's Section 39 (supporting terror organisation).

Delhi riots: Court takes cognizance of riots chargesheet against 15

September 18, 2020 10:28 am

In its chargesheet, police listed 747 witnesses and of them, 51 have recorded their statements before the magistrate under Section 164 of the CrPC.

3,005 UAPA cases in 2016-18, only 27% had chargesheets, govt tells Rajya Sabha

September 17, 2020 7:17 am

To a question on UAPA cases, MoS (Home) G Kishan Reddy told Rajya Sabha in a written reply that a total of 922, 901 and 1,182 UAPA cases were registered across the country in 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively.

Umar Khalid arrested under UAPA in Delhi riots case: What is this tough anti-terror law?

September 17, 2020 8:39 am

Students and activists have been charged under provisions of the anti-terror law in the Delhi riots case. What makes UAPA such a tough law, and how have the police justified invoking it?

Before UAPA arrest, hurried goodbyes at Umar Khalid home

September 16, 2020 11:26 am

Khalid’s youngest sister was 13 years old when he was first arrested for alleged sedition in February 2016 over an event in JNU.

Delhi riots: Court grants police 10-day custody of Umar Khalid

September 14, 2020 9:22 pm

Producing Khalid before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat through video conferencing, police told the court that they wanted to confront Khalid with documents running into 11-lakh pages.