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Thursday, December 12, 2019



In 3 cases, Kerala HC quashed UAPA over delay in nod for prosecution

November 05, 2019 5:13 am

Once the police give the proposal to the sanctioning authority, a final decision from the authority should come within 14 working days.

Supreme Court seeks Centre's reply on pleas challenging UAPA amendments

September 06, 2019 1:26 pm

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi issued notice to Centre on petitions challenging the Unlawful Activities Prevention Amendment (UAPA) Bill, alleging it violates fundamental rights.

Lok Sabha passes bill to designate individuals as terrorists amid Congress walkout

July 24, 2019 6:04 pm

During a debate in the Lok Sabha to amend the UAPA act, Shah said the provision to designate a person suspected to have terror links as terrorist is necessary to root out terror and keep the enforcement agencies a step ahead of terrorists.

Terrorised By Law

September 18, 2018 12:34 am

Criminalising the mere espousal of an ideology under the UAPA is unconstitutional.

LGBTQI members seek scrapping of UAPA

September 07, 2018 3:06 am

Even as members of the LGBTQI community cheered the verdict, a section from the community took a political stand against the recent arrests of five human rights activists under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Mob lynching accused should be treated as terrorists: Swami Agnivesh

August 03, 2018 10:19 pm

The activist was roughed up in Pakur district in Jharkhand on July 17, has also demanded that such people should be tried under the counter-terror law UAPA.

HC upholds acquittal of three ‘terrorists’

May 15, 2015 1:39 am

Says prosecution’s plea ‘suffers from gaps, lacunae which remain unexplained and cause doubt about recoveries’

HC not against slapping both MCOCA & UAPA on same accused, sets aside ’14 order

May 03, 2015 1:32 am

Court said since these two laws “operate in respect of different and distinct offences”.

Muslim League wants UAPA scrapped, says innocents being caught

May 02, 2015 7:50 pm

Earlier last week, three activists of the Revolutionary Democratic Front, suspected to be a frontal organisation of CPI (Maoist), were arrested.

Explained: Terror laws compared

April 29, 2015 5:42 am

Gujarat Governor O P Kohli last week sent the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill, 2015 for the President’s assent.


2008 Malegaon blasts: Lt Col Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Thakur charged with terror conspiracy murder

October 30, 2018 4:50 pm

A special NIA court charged all seven accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case with terror conspiracy, murder and other related offences. This includes Lt Col Prasad Purohit and Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur.