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

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

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.

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Terrorised By Law

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

LGBTQI members seek scrapping of UAPA

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

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’

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

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

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

Muslim League wants UAPA scrapped, says innocents being caught

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

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

Three RDF leaders held under UAPA in Kerala

Three leaders of the Revolutionary Democratic Front, which is identified as a pro-Maoist organisation, have been arrested.

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

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.

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