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Manipur HC Orders Release Of Journalist Detained Under NSA For Facebook Post On Cow Dung

Jul 23, 2021 Outlook Bureau

Kishorchandra Wangkhem was arrested following a Facebook post, allegedly put up by him in Manipuri language, sardonically stating to the effect that cow dung and cow urine were not the medicine for treating Coronavirus.

Manipuri Activist Detained Under NSA Over Facebook Post, Walks Out Of Jail After 2 Months

Jul 19, 2021 Dipankar Roy

Activist Erendro Leichombam was arrested for his Facebook posts which stated that cow dung and urine did not cure Covid-19.


What Has India Learnt From South Korea's 40 Years Of NSA?

Akin to South Korea, India implemented NSA 40 years ago, under Indira Gandhi’s rule, which gave power to central and state governments to detain an individual. But, there is a catch.

'Can Frame Me In Another Case': Kafeel Khan Says UP Govt 'Stubborn Like A Child'

Sep 02, 2020 PTI

Kafeel Khan said he was apprehensive that the UP government can frame him in any other case, and claimed that he and his family had to face many hardships as the state government was 'after' him.


Kafeel Khan Walks Free At Midnight After Court Calls His Detention Under NSA Illegal

Mathura jail administration informed at around 11.00 pm that Dr Kafeel Khan will be released, and at around midnight, he was released.

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01 September, 2020

Allahabad HC Directs Immediate Release Of Kafeel Khan Who Was Charged Under NSA

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The First Information Report, filed on December 13 last year, says Dr Khan made an attempt to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere at the university and disturb communal harmony.


27 August, 2020

UP CM Adityanath Asks Officials To Invoke NSA Against Accused In Lakhimpur Kheri Rape, Murder Case

PTI

The mutilated body of the 17-year-old girl was found near a dry pond around 200 metres from her village.


19 August, 2020

Of 139 Booked Under NSA In UP This Year, 76 Accused Of Cow Slaughter

PTI

An official had said that the police had arrested 3,867 people, involved in either cow slaughter or smuggling or both, from January till June 8.


03 April, 2020

Tablighi Jamaat Members Face NSA For Misbehaving With Nurses In UP Hospital

Outlook Web Bureau

The UP government has also decided that female nurses and female policewomen will not be deployed where the Tablighi Jamaat members are kept.


14 February, 2020

Dr. Kafeel Khan Booked Under NSA For Remarks Against CAA

PTI

The suspended paediatrician of BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, Kafeel Khan, was arrested from Mumbai on January 29 allegedly for making inflammatory speeches.


18 January, 2020

Delhi Police Commissioner Gets Detention Power Under National Security Act For 3 Months

Outlook Web Bureau

The colonial-era law allows the authorities to detain individuals if they are deemed to be a threat to the national security, and law and order.


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26 April, 2019

Life In An Indian Prison: The Curse Of An Ethnic Minority And A Panic-Stricken Society

Kishorechandra Wangkhem

Manipuri journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem was sentenced to a year's detention under the National Security Act for allegedly targeting the ruling BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a social media video post. In this second and concluding portion of his diary, Wangkhem narrates the pain of belonging to an ethnic minority and how the society turned its back on him and his family.


25 April, 2019

Life In An Indian Prison: When Darkness Falls, Tears Are Not Enough

Kishorechandra Wangkhem

The heart-wrenching story of Manipuri journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem, who stood up for his rights, and won! He talks about life in prison and his family's fight for justice after being hounded by the state government of Manipur


09 April, 2019

Manipur Govt Should Pay Rs 1 Crore In Reparation To Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem

Pradip Phanjoubam

A young mid-career professional, outspoken though irreverent, has been made to pay far more than his due by this atrocious miscarriage of justice, writes Pradip Phanjoubam.


07 February, 2019

Manipur Journalist’s Jailing Is Abuse Of State Power, It's Time We Raise Our Voice

Ruben Banerjee

It’s about time this travesty of justice is put to an end. Kishorechandra Wangkhem must be freed, and whoever thought of locking him up must be punished.


30 January, 2019

Jailed Manipur Journalist's Wife Demands His Release, Says Family Victim Of Political Propaganda

Outlook Web Bureau

Wangkhem was detained under the National Security Act (NSA) by the Manipur government for criticising it.


20 January, 2019

Rahul Gandhi Addresses Letter To Manipur Journalist Who Was Jailed For Targeting PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress Chief wrote, 'fascist forces have not only attempted to destroy the idea of India but attack anyone who challenges their distorted narrative.'


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14 January, 2019

National Security Act Invoked Against Three Accused In Bulandshahr Violence

Outlook Web Bureau

The Uttar Pradesh government has invoked National Security Act against the seven accused arrested in the December 3 cow slaughtering case that claimed lives of two people including a police inspector.


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