The students were booked under the Act that dates back to the British era allegedly for posting a WhatsApp status praising Pakistan players after the team’s victory against India in a T20 cricket match on October 24.
Senior Congress leader and former Governor of Uttar Pradesh Aziz Qureshi allegedly referred to the Yogi Adityanath government in the state as a "blood-sucking demon".
A pro-Khalistani outfit threatened to stop Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur from unfurling national tricolour on August 15, the Independence day.
Responding to the allegations of the administration, the filmmaker - represented by advocate K A Akbar - has claimed that she had not deleted any material from her phone which was seized by the police without any prior information or direction regarding the same.
The professor surrendered to Additional Sessions Judge Anurag Kumar and moved an interim bail application on Tuesday.
Elangbam Ranjita wrote to the state government on Tuesday, a day after the Supreme Court set free political activist Erendro Leichombam held on the same charges.
Erendro Leichombam was detained on May 13 under NSA over a Facebook post in which he said that cow dung or cow urine will not cure Covid-19.
Out of these cases, charge sheets were filed in 141 cases while just six people were convicted for the offence during the six-year period.
The bench agreed to examine the pleas filed by Editors Guild of India and a former major general, challenging the constitutionality of the law, and said its main concern was the "misuse of law".
Sirsa Police in Haryana has booked nearly 100 farmers and farm leaders in Haryana following an attack on Haryana Deputy Speaker and BJP leader Ranbir Gangwa.
Asking if India still needed the colonial-era law, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana sought a Centre on pleas including the one filed by the Editors Guild of India challenging the validity of the provision.
The responses to an editorial I wrote earlier highlighted how divided the country has become, and possibly how devoid of compassion many of our citizens are.
There are instances where even juveniles were booked under the UAPA.
IPS Officer G P Singh was booked under IPC sections 124-A for sedition and 153-A for inciting communal disharmony at Raipur’s City Kotwali police station on late Thursday night
Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat will hear the arguments on the plea on July 12.
Speaking to Outlook, Stan Swamy’s lawyer Mihir Desai said that the draconian law UAPA needs a relook
'We refuse to be silent spectators and are ready to pay the price': Family members of Bhima Koregaon prisoners
Any post-mortem of how state and courts failed Swamy will be a case of too little, too late.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.