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Explainer | What Happened To Disha Ravi 'Toolkit' Case? Delhi Police's Probe Might Hit Dead End

Oct 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The case and Ravi's subsequent short incarceration became a viral point of debate not just in India but also internationally, thanks to her links to global climate change activist Greta Thunberg.

NIA Now In Charge Of Probe Into Seizure Of 2,988 Kg Heroin At Gujarat's Mundra Port

Oct 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The case relates to the seizure of 2,988.21 kg of heroin, disguised as consignment of semi-processed talc stones originating from Afghanistan, which had arrived at the Mundra port from Bandar Abbas Port in Iran, according to the NIA official.


TISS Students Who Shouted Pro-Sharjeel Imam Slogans Granted Anticipatory Bail In Sedition Case

Arrest has far-reaching consequences as the same may spoil the career of the student forever, the judge said. Slogans of "Sharjeel Tere Sapno Ko Hum Manzil Tak Pahuchaenge" were raised in an LGBTQ rally in Mumbai.

UNHRC Criticises India For Pressure On Journalists, Use Of UAPA, Communication Blackouts In J&K

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The United Nations UN high commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet described the use of UAPA in India as “worrying and said hundreds of people remain in detention in India for exercising their right to the freedom of expression


Video Shows Geelani's Body In Pak Flag, Family Booked Under UAPA

After Geelani’s death, videos surfaced showing Syed Ali Shah Geelani's body wrapped in a Pakistani flag.

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04 September, 2021

When State Is Allowed To Deprive A Person Of Her Life And Liberty: The Curious Case Of Our Criminal Laws

Dilip Borah

The time to call a halt to arbitrary powers of the State is now; else it may be too late!


23 August, 2021

'Didn't Call For Violence In Anti-CAA Speech': Sedition-Accused JNU Student Sharjeel Imam

Outlook Web Desk

Imam has moved the court seeking bail in a case related to speeches made by him at two universities in 2019, where he allegedly threatened to “cut off” Assam and the rest of the Northeast from India.


21 August, 2021

14 Arrested In Assam Under UAPA For Supporting Taliban On Social Media

Outlook Web Bureau

Assam Police said they are taking stern legal action against pro-Taliban comments on social media that are harmful to national security.


04 August, 2021

1,948 Arrests Under UAPA In 2019, 34 Persons Convicted: Govt

Outlook Web Desk

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai was responding to a written question by DMK member Tiruchi Siva regarding the total number of people imprisoned under the UAPA in the country at present.


21 July, 2021

Kishorechandra Wangkhem’s Wife Asks Govt To Release Him And Revoke Charges Slapped On Him

Dipankar Roy

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.


15 July, 2021

Delhi Court To Hear UAPA Accused Umar Khalid's Bail Plea On July 27

Outlook Web Desk

Khalid along with several others has been booked under the anti-terror law in the case. They are accused of being the "masterminds" of the February 2020 violence, which had left 53 people dead and over 700 injured.


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12 July, 2021

Bhima Koregaon-Accused Anand Teltumbde Denied Bail Days After Stan Swamy's Death

Outlook Web Desk

Activist Anand Teltumbde, one of the co-accused in the Elgar Parishad case, was denied bail by a special court on Monday.


12 July, 2021

Defending Stan Swamy’s Death: Abuses And Absurd Arguments

Ruben Banerjee

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.


11 July, 2021

UAPA And PSA Go Side By Side In Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

There are instances where even juveniles were booked under the UAPA.


06 July, 2021

Delhi Riots: Ishrat Jahan Seeks Bail In UAPA Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat will hear the arguments on the plea on July 12.


06 July, 2021

‘Stan Swamy’s Death Is A Result Of His Arrest’: Lawyer Mihir Desai

Preetha Nair

Speaking to Outlook, Stan Swamy’s lawyer Mihir Desai said that the draconian law UAPA needs a relook


06 July, 2021

Stan Swamy’s Death An ‘Institutional Murder’: Family, Friends Of Bhima Koregaon Accused

Outlook Web Bureau

'We refuse to be silent spectators and are ready to pay the price': Family members of Bhima Koregaon prisoners


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06 July, 2021

Just As British Killed Birsa Munda In Jail, Indian Govt Killed Stan: Swamy's Comrades

Astha Savyasachi

If this govt has any shame left, it should free all political prisoners, says Stan Swamy's comrade


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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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