Repeal UAPA immediately, says Akhil Gogoi
Any post-mortem of how state and courts failed Swamy will be a case of too little, too late.
In an interview with Outlook, student activists Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita discuss their arrest and bail, the use of UAPA on protesters and the future of the anti-CAA movement
Student activist Asif Iqbal Tanha tells Outlook why he feels UAPA is being used to silence voices of dissent, the future of the anti-CAA movement and the ‘mental torture’ he underwent in Tihar.
The court found materials presented not adequate to attribute any act of terrorism to Akhil Gogoi in a case registered against him at Chabua police station in Dibrugarh district
We must start thinking of power as a weapon and therefore have a framework to regulate its abuse
The Supreme Court has said that reading down of UAPA may have pan-India ramifications.
The recent judgments of the Delhi High Court releasing on bail, three university students charged under UAPA can be classified as a rare act of judicial activism
'Very happy with bail order; for many months we couldn't believe we're in jail under such charges,' Natasha said.
Kin and lawyers of imprisoned activists say the ruling will help in the delivery of justice
'You haven't done anything wrong. You have protested against CAA. Go and answer the questions bravely,' Devangana's mother told her
It’s vital for courts to proactively uphold individual freedoms when probe agencies seek to curb them
A law which is prone to so much misuse should have no place in the statute book
The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted bail to Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha in connection with a case pertaining to the Delhi riots
An extraordinary story unfolds, mostly away from public eyes: a journalist is condemned to seemingly endless prison for merely trying to report news. Even a Supreme Court order goes abegging.
Among all our laws, Section 43D(2) of UAPA is arguably the most violative of principles of justice—it totally eclipses procedural fairness, and permits pre-trial incarceration up to 180 days
Kashmiri journalist Sultan has been booked under the anti-terror Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) on charges of supporting a militant group and conspiring to kill a police officer
Two editors of ‘The Frontier Manipur’ have been charged with sedition over the publication of an article that criticised the state’s militant movement
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.