Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicNational Security Act

Topic: National Security Act

MP Police invokes NSA against 4 in Ujjain for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans

MP CM Shivraj Chouhan said that he will not tolerate a 'Taliban-like' mindset after 10 people were arrested for allegedly shouting pro-Pakistan slogans during a Muharram event.

Delhi L-G grants police chief powers to detain under NSA as Independence Day approaches

Considered a routine practice carried out around this time annually, the move also comes amid ongoing farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar. Order to be in effect till 18 October 2021.

NSA was imposed on Manipur activist Erendro on basis of 5 cases, but probe not completed in 4

Manipur revoked the NSA order against political activist Leichombam Erendro after he was released from jail Monday, following the top court’s intervention.

SC orders release of Manipur activist Erendro Leichombam detained under NSA by 5 pm

Erendro Leichombam was arrested and booked under National Security Act for his 13 May Facebook post criticising BJP leaders for advocating cow dung and urine as cures for Covid.

Journalist, activist jailed under NSA for 45 days over cow posts. In Manipur, it’s not unusual

Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem and activist Erendro Leichombam were arrested last month for Facebook posts that said ‘cow dung and cow urine’ don’t cure Covid.  

Manipur journalist & activist booked for Facebook posts faced NSA, sedition charges before

Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem and activist Erendro Leichombam were booked for their social media message posted in the wake of state BJP chief Tikendra Singh’s Covid-related death.

‘Speech on RSS & pseudo-Hinduism’ — how UP govt’s SC plea justified NSA against Kafeel Khan

UP govt filed a petition in Supreme Court in October challenging Allahabad High Court’s 1 September judgment that quashed Kafeel Khan’s detention under NSA.

Govt tells parliament 1,198 people detained under National Security Act in 2017 & 2018

Union Minister of State for Home Kishan Reddy told the parliament that the latest NCRB report showed Madhya Pradesh detained the most number of people under NSA in 2017 and 2018.

UP govt stubborn like a child, can frame me in another case, says Kafeel Khan after release

The Allahabad HC Tuesday quashed Khan's detention under the NSA & ordered his immediate release. Following the court's order, Khan was released from Mathura jail Tuesday night.

Why Dr Kafeel Khan is still in jail — a 40-yr-old law, judicial delays, Covid & ‘retribution’

National Security Act was invoked against Dr Kafeel Khan in February after he was granted bail in the case of anti-CAA speech at Aligarh Muslim University in December.

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US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.


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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.