Friday, 28 January, 2022

Topic: UAPA

Bulli Bai, Sulli Deals show that we Indians don’t respect the dignity of people different from us

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

NIA team to visit Germany to probe SFJ operative Multani for ‘planning attacks on India’

NIA says 'no reports on Multani’s involvement in the Ludhiana court blast yet', adds that he had never been on their radar earlier. Punjab Police, however, have a record of him.

4,690 arrested, 149 convicted under UAPA between 2018-2020, Modi govt tells Parliament

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai added that there are adequate constitutional, institutional and statutory safeguards to prevent misuse of UAPA.

SC rejects NIA’s plea challenging Bombay HC’s bail to Sudha Bharadwaj in Bhima Koregaon case

'We see no reason to interfere with the high court order,' said the bench while refusing to consider the submissions raised by NIA.

SC to hear plea to quash UAPA charges by Tripura police against 2 lawyers, journalist

Advocates, Mukesh and Ansarul Haq, and journalist Shyam Meera Singh are booked under the UAPA for allegedly disseminating information about communal violence in Tripura.

Editors Guild of India ‘shocked’ at Tripura Police FIR against journalists, seeks fair probe

Journalists' body says the move reveals an ‘extremely disturbing trend’ of a harsh law being used for merely reporting communal violence. Here’s the full statement.

Kashmiri students have a future too. Their actions deserve sympathy, not UAPA charges

Incidents against Kashmiri students have increased the sense of insecurity and anxiety among them as well as their parents and relatives in Kashmir.

UAPA against 2 lawyers who accused Tripura Police of inaction in violence ‘targeting Muslims’

The lawyers conducted a fact-finding and legal assistance mission on behalf of the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) after violence erupted in Tripura last month.

College students, staff in J&K booked under UAPA for ‘celebrating Pakistan’s T20 win over India’

Police say people from hostels of SKIMS and Government Medical College 'burst crackers, danced and raised anti-India slogans' after Pakistan win. The accused are yet to be identified.

‘Keeping Bhagat Singh book not barred under law’: Court acquits 2 tribals in UAPA, sedition case

A father-son duo was accused of harbouring people who 'instigated' tribals to participate in Naxal activities. Police cited newspaper articles & Bhagat Singh book as evidence.

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Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.


Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.