Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: draconian laws

Hathras UAPA case: Student leader Masud Ahmed walks out of jail after spending 3.5 years in prison

Student leader Masud Ahmed who was arrested along with Malayali journalist Siddique Kappan and others in the Hathras UAPA-ED case in October 2020, walked out of jail on Wednesday night.

(Re)visiting the origins of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

In his essay “Political Theology: Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty,” the German political theorist Carl Schmitt elaborates on the concept of a...

“Narendra Modi: coward and insecure, Umar Khalid: brave,” say activists and friends on Khalid’s 1000th day in jail

As Umar Khalid, rights activist and a doctoral degree holder from Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU), completes 1000 days of incarceration under draconian UAPA, concerned citizens, activists, his friends and family gathered today at the Press Club of India to commemorate and remember the ‘struggles for social justice.’

Law Commission says Sedition should be retained, suggests punishment upto life imprisonment

The Law Commission of India has recommended against the total repeal of Sedition law (Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code) and has instead proposed that the provision be retained with certain amendments.

Jahangirpuri: 5 Muslims charged under draconian National Security Act

Five Muslims who were arrested in connection with the violence at Delhi's Jahangirpuri on Saturday have been charged under the draconian National Security Act (NSA).

Haryana Assembly passes anti-conversion Bill amid Congress walkout

The Haryana Assembly on Tuesday passed a Bill against religious conversions amid a walkout by Congress.