Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA)

NIA court grants bail to 2 students held under UAPA

The NIA court in Kochi on Wednesday granted bail to two students, who were arrested for alleged Maoist links in November last year and were facing charges under UAPA. While releasing Allan Shuhaib, 20, and Thwaha Fasal, 24, on bail,…

‘Flimsy cover for cracking down on dissident intellectuals’: Scientists, academics raise concerns over NIA probe

Over 1,000 scientists and academics from India and abroad have endorsed a statement raising concerns over the actions of National Investigation Agency (NIA) in its investigation of the Bhima Koregaon violence. Researchers from affiliated institutions such as Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,…

NIA Arrests 3 persons In Connection with Bhima Koregaon Case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested Sagar Tatyaram Gorkhe, Ramesh Murlidhar Gaichor and Jyoti Raghoba Jagtap in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case. They are members of Kabir Kala Manch, a frontal organization of banned terrorist organization CPI (Maoist),…

Students and Faculty of IITs , IISc , IISERs Demand Release Of Saibaba and Varavara Rao

More than 400 students, faculty members, and alumni from various science and technology institutes in the country have signed a petition to the Central government, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), and Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde, demanding…

Bombay HC Rejects Parole Plea of Saibaba to Attend His Late Mother’s Post-funeral Rituals

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to grant emergency parole to Delhi University’s former professor G N Saibaba to attend his late mother’s post-funeral rituals. A division bench of Justices Z A Haq and A G…

Members of AISA, Other Groups Protesting Hany Babu Arrest Booked for Violation Barring Orders

The Delhi Police has registered a case against members of Left-affiliated AISA and other organisations for violation barring orders while protesting the arrest of Delhi University professor Hany Babu by the NIA in the Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad case, officials said…

Ex-prof Saibaba seeks parole, HC issues notice to Maharashtra govt

Saibaba, who is serving life term in the Nagpur Central Prison for links with Maoists, lost his ailing mother on August 1 even as his lawyers were seeking to arrange a video conference between the two. The Nagpur Bench of…

Bhima Koregaon undertrials among 1,000 Taloja Jail prisoners with COVID-19 like symptoms

When Monali Raut spoke to her imprisoned brother Mahesh last week, it got her a bit worried. “He said almost half the prisoners in Taloja Central Prison have been suffering from flu, cough or cold in the past week,” she…

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