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The Supreme Court in Decline: Forgotten Freedoms and Eroded Rights

Justice A. P. Shah delivered a memorial lecture in memory of late Justice Hosbet Suresh titled “The Supreme Court in Decline: Forgotten Freedoms and Eroded Rights” on 18th September, 2020. The lecture was organized collectively by Centre for Study of Society… Continue Reading →

Gujarat High Court allows ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt’s plea for physical hearing

Ahmedabad Mirror / Updated: Sep 18, 2020, Sanjiv Bhatt.The ex-IPS officer had filed plea in HC that a courti in Palanpur shouldn’t hear four applications filed by him virtuallyFormer IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt’s application that a court in Palanpur should not hear four applications filed… Continue Reading →

3005 cases registered and 3974 arrest made under UAPA only 27% had chargesheets, govt tells Rajya Sabha

To a question on UAPA cases, MoS (Home) G Kishan Reddy told Rajya Sabha in a written reply that a total of 922, 901 and 1,182 UAPA cases were registered across the country in 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively. The… Continue Reading →

Indigenous Activists Arrested and Held Incommunicado Following Border Wall Protest

Two O’odham women arrested at the border were taken to a private prison where they were denied access to the outside world. Ryan DevereauxSeptember 16 2020, 4:39 p.m. Two Indigenous women who were arrested by federal agents while attempting to block… Continue Reading →

India’s Unforgivable Laws

Several unconstitutional laws in India repress its citizens. A reading list from the EPW Archives. As the second branch of government, the purpose of the legislature is to make laws that uphold the fundamental rights of all citizens. However, when… Continue Reading →

Medha Patkar moves SC for interim release of prisoners charged under Special Acts amid COVID-19; Bombay HC verdict challenged

. The plea states that out of 28,642 prisoners to be released, only 10,467 prisoners are released till date, due to the additional conditions imposed by the Maharashtra High Powered Committee. Debayan RoySep 13, 2020, 4:29 PM IST A plea has… Continue Reading →

Jail Diary of Dr Kafeel Khan

By Dr Kafeel Khan Their Stick, My Behind When Uttar Pradesh Police’s Special Task Force (STF) arrested me at Mumbai airport on January 29, I had no clue why. I didn’t know that an FIR was lodged against me in… Continue Reading →

September 13—Why Death Anniversary of Jatindra Nath Das Should be Observed as Justice for Political Prisoners Day

The bravery and sacrifice of Jatindra Nath Das continues to be celebrated years after his death, his story continues to inspire.By  13/09/2020 bY Bharat Dogra Jatindra Nath Das was a valiant freedom fighter and comrade of Shahid Bhagat Singh who… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad case: Custody of 3 Kabir Kala Manch members extended till September 19

MUMBAI Updated: Sep 12, 2020 00:16 IST The National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court on Friday extended NIA custody of three members of Kabir Kala Manch – Jyoti Jagtap, Sagar Gorkhe and Ramesh Gaichor – till September 19. Gorkhe and Gaichor… Continue Reading →

Kochi NIA Court- Books, Slogans, Diary Entries, Etc., Not Evidence For UAPA Charges Without Overt Acts Of Violence Or Instigation

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK11 Sep 2020 3:42 AM GMT “A provocative thought does not ipso facto prove preparation for crime”, the court observed. A Special Court in Kochi granted bail to two students arrested in Kerala over alleged Maoist links, after… Continue Reading →

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