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ISRO spy case: After 24 years, Supreme Court orders Rs 50 lakh compensation for ex-scientist Nambi Narayanan in false espionage case
India

ISRO spy case: After 24 years, Supreme Court orders Rs 50 lakh compensation for ex-scientist Nambi Narayanan in false espionage case

The Supreme Court on Friday awarded Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist S Nambi Narayanan a compensation of Rs 50 lakh for wrongful arrest in 1994 on espionage charges.

CBI to book journalist Upendra Rai under Official Secrets Act in extortion, money laundering case, say reports
India

CBI to book journalist Upendra Rai under Official Secrets Act in extortion, money laundering case, say reports

The Enforcement Directorate said it has attached assets worth Rs 26.65 crore of journalist Upendra Rai in connection with a money laundering and alleged extortion case against him

CBI court sentences retired captain Salam Singh Rathore to 7 years in prison for involvement in 2006 Navy War Room leak case
India

CBI court sentences retired captain Salam Singh Rathore to 7 years in prison for involvement in 2006 Navy War Room leak case

Delhi court on Wednesday awarded seven-year rigorous imprisonment to retired captain Salam Singh Rathore in an offshoot of the 2006 Navy War Room leak case, saying he had committed the offence against national security.

Reuters journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo released after 512 days in prison: How Myanmar punished the duo for uncovering an atrocity
World

Reuters journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo released after 512 days in prison: How Myanmar punished the duo for uncovering an atrocity

Myanmar has freed Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from jail as part of a move to pardon thousands of prisoners. They were convicted for allegedly violating the Official Secrets Act.

Haryana Police says man honey-trapped by Pakistan's ISI arrested from Rohtak for passing information
India

Haryana Police says man honey-trapped by Pakistan's ISI arrested from Rohtak for passing information

A 23-year-old man, who was honey-trapped by the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), was arrested from Rohtak for allegedly passing information to the Pakistani spy agency about Indian Army camps he visited for recruitment tests, police said.

Lt Colonel rank army officer posted in Jabalpur 'honey-trapped'; detained by intelligence wing
India

Lt Colonel rank army officer posted in Jabalpur 'honey-trapped'; detained by intelligence wing

Days after the arrest of IAF officer Arun Marwaha over espionage charges, a similar case has emerged in Jabalpur with a Lt Colonel rank Indian Army officer now being suspected of falling prey to a honeytrap

Woman booked in Navi Mumbai for allegedly spying on police station using spy camera in sunglasses
India

Woman booked in Navi Mumbai for allegedly spying on police station using spy camera in sunglasses

A woman has been booked for allegedly recording various rooms of Rabale police station in Navi Mumbai using a spycam concealed in her sunglasses.

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar bans UN rights envoy Yanghee Lee for making 'biased' statements; Amnesty terms it 'outrageous'
World

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar bans UN rights envoy Yanghee Lee for making 'biased' statements; Amnesty terms it 'outrageous'

The Myanmar government has banned Yanghee Lee, UN's rights envoy for Myanmar, from entering the country; Lee says her exclusion suggests something "awful" is happening in Rakhine state

Spy held in Jammu and Kashmir for passing vital information on Army to Pakistan
India

Spy held in Jammu and Kashmir for passing vital information on Army to Pakistan

A Pakistani spy named Bodh Raj was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district for passing on vital information regarding deployment and movement of security forces to Pakistan

Delhi High Court denies bail to man accused of supplying documents to ISI
India

Delhi High Court denies bail to man accused of supplying documents to ISI

Delhi High Court has refused to grant bail to one of the five accused arrested for allegedly supplying sensitive documents to ISI operatives of Pakistan, saying allegations against him were "very serious in nature".

Ex-Indian diplomat Madhuri Gupta to be charged under OSA for leaking information to ISI: Delhi HC
India

Ex-Indian diplomat Madhuri Gupta to be charged under OSA for leaking information to ISI: Delhi HC

Justice Pratibha Rani set aside the trial court's January 2012 order by which charges were framed against Madhuri Gupta that provided for a punishment of only three years.

Espionage: Four accused linked to ISI charged under Official Secrets Act
India

Espionage: Four accused linked to ISI charged under Official Secrets Act

Delhi Police on Thursday told a court in New Delhi that four out of five accused arrested for allegedly supplying sensitive documents to ISI operatives had received money from Pakistan's intelligence agency and charges under Official Secrets Act have been slapped against them.

Documents leak case: Court grant bail to four accused on Rs 50,000 surety each
Corporate

Documents leak case: Court grant bail to four accused on Rs 50,000 surety each

Delhi Police had earlier told the court that offence committed in the case was covered under Official Secrets Act and an inquiry on this aspect was underway.

Bring CBI under independent Lokpal: Prashant Bhushan
India

Bring CBI under independent Lokpal: Prashant Bhushan

The CBI cannot be given total autonomy and should be brought under the administrative control of a totally independent Lokpal, AAP leader and senior advocate Prashant Bhushan said on Thursday.

Corporate espionage spreads to defence min too; govt may invoke OSA
Business

Corporate espionage spreads to defence min too; govt may invoke OSA

Police sources said the corporate espionage was not limited to the petroleum ministry as Sharma also used the stolen information from the coal and power ministries for Infraline Energy, for which he was working.

Oil min espionage: Recovered documents related to 'national security aspect', Police tell court
India

Oil min espionage: Recovered documents related to 'national security aspect', Police tell court

Documents recovered from the five corporate executives, arrested in connection with Petroleum Ministry leak case, are related to "national security aspect" and charges under the Official Secrets Act might also be invoked in the matter, the Delhi Police today claimed before a court here.

Petroleum Ministry document leak: Congress wants fair probe
Politics

Petroleum Ministry document leak: Congress wants fair probe

Congress on Friday targeted the government over leakage of Petroleum Ministry documents, saying it indicated that the promise of 'zero tolerance' to corruption was "hollow", and demanded fair probe to ensure that the "big fish" do not escape.

Delhi police hold 5 for stealing, selling 'secret papers' from Petroleum Ministry
Business

Delhi police hold 5 for stealing, selling 'secret papers' from Petroleum Ministry

Two Petroleum Ministry employees are among five persons arrested for allegedly leaking confidential government documents to private companies, Delhi Police said today.

Oil min leak: Those in possession of classified papers to be examined, says Delhi Police
Business

Oil min leak: Those in possession of classified papers to be examined, says Delhi Police

Commissioner BS Bassi on Thursday said that a total of five people were arrested after the Delhi Police set a trap at Shastri Bhavan, the building that houses the petroleum ministry.

HC upholds trial court's order against ex-serviceman for spying
India

HC upholds trial court's order against ex-serviceman for spying

The Delhi High Court has dismissed an ex-serviceman's appeal against a trial court order sentencing him to five years' rigorous imprisonment for passing secret documents to a Pakistani embassy official in 2007.