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Sep 08, 2018
Bhima Koregaon arrests: UAPA has poor conviction rate; roughly 75% cases end in discharge or acquittalThe conviction rate for cases under UAPA–cases convicted per cases in which trials were completed–in 2016 was 33 percent, as against 82 percent for all SLL cases, while the pendency percentage – cases pending trial per total cases for trial – stood at 97.8 percent in 2016, as against 82 percent for SLL cases.
Aug 30, 2018
Bhima Koregaon raids: Ambiguities in UAPA, lack of unified authority against terrorism worsen security situationThe repeal of Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) figured prominently in the Common Minimum Programme of the first UPA government.
Nov 02, 2017
Delhi HC directs Centre to consider plea to denotify SIMI as terror organisationThe Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to consider an application seeking to denotify the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) as a 'terrorist organisation'.
Oct 08, 2017
Las Vegas shooting was not an act of terror, say police: Is 'terrorist' label selectively applied to Indian Muslims?A few days ago, an American in Las Vegas killed 58 strangers at a concert. He shot into the crowd for over an hour and wounded over 500 people.
May 28, 2017
Law Commission: No 'automatic denial' of bail in terrorism cases, evidence to be given priorityThe Law Commission said that bail should not be automatically denied people accused of being involved in terror acts, and evidence should be given priority.
May 10, 2017
Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ in the Hague: All you need to know about India's representative Harish SalveThe International Court of Justice at the Hague in the Netherlands suspended the death sentence against the alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. Jadhav was given a death sentence by a Pakistani military court on 10 April on the charges of espionage and waging war against Islamabad.
Aug 30, 2016
Misleading ads: Celebrities should be penalised 10 times the fees paid but jail term proposal is absurdMany advanced jurisdictions that have long ago made laws to tackle the menace of exaggerated celebrity blitzkrieg, have carefully drawn a distinction between civil and criminal liability
Jul 03, 2016
Gujarat govt opposes compensation for six people acquitted in Akshardham blasts caseThe Gujarat government has opposed in the Supreme Court a plea by six persons, acquitted by the apex court in the 2002 Akshardham terror attack case
Apr 04, 2016
Mumbai blasts: Prosecution arguments to begin from TuesdayDefence lawyers of the 10 accused convicted for their roles in the Mumbai blasts during 2002 and 2003 on Monday concluded arguments on the quantum of sentence before the special POTA court.
Mar 29, 2016
Mumbai blasts of 2002-2003: POTA court convicts 10 accused, acquits three for attacks that left 12 deadThe 10 convicted for the Mumbai blasts will be sentenced on Wednesday