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Surat court acquits 122 people accused of being SIMI members, cites lack of cogent evidence
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Surat court acquits 122 people accused of being SIMI members, cites lack of cogent evidence

The accused, who belong to states including Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Maharashtra, said they had gathered in Surat to take part in a seminar in a peaceful manner

Bombay HC upholds bail for Areeb Majeed, Kalyan resident accused of having Islamic State links
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Bombay HC upholds bail for Areeb Majeed, Kalyan resident accused of having Islamic State links

The bench hearing the matter said it was upholding the lower court's order on the grounds of pendency of trial and not on merits of the case

Delhi riots: Sessions court dismisses bail pleas of Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal in UAPA case
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Delhi riots: Sessions court dismisses bail pleas of Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal in UAPA case

Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat said that in a case of a conspiracy of such a large scale, not having a video was not so vital as generally conspiracy, by its very nature, is hatched in secrecy, and not having videos of such a conspiracy was obvious rather than doubtful

Booked for sedition, two Manipur journalists released after admitting article published due to 'oversight'
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Booked for sedition, two Manipur journalists released after admitting article published due to 'oversight'

The police had also booked executive editor Paojel Chaoba and editor-in-chief Dhiren Sadokpam of The Frontier Manipur online news portal under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

Delhi riots case: Umar Khalid claims chargesheet leaked to media, says 'vicious campaign' run against him
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Delhi riots case: Umar Khalid claims chargesheet leaked to media, says 'vicious campaign' run against him

Khalid said that his lawyers hadn't received a copy of chargesheet till 4 Jan, but that the media had reported on Delhi Police's charge of conspiracy against him in the last week of December 2020

Special NIA court jails BTech graduate for pledging allegiance to Islamic State; youth was caught enroute Libya in 2015
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Special NIA court jails BTech graduate for pledging allegiance to Islamic State; youth was caught enroute Libya in 2015

The case pertains to a criminal conspiracy to establish an Islamic State base in India by recruiting Muslim youths like the BTech graduate for the proscribed terrorist organisation through different social media platforms

Malegaon blast case: Pragya Singh Thakur, three others fail to appear in Mumbai court; trial begins Friday
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Malegaon blast case: Pragya Singh Thakur, three others fail to appear in Mumbai court; trial begins Friday

Thakur, and six others are accused of carrying out a blast outside a mosque in Malegaon in 2008, in which six people were killed and over 100 others injured

Delhi riots case: Umar Khalid tells court there is 'vicious' media campaign against him
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Delhi riots case: Umar Khalid tells court there is 'vicious' media campaign against him

During the hearing on Saturday, Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad, appearing for the police, denied all the allegations raised by the former JNU student leader

Delhi riots: Police files supplementary chargesheet against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA case
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Delhi riots: Police files supplementary chargesheet against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA case

The 930-page supplementary chargesheet was filed against Khalid, Imam and one Faizan Khan under sections 13 (unlawful activities), 16 (terrorist act), 17 (raising funds for terrorist act) and 18 (conspiracy) of the UAPA

Delhi riots: Court extends judicial custody of Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA cases till 23 Nov
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Delhi riots: Court extends judicial custody of Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam in UAPA cases till 23 Nov

During the hearing on Friday, the prosecutor for Delhi Police was unclear about whether the chargesheets will be filed next week, but said he will inform the court on 23 Nov

Siddique Kappan was going to Hathras under the 'garb of journalism' to disturb law & order, UP govt tells SC
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Siddique Kappan was going to Hathras under the 'garb of journalism' to disturb law & order, UP govt tells SC

Meanwhile, CJI SA Bobde raised concerns over misreporting in the case and asked the petitioner Kerala Union of Working Journalists' to file a rejoinder to the UP govt's affidavit while postponing the hearing in the case by a week

Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process
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Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process

While it is encouraging that the grant of bail has been prioritised in some cases, a number of other journalists are languishing in prison, with the top court doing little about their plight

Delhi riots: AAP govt gives approval to prosecute Umar Khalid under UAPA
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Delhi riots: AAP govt gives approval to prosecute Umar Khalid under UAPA

Delhi Police said it needs sanction from the AAP govt to prosecute under Sections 16, 17, 18 of UAPA and from MHA to prosecute under Section 13 of Act, which has already been approved

Terror funding: For second day, NIA raids six NGOs, trusts in Delhi and Srinagar
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Terror funding: For second day, NIA raids six NGOs, trusts in Delhi and Srinagar

The raids conducted on Thursday were a continuation of the agency’s searches at 10 locations in Jammu and Kashmir and one in Bengaluru on Wednesday

Delhi riots: Umar Khalid tells court conditions in jail are similar to 'solitary confinement'
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Delhi riots: Umar Khalid tells court conditions in jail are similar to 'solitary confinement'

Khalid was arrested under the stringent UAPA in connection with northeast Delhi riots in February this year

Delhi riots: Provide 'adequate' security to Umar Khalid, court tells Tihar Jail authorities
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Delhi riots: Provide 'adequate' security to Umar Khalid, court tells Tihar Jail authorities

Khalid's counsel, Trideep Pais, had earlier told the court he has been attacked on several occasions in the past and hence there was "apprehension" of his safety in prison

SC tells Kerala journalist arrested enroute Hathras to move Allahabad HC for bail, adjourns case for four weeks
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SC tells Kerala journalist arrested enroute Hathras to move Allahabad HC for bail, adjourns case for four weeks

The apex court was hearing a habeas corpus petition filed by the Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) against the arrest of journalist Siddique Kappan.

Delhi riots: Police shares details of protected witnesses in charge sheet copies provided to accused
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Delhi riots: Police shares details of protected witnesses in charge sheet copies provided to accused

The court has directed the Special Cell of the Delhi Police to ensure comprehensive safety and security to all the protected witnesses

Bhima Koregaon case: NIA files chargesheet against 8, including Gautam Navlakha; Stan Swamy sent to judicial custody
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Bhima Koregaon case: NIA files chargesheet against 8, including Gautam Navlakha; Stan Swamy sent to judicial custody

82-year-old Swamy was arrested in Ranchi on Thursday and produced before a Mumbai court on Friday. He has been remanded to judicial custody till 23 October

Held on way to Hathras, UP Police book Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, three others for sedition
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Held on way to Hathras, UP Police book Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, three others for sedition

Charges under the stringent UAPA and the IT Act have also been filed against the four, who were accused by the state police of having links with the alleged radical group Popular Front of India and its affiliates