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Jamia students arrested without rhyme or reason in Delhi violence case, says varsity's student, alumni body JCC
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Jamia students arrested without rhyme or reason in Delhi violence case, says varsity's student, alumni body JCC

The JCC is a group comprising students and alumni of the Jamia Millia Islamia, and it was formed in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA)

Bhima Koregaon case: SC extends interim protection to civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha till 15 October
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Bhima Koregaon case: SC extends interim protection to civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha till 15 October

The Supreme Court Friday extended till October 15 the interim protection from arrest granted by the Bombay High Court to civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha in the Koregaon Bhima violence case

Bhima Koregaon case: Justice S Ravindra Bhat becomes 5th judge to recuse himself from Gautam Navlakha's plea to quash FIR
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Bhima Koregaon case: Justice S Ravindra Bhat becomes 5th judge to recuse himself from Gautam Navlakha's plea to quash FIR

Justice S Ravindra Bhat on Thursday became the fifth apex court judge to recuse himself from hearing a plea filed by civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha in the Koregaon Bhima violence case

Bhima Koregaon case: CJI Ranjan Gogoi recuses himself from Gautam Navlakha's plea challenging Bombay HC's refusal to quash FIR
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Bhima Koregaon case: CJI Ranjan Gogoi recuses himself from Gautam Navlakha's plea challenging Bombay HC's refusal to quash FIR

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi’s recusal in rights activist Gautam Navlakha’s plea on Monday came as the latest development in the Bhima Koregaon case in which five activists, including Navlakha, have been accused of inciting violence and having 'Maoist-links'

Jamaat-e-Islami J&K activists and separatists face prolonged jail, frequent police questioning in the aftermath of Pulwama attack
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Jamaat-e-Islami J&K activists and separatists face prolonged jail, frequent police questioning in the aftermath of Pulwama attack

Scores of Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir activists and other separatist leaders, who were arrested after the Pulwama attack and then released on bail, are being re-arrested under fresh cases and frequently called to police stations for questioning, claim their lawyers and human rights activists

Bhima Koregaon case: SC directs Maharashtra government to submit chargesheet filed against arrested activists before 8 December
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Bhima Koregaon case: SC directs Maharashtra government to submit chargesheet filed against arrested activists before 8 December

The Supreme Court Monday directed the Maharashtra government to submit before it the charge sheet filed against arrested rights activists before a Pune court in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case.

2008 Malegaon blasts case: SC asks Bombay HC to hear accused Lt-Col Purohit's plea questioning validity of trial under UAPA
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2008 Malegaon blasts case: SC asks Bombay HC to hear accused Lt-Col Purohit's plea questioning validity of trial under UAPA

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Bombay High Court to hear the plea of Lt Colonel Shrikant Purohit, who is an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, on 21 November.

2008 Malegaon blast case: NIA court charges Pragya Singh, Prasad Purohit and five others with terror conspiracy, murder
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2008 Malegaon blast case: NIA court charges Pragya Singh, Prasad Purohit and five others with terror conspiracy, murder

The Bombay High Court on Monday had refused to stay framing of charges by the trial court against Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit and other accused persons in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case.

2008 Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC declines to stay framing of charges against Lt Col Prasad Purohit
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2008 Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC declines to stay framing of charges against Lt Col Prasad Purohit

On 27 December, 2017 the special NIA court had dismissed the pleas filed by Lt Col Purohit, Pragya Singh Thakur and the others seeking that they be discharged from the Malegaon blast case.

NIA court frames charges against six alleged Islamic State members for terrorist activities in South India
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NIA court frames charges against six alleged Islamic State members for terrorist activities in South India

The NIA registered a suo motu case on 1 October, 2016, based on information regarding activities of some youths, who had the intention of furthering the objectives of the proscribed terrorist group in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

No relief for Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Purohit: Bombay HC refuses to stay framing of charges
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No relief for Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Purohit: Bombay HC refuses to stay framing of charges

A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Naveen Sinha and KM Joseph said entertaining Col Purohit's petition at this stage might impact the ongoing trial in the case. The bench, however, granted Purohit the liberty to raise his contentions before the trial court and said it is not expressing any opinion on his petition.

Unlawful Activities Act: India's anti-terrorism law's ambiguous nature gives unreasonable power to authorities
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Unlawful Activities Act: India's anti-terrorism law's ambiguous nature gives unreasonable power to authorities

The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 is India's anti-terrorism law. The UAPA, along with the National Security Act, 1980, are the two swords of the law that are used to combat terrorism.

Calcutta HC refuses to pass order on Lalgarh movement leader Chatradhar Mahato's bail plea, to hear case on 25 July
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Calcutta HC refuses to pass order on Lalgarh movement leader Chatradhar Mahato's bail plea, to hear case on 25 July

The Kolkata High Court refused to pass order on a bail petition by Chatradhar Mahato, who was the face of the Lalgarh movement in West Bengal, saying it would hear out his appeal and bail application together

2008 Malegaon blasts: Bombay HC admits accused Lt Colonel Shrikant Purohit's plea to revise rejection of discharge from case
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2008 Malegaon blasts: Bombay HC admits accused Lt Colonel Shrikant Purohit's plea to revise rejection of discharge from case

The Bombay high court admitted a plea filed by Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, challenging previous judgments of the High Court and a special trial court that had rejected his discharge from the case.

CBI charges top Kerala CPM leader P Jayarajan in RSS activist Kathirur Manoj's 2014 murder case
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CBI charges top Kerala CPM leader P Jayarajan in RSS activist Kathirur Manoj's 2014 murder case

One of Kerala's top CPM leaders, P Jayarajan, got a jolt when the CBI charged him under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for the murder of a RSS activist.

Darjeeling blast: GJM urges Rajnath Singh to constitute high-level enquiry committee
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Darjeeling blast: GJM urges Rajnath Singh to constitute high-level enquiry committee

GJM chief Bimal Gurung on Saturday night also requested the minister to expedite talks

Zakir Naik's sister tells ED she was 'front' for his firms: All you need to know about Nailah Noorani
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Zakir Naik's sister tells ED she was 'front' for his firms: All you need to know about Nailah Noorani

The chargesheet filed against Gazdar of the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) has Naik’s elder sister, Nailah Noorani’s statement that she as a front for companies established by her brother after 2013.

Zakir Naik case: Islamic Research Foundation opposes Modi govt's plea for in-camera proceedings
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Zakir Naik case: Islamic Research Foundation opposes Modi govt's plea for in-camera proceedings

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) on Monday opposed the government's plea for holding in-camera proceedings in the tribunal which is scrutinising whether the immediate ban on IRF was justified.

Kerala writer sedition case: No author will be charged in National Anthem cases, says Pinarayi Vijayan
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Kerala writer sedition case: No author will be charged in National Anthem cases, says Pinarayi Vijayan

The Kerala police have dropped sedition charges foisted against a writer and theatre activist for alleged disrespect shown to the National Anthem.