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Opinion  /  Published 14.09.20

Secure law: The National Security Act

The value of a law depends on its application. The National Security Act, 1980 permits preventive detention — up to a maximum of 12 months — “in certain cases and for matters connect...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.20

The root of the poison

India has witnessed growing violence against Muslims under the current regime, including mob-lynchings and the recent attempt of exclusion through the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Much of this is bein...
By Ajay Gudavarthy in

Opinion  /  Published 05.09.20

Fatal fashion

Sir — Sankarshan Thakur must be lauded for speaking the hard truth in his article, “Compliant and complicit” (Sep 2). Indeed the series of brutal and heartless incidents taking place...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 01.09.20

Quashed: Kafeel Khan's detention

Allahabad High Court on Tuesday quashed the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act (NSA) and ordered his immediate release, saying the Uttar Pradesh government had done a “s...
By Piyush Srivastava, PTI in Allahabad

India  /  Published 01.09.20

Kafeel Khan released by Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday quashed the detention of Dr. Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act and ordered his immediate release, saying his speech at the AMU didn't promote hatred o...
By Agencies in Allahabad

North East  /  Published 27.08.20

AGP meet held despite court bar

AGP president and Assam minister Atul Bora was on Thursday unanimously re-elected party chief for a second straight term of three years but the entire exercise has come under judicial scrutiny.  ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 23.08.20

Riots: authors hit out at publisher

British publisher Bloomsbury, which withdrew a book that blames anti-citizenship-act protesters for the Delhi riots, has received an email from the three authors that calls its decision a breach of co...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.20

Recover memory: The sadness of anniversaries

Anniversaries tend to get repetitive and nagging in their emptiness. Independence Day, in particular, becomes problematic as both past and future look ambiguous. Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru lo...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

India  /  Published 15.08.20

Karnataka revives plan to ban SDPI

The BJP has revived its plans to ban the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), an offshoot of the outlawed Students Islamic Organisation of India (Simi), whose footprints have been found in several...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 14.08.20

Bhushan: outrage floods Twitter

If the Supreme Court decision to hold lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for two tweets was meant to have a chilling effect and scare people in general and lawyers in particular into silence, ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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