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National Security
India  /  Published 14.02.21

‘Ladakh disengagement is surrender’

Senior Congress leader and former defence minister A K Antony on Sunday alleged that disengagement in both the Galwan Valley and Pangong Tso Lake areas and the creation of a buffer zone was a "su...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.01.21

NSG scans Delhi explosives

The Union home ministry on Saturday directed the National Security Guard’s bomb disposal squad to examine the explosives used in the low-intensity blast near the Israeli embassy in high security...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.12.20

Allahabad HC order to free Kafeel good: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with the Allahabad High Court verdict quashing the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act (NSA) and ordered his immediate releas...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.20

Lawless use: NSA, UAPA

This is not the first time that the Allahabad High Court has admonished the State for the misuse of the National Security Act, 1980. Last September, the high court had released the doctor, Kafeel Khan...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 13.11.20

An India in chains

Some attributes of freedom are the most precious of all human rights. The right of an individual to express himself freely, move freely throughout the territory of India, assemble peaceably and withou...
By Kapil Sibal in

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World  /  Published 02.11.20

Seven politicians held in Hong Kong

Seven prominent Hong Kong opposition activists were arrested on Sunday on charges related to obstructing a legislative council meeting in May, the latest move by authorities amid a broader crackdown o...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.20

Living the lie: How parakeets are invented

On August 31 last, the Republican National Convention and Kenosha were the themes of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Oliver, as everyone knows, is not fond of his president. He said the RNC w...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Opinion  /  Published 19.09.20

Amoral panic: middle class, media and hysteria

As our country faces unprecedented economic, health and national security crises, it is engrossed with the lurid demonization of a young film actress. The Rhea Chakraborty affair reveals a society gri...
By Asim Ali in

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.20

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 09.09.20

For freedom: Dr Kafeel Khan released

Sir — The doctor from Uttar Pradesh, Kafeel Khan, a victim of political conspiracy, has now been released from prison on the order of the Allahabad High Court (“Hope again”, Sept 7)....
By The Telegraph in


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