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Kashmiri Separatist Leader Asiya Andrabi To Be Charged Under UAPA For 'Waging War' Against India

Dec 21, 2020 PTI

Andrabi and two others were arrested in April 2018 for allegedly running a terrorist organisation

2020: The Protests That Didn’t Make It

Dec 19, 2020 Aishwarya Bhattacharyya

The Centre has, since last one year, passed on several legislations which directly and indirectly give effect to social and political restructuring

Varavara Rao To Stay At Private Hospital Till December 14: Bombay High Court

The 81-year-old activist was admitted to Nanavati hospital on November 18.

Tamang Happy Over Meet With Mamata, But Bimal Gurung 'Closed Chapter'

Nov 03, 2020 PTI

Darjeeling does not want Gurung back, says Binoy Tamang

‘Causing Social Disharmony A Terror Act’: Delhi Court Rejects Riots Accused’s Bail Plea

A Delhi court has said intentionally blocking roads leading to violence will now be treated as an act of terrorism.

25 October, 2020

When It Comes To UAPA Arrests, Kashmir Leads The Way

Intifada P Basheer

RTI data reveals that while the northeast logs more cases under UAPA, Kashmir has far more arrests.

09 October, 2020

Bhima-Koregaon Case: 84-Year-Old Activist Stan Swamy Sent To Judicial Custody Till Oct 23

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Swamy is the 16th activist arrested in the Bhima-Koregaon case; he has spent five decades working for tribal rights but the NIA claims he is a member of the banned CPI (Maoist).

04 October, 2020

Punjab Police Arrests 2, Busts Khalistan Zindabad Force Terror Module


The Punjab Police has seized two sophisticated arms and ammunition, including one MP5 sub-machine gun.

24 September, 2020

Bengaluru Violence: NIA Arrests 'Key Conspirator', Searches 30 Places


The National Investigation Agency's (NIA) action came days after it took over the investigation into two cases, in which the Bengaluru police had invoked the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, on the instructions of the Union Home Ministry.

17 September, 2020

Delhi Riots 2020: Here’s Why FIR No. 59 Is So Crucial To The Case

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A plain reading of FIR No. 59 doesn’t provide any substantive evidence against the accused. In fact, no section has been invoked and only two accused have been named by the police.

16 September, 2020

Delhi Riots 2020: Police File 17,000-Page Chargesheet Against 15 Accused Under UAPA


According to reports, Delhi Police has claimed that it relied on CD-R data and WhatsApp chats for evidence.


16 September, 2020

‘My Son Is A Tough Man, Not Easy To Break Him’: Umar Khalid’s Father

Preetha Nair

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid was arrested by Delhi Police under various provisions of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) after being questioned for over 11 hours in relation to the Delhi riots case.

14 September, 2020

Delhi Riots 2020: Ex-JNU Student Umar Khalid Arrested, Police Seek 10-Day Custody


Umar Khalid has been arrested by the special cell of the Delhi Police. The arrest was made late on Sunday night. Khalid has been charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

04 September, 2020

Delhi Riots: Court Denies Bail To Jamia Student Asif Iqbal Tanha In UAPA Case

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Delhi Police said Asif Iqbal Tanha was part of a 'preplanned, multi-layered and deep-rooted conspiracy' to cause communal riots in Delhi.

24 July, 2020

Police Slap UAPA On Website Campaigning Against Draft Environment Rules; Later Say 'Erroneous'


The Delhi Police took action on a complaint lodged by Javadekar after he received over a lakh mails on his personal email account.

28 June, 2020

Kashmir: Mother Of Slain Militant Booked Under UAPA; Police Say She Arranges Arms For Ultras

Naseer Ganai

The Jammu and Kashmir police said they are also looking for the arrested woman's daughter who has also been named in an FIR in militancy-related cases.

23 June, 2020

Jamia Student Safoora Zargar Gets Bail In Delhi Riots Case On 'Humanitarian' Grounds


Safoora was arrested under the anti-terror law --UAPA-- in a case related to communal violence in northeast Delhi during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.


13 June, 2020

‘We Also Become Stories,’ Says Kashmiri Female Photojournalist, Booked Under Anti-Terror Law, On Winning International Award

Naseer Ganai

Masrat Zahra was named the winner of the 2020 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The jury praised the 26-year-old’s work for its sense of 'dread and community.'

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz