Citizens’ Rights, Not Restrictions, Are Fundamental, Says Supreme Court in Anticipatory Bail Verdict

New Delhi: In a significant judgment on Wednesday, a five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court has said that there can’t be any time limit to anticipatory bail as the rights which are cherished ‘deeply’ by citizens are ‘fundamental’, not the ‘restrictions’. The freedom movement has shown how the likelihood of arbitrary arrest, indefinite detention and the…

No nod for Charminar protest against CAA, NRC

Hyderabad: There was uncertainty on Thursday over the proposed protests announced by the United Muslim Action Committee (UMAC) and the Telangana-AP JAC against CAA-NPR-NRC owing to doubts about according police permission for both programmes, though a clear picture began to emerge by late evening. Police authorities did not disclose anything about the status of the petitions….

Surat and Vadodara witnessed continued imposition of Section 144

Though a draft amendment introduced by petitioners, on Wednesday, in the Gujarat High Court (HC) challenging the continuous prohibitory orders issued under Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)¬†section 144, read with certain provisions of the Gujarat Police (GP) Act, mentioned three recent orders issued in Ahmedabad city, it has been observed that Vadodara and Surat too have…

Arrested cop Davindra Singh will be treated as terrorist: IGP J&K Police

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police on Sunday confirmed the arrest of a deputy superintendent of J&K Police along with two Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba militants in south Kashmir. Addressing a press conference on the arrest of the senior cop, IGP J&K Police Vijay Kumar said the arrested cop would be treated and investigated as a terrorist.

New Citizenship law comes into effect from today: Home Ministry

The much-talked about Citizenship Amendment Act has come into force. Ministry of Home Affairs issued notification in this regard late on Friday. In th gazette notification, the Union home ministry said the act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from January 10 that is, on Friday itself.

IAF proposal to stake Pakistan post 26/11 was rejected says former IAF chief

New Delhi, Dec 28: A proposal by the Indian Air Force to strike Pakistan post the 26/11 attacks was rejected by the government, former IAF chief B S Dhanoa said.

The statement was made while addressing a fathering of students at the VJTI’s annual festival, Technovanza.

He said that the IAF knew where the terror camps were located in Pakistan and we were ready. But it is a political decision on whether or not to carry out a strike, he also said. He also said that after the Parliament attack in December 2001, the IAF had proposed punitive action against Pakistan through air strikes.

Video Allegedly Shows Cop Firing At Protesters in UP, Police Deny

A vehicle torched allegedly by protestors during a demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Kanpur, Saturday, December 21, 2019. A fresh report and video purportedly from UP’s Kanpur suggests that state police shot at people protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act, despite the UP police’s claims that “nowhere did the police resort to firing”….