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Indian law to prevent unlawful activities

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Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act: Indian law to prevent unlawful activities
Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act is an Indian law aimed at prevention of unlawful activities associations in India. Its main objective was to make powers available for dealing with activities directed against the integrity and sovereignty of India.

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Northeast Delhi violence: Ex-JNU student Umar Khalid gets bail [Video]

Northeast Delhi violence: Ex-JNU student Umar Khalid gets bail

Delhi court on April 15 granted bail to former JNU student leader Umar Khalid in connection with the northeast Delhi violence case. The court noted that he can't be made to incarcerate in jail for..

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‘Civil disturbance can’t be UAPA offence’: HC upholds bail to Akhil Gogoi

Stating that someone accused of civil disturbance can’t be booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act unless it qualifies to be an act of terror, the Gauhati high court has upheld the bail..
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Explosives case: NIA slaps UAPA on Waze

The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday invoked the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against suspended API Sachin Waze and others in the explosives case. ​​Meanwhile, a..
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Ambani security scare: NIA invokes stringent UAPA law against Sachin Waze

The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday invokved the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against suspended Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze, who has been arrested in..
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5,128 UAPA cases, 229 sedition cases lodged in five years: Government

Minister of state for home affairs G Kishan Reddy tabled the data for a period of 2015 to 2019 in response to a query by Rajya Sabha MP Abdul Wahab. The data, updated till December 31, 2019, was based..
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NC MP's son booked under UAPA for pre-poll 'hate speech'


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Disha asked Thunberg to delete tweet on 'toolkit' fearing action under UAPA: Delhi Police


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5922 held under UAPA in 2016-19, 132 convicted


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Delhi violence: Judicial custody of Tahir Hussain, Umar Khalid in UAPA case extended till Feb 16

Delhi's Karkardooma court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of northeast Delhi violence accused including Tahir Hussain, Umar Khalid, and others arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities..
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Delhi riots: Court rejects Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita's bail plea in UAPA case

A court here has rejected the bail plea of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student and Pinjra Tod member Devangana Kalita, booked under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in a..
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R-Day Violence: Delhi Police issues lookout notices against farmer leaders, rioters charged under UAPA

The Special Cell is investigating the conspiracy and criminal designs behind these unfortunate events that occurred on Republic Day.
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Congress member arrested for 'ferrying militants' in South Kashmir, booked under UAPA

Gowhar jumped out of the car when it was intercepted saying he was victim. He was later questioned and was formally arrested on Thursday, police said.
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MHA approves study to analyse phenomena of radicalisation, suggest changes in UAPA


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Delhi riots: AAP govt, MHA give nod to prosecute JNU's Umar Khalid under UAPA

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government has given sanction to Delhi Police for the prosecution of former JNU student Umar Khalid in a UAPA case related to the February communal violence in northeast..
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18 declared terrorists under UAPA including Syed Salahuddin, Riyaz Bhatkal, Chhota Shakeel, Tiger Memon, Anees Sheikh

The 18 persons who have been included in this list by the Union Home Ministry include Lashkar-e-Taiba, Indian Mujahideen, Hizbul Mujahideen, Jaish-e-Mohammed, and members of D Company.
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Pulwama kingpin and Hizbul chief among 18 based in Pakistan listed as ‘designated terrorist’

Schedule 4 was added to UAPA in August 2019 as part of Narendra Modi government’s ‘zero tolerance’ approach to terror. Home minister Amit Shah, guided by “iron-willed” leadership of PM Modi,..
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Hizb chief Sallahuddin, IM's Bhatkal brothers designated 'terrorists' under UAPA

Chief of the banned Hizbul Mujahideen Syed Sallahudin and founders of Indian Mujahideen outfit Bhatkal brothers are among the 18 people who have been designated as "terrorists" under the anti-terror..
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Academicians, activists condemn Umar Khalid's arrest, call it 'witch-hunt'

A section of academicians, politicians and social activists on Monday expressed solidarity with former JNU student leader Umar Khalid, who was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act..
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Delhi Riots: Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested under UAPA; to be produced in court today

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid was arrested by the Delhi Police on Sunday night, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with northeast Delhi riots that broke out in..
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Centre orders attachment of properties by two pro-Khalistan terrorists banned under UAPA


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Delhi Violence: Court dismisses bail plea of 'Pinjra Tod' member Devangana Kalita, booked under UAPA

A Delhi court has dismissed the bail plea of Pinjra Tod member Devangana Kalita in connection with a case related to the northeast Delhi violence registered under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention)..
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Delhi riots: JNU PhD scholar Sharjeel Imam sent to 4-day police custody under UAPA

A Delhi court on Wednesday sent JNU scholar Sharjeel Imam to four-day police custody in connection with the February Delhi riots case.
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Sharjeel Imam chargesheeted by Delhi Police in UAPA case

Sharjeel Imam is currently lodged at Guwahati Central Jail.
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Woman wanted in gold smuggling case booked under UAPA: NIA to Kerala HC

A former woman employee of the UAE consulate, key suspect in the gold smuggling bid through diplomatic baggage, has been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the National..
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Home Ministry declares nine individuals 'designated terrorists' for trying to revive militancy in Punjab

Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday declared nine individuals as designated terrorist, under the provisions of the amended Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), for trying to revive militancy..
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Home ministry designates nine key pro-Khalistan leaders as 'individual terrorists' under UAPA


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Infighting within terror group Khalistani Liberation Force (KLF) for top post; Contenders from Pak, UK, Italy in fray

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had banned KLF in 2018 under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).
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Delhi Violence: President of Jamia alumni association remanded to 10 days police custody

Shifa-Ur-Rehman was arrested by the Delhi Police Special Cell on Sunday under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
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Bhima Koregaon case: SC refuses anticipatory bail to Gautam Navlakha, Anand Teltumbde, gives 3 weeks to surrender

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and M R Shah while dismissing the anticipatory bail pleas of Navlakha and Teltumbde said their petitions cannot be maintained in view of the bar contained in 43D(4) of..
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Akhil Gogoi, arrested amid protests over citizenship law, sent to 10-day NIA custody

Gogoi was arrested on December 12 in Jorhat under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA amid widespread violent protests in the state and was later handed over to the National Investigation..
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2 CPM workers in Kerala charged under UAPA for ‘Maoist’ ties


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SC grants protection to Gautam Navlakha from arrest, next hearing on Oct 15

The Supreme Court on Friday granted protection to social activist Gautam Navlakha from arrest till further order and fixed the next date of hearing on October 15. Navlakha was booked under provisions..
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Home Ministry set to sanction prosecution of Yasin Malik, Asiya Andrabi and Masarat Alam under UAPA

Central government approval is mandatory under Section 45 of the UAPA. The NIA’s proposal for sanction will be examined by a two-member authority.
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100 days of Modi govt 2.0: Ministers to present report card

With Modi 2.0 government completing 100 days at the Centre, 17 Union ministers will reach out to the people and make them aware of the historic decisions made in the short period. There would be..
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Supreme Court will scrutinise amendment to anti-terror law

Issuing notice on two separate petitions, a bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Ashok Bhushan sought a response from the Centre on the new provisions added to the amended Unlawful..
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SC seeks Centre's response on pleas challenging validity of amendments to UAPA

The petitions challenges the changes to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on various grounds, including that these infringed upon fundamental rights of citizens and empowered agencies to declare..
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US backs India's move to declare Azhar, 3 others as terrorists under UAPA


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New UAPA law names Dawood Ibrahim, Hafiz Saeed, Zakiur Lakhvi & Masood Azhar terrorists

Using the recently amended provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the government on Wednesday notified four most-wanted terrorists based in Pakistan -Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz..
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Azhar, Saeed, Dawood, Lakhvi declared individual terrorists under amended UAPA


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Not scared of arrest, will surrender in 3-4 days: Mokama MLA Anant Singh

The legislator has been charged under the Arms Act, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), and Explosive Act after they seized banned arms and ammunitions from his residence.
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Bihar: Mokama MLA Anant Singh, booked under UAPA act, flees from residence

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PIL in Supreme Court to declare provisions in UAPA unconstitutional

The petition stated that the recent amendment allows notification of "individuals as terrorists" while under UAPA, 1967, only organisations could be so notified
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Law to brand individuals terrorists gets Rajya Sabha approval

The amendments have brought UAPA close to the USA' Patriot Act that was enacted in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks in 2001.
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Parliament approves amendment to UAPA bill; NIA gets power to label individual as terrorist


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UAPA amendment bill passed in Rajya Sabha, Shah accuses UPA regime of linking a particular religion with terror

Rajya Sabha debating UAPA Amendment Bill.
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UAPA debate: During UPA regime, attempt was done to link a particular religion with terror, says Amit Shah

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Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar likely to be 1st 'terrorists' under UAPA 2.0

Globally designated Pakistan-based terrorists Masood Azhar and Hafiz Saeed are likely to be the first individuals to be designated as "terrorists" once the amended Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act..
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Amid walkout, Lok Sabha passes bill to ban individuals too as terrorists

Some opposition parties like Congress, DMK and Trinamool Congress walked out in protest against the introduction of UAPA amendment bill in the Lok Sabha. However, Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam..
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UAPA (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha, Amit Shah defends changes in anti-terror law

The government fights terrorism and it should not matter which party is in power, Shah said, referring to amendments made in anti-terror laws by successive governments.
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Oppn raises concerns over amendments to UAPA Act

The proposed law allows the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to go to any state without taking permission from state police concerned for checking anti-terror activities. This is against the federal..
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