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POLITICS

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Muslims, Hindu-Muslim divide, UAPA, Kashmir

Kashmir Valley asks us: Do we all want to give up our constitutional freedoms eventually?

Admit it is the Muslim-ness of Kashmir which is a problem in a nation that increasingly defines itself as Hindu. But this won't stop at Kashmir. We could all lose our rights like this.

POLITICS

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UAPA, Sardar Patel, Chankaya, Jammu and Kashmir

India's Loh Purush: Home Minister Amit Shah has shown he has Sardar Patel's steeliness and Chanakya's strategic abilities

Given the enormous terrorism threats we face today, we have never needed a fearless thinker and doer like Amit Shah more.

POLITICS

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NIA, Anti-terror sqad, Terrorist attack, Amit shah home minister

Because individuals can be terrorists too: Why India needs UAPA Amendment Bill 2019

We face highly complex new security challenges today. These cannot be tackled effectively with old and clumsy machinery. The UAPA Amendments are definitely the right move.

VARIETY

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Gautam navlakha, Varavara rao, UAPA, Urban naxals

Why we will be made to fear 'urban Naxals' till 2019

To see the present crackdowns as unique to this government and reduce this to a slugfest between the BJP and the Congress would be a grave error.

POLITICS

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Bhima Koregaon violence, Dalit atrocities, Nagpur, UAPA

Why many feel arrest of Dalit activists related to Bhima Koregaon violence is political motivated

According to the police officials, the arrested accused, including Sudhir Dhawale, may have possible 'Maoist links'.

POLITICS

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Bhima Koregaon, Kabir Kala Manch, Unlawful arrest, UAPA

Why the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act should have no place in democratic India

In the five decades of its existence, UAPA’s path has been littered with injustices and exploitation.

VARIETY

 |  Stories Unscene  |  4-minute read
Jharkhand police, Gajala Gopanna, UAPA, CPI(Maoist)

Kobad Ghandy's re-arrest after release is misuse of judicial process

Deliberate delays by police lead to prolonged prison sentences without conviction.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |  6-minute read
Indian Constitution, UAPA, Terrorism

How Unlawful Activities Prevention Act has eaten up fundamental rights and freedoms

The repeal of POTA was indeed an eye-wash.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |  7-minute read
Kerala, UAPA

Kerala cops' campaign to criminalise dissent

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act is being used to harass and arrest activists and snuff out criticism and opposition to government policies.