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Ahmedabad bomb blasts case: Death sentence for 38 convicts, life term for 11

Special court had on February 8 convicted 49 out of 77 accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad bomb blasts case  Ahmedabad: A special court in Ahmedabad on Friday awarded death sentence to 38 of the 49 convicts in the 2008 Ahmedabad bomb blasts case. This is among the highest number of death sentences awarded in a...

Delhi Police moves SC against bail granted to activists in riots case

The Delhi Police has approached the Supreme Court against a Delhi High Court’s order granting bail to activists of women’s rights group Pinjra Tod, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita, and Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha. The trio were booked under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in connection with the Delhi riots...

Centre declares 9 wanted men as ‘terrorist’ under UAPA

The central government on Wednesday declared nine terrorists, including Gurpatwant Singh Pannun of Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) as designated terrorists under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). US-based Pannun has been lately running a campaign against India and motivating Sikh youngsters in his home state Punjab to join militancy. The others designated as individual...

Pregnant Jamia student Safoora Zargar granted bail by HC

Delhi High Court has granted bail to pregnant Jamia University student activist Safoora Zargar. She was arrested in connection with the Delhi violence case. Safoora Zargar was booked under the stringent UAPA anti-terror law in the Delhi riots case. Safoora Zargar was granted bail after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta did not oppose the bail plea...

Suspended AAP councillor booked under UAPA in Delhi riots case

The Delhi Police has booked suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) for his alleged role in the communal riots that broke out in Delhi in February. Nearly 50 people were killed and hundreds injured in the communal riots that broke out in North East Delhi. Following...