People are getting arrested as in the days of Indira Gandhi’s Emergency.
Reading down UAPA may have pan-India ramifications, says SC upholding bail of activists in Delhi riots case
The bench said what is troubling it was that 100 pages of the verdict have been rendered while granting bail and judgement discussed the entire law.
Delhi riots: Student activists Natasha, Devangana, Asif released on bail after a year, say their struggles will continue
The order came two days after the Delhi High Court granted bail to Narwal, Kalita and Tanha, who were arrested in May last year under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
The three student activists were not released from the jail on time citing lack of verification details of their addresses and sureties.
Asif Iqbal Tanha and Pinjra Tod activists Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, who were granted bail on June 15 in the north east Delhi riots case.
The country was badly bruised in the war against China in 1962 and its integrity was further threatened by political parties with secessionist calls.
Delhi HC granted bail to two JNU students Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita and a Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha saying in its anxiety to suppress dissent.
'Super birthday gift': Devangana Kalita's mother elated over HC verdict, says it's a victory for democracy
Devangana's birthday is on June 18 and the bail could not have come at a better time, her mother Kalpana Kalita said.
Rules invoking stringent UAPA against them in connection with the Delhi riots was illegal
‘UAPA should be nixed’: Activists, experts welcome release of Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal, Asif Iqbal Tanha
Activist Sudhir Katiyar said it is saddening that a regime could stoop so low to destroy lives, but heartening that one of the pillars of the constitutional setup is standing firm.
The three accused were arrested in May last year in connection with the riots in north east Delhi.
Narwal and Kalita were arrested in May 2020 for allegedly being part of a premeditated conspiracy behind the communal violence that broke out in northeast Delhi in February that year.