national security

Man charged under NSA for kidnap-murder of boy in Uttar Pradesh

Under the NSA, one can be detained without a charge for up to 12 months if the authorities are satisfied that the person is a threat to national security or law and order.

published on : 28th March 2021

Peace in the subcontinent: Is Pakistan serious?

The last four attempts at rapprochement were derailed due to actions initiated from Pak. What has changed in Islamabad that we can foresee a different course ahead? 

published on : 22nd March 2021

Territorial integrity is compromised, says Congress 

“Can the prime minister and the defence minister explain their complete and total failure in protecting India’s territorial integrity,” Surjewala asked at a press conference.

published on : 12th February 2021

Hong Kong denies bail for opposition publisher Jimmy Lai

Lai was arrested in a December sweep against pro-democracy activists accused over their involvement in 2019 anti-government protests.

published on : 9th February 2021

Western alarm: Canada says Hong Kong trying to enforce 'single nationality' on its citizens

Under Chinese law, dual nationality is not legally recognised in Hong Kong and authorities may refuse to grant consular access to those who retain Hong Kong or Chinese passports.

published on : 4th February 2021

UK opens visa scheme for millions of Hong Kongers in response to China's national security law

From Sunday afternoon, anyone with a British National (Overseas) passport and their dependents will be able to apply online for a visa allowing them to live and work in the United Kingdom.

published on : 31st January 2021

'No longer the Hong Kong we knew': Thousands flee to UK fearing China crackdown

Since the security law's enactment, dozens of pro-democracy activists have been arrested, and the movement's young leaders have either been jailed or fled abroad.

published on : 31st January 2021

China derecognises British National Overseas passport

The announcement throws up new uncertainty around the plan just hours after the U.K. said it would begin taking applications for what are called BNO visas beginning late Sunday.

published on : 29th January 2021

Madhya Pradesh illicit liquor trade: NSA invoked against six in Bhopal

The law was invoked by district magistrate Avinash Lavania on the recommendation of Assistant Excise Commissioner Sanjiv Dubey, said a public relations department official.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Surprise, surprise! Joe Biden’s rights keeper has her roots in Alappuzha

Born and brought up in the US, 49-year-old Shanthi was serving as the senior director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Ajit Doval meets Afghan leadership; discusses issues of mutual interest, counter-terrorism co-op

The two sides held extensive conversations on issues of strategic mutual interest, including on synchronising efforts to combat terrorism and build peace

published on : 13th January 2021

Russia likely behind hacking of government departments: US intelligence rebuts Trump's latest charges against China

The rare joint statement represented the U.S. government's first formal attempt to assign responsibility for the breaches at multiple agencies and to assign a possible motive for the operation.

published on : 6th January 2021

Hong Kong police launches search for 30 pro-democracy activists living overseas

Till now, several pro-democracy activists have been arrested since the Chinese Communist Party imposed the security law in Hong Kong.

published on : 27th December 2020

Dual celebrations: Kafeel Khan expresses satisfaction at SC verdict in his favour

The Supreme Court refused to interfere with an Allahabad High Court verdict quashing the detention of Khan under the National Security Act (NSA) and ordering his immediate release.

published on : 19th December 2020

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with Allahabad HC order quashing detention of Kafeel Khan under NSA

A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde said the court does not see any reason to interfere with the judgment of the High Court.

published on : 17th December 2020
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