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.
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“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.
Lai was arrested in a December sweep against pro-democracy activists accused over their involvement in 2019 anti-government protests.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The law was invoked by district magistrate Avinash Lavania on the recommendation of Assistant Excise Commissioner Sanjiv Dubey, said a public relations department official.
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.
The two sides held extensive conversations on issues of strategic mutual interest, including on synchronising efforts to combat terrorism and build peace
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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.
Till now, several pro-democracy activists have been arrested since the Chinese Communist Party imposed the security law in Hong Kong.
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.
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.