The Supreme Court was on Friday told that Uttar Pradesh Police would go ahead with the prosecution of a Bareilly boy for allegedly posting objectionable comments on Facebook against senior SP leader Azam Khan only under Indian Penal Code and not under the controversial section 66A of cyber law which was quashed by the Supreme Court.
Bonhomie replaced an atmosphere of shock and anger in the house of Gulrez Khan alias Vickky, after Supreme Court Tuesday scrapped a section of the cyber law which provides power to arrest a person for posting allegedly "offensive" content on websites.
A Class 11 student, who was arrested for posting an 'objectionable' comment attributed to Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan, on Tuesday said he was grateful to the Supreme Court for scrapping Section 66A of the Information Technology Act.
The Supreme Court on Thursday intervened in the case of the arrest of a Class 11 student for allegedly posting on Facebook an 'objectionable' comment on senior Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan.
In a shocking incident, a class XI student was arrested and sent to jail for allegedly posting derogatory comments on Facebook against Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan.
Union Minister Kalraj Mishra has said that BJP is reworking its strategy in Uttar Pradesh in the wake of its debacle in the recent Delhi polls but denied that he had attributed the loss to entry of "parachute leaders".
Striking lawyers of Lucknow, Kanpur, Bareilly and Moradabad divisions in Uttar Pradesh will call on union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday, demanding the jurisdiction of the Lucknow bench of the HC be expanded.
Bareilly: Four international narcotic smugglers were on Friday arrested by the police and four kg charas, worth Rs four lakh in the international market, was seized from their possession in Baradari area here.