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Under scanner over alleged terror links, Zakir Naik’s NGO likely to be banned under UAPA

Under scanner over alleged terror links, Zakir Naik’s NGO likely to be banned under UAPA

The Home Ministry has been informed that the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), founded by the Mumbai-based Zakir Naik in 1991, could be declared “unlawful” under the UAPA.

Odisha police register case against Rahman under UAPA

Police have seized all bank accounts of the cleric, who is currently on a 12-day remand of Delhi police following his arrest from his residence in Cuttack.

Chopping of Kerala professor’s hand: Quantum of punishment on May 8

A special NIA court, which convicted 13 people in the hand chopping case of a college professor in Kerala in 2010, will pronounce the quantum of punishment on May 8.

Terror accused can be booked under both MCOCA and UAPA: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday held that an accused can be booked under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) as well as the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in a terrorism related case.

Burdwan blast: CID lodges cases under UAPA, manhunt for two suspects

The CID Wednesday lodged cases under different sections of UAPA against the accused in the October 2 Burdwan blast apart from the charge of waging war against the country which was slapped earlier under IPC.

Two Hizbul men booked under UAPA, police custody extended

Two suspected Hizbul Mujahideen operatives arrested here have been booked under a stringent law even as their police custody was extended for five days by a local court Wednesday.

UAPA to get more powers

UAPA is set to get more teeth with the Union Cabinet approving amendments by which the definition of "terrorist act" will be expanded .

Govt intends to amend UAPA to tackle terror financing

The Bill enhances from two years to five years the period for which an association involved in terrorist acts, including terror financing, will be declared unlawful.

Govt to amend UAPA to crackdown on terror funding

Govt is likely to amend the UAPA to take effective action against individuals and entities that provide funds to
terror groups in the country.

Orissa police debates on UAPA, NIA chief to attend workshop

The workshop on UAPA, the first of its kind in the
state, was attended by 25 field level police personnel from
different Maoist-hit districts.

PCPA banned organisation under UAPA: WB govt to HC

WB govt informed the Calcutta HC that the PCPA was a front organisation of
Maoists, and thereby banned under the Unlawful Activities
Prevention Act (UAPA).

Erring telecom franchisees may be charged under UAPA in J&K

The government is contemplating
booking telecom franchisees in Jammu and Kashmir under the
Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) if they violate
norms in issuing SIM cards.

Maoist leader`s wife arrested under UAPA

Saswati Das alias Mili, wife
of top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, was arrested and
produced in a local court in Khurda district of Orissa.

Mamata warns WB govt not to use UAPA against intellectuals

Trinamool Congress leader Mamata
Banerjee today warned the Left government in West Bengal not
to use the stringent anti-terror law Unlawful Activities
(Prevention) Act against intellectuals.

Mahato`s supporters, associates punishable under UAPA: WB govt

In a warning to associates and
supporters of arrested PCPA leader Chhatradhar Mahato, the
West Bengal government on Saturday said that those demanding his
release were punishable under the Unlawful Activities
(Prevention) Act.

Chhatradhar Mahato not arrested under UAPA: WB Home Secy

People`s Committee against Police
Atrocities leader Chhatradhar Mahato was not arrested under
the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, West Bengal Home
Secretary Ardhendu Sen said on Wednesday.