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Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA)

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA): The Delhi High Court granted bail to Jawaharlal Nehru University students Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal and Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with the northeast Delhi riots in 2020. Notwithstanding the fact that the definition of ‘terrorist act’ […]

Delimitation Exercise Has Started In Jammu And Kashmir

Delimitation Exercise Has Started In Jammu And Kashmir (J&K): The completion of the delimitation exercise will mark the political process in the Union Territory (UT) that has been under Centre’s rule since June 2018. The delimitation exercise in J&K in the past has been slightly different from those in the rest of the country because […]

Hungary’s New Anti-LGBT+ Law

Hungary’s New Anti-LGBT+ law: Hundreds of protesters thronged the streets of Budapest, demanding the reversal of a newly adopted law that effectively bans all content about homosexuality and gender change from Hungarian school curriculum and television shows for children under the age of 18. The latest Hungarian legislation outlaws disseminating information meant for children which […]

National Population Register (NPR)

National Population Register (NPR): Migrants belonging to six non-Muslim minority communities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, while applying for long-term visas (LTVs), can also produce National Population Register (NPR) enrolment slips as proof of the duration of their stay in India, according to a Union Home Ministry manual. The NPR number is part of an […]

What is an Election Petition?

Election Petition: The West Bengal Chief Minister has filed an election petition in the Calcutta High Court challenging the Assembly election result of the Nandigram constituency. Election Petition: The Election Commission’s role ends with the declaration of results, after that, an election petition is the only legal remedy available to a voter or a candidate […]

General Elections 2019 – An Atlas

General Elections 2019 – An Atlas: Chief Election Commissioner, Shri Sushil Chandra along with Election Commissioner Shri Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Shri Anup Chandra Pandey released ‘General Elections 2019 – An Atlas’ on June 15, 2021. 17th General Elections conducted in 2019 were the largest democratic exercise in human history which witnessed the participation […]

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967: The Delhi High Court granted bail to student activists in an Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), 1967 case. While delivering the judgment, the court redefined the boundaries of the otherwise “vague” Section 15 of the UAPA. High Court’s Ruling: Terrorist activity cannot be broadly defined to include ordinary penal offences. […]