Ban on SIMI upheld by Tribunal

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A special tribunal has upheld the ban imposed by the Centre on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), which has links with Pakistan-based terrorist outfits including Lashkar-e-Taiba and its front, Indian Mujahideen. Justice V K Shali of the Delhi High Court, who heads the tribunal, submitted the report to the Home Ministry confirming the ban… Read more »

Apex court notice to government on SIMI ban

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The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on two pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, under which the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) was banned six times since 2001. The court sought a response within 10 weeks on the petitions filed by two former SIMI… Read more »