Supreme Court stays NSA detention order against man accused of cow slaughter

On Friday, the Supreme Court stayed a detention order passed under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) against an Uttar Pradesh man accused of cow slaughter. A bench headed by Justice R F Nariman also issued a notice on the plea by Mehboob Ali, said his counsel Narveer Dabas. Ali said in the plea that the “stringent […]

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NSA invoked against those arrested in Bulandshahr cow slaughter case

The Bulandshahr district administration on Monday invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against seven people arrested in connection with the alleged cow slaughtering incident in Siyana tehsil last month, officials said. Cattle carcasses were found strewn in the fields outside village Mahaw in Siyana on December 3 after which a mob went on the rampage, […]

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NSA: 6 held for violence in anti-Sterlite protests

Tuticorin (TN): Six people arrested for their alleged involvement in the violence during anti-Sterlite protests last month were today detained under the National Security Act (NSA), police said. The six were arrested on May 22 and are presently lodged in Palayamkottai Central Prison. They were detained under NSA as per the orders of the Home Secretary […]

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Akhil Gogoi’s detention under NSA illegal: Gauhati HC

The Gauhati High Court today termed as illegal the detention of RTI activist and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti leader Akhil Gogoi under the National Security Act (NSA). Justice Achintya Malla Bujar Barua passed the judgment on Gogoi’s detention and that accordingly he was entitled for immediate release if not arrested in any other case. Gogoi […]

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No disclosure under RTI at pre-detention stage: SC

The state is not under an obligation to disclose under the Right to Information Act(RTI)  the grounds of detention of a person under a preventive detention law before his arrest, the Supreme Court has ruled.   A three-judge bench of justices Altamas Kabir, Gyan Sudha Misra and J Chelameshwar said a detune under the preventive detention […]

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