UAPA being misused to silence voices against injustice’

What are the issues with UAPA?  Context:   In last week alone three important judgements were delivered on the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA),1967. These are,  The grant of regular bail to three student activists in the Delhi riots case of 2020. The Delhi High Court held that the police had failed to show its accusations were prima facie… Continue reading UAPA being misused to silence voices against injustice’

Habeas corpus writ for illegal detention,not paternity issue

The Delhi High Court has held that a court is not entitled to examine the issue of paternity in a Habeas Corpus writ petition. This judgment came on a petition by a couple seeking issuance of a writ of Habeas Corpus for the production of a minor child who was in the custody of an… Continue reading Habeas corpus writ for illegal detention,not paternity issue