Category: Updates

How does the sting on the sahayak system affect the security of the nation? – Justices Ranjit V. More and Bharati H. Dangre

In a trenchant order, Justices Ranjit V. More and Bharati H. Dangre, quashed the charges against Quint journalist Poonam Agarwal of abetment to suicide and of violating provisions of the Official Secrets Act (OSA). The case followed the sting operation the journalist had conducted to exposed the pernicious […]

Free speech is not a security threat

Lawyers representing journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem who is detained under the National Security Act (NSA), speak to Laxmi Murthy about why slapping a preventive detention law is overkill. Imphal-based journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem, who was taken into custody by the Manipur police on November 26, 2018, was ordered to be […]