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Hurriyat groups to be banned under UAPA

The central government is considering to ban both factions of the Hurriyat Conference under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) for funding terror. Highlights This decision was taken after National Investigation Agency (NIA) found that outfits linked with the Hurriyat raised money to fund terror in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the officials, NIA was ..

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GoI blocks 40 websites supporting Khalistan group

On July 5, 2020, the Government of India blocked 40 websites that were linked to the Khalistan group. The websites linked to the campaign to register supporters to the Khalistan group. Highlights The Sikhs for Justice organization had launched a campaign to register supporters for its cause. The organization was declared unlawful by Government of ..

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Individuals associated with Khalistan Movement declared as Terrorist under UAPA act

On July 1, 2020, the Union Home Ministry declared 9 individuals associated with Khalistan Movement as Terrorists. They were declared terrorists under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Highlights The Government of India had amended the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 in August, 2019. According to the amendment, individuals shall be designated as terrorists. Prior to the ..

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