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Misuse of UAPA & Tactics of NIA under Question After Witness Interrogated by NIA Dies Mysteriously

Misuse of UAPA and tactics of NIA are under question after witness interrogated by NIA dies mysteriously. A case registered by the Punjab police in 2018 at Sultanwind (Amritsar) police station was suddenly transferred to NIA. NIA called a Sikh youth named Lovepreet Singh for questioning as a witness. After meeting NIA officials on 13 July 2020,

NIA’s Tactics Under Question Again After Sikh Youth Inquired by NIA Dies Under Mysterious Circumstances

The tactics adopted by National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India are once again under question after a witness questioned by NIA dies under mysterious circumstances. This is second such death in Punjab which is linked with NIA's ongoing investigations. Earlier a witness named Rampal had committed suicide in 2018.

Jagtar Singh Jaggi’s Bail Plea Dismissed in Amit Arora Case

NIA special court here today dismissed bail application moved by arrested Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alia Jaggi in a case pertaining to alleged attack on Amit Arora. Jagtar Singh Johal's counsel Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur said that the NIA special court has dismissed the bail plea. "Bail application is dismissed but we are waiting for detailed order", he told Sikh Siyasat News (SSN).

Exclusive: Latest Update on Jagtar Singh Jaggi & Others Case; Talk with Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) has dismissed a review petition against jail transfer of Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh alias Jaggi Johal and others.

SCI Summarily Dismisses Review Petition Against Jail Transfer of Jagtar Singh Johal and Others

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) has dismissed a review petition against jail transfer of Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh alias Jaggi Johal and others. The review was filed against a SCI order allowing jail transfer of Jagtar Singh Jaggi, Hardeep Singh Shera, Ramandeep Singh Bagga and others to Tihar jail in Delhi. The court had also transferred cases against them from Special NIA court Mohali to a similar special court in Delhi.

Kabul Sikh Gurdwara Attack: India’s NIA Registers Case, Says Kerala Man’s Involvement Suspected

India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case with regard to attack on Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Court Notice to NIA and Jail Authorities for Mentally Torturing Sikh Undertrial

A Mohali based special NIA court for Punjab has issued notice to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Amritsar jail authorities for allegedly mentally torturing an undertrial person. 

NIA Fails to File Reply on Discharge Plea of Jagtar Singh Johal; Seeks More Time

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India failed to file a reply in a Mohali based special NIA court on 4 November 2019. The agency urged the court to grant more time for filing reply to a discharge plea moved by the counsel/s of Jagtar Singh Johal and Dharminder Singh Gugni in Case number RC-24/2017/NIA/DLI.

3 NIA Officials Accused of Blackmailing, Demanding 2 Crores Bribe

A few weeks back when the Indian government extended unbridled powers to India's centralised investigation and prosecution agency NIA, many sections raised concerns that these powers will be abused in various ways- including abuse by officials for personal gains.

Sikh Groups Announce To Observe August 15 as Black Day; Declare To Hold Protests Across Punjab

Three Sikh groups namely Dal Khalsa, United Akali Dal and Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) held a gathering at Kisan Bhawan (Sector 35A, Chandigarh) on July 26, 2019 to deliberate on continued loot of river waters, resurfacing of SYL canal row, letting off four police convicts by state Govt, refusing to release Sikh political prisoners who have completed life sentence , making UAPA 1967 more draconian, giving unbridled powers to NIA, derailing Bargari Beadbi case and infringement of state's right by the centre. The meeting decided to protest against injustices, discriminations and suppression of rights on August 15.

NIA Gets Production Warrants of Sikh Youth Arrested From Amritsar

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India has obtained production warrants of Ravinderpal Singh, Jagdev Singh, Harcharan Singh and Nishan Singh. Ravinderpal Singh and Jagdev Singh arrested by State Special Operation Cell, Amritsar under FIR No. 5 dated 30 May 2019.

NIA Questions Greater Kashmir Editor Over Newspaper Articles

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India has reportedly questioned Greater Kashmir newspaper's editor Fayaz Kaloo.

Jagtar Singh Johal and Others Shifted to Delhi During Pendency of Review Petition

The Indian authorities on Saturday (May 25) shifted arrested Socttland citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi out of Punjab jails along with other persons arrested by the NIA in several cases investigated by the agency.

Hardeep Singh Shera Likely to be Shifted to Tihar Jail Today

In pursuance of Supreme Court of India's order, it is expected that Hardeep Singh Shera - one the persons arrested and accused by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in various cases, will be shifted out of Punjab today.

In SCI Order Totally False Ground Forged to Transfer Jaggi & Others to Tihar Jail

When the defence lawyer of arrested Sikh youths – Jagtar Singh Jaggi, Ramandeep Singh Bagga and Hardeep Singh Shera & others, had alleged that the NIA had subverted the judicial and legal procedure to get the cases against 11 persons, including those aforesaid; transferred outside Punjab, it was merely an allegation.

Jagtar Singh Johal and Others to be Shifted to Delhi; SCI Allows NIA Plea in 30 Seconds

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today allowed National Investigative Agency (NIA)'s plea to transfer the trial of cases investigated by the NIA from Punjab to Delhi. NIA has booked Jagtar Singh Johal @ Jaggi, Ramandeep Singh Bagga, Hardeep Singh Shera and others in various cases related to killings of some persons between 2016 and 2017.

CM Amarinder Singh & Punjab Police DGP Claims on Jagdish Gagneja Case Under Question After NIA Reply

More than a year-and-half after the Punjab chief minister, Captain Amarinder Singh and the then Punjab DGP Suresh Arora claimed the August 2016 murder of state RSS vice-president, Brig Jagdish Gagneja (retd) had been solved, no one is formally named in this case by investigating agencies.

Maharashtra ATS Hands Over Probe of Two Arrested Sikh Men to NIA

In December 2018 the Maharashtra ATS had arrested two men from Chakan. One of the persons is said to be named Harpal Singh Nagra while the name of other person was not disclosed.

NIA Conducts Searchs in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh

The National Investigation Agency or NIA of India reportedly carried out searches at eight places in western Uttar Pradesh and Punjab today. According to media reports, the searches were carried in connection with its investigation against an "ISIS-inspired group".

Beyond the News: Was Khalistan Liberation Force “Lawful” Till Yesterday?

I am not surprised that KLF has been banned by MHA of India. I am not surprised that it has been added into the list of 40-odd organizations, all representing minority or ethnic communities that have been proscribed by India under the draconian Unlawful Activities and Prevention Act (UAPA) 1967.

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