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Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh, UK citizen Jaswant Singh Azad acquitted by Ludhiana court in 2012 UAPA case

Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh was acquitted by a local Ludhiana court today in a 2012 UAPA case.

Organisers of the Sarbat Khalsa 2015 denied bail in Sedition case

The organisers of the Sarbat Khalsa 2015, who were charged under sedition and UAPA (Unlawful Activities Prevention Act) by the Punjab police for holding the Nov. 10 Sarbat Khalsa 2015 samagam at village Chabba near Tarn Taran, have reportedly been denied bail by a local court.

Gujarat anti-terror bill & other similar laws must be repealed: Amnesty India

A new anti-terror bill passed by the Gujarat state assembly falls far short of international human rights standards and must not receive the President’s assent to be passed into law, Amnesty International India said today. Similar laws already in force in other states and nationally must be immediately repealed.

India: Islamic State banned under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

Indian government today declared it's banned the Islamic State (IS) and all its manifestations saying the organisation is recruiting "vulnerable youth" from India, posing a major security threat when such youths return to India.

Harminder Singh Mintoo, two others, presented in Jalandhar court

Bhai Harminder Singh Mintoo, Gurpreet Singh Gopi and Harpreet Singh Pintu were reportedly presented before a Jalandhar court today in a case pertaining to FIR number 103/2009, registered at Police station Bhogpur.

Police planning to frame Bhai Tara a UAPA case, already acquitted against Bhai Barapind

As per reports the Punjab police belonging to Goraya police station is planning to frame Bhai Jagtar Singh Tara in a UAPA case. The case was registered by Goraya police against the then Akali Dal Panch Pardhani president and SGPC member Bhai Kulvir Singh Barapind in 2012.

On Mis(Use) of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act – UAPA [with Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur]

Sikh Siyasat talked to Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur about UAPA, it’s misuse and some cases registered against Sikh leaders in Punjab under UAPA.

Sikh leader Bhai Kulvir Singh Barapind acquitted by Jalandhar court; Release expected today

Jalandhar, Punjab (Sept. 29): A local court here today acquitted Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (ADPP) president Bhai Kulvir Singh Barapind in a two years old case. Bhai Kulvir Singh, who is also a member of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) from Phillaur constituency was brought to Jalandhar from Nabha Jail to hear the decision. Additional District and Sessions Judge Mandip Singh Dhillon acquitted Bhai Kulvir Singh from all charges leveled against by the Punjab police.

Balbir Singh Bira sentenced for life by Ludhaina court; His wife acquitted of all charges

Ludhiana, Punjab (August 29, 2014): According to information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), a Ludhiana court today pronounced decision in a 2009 murder case against Balbir Singh alias Bira and his wife Sukhjinder Kaur, acquitting Sukhjinder Kaur but convicting Balbir Singh Bira for murder charges.

Punjab: 8 Sikhs Acquitted in UAPA case by Mohali Court

Mohali, Panjab (March 30, 2014): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) 8 Sikhs were acquitted on Wednesday the 26th of March, by Dilbagh Singh Johal, the Additional Sessions Judge of the Mohali District Court. The charges were related to unlawful activities, illegal possession of explosives and firearms.

People’s Conference demands repeal of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

New Delhi, India (March 06, 2014): A massively attended conference was organized by People’s Movement against UAPA on March 05 at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi.

High court may decide Bhai Kulbir Singh Barapind’s bail plea on Dec. 03

HC tells Punjab DGP to ensure Bhai Kulbir Singh Barapind’s presence in Trial Court; Bail plea lays pending

Chandigarh/ Punjab (February 19, 2014): It is learnt that the Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the Punjab's Director General of Police (DGP) to ensure that SGPC member and Akali Dal Panch Pardhani president Bhai Kulbir Singh Barapind is present in the Jalandhar trial court to record on the next hearing of a case against him.

Briton Sikh Jaswant Singh Azad arrested again; Booked under UAPA with 3 others by Jalandhar police

[...] Arrested persons include a British Sikh citizen Jaswant Singh Azad who was arrested by the police in September 2012 under UAPA and Arms Act by the Jalandhar police. He was granted bail by Punjab and Haryana High Court in October 2013, and he was released from Kapurthala Jail on November 1 as per court orders. [...]

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