National Security Act: News

06 Jun 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

2 candidates win Lok Sabha polls from prison, what next 

Two candidates serving prison sentences on terror charges have won the respective seats they contested in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

04 Jun 2024


Pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh leads in Punjab's Khadoor Sahib

Amritpal Singh, a radical preacher currently serving time in an Assam jail, is leading the Lok Sabha polls in Punjab's Khadoor Sahib.

19 May 2024


Pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh receives 'mike' as election symbol

Pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh, who is currently incarcerated in Assam's Dibrugarh jail, has been assigned the 'mike' as his election symbol.

10 May 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal seeks temporary release to file poll nominations

Jailed radical Sikh preacher Amritpal Singh has moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking temporary release for seven days to file his nomination for Lok Sabha elections from Punjab's Sri Khadoor Sahib constituency.

25 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh may contest Lok Sabha polls

Jailed radical Sikh preacher Amritpal Singh will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Punjab's Khadoor Sahib seat as an independent candidate, his counsel claimed on Wednesday.

10 Feb 2024


Haldwani violence: Uttarakhand Police books over 5,000 people, curfew continues

The Uttarakhand Police has registered a first information report (FIR) against over 5,000 persons, including 19 named individuals, for the violence in Haldwani, Uttarakhand, which killed six people and injured over 100 others.

05 Jul 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh urination case: Authorities bulldoze BJP MLA aide's house

The district administration of Sidhi bulldozed the house of the man who urinated on a tribal laborer in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday.

19 Jun 2023


MP invokes NSA, razes home of suspect behind man-on-leash video

The Madhya Pradesh government has invoked the stringent National Security Act (NSA) against three Muslim men after a video of a man allegedly being held on a leash and forced to bark like a dog in Bhopal went viral.

06 Apr 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu migrant row: YouTuber Manish Kashyap booked under NSA 

Manish Kashyap, a YouTuber from Bihar arrested in the Tamil Nadu migrant workers row, has been booked under the National Security Act (NSA) on Thursday, reported PTI.

20 Apr 2022

Delhi Police

5 accused in Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence charged under NSA

Five persons accused in the communal clashes that erupted in Delhi's Jahangirpuri on Saturday have been charged under the stringent National Security Act (NSA).

24 Jul 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi Police granted power to detain under NSA before I-Day

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday granted power to the Delhi Police Commissioner to detain anyone under the National Security Act (NSA).

Supreme Court orders release of activist, arrested over Facebook posts

The Supreme Court of India today ordered the release of Erendro Leichombam, a 37-year-old political activist arrested for sedition over some Facebook posts earlier this year.

18 Oct 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Dhirendra Singh, main accused in Ballia shooting, arrested from Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday arrested Dhirendra Singh, the main accused in the Ballia shooting case.

04 Sep 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

A three-year-old girl, who was missing since Wednesday, was raped and murdered, Uttar Pradesh Police said today, reports NDTV.

27 Aug 2020

Uttar Pradesh Police

Lakhimpur rape: Accused arrested, admits to assaulting victim after argument

In a new development, Uttar Pradesh Police arrested the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri rape and murder case, a day after the mutilated body of the victim was found.

16 Aug 2020


UP: 13-year-old brutally raped, murdered after defecating in farmland

A 13-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district on Friday. Reportedly, the girl had gone missing after she went to relieve herself in a farmland in Pakaria village of Isanagar area.

15 Aug 2020

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Village head killed, residents go on rampage, boy dies

In a gory incident reported from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh, the head of a village was shot dead yesterday, following which a mob went on a rampage, torching vehicles and ransacking a police station.

07 Apr 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Delhi: FIR against two Tablighis for defecating in quarantine center

In an utterly disgusting incident, two members of Tablighi Jamaat, the Islamic sect that turned out to be the super-spreader of coronavirus in India, defecated openly in a quarantine center in New Delhi's Narela, after which an FIR was registered against them on Saturday.

03 Apr 2020

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Tablighi Jamaat members booked under NSA for vulgar conduct

Members of the Islamic group, Tablighi Jamaat, who misbehaved with nurses at a Ghaziabad Hospital, passed lewd comments and allegedly made obscene gestures face charges under the stringent National Security Act (NSA), reports said on Friday.

01 Mar 2020


Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

Shabista Khan, the wife of Dr. Kafeel Khan, has written to the Chief Justice of the Uttar Pradesh High Court, seeking security for her husband.

14 Feb 2020


Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

Pediatrician Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was recently arrested and granted bail for allegedly making a provocative speech, has now been charged under the National Security Act (NSA).

19 Oct 2019


Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

A day after the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari, founder of the Hindu Samaj Party, three people have been arrested in a joint operation between Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Police.

24 Sep 2019


For Allah's sake, don't do this: Girl requests her rapists

In a horrific incident which once again raises questions about the state of women in India, a Dalit teen was raped by three Muslim men on September 21 in Ghosia village of Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambi district.

08 Jun 2019


Sonam Kapoor and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit argue over Aligarh murder-case

When a two-and-a-half-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Aligarh over a petty sum of Rs. 10,000, the entire country wept.

07 Jun 2019


2-year-old brutally murdered over Rs. 10,000 'loan'. Cry India, cry!

India is outraged over the murder of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl. And why shouldn't we? We have clearly fallen off the rails and humanity is long dead.

06 Feb 2019

Kamal Nath

3 booked under NSA for cow slaughter in Congress-governed MP

For the first time since Congress came to power in Madhya Pradesh, three people were booked under National Security Act (NSA), a strict law invoked for suspects who threaten nation's security, for cow slaughter on Tuesday.

28 Jan 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Bulandshahr violence: Dead cop's phone recovered from house of accused

Almost two months after an Uttar Pradesh cop was killed by an unruly mob in Bulandshahr, his Closed User Group (CUG) mobile phone was recovered from the house of accused Prashant Natt.

Goa BJP-MLA fears CBI raids if he spoke against party

BJP MLA and former Deputy CM Francis D'Souza, who returned to Panaji yesterday after undergoing treatment in US, claimed that he might face raids from central agencies if he spoke against his own party.

12 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

6 held for violence in Tuticorin anti-Sterlite-protests detained under NSA

The six people arrested on May 22 for their alleged involvement in the violence during anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin (TN) last month were yesterday detained under the National Security Act (NSA), police said.

18 Jan 2018


BJP, RSS can kill me: Jignesh Mevani

Dalit leader, Jignesh Mevani expressed concerns over threats to his life reiterating the claims of VHP leader Pravin Togadia.

06 Jun 2017


UP- Cow slaughter to be punishable under National Security Act

Uttar Pradesh Police has decided that cattle slaughter and smuggling will now be punishable under the National Security Act and the Gangster Act.