Articles about Official Secrets Act

PM Modi leaked Balakot airstrikes information to Arnab: Rahul Gandhi

25 Jan 2021

Politics
PM Modi leaked Balakot airstrikes information to Arnab: Rahul Gandhi

Upping his attack against the Centre over leaked WhatsApp chats of Arnab Goswami, Congress's former President Rahul Gandhi on Monday claimed that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who provided information about Balakot airstrikes to the journalist.

Punjab man passed information to Pakistan's ISI via WhatsApp; arrested

01 Jul 2019

India
Punjab man passed information to Pakistan's ISI via WhatsApp; arrested

A 28-year-old man has been arrested from Faridkot in Punjab, for allegedly spying for the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan, the police said on Sunday.

Myanmar: Jailed Reuters journalists walk free after 500 days

07 May 2019

World
Myanmar: Jailed Reuters journalists walk free after 500 days

Two Reuters journalists, convicted in Myanmar under Official Secrets Act, were released on Tuesday after spending 500 days in prison.

Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"

09 Mar 2019

India
Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"

Two days after he told the Supreme Court that classified documents related to Rafale Deal were "stolen" from Ministry of Defense, Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday clarified that the papers were in fact "photocopied".

Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents

07 Mar 2019

Politics
Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents

Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the job of current government was to "make things disappear".

#RafaleHearing: 'Secret' Rafale deal files stolen, Center tells SC

06 Mar 2019

India
#RafaleHearing: 'Secret' Rafale deal files stolen, Center tells SC

The government told the Supreme Court that "secret" Rafale deal-related documents were stolen from the Defense Ministry and petitioners filing review pleas in the matter are relying on classified documents, violating the Official Secrets Act.

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing day-2: Pakistan presents arguments before the ICJ

19 Feb 2019

World
Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing day-2: Pakistan presents arguments before the ICJ

A day after India presented its arguments in the high-profile Kulbhushan Jadhav case in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, Pakistan, on Tuesday, began presenting its case, justifying why it had awarded the death penalty to Jadhav.

Dichotomy of Kapil Sibal: Attacks Ambani outside court, defends inside

13 Feb 2019

Politics
Dichotomy of Kapil Sibal: Attacks Ambani outside court, defends inside

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal changed gears on Tuesday as he defended and attacked businessman Anil Ambani just minutes apart, prompting BJP to slam him.

US urges Bangladesh to revise its new Digital Security Act

11 Oct 2018

World
US urges Bangladesh to revise its new Digital Security Act

The US has urged Bangladesh to revise its controversial new law that puts restrictions on the media and bring it into conformity with the country's international commitments on human rights and political freedom.

Arrested BrahMos-engineer was promised fat-paying job in US by handlers

10 Oct 2018

India
Arrested BrahMos-engineer was promised fat-paying job in US by handlers

In the latest development in the arrest of BrahMos engineer for leaking sensitive data to Pakistan, sources have said the engineer was promised a job in the US and a fat pay by the handlers.

Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

09 Oct 2018

India
Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

On Monday, police arrested an engineer working at BrahMos Missile Research Centre in Nagpur for allegedly leaking sensitive data to Pakistan's ISI and other countries.

BSF jawan arrested on charges of sharing information with ISI

19 Sep 2018

India
BSF jawan arrested on charges of sharing information with ISI

Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested a BSF jawan from Noida on the charges of sharing vital information with Pakistan ISI agents, DGP OP Singh said today.

Myanmar: Journalists' sentence garners criticism, but Suu Kyi defends decision

13 Sep 2018

World
Myanmar: Journalists' sentence garners criticism, but Suu Kyi defends decision

Amid widespread international criticism over the arrest of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar, the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the court's verdict and said the two were imprisoned as per the law.

Myanmar: Two journalists, who covered Rohingya violence, jailed for 7-years

03 Sep 2018

World
Myanmar: Two journalists, who covered Rohingya violence, jailed for 7-years

On Monday, a Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years of prison for illegal possession of state secrets. Their trial lasted for 8 months.

Honey-trapped IAF officer arrested for leaking information to Pakistan's ISI

09 Feb 2018

India
Honey-trapped IAF officer arrested for leaking information to Pakistan's ISI

Group Captain Arun Marwaha has been arrested for leaking classified IAF information to Pakistan's ISI.

Newly revealed emails establish Vadra-Sanjay Bhandari link

17 Oct 2017

Politics
Newly revealed emails establish Vadra-Sanjay Bhandari link

Robert Vadra has consistently denied links with arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari. Such reports surfaced when it emerged that Bhandari had refurbished Vadra's flat at Bryanton Square, London, in 2016.

2 arrested for spying for Pak in J&K

13 Nov 2016

India
2 arrested for spying for Pak in J&K

Authorities arrested 2 people on charges of spying for Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.

3 Indian diplomats recalled from Pakistan

09 Nov 2016

India
3 Indian diplomats recalled from Pakistan

3 diplomats stationed at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were recalled on 8th Nov.

Pakistan outs 8 Indian security officials working in Islamabad

05 Nov 2016

India
Pakistan outs 8 Indian security officials working in Islamabad

Retaliating to the leaked video of Mehmood Akhtar, Pakistan officially "named" 8 security officials working at the Indian high commission at Islamabad.

8 Indians abetting terror: Pak

04 Nov 2016

India
8 Indians abetting terror: Pak

Pakistan has stated that the 8 officers from the Indian High Commission recently highlighted in Pakistan's media were involved in abetting terrorism in Balochistan and Sindh.

India calls back 8 officials from Pak

03 Nov 2016

India
India calls back 8 officials from Pak

Hours after Pakistan withdrew several officials from its High Commission in India, the Indian government withdrew 8 officials from its embassy in Pakistan.

Varun Gandhi left on his own in 'honey trapping' case

23 Oct 2016

Politics
Varun Gandhi left on his own in 'honey trapping' case

BJP MP Varun Gandhi who was left to defend himself in the defence deal scandal has come under fire from his own party members.

Varun Gandhi accused of leaking defence secrets

21 Oct 2016

Politics
Varun Gandhi accused of leaking defence secrets

BJP MP, Varun Gandhi, allegedly leaked defence secrets to an arms dealer, Abhishek Verma.