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The State, Democracy and Anti-terror Laws in India

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Published by Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Laws of Other Jurisdictions & General Law,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Political Science,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice,
  • Government - General,
  • Civil rights,
  • India,
  • Internal security,
  • Prevention,
  • Terrorism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10907182M
    ISBN 100761935185
    ISBN 109780761935186

    Footnote 43 Further, the by the BITs permissive provisions for investor-state dispute settlement ISDS mechanisms: the invocation of these provisions has raised concerns about responsible investment behaviour by corporations. Argument against - The petition articulates the fear that permitting a police officer to act on the basis of his belief will be "draconian and unguided. Section I. Although it is not without safeguards, critics contend some of its provisions go too far. F urther, alongside with this long-standing conflict between the civil and military constitutionalism, one needs to trace the seismic shifts that the Constitution has undergone, so much so that we may not speak of a single Indian Constitution but have to address a multiplicity of constitutions of India.

    During the year Citizens for Justice and Peace, a group advocating for justice for victims of the violence, raised doubts about the work of the SIT in investigating 10 major cases. For example, the expression "soft law" suggests that the reason is male as well as hard discounting non-calculative rationalities and emotional intelligence. Other religious schools may use their own criteria, including religious affiliation. Tweet on Twitter On 28 August, police teams in six different states in India — Maharashtra, Haryana, Delhi, Goa, Jharkhand, and Telangana — launched coordinated raids on the private residences of ten high-profile human rights activists and lawyers, arresting five of them.

    Argument in favor- at least our trade union leaders are nationalist leaders. The only way we can combat it is to minimize, if not eliminate, such occurrences. Secondly it also states weapons should be capable of mass destruction or biological or chemical substances of warfare so why would any person without any reason possess such kind of weapons and that to unauthorized Section 7 Powers of investigating officers If any officer not below the rank of SP investigating an offence committed under this act, has reason to believe that any property in relation to which an investigation is being conducted represents proceeds of terrorism he shall with prior approval in writing from Director General of Police of which the property is situated can make an order to seize or attach such property. Prevention is crucial; and laws like Pota can prevent such occurrences. Government Policy The U.


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The State, Democracy and Anti-terror Laws in India book

I leave the expansion of these points for another occasion but briefly mention how the omens of the importance of these questions are scattered through the text. In October Sachar called for abolition of these laws.

Author: USI Journal Thought-provoking and topical, this book is meant to interest students and scholars of politics, law, sociology and human rights. The law enshrines that contracts against public policy are void or voidable; of course, it remains a matter for courts to decide when a given contract is so offensive and equally important, if not decisive, what that policy may be.

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While it would be egregious error to deny interpretive plurality, there ought to be no space for sheer denialism which says that human rights do not matter at all or that they have no future.

But now you must create a fear and scare in the minds of those who fund terrorists. When Christian activists raised the case to higher authorities, the chief minister ordered the police to drop all charges against the pastor. A brief outline of the amended act: The Act does not define the word terrorist in its definition clause but defines a terrorist act.

However, it may The State fulfil this vaunted role were the Bar to recover its character as a learned profession marked by self-regulation and rectitude and incrementally shed the acquired paradoxical traits of business and trade union of sorts.

Therefore his petition challenging the validity of Section 21 of the Act assumes particular significance. One is that when we deal with hardened criminals, some of our old notions of criminal law have to change.

State of N. On September 29, Siddi was released on bail. In Pota, as in Tada earlier, confessions made before a police officer of the rank of superintendent were admitted as evidence. Cash including monetary instruments can also be seized if it is intended to be used for purposes of terrorism.

Chapter VI of the amended Act gives power to the Central government under section 35 to add or remove an organization in the schedule as a terrorist organization. At the end of the reporting period, the Supreme Court had not ruled on the dispute between the Indian Railways and the Gujarat government about the release of the Banerjee report to the public.

Now suspected terrorists may roam free under the bail a rule, jail an exception dictum. Learning from this experience, I would urge the people who are opposing this law to once again reconsider their stand because posterity eventually will decide that this country, for its integrity, sovereignty and unity certainly needs this law.

State officials brought charges in cases, decided cases, and convicted people in 58 of these cases. This is no longer the case, and one has only to consider the quarter century old unredressed sufferings of the Bhopal-violated see Baxi, a. It is elaborated variously. In March the commission appointed by the Indian Railways, the Justice Banerjee Commission, concluded that the Godhra train incident, which sparked the Gujarat violence, was an accident.

Muslims claimed that the path was dug to facilitate access to a Muslim burial ground adjacent to the temple. Coetzee, especially Waiting for the Barbarians and Diary of a Bad Yearand makes for stunning reading in Guantanamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahiwhich gives decisive evidence of the incoherence of justifications for torture: the very lack of evidence against an accused becomes, in the hands of security agencies, a reason for more and more brutal forms of torture.

Princeton: Princeton University Press. However, the Report does not enter any of these discursive arenas and regards of human rights in a rather Spartan manner.

Action against police officer. This provision violates the principle of equality before law laid down in the Constitution of Pakistan.

Author: The Asian Age This is a technical book meant essentially for politicians and lawyers. On December 7, a bomb blast at the Sheetla Ghat in the Hindu religious town of Varanasi left two individuals dead, including a baby girl, and injured 40 persons, including several foreign tourists.

When the BJP leader arrived, he verbally abused two female Witnesses, who immediately left the area. T he Indian Bar claims to be a judge of judges, an inheritor of the English tradition.Niraja Gopal Jayal (ed.), Democracy in India, OUP New Delhi xii. Niraja Gopal Jayal, Representing India: Ethnic Diversity and governance of Public Institutions, Palgrave Macmillan, xiii.

Partha Chatterjee(ed.), State and Politics in India, Oxford University Press, xiv. Book Discussion on Election Commission of India at Ambedkar University Delhi [Feb 26]: Spot Rgistrations Friday, 21, Feb, SC rules, Marriage during pendency of Appeal against Divorce Decree not Void, if Appeal filed beyond time.

In Kartar Singh vs. State of Punjab, the Supreme Court, upholding the validity of TADA, affirmed the existence of a class of offenders under TADA, namely, terrorists and disruptionists, as distinct and separate from ordinary criminals who could be tried under “normal” laws, as well as a distinct class of offences, namely, terrorism – an.

ISS Octob RCIV N RRRI Volume 13, Issue 5 Bibliography: Terrorism by Region – Indian Subcontinent Compiled and selected by Judith Tinnes [Bibliographic Series of Perspectives on Terrorism – BSPT-JT]. Anti-terrorism laws in India and the need of POTA In the new millennium, we face the very real and increasing prospect that regional aggressor, third-rate armies, terrorist groups and even religious cults will seek to wield disproportionate power by acquiring and using weapons of mass destructions - Secretary Of Defense William Cohen Of U.S.A.

An eminently readable work, the book is rich in detail, yet incisive for its analysis. The book makes an important contribution when it recognises the "complex interlocking system of laws" that takes place between security legislation and other criminal law allowing additional bypassing of procedures and safeguards Detailed coverage of such technicalities makes this book a valuable.