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UAPA- Tool To Shut Dissent in India

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  The death of Stan Swamy, the Jesuit priest and activist, India’s oldest political prisoner who died in jail, waiting for bail for nine months, at the age of 84 has brought the spotlight back on the Unlawful Activity Prevention Act (UAPA), the primarily counter-terror Law in India.  The Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) 1967 is the  primary counter-law in India. The terror law has come under sharp scrutiny recently with various courts finding application of the UAPA (arbitrary). About The Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA)  Passed in 1967, the law aims at effective prevention of Unlawful activities in India. The ACT assigns absolute power to the central government, by way of which if the Centre (deems) an activity as unlawful then it may by way of an official Gazette, declare it so.  It has death penalty and life imprisonment as highest punishments. Under UAPA, both India and foreign nationals can be charged. It will be applicable to the offenders in the same manner, ev

Corona: taking much more than lives

Corona virus is the biggest problem in the world right now. The virus will have havoc impact on the global economy and India will also face it. Corona virus is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus. Symptoms range from a mild cough to pneumonia. Some people recover easily, others may get very sick very quickly. There is evidence that it spreads from person to person. Good hygiene can prevent infection. people with corona virus may experience fever,flu-like symptoms such as coughing, sore throat and fatigue, shortness of breath. Now lets talk about the economy impact that India have already started to face.India and china trade is reached to almost $ 93 billion. Indian economy has became overdependent on its northern neighbor for import of vital material used to produce medicine, autos and electronics.The most hard hit sector will be the Pharmaceutical sector. India's pharma sector is currently imports 80% Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API 's) and essential raw mate

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