ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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KARNATAKA- Terrorists Act Used against Civil Rights Activist

KARNATAKA Terrorists Act Used against Civil Rights Activist Janaki Nair UNLIKE neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, where supposed 'Naxalites' are ritually 'annihilated' in 'encounters', or are at least beaten and tortured in police custody, Karnataka has been free of such a record' partly at least because Naxalism has not held comparable appeal in the countryside here. It was something of a dubious first then when Nagari Babiah, lecturer in English at the Bangalore University, was suddenly arrested on April 23 by the Karnataka Police under the arms act and the new Terrorists and Disruptive Activities (Prevention)

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