Section 124a
Opinion  /  Published 11.06.21

The battle against sedition is far from over

After pronouncing that “every journalist is entitled to protection” from charges of sedition, the Supreme Court may soon begin a review of the constitutional validity of Section 124A. It&r...
By Ashish Khetan

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.21

Hurrah: Criticism is not criminal

Criticism cannot be criminalized in a democracy. That is the heartening message that has been sent out — loud and clear — by a learned bench of the Supreme Court while quashing the charge ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.19

A democratic State against its own people

Sedition is blossoming in India. Or so the state and Central governments would have people believe. The law against sedition was formulated by India’s imperial rulers to keep their subjects under co...
By The Editorial Board


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