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Sedition
India  /  Published 18.08.21

SP MP booked for defending Taliban

Samajwadi Party MP Shafiqur Rehman Barq has been booked for sedition following his recent remarks allegedly defending the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan and equating it with India's own fre...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.08.21

Rap on cops for sedition quiz for kids

Karnataka High Court has observed that police questioning children in a sedition case last year in Shaheen Education Society in Bidar, bordering Maharashtra is a violation of Juvenile Justice Act and ...
By PTI in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 30.07.21

Letters to the editor: Yusra Mardini's Olympics success, former judges about on anti-terrorism and sedition laws

Success story Sir — Success comes in many forms. The story of Yusra Mardini, the Syrian swimmer competing in the Tokyo Olympics, is not just one of success but also that of hope. Herself a refu...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 25.07.21

Ex-judges suggest reforms to avert misuse of laws

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By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.07.21

Sedition: 326 cases from 2014-19

A total of 326 cases were registered in the country under the controversial colonial-era penal law on sedition between 2014 and 2019 in which just six persons were convicted. The Supreme Court last w...
By Achinta Borah in New Delhi

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Opinion  /  Published 18.07.21

A matter of disaffection

The trial lasted a week. It hinged on Justice Strachey’s interpretation of the term “disaffection”. Amrita Bazaar Patrika reported that Justice Strachey said in the same breath that ...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 16.07.21

Shourie in court against sedition

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By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.07.21

SC: Is sedition law still needed?

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By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.07.21

Sedition crusader also fought for Aadhaar

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By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.07.21

Opposition hails SC remarks

According to Congress leader Jaiveer Shergill, the British used the sedition law to silence Mahatma Gandhi and the BJP is "using it to kill principles of transparency and accountability espoused ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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