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Sedition
India  /  Published 12.05.22

Kiren Rijiju talks Lakshman rekha

Law minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said the various institutions’ areas of authority were separated by a “Lakshman rekha” that “should not be crossed by anybody”. &l...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.22

Hammer blow: SC's sedition judgement

The Centre had been hemming and hawing on sedition — a relic of the colonial era — for a while now. Two days after spiritedly defending this archaic legislation, it surprisingly adopted a ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 12.05.22

SC leash on sedition sadists

“This court is cognisant of security interests and integrity of the State on one hand, and the civil liberties of citizens on the other. There is a requirement to balance both sets of considerat...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.05.22

Congress feels vindicated

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday tweeted that “speaking the truth is patriotism, not treason”, commenting after the Supreme Court had put all cases under the sedition law in abeyance. The Congre...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.05.22

'Great day': Mahua Moitra on sedition law

Trinamul Congress MP Mahua Moitra was one of the petitioners who had challenged the sedition law in the Supreme Court. “Great day for democracy…. The sedition law stands stayed. Kudos to...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 11.05.22

Sedition: Legal experts hail SC order

Legal experts Wednesday termed "historic" the Supreme Court order to put on hold the "archaic" colonial-era penal law on sedition till it is re-examined by an appropriate governmen...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.22

BJP hails Modi, Congress truth

As the Supreme Court put the application of sedition law on hold, the Opposition on Wednesday hailed the decision, saying the voice of truth can no longer be suppressed even as the government invoked ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Sedition: TMC hails SC verdict

The TMC on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to keep in abeyance the sedition law, contending that the draconian law should be scrapped. Putting on hold the sedition law, the Suprem...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Sedition: Left wants law scrapped

The Left parties on Wednesday demanded that the Supreme Court should scrap the sedition law altogether and not wait for the government to review the same. The apex court on Wednesday put on hold the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.22

SC freezes sedition law for now, but is it enough?

It’s a law irrevocably linked to the Colonial Era. It was broadly and vaguely worded to give the country’s then British rulers the chance to use it against almost anyone they considered to...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi


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