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Sedition
India  /  Published 11.10.20

Stan Swamy's arrest 'politically motivated'

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By Fr. J. Felix Raj, SJ in

India  /  Published 07.10.20

UP: scribe booked for sedition

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By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 14.09.20

Ex-judge: free speech curbed

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By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Criticism of PM not sedition: Dua in SC

Journalist Vinod Dua on Friday told the Supreme Court that criticism of the Prime Minister does not necessarily mean criticism of a lawfully elected government, also reasoning that he cannot be prosec...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.08.20

Decriminalise contempt, says Arun Shourie in plea

Arun Shourie, the crusading editor who became a minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, and two others have moved the Supreme Court seeking the quashing of a provision that criminalises conte...
By R. Balaji and Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.20

Clean laws: Transforming Indian jurisprudence

Change happens invisibly, in unexpected directions. It was only in 2017 that the Centre said that criminalizing marital rape would destabilize the institution of marriage and hurt the husband. But now...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Cop to journalist: Why criticise govt?

The Supreme Court on Tuesday told veteran journalist Vinod Dua not to answer a second questionnaire sent to him by Himachal Pradesh police in a sedition case linked to comments on the Prime Minister a...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

A case for truth to save media freedom

For some years now, the growing challenge to journalism has come from the increasing use of predictable laws. These are the Sections relating to sedition and criminal defamation in the Indian Penal Co...
By in

India  /  Published 14.01.19

JNU 'diversion', timed to polls

Delhi police have charged Kanhaiya Kumar and several other former and current JNU students with sedition, three years after the campus shined an unsparing light on the Narendra Modi government and a f...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.01.19

Delhi police file charge sheet against Kanhaiya Kumar

Delhi police on Monday filed a charge sheet in a court against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case lodged in 2016.Metropolitan magist...
By PTI in New Delhi


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