Sedition Act
India  /  Published 15.07.21

SC query on sedition law validity

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed concern over the misuse of "colonial-era" penal law on sedition and sought response of the Centre on pleas including the one filed by the Editors Guil...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.07.21

Supreme Court to take up sedition law challenge

By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.06.21

SC scanner on sedition law

The Supreme Court on Monday said it would revisit the constitutional validity of the sedition law and its application to media houses and journalists in the wake of rising instances of states indiscri...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.21

Dignified end: Covid deaths in India

Sir — As the deadly second wave of the coronavirus that is currently devastating the country leaves a long trail of dead bodies, leading to depleting space and wood for burials or lighting pyres...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 04.04.21

They are not amused

By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 16.02.21

‘Sedition law can't be used to quieten disquiet’

A Delhi court has said the law of sedition cannot be invoked to quieten the disquiet under the pretence of muzzling miscreants. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana made the observation while gr...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.10.20

UP: scribe booked for sedition

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 22.02.20

'Clear abuse of sedition law'

A former judge of the Supreme Court has said in response to a question that the use of the sedition charge against a student in Karnataka for shouting a slogan is a “clear abuse of the law”, addin...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.03.20

Plea seeking mechanism for sedition law misuse quashed

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking framing of a proper mechanism to deal with the alleged misuse of the sedition law by the government machinery.A bench headed by Justice ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.10.18

Malay death penalty to end

Malaysia’s cabinet has ordered the suspension of the colonial-era Sedition Act, widely used to rein in dissent, and is working on doing the same for the death penalty as it prepares to repeal both l...
By Reuters in KualaLumpur


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