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Sedition Charge
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

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

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 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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India  /  Published 15.07.21

Sedition: 100 farmers booked

The Sirsa police on Thursday arrested five people days after lodging an FIR, which included a sedition charge, over an alleged attack on the Haryana deputy speaker's car during a farmers' prot...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh

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 08.07.21

Police question Aisha again

The Lakshadweep police probing the sedition case against filmmaker Aisha Sultana on Thursday interrogated her at her residence here and seized a laptop. Talking to reporters after her interrogation, ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kochi

India  /  Published 03.07.21

SC: Up to PM to act on VK Singh

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to direct the removal of Union minister V.K. Singh or green-light a sedition case against him over his purported claim on Indian incursions into China, pointing out...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.06.21

Island filmmaker gets anticipatory bail

The Kerala High Court on Friday granted anticipatory bail to Lakshadweep filmmaker Ayesha Sulthana in a sedition case registered against her by the Kavaratti police. A case was registered on June 9 u...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Thiruvananthapuram


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