Sedition Charge
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

India  /  Published 07.10.19

Modi faces mail mountain in sedition protest

Leftist students and youth activists from Kerala have protested the sedition case lodged against a group of filmmakers and others by mailing to the Prime Minister tens of thousands of copies of the op...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 14.06.20

No stay: Dua sedition case

The Supreme Court on Sunday restrained Himachal Pradesh police from arresting veteran journalist Vinod Dua but refused to stay investigations into a sedition case against him.The case had been lodged ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.20

Sedition charge over CAA protest dropped

State home secretary Sukhdev Singh on Wednesday told The Telegraph that director-general of police K.N. Choubey had instructed the Dhanbad police to drop sedition charges slapped on 3,000 people, incl...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Opinion  /  Published 01.02.19

What 'sedition' means in our time

Words, by their very nature, can be at once transparent and opaque. They may mean something quite different from what they appear to mean. The gap between the perceived meaning and the intended meanin...
By G.N. Devy

North East  /  Published 22.01.19

Gauhati HC to see sedition case videos

The Assam government on Tuesday submitted a CD containing an audio-video recording of the public meeting addressed by litterateur Hiren Gohain, KMSS adviser Akhil Gogoi and Manjit Mahanta, a member of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 19.01.19

Court questions Delhi police for filing JNU chargesheet without sanctions

A Delhi court questioned Delhi police on Saturday for filing a chargesheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the 2016 JNU sediti...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.02.20

233 people slapped with sedition charge in 2014-18: govt

As many as 233 people were slapped with the charge of sedition for their alleged anti-national activities -- the highest 37 each were registered in Assam and Jharkhand, in the last five years, the Raj...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.02.20

Kanhaiya test for Kejriwal

CPI general secretary D. Raja on Saturday said Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal owed an explanation on what made him allow Kanhaiya Kumar’s prosecution on the charge of sedition.“Kejriwal hims...
By PTI in Coimbatore


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