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Sedition Law
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

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

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Sedition law: Cong praises SC

Putting on hold the sedition law, the Supreme Court stayed the registration of FIRs, ongoing probes and coercive measures on the matter across the country until an "appropriate forum" of the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Minister talks Lakshman Rekha

As the Supreme Court on Wednesday put on hold the application of sedition law, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju invoked "Lakshman Rekha" guiding different institutions, including the Executiv...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Put sedition law on hold till its review: SC

"It will be appropriate not to use this provision of law till further re-examination is over. We hope and expect that centre and state will desist from registering any FIR under 124 A (sedition l...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.22

'Abeyance' query on sedition law

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the Centre’s stand on keeping pending sedition cases in abeyance and not registering fresh cases till the government re-examines the colonial-era penal law. ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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