Sedition Law
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

India  /  Published 10.05.22

SC: Hold sedition law for now?

The Supreme Court asked the Centre on Tuesday if the sedition law could be paused till it was re-examined, the apex court’s poser coming a day after the Narendra Modi government said that it wou...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.05.22

Centre: House can vet sedition law

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the government “has decided to re-examine and reconsider” the sedition law but contended this could be done only “before the competen...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.05.22

Sedition: Centre climbdown in SC

The Centre has decided to re-examine and reconsider provisions  of the colonial-era sedition law, it said in an affidavit in Supreme Court on Monday, days after it had defended the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.05.22

SC: sedition hearing on May 10

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would hear arguments on May 10 on the legal question whether the pleas challenging the colonial era penal law on sedition be referred to a larger bench and grante...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 28.04.22

Stop misuse of sedition law, says Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has submitted to the Koregaon-Bhima Inquiry Commission that he has no allegation against any political agenda in connection with the January 2018 violence at a war memorial in M...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 28.04.22

SC nudge to govt on sedition law

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to finalise by the weekend its stance on continuing with the British-era sedition law. The court made it clear that no further adjournments would be gr...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.04.22

SC: sedition law hearing from May

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to file its response by the end of the week on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the sedition law. A three-judge bench of ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.22

Lawless use: Sedition

The British may have used the law against sedition to punish rebellious Indian subjects. But why should an independent democracy with an elected government find use for it? Yet in spite of the objecti...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 28.10.21

UP: 5 held for supporting Pak

Five people have been taken into custody on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly celebrating Pakistan's victory in the T20 World Cup match against India, according to police. They were also acc...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow


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