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 in

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 29.01.20

School to fight sedition charge

The management of a Karnataka school that has been booked for sedition after a group of Class IV students enacted a satirical skit against the citizenship amendment plans to approach the high court to...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 28.01.20

Delhi police arrests Sharjeel Imam

Delhi Police's Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested JNU student Sharjeel Imam, booked in a sedition case, from Jehanabad area in Bihar, officials here said.The PhD student at the Jawaharlal Nehru Universi...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.01.20

Delhi police book Sharjeel Imam

The Delhi Police booked Sharjeel Imam, an activist who came in limelight during the ongoing protest in Shaheen Bagh, on Sunday for allegedly delivering inflammatory speeches against the amended Citize...
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

India  /  Published 21.02.20

Ganging up after half-heard slogan

Amulya Leona Noronha, aged 19, shouted on stage on Thursday: “Pakistan zindabad, Pakistan zindabad, Pakistan zindabad.”Three times.As a group on the stage and police surround her and drag her away...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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