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Sedition
North East  /  Published 06.02.20

Zubeen slams sedition cases

Popular singer Zubeen Garg on Thursday said the government had committed a “blunder” by registering sedition cases against anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters.“Protesters have not committe...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 06.02.20

Police plan to get Sharjeel custody

Anti-citizenship law activist Sharjeel Imam, who was recently arrested for allegedly making provocative statements against Assam, is likely to be taken into custody by the state police on Friday and b...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.20

Repressive regime, nervous force

Authoritarianism is inherently sceptical of the power of knowledge. The nervousness of repressive regimes is often expressed in the form of intimidation. A number of incidents involving centres of lea...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 25.01.20

Sedition charge on student

Police in Assam and Uttar Pradesh have registered sedition cases against Sharjeel Imam, who was involved in the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) agitation at Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi in the init...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 17.02.19

Beaten up for asking questions on terror and 56-inch chest

An engineering student at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Durgapur was beaten up by some of his classmates over social media posts linked to the Pulwama attack.Srijan Goswami, a 21-year-...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee and Avishek Sengupta in Durgapur

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.19

A democratic State against its own people

Sedition is blossoming in India. Or so the state and Central governments would have people believe. The law against sedition was formulated by India’s imperial rulers to keep their subjects under co...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 10.01.19

Citizenship bill: Sedition charges against Assam trio

Sedition cases were registered on Thursday against RTI activist Akhil Gogoi, Assamese litterateur Hiren Gohain and a senior journalist for their comments on the citizenship bill, a police official sai...
By PTI in Guwahati

India  /  Published 24.10.19

Hounded DU professor Geelani dies

S.A.R. Geelani, the Delhi University professor who was acquitted in the Parliament attack case of 2001, died on Thursday after a heart attack. He was 50.He passed away at 5.30pm in a gym in south Delh...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.02.20

Kejriwal nod for Kanhaiya trial

The Arvind Kejriwal government has sanctioned the prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in a sedition case, snapping out of a long stupor and swimming against legal opinion just when the Centr...
By Pheroze L. Vincent and Our Bureau in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 22.02.20

Sharjeel: Videos real, speech misconstrued

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) activist Sharjeel Imam, undergoing a marathon quizzing by Assam police here, reportedly admitted that the videos of his speeches were genuine but said he was misin...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati


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