India  /  Published 09.09.19

Sedition arrest relief for Shehla Rashid Shora

A Delhi court on Monday granted Kashmiri politician and student activist Shehla Rashid Shora protection from arrest in a sedition case, registered after she had tweeted about alleged army atrocities i...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.09.19

Shehla Rashid charged with sedition

Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement leader Shehla Rashid has been booked for sedition over her tweets alleging that the armed forces 'tortured' civilians and 'ransacked' houses in the Valley after Jam...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.05.20

Support for minority face

Civil society activists on Saturday condemned the “media trial” of Delhi Minorities Commission chairman Zafarul Islam Khan after police booked him for alleged sedition over a tweet he had posted e...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.10.18

Malay death penalty to end

Malaysia’s cabinet has ordered the suspension of the colonial-era Sedition Act, widely used to rein in dissent, and is working on doing the same for the death penalty as it prepares to repeal both l...
By Reuters in KualaLumpur

India  /  Published 21.02.20

Amulya Leona had links with Naxals: Yediyurappa

A young woman who raised pro-Pakistan slogans at an anti-CAA rally in Bengaluru on Thursday has been booked for sedition and remanded to 14-day judicial custody, police said on Friday.Reacting to the ...
By PTI in Bengaluru

North East  /  Published 19.02.20

Anti-citizenship law activist Sharjeel Imam will be in Assam today

Anti-citizenship law activist Sharjeel Imam, who was arrested for allegedly making provocative statements against Assam, will be brought to the state on Thursday by Assam police for further investigat...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

India  /  Published 15.02.20

Sedition cuffs on 3 students

Three Kashmiri students of an engineering college in Hubli, Karnataka, were arrested on Saturday and booked for sedition after a purported video clip they had recorded showed them chanting “Pakistan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.19

What party manifestos say about media freedom

In 2014, media issues did not figure in the election manifestos of the Congress, the BJP or the CPI(M). But today the media and internet so overwhelm the public sphere that they have actually begin to...
By Sevanti Ninan in

India  /  Published 31.01.20

Sedition: School headmistress, parent arrested

Days after a sedition case was slapped against a school in Karnataka, its headmistress and a student's mother have been arrested for the alleged involvement in staging of a drama portraying Prime Mini...
By PTI in Bengaluru

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.19

Democracy endangered by govt and media

Times have changed. Our national discourse has become not just adversarial but also uncomfortably divisive. There is no space for debate. Any opposition to the government, by individuals and at the le...
By Kapil Sibal in


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