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Sep 02, 2017
Hardik Patel in fresh trouble after key aide turns approver in sedition caseThe City Sessions Court here on Friday pardoned Ketan Patel, a key aide of the Patidar quota agitation spearhead, Hardik Patel, in a sedition case
Aug 29, 2017
Ramjas College protests: Sedition charges cannot be pressed on basis of unauthenticated videos, says Delhi courtSedition charges cannot be pressed on the basis of an unauthenticated, unreliable video, a Delhi court on Tuesday said after it was shown a footage of alleged "anti-national" sloganeering at the Ramjas College.
Aug 27, 2017
Ram Rahim Singh convicted of rape: Uneasy calm in Haryana as CBI court prepares to announce sentenceHaryana was on edge on Sunday, a day before the special CBI judge pronounces the sentence against the maverick Dera Sacha Sauda cult chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, convicted of raping his two women followers, in Rohtak jail on Monday
Aug 23, 2017
Sedition debate Part 3: Families of accused often bear brunt, face boycott and social harassmentThe everyday fear of the police nabbing and whisking them for interrogation has become a part of the lives of those charged with sedition.
Aug 22, 2017
Sedition debate Part 2: Abandoned by families and neighbours, accused face a life without livingEditor's note: The law of sedition — Section 124A of the IPC — was introduced in 1870 to curb anti-colonial sentiments. Many leaders of the Independence Movement, including Mahatma Gandhi, were tried under this draconian act. Ironically, while the British themselves have abolished the law, present-day India has discovered its many maliciously creative uses. With hardly any convictions, the act has turned out to be an instrument of political oppression.
Aug 21, 2017
Sedition debate Part 1: In Bihar's Red Zone, draconian law adds teeth to state's mightAlthough those charged with Sedition are innocent till proven guilty, and charges rarely stick, the exacting process itself becomes a punishment.
Aug 18, 2017
Sedition and social media: Section 124A needs a relook as it could be a tool for harassmentWhile there is a need to re-examine the law on sedition in India, it is also important to clarify how sedition law applies to social media users in the country.
Jul 26, 2017
JNU VC demands tank on campus: Jagadesh Kumar defends statement, says alumni wanted military symbolA day after JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar proposed installing a battle tank on the campus to instill nationalism, he said that the suggestion had come from the alumni.
Jul 07, 2017
Punjab police arrests US-based activist on sedition charges after pro-Khalistan posters appear in stateThe Punjab police on Thursday booked five members of a US-based group on charges of sedition and promoting enmity between different groups.
Jun 29, 2017
MP sedition case: Court grants bail to 15 accused citing lack of evidence; Officer transferredA Burhanpur court granted conditional bail to 15 persons, arrested on sedition charges for celebrating Pakistan's victory over India in the Champions Trophy