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Oct 12, 2017
Gujarat govt withdraws two-year-old case against Hardik Patel for insulting tri-colourGujarat government has withdrawn a case against Patel quota stir leader Hardik Patel for allegedly insulting the tri-colour
Oct 11, 2017
UP: 18-yr-old Muslim boy allegedly beaten up for social media posts on Ram Mandir, Ganga; jailed for 42 daysFor his social media commentary against the govt, Zakir Ali Tyagi said he had to spend 42 days in Muzaffarnagar jail
Oct 05, 2017
Honeypreet Insan sent to six-day police remand, charged with sedition and criminal conspiracyHoneypreet Insan, adopted daughter of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was remanded to police custody for six days by a court in Panchkula on Wednesday
Oct 02, 2017
TTV Dhinakaran faces arrest after unknown person files FIR with sedition charges against him, 16 others in SalemTTV Dhinakaran faces arrest after a person filed an FIR accusing him and his 16 supporters of sedition under Section 124A for terming the current EK Palaniswamy and O Panneerselvam government in Tamil Nadu, a "killer government
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.