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Aug 25, 2016
Ramya's comments on Pakistan do not constitute sedition; it's just another opinionUnsuspecting citizens are getting slapped with sedition cases every other day. We are fast turning into a republic run on fear and anxiety.
Aug 18, 2016
Amnesty India's sedition charge is second such complaint registered in Karnataka this yearPolice investigation against Amnesty International India is the second such sedition complaint registered by the police in Karnataka this year
Apr 11, 2016
Sedition law has no place in a democratic India: Professor Upendra Baxi on JNU row and murky politicsIn a freewheeling chat with Firstpost, Professor Baxi shared his views on issues ranging from article 356, sedition law to student politics in University campuses.
Mar 22, 2016
Sedition law needs reconsideration, will consult criminal lawyers, stakeholders: Law Commission chiefThe sedition law, which has come under focus after the JNU row, needs "reconsideration," newly-appointed Law Commission Chairman Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan said on Tuesday while asserting that the panel will not jump to any conclusion before hearing out stakeholders.
Mar 18, 2016
This is a direct fight against dictatorship: Kanhaiya Kumar says Modi govt targetting univs across IndiaIn fresh attack on the NDA government, JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Friday vowed to wage a "direct fight" against "dictatorship" as he accused it of targeting universities across the country and sought support of all democratic forces it was about saving the country.
Mar 16, 2016
Law Commission reviews sedition law, Rajnath Singh calls for an all party meeting after submission of reportGovernment today acknowledged that the definition of Sedition law is "very wide" and said it is being reviewed by the Law Commission after members in Rajya Sabha demanded that it should be scrapped as it is a colonial legacy and a "relic".
Mar 15, 2016
No formal representation for repealing or reviewing sedition law: Lok Sabha toldNo formal representation seeking review or repeal of the sedition law has been received by the government, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
Mar 10, 2016
Afzal Guru's lawyer Nandita Haksar says sedition law in India loosely definedAfzal Guru's lawyer Nandita Haksar on Thursday said that the law of sedition is "loosely" defined in the Indian constitution and its interpretation depends on who is in power.
Mar 02, 2016
JNU students march to Parliament, demand repeal of sedition lawJNU students on Wednesday marched to Parliament demanding repeal of the sedition law and enactment of a Rohith Act.
Mar 01, 2016
Law Commission sets up sub-groups to deliberate on arbitrary use of the sedition lawAmidst the controversy over slapping of sedition charges, government said the Law Commission has conveyed that it has identified certain focus areas.