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Sep 10, 2019
Delhi court grants interim protection from arrest to activist Shehla Rashid in connection with sedition case filed by SC lawyerPatiala House Court on Monday granted interim protection from arrest to activist Shehla Rashid in connection with a recent FIR lodged against her under sedition charges
Sep 06, 2019
Activist Shehla Rashid booked by Delhi Police on charges of sedition, promoting enmity over Kashmir tweetsThe FIR was registered on 3 September under Sections 124A, 153A, 153, 504 and 505 of the IPC
Apr 26, 2019
Delhi court seeks action taken report from police on Rahul Gandhi's 'derogatory' remarks against Narendra ModiA Delhi court has sought an Action Taken Report from the police on a criminal complaint seeking an FIR with sedition charges against Rahul Gandhi.
Jun 14, 2018
Punjab and Haryana HC leaves Sec 121 open to misuse by terming inciteful posts on social media as 'waging war' against IndiaThe Punjab and Haryana High Court order in the Arvind Singh @Ghoga vs State of Punjab case where it stated that 'collecting men' on social media can amount to 'collecting arms' for waging war against the government leaves room for the misuse of Section 121 of IPC, will throttle free speech
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.
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
Feb 24, 2016
JNU row: A complete guide to sedition, anti-nationalism and the university’s cries for azadiThose who enthusiastically attend protest rallies where it is almost mandatory to decry the establishment should reflect on what they are protesting about.