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Apr 03, 2019
Congress promise to repeal criminal defamation, sedition nonsense, impractical, says jurist Soli SorabjeeNoted jurist Soli Sorabjee has dubbed as nonsense and "impractical the promises made by the Congress in its election manifesto that it would repeal the colonial-era laws on criminal defamation and sedition if voted to power in the upcoming general election.
Jun 06, 2018
Keralite working in Gulf threatens to kill Pinarayi Vijayan on social media, sacked from jobA Keralite man working in the Gulf has been booked for allegedly threatening to kill Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a social media post, prompting his employer to sack him even as he tendered an apology
Jul 08, 2015
Supreme Court must show the way and strike down the criminal defamation lawThe Court must strike the imprisonment penalty in Section 500 down. The threat of incarceration significantly deters democratic participation and chills speech, and is not at all proportional to the harm that can be caused by defamatory speech.