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Jul 23, 2018
WhatsApp forward lands 21-year-old 'default' group admin in jail: ReportA 21-year-old has been in jail after an “objectionable” message was sent on group he was admin of.
Jul 20, 2018
Delhi HC sets aside penalty imposed on Kanhaiya Kumar by JNU; says order 'unsustainable on innumerable counts'Kumar had moved the high court on 17 July seeking direction to quash the office order of 4 July passed by JNU through the chief proctor. He was held guilty for doing an act in violation of discipline and conduct and the fine was imposed on him.
Jun 29, 2018
Ghulam Nabi Azad, Saifuddin Soz accused of sedition following 'remarks against Indian Army'; petitioner cites 22 June interviewA sedition complaint has been filed in a Delhi court against senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Saifuddin Soz for making "seditious statements against Indian Army".
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
Jun 10, 2018
Shehla Rashid accuses Nitin Gadkari, RSS of plotting Narendra Modi's assassination; transport minister threatens to sueNitin Gadkari has threatened to take legal action against JNU student rights activist Shehla Rashid after she accused the Union minister for road transport and highways of planning to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi
May 05, 2018
Chhattisgarh journalist Kamal Shukla booked for sedition after sharing cartoon on Facebook on judge BH Loya's deathThe arrest of Bastar-based journalist Kamal Shukla is the most recent addition to a list of journalists arrested in Chhattisgarh on sedition charges.
Apr 14, 2018
WhatsApp Group admins told by cops to ensure no objectionable content is shared in group chatsThe police took this step after incidents of defamatory content going viral through WhatsApp were reported recently
Feb 16, 2018
Rajasthan BJP leader files sedition case against Mani Shankar Aiyar for 'insulting' India, praising PakistanA BJP leader in Rajasthan's Kota district has filed a sedition and defamation case against suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar for praising Pakistan
Dec 11, 2017
Woman who married Yogi Adityanath's picture charged with sedition for stopping UP CM's convoyFour women from Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh were charged with sedition for stopping Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath's convoy.
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