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Kashmiri students held over pro-Pakistan slogans in UP booked for sedition, sent to 14-day judicial custody
India

Kashmiri students held over pro-Pakistan slogans in UP booked for sedition, sent to 14-day judicial custody

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath earlier in the day had said the sedition law will be invoked against those celebrating Pakistan's victory against India in the recent T20 World Cup match

Who Sharjeel Imam is and why he has been denied bail in connection to CAA and NRC cases
India

Who Sharjeel Imam is and why he has been denied bail in connection to CAA and NRC cases

He came to the social media spotlight, courtesy a video that went viral in January 2020, where he was allegedly heard ‘instigating people’ to cut Assam off India during a speech at the Aligarh Muslim University on 16 December, 2019

Kerala HC grants anticipatory bail to filmmaker Aisha Sultana in Sedition case; all you need to know
India

Kerala HC grants anticipatory bail to filmmaker Aisha Sultana in Sedition case; all you need to know

Explaining her side of the story in an interview with Outlook magazine, Aisha said that the 'bio-weapon' comment was a mistake, which she made because she was inexperienced in TV debates. She complained that she was not allowed the space to clarify her statement

Sedition law an affront to democracy; both public debate, judicial intervention crucial to remove provision
India

Sedition law an affront to democracy; both public debate, judicial intervention crucial to remove provision

There is a substantial case to be made for taking section 124(A) or sedition law out of the IPC, given that it has no relevance in a democracy and plenty of scope for misuse

'Every journalist entitled to protection': SC quashes sedition case against Vinod Dua citing a 1962 judgment
India

'Every journalist entitled to protection': SC quashes sedition case against Vinod Dua citing a 1962 judgment

While upholding the validity of section 124A (sedition) of the IPC in the Kedarnath Singh vs State of Bihar case, the top court had ruled the sedition charges could not be invoked against a citizen for criticism of government actions

Special court remands rebel YSRC MP K Raghu Ramakrishna Raju to 14 days' judicial custody
India

Special court remands rebel YSRC MP K Raghu Ramakrishna Raju to 14 days' judicial custody

The CID court magistrate directed that Raju be admitted to a hospital for treating his injuries, which the MP alleged were caused due to sleuths beating him

US Capitol attack: Existing evidence most likely supports sedition charge, says prosecutor
World

US Capitol attack: Existing evidence most likely supports sedition charge, says prosecutor

The last time federal prosecutors brought a sedition case was 2010, when they accused members of a Michigan militia of plotting to provoke an armed conflict with the government

In Lok Sabha, Congress accuses govt of misusing sedition law; don't lecture others on democracy, responds Centre
India

In Lok Sabha, Congress accuses govt of misusing sedition law; don't lecture others on democracy, responds Centre

The focus of his question was on climate activist Disha Ravi who was arrested in the farmer protest toolkit case earlier this year and later granted bail

Disagreeing with govt can't be seditious, says SC; dismisses PIL demanding action against Farooq Abdullah
India

Disagreeing with govt can't be seditious, says SC; dismisses PIL demanding action against Farooq Abdullah

The top court was hearing a plea which referred to Abdullah's statement on restoring Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and contended it clearly amounts to a seditious act and therefore he is liable to be punished under Section 124-A of the IPC

Don't use sedition to 'quieten disquiet;' says Delhi court while granting bail to two men accused of sharing fake video
India

Don't use sedition to 'quieten disquiet;' says Delhi court while granting bail to two men accused of sharing fake video

The prosecution alleged that the accused posted a fake video on their Facebook pages about 'en masse resignation' of Delhi Police personnel

Booked for sedition, two Manipur journalists released after admitting article published due to 'oversight'
India

Booked for sedition, two Manipur journalists released after admitting article published due to 'oversight'

The police had also booked executive editor Paojel Chaoba and editor-in-chief Dhiren Sadokpam of The Frontier Manipur online news portal under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

Bombay HC directs police not to take coercive action against Kangana Ranaut, sister Rangoli Chandel in sedition case
Entertainment

Bombay HC directs police not to take coercive action against Kangana Ranaut, sister Rangoli Chandel in sedition case

The FIR charges Kangana Ranaut and Rangoli Chandel with sedition and for allegedly "trying to create hatred and communal tension" through their posts on social media.

Six college students in Ayodhya booked for sedition; principal alleges they raised 'anti-national' slogans
India

Six college students in Ayodhya booked for sedition; principal alleges they raised 'anti-national' slogans

The students of Saket Degree College allegedly raised slogans such as 'azaadi leke rahenge' during a demonstration demanding the holding of students' union elections

Kangana Ranaut, Rangoli Chandel summoned by Mumbai Police to record statements on 26, 27 October
India

Kangana Ranaut, Rangoli Chandel summoned by Mumbai Police to record statements on 26, 27 October

Mumbai Police has issued notices to Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel to record their statements in the case against them for allegedly promoting enmity between communities through their remarks.

Authorities weaponising sedition laws, says former Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur
India

Authorities weaponising sedition laws, says former Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur

The former apex court judge criticised the "weaponising" of the sedition laws, "abuse" of prohibitory orders and blanket shutdown of the internet

Hathras case: Uttar Pradesh Police registers FIR against unidentified persons for inciting caste-based conflict, sedition charge included
India

Hathras case: Uttar Pradesh Police registers FIR against unidentified persons for inciting caste-based conflict, sedition charge included

The first information report filed at the Chandpa Police Station on Sunday afternoon mentions 19 charges under the IPC and also invokes section 67 of the IT Act

Gandhi's journals: How the Mahatma shaped a nation's ideas through Young India, Navjivan and Harijan
Arts & Culture

Gandhi's journals: How the Mahatma shaped a nation's ideas through Young India, Navjivan and Harijan

Many, before Gandhi, had employed the press to further their cause. Many did so after him. Few have been as effective as he was in the early 1920s when Young India and Navjivan were at their zenith.

Sharjeel Imam sedition case: SC defers hearing of plea to club FIRs against JNU student by two weeks
India

Sharjeel Imam sedition case: SC defers hearing of plea to club FIRs against JNU student by two weeks

Sharjeel Imam was formally arrested by Delhi Police over links in the Delhi riots case on Tuesday and was produced before the court on Wednesday

Arrested for sedition in UP's Azamgarh district, maulana says he tried to defuse CAA, NRC protest, not instigate it
India

Arrested for sedition in UP's Azamgarh district, maulana says he tried to defuse CAA, NRC protest, not instigate it

Events are related to the sit-in protest called by a group of women in UP's Azamgarh district to protest against CAA and NRC. The FIR contradicts Rashadi’s version. Dubbing the protesters 'rioters', the FIR said that in spite of warning them about the Section 144, which prohibits gathering of more than 3 people, they did not withdraw the protest.

Supreme Court refuses to hear plea seeking proper mechanism to deal with 'misuse' of sedition law
India

Supreme Court refuses to hear plea seeking proper mechanism to deal with 'misuse' of sedition law

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking framing of a proper mechanism to deal with alleged misuse of the sedition law by the government machinery