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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

Man arrested in Karnataka's Udupi district for raising 'pro-Pakistan slogans', slapped with sedition charges
India

Man arrested in Karnataka's Udupi district for raising 'pro-Pakistan slogans', slapped with sedition charges

The man, said to be mentally unstable, came in front of the mini Vidhan Soudha (a complex housing government offices) at around 10 am and shouted 'Pakistan Zindabad' several times.

Social activist challenges sedition case against Karnataka school management for staging anti-CAA play in Supreme Court
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Social activist challenges sedition case against Karnataka school management for staging anti-CAA play in Supreme Court

The sedition case was filed based on a complaint from social worker Neelesh Rakshyal on 26 January

Hubbali sedition case: Three Kashmiri students arrested again, sent to judicial custody; Bar association says won't represent accused
India

Hubbali sedition case: Three Kashmiri students arrested again, sent to judicial custody; Bar association says won't represent accused

The trio was arrested on Saturday for raising pro-Pakistan slogans and posting it on social media on the first anniversary of the terrorist attack that left scores of CRPF soldiers dead at Pulwama in Kashmir and let off on Sunday after execution of a bond under Section 169 of CrPC

Three engineering students from Kashmir arrested for sedition in Karantaka's Hubballi district for 'pro-Pakistan' video
India

Three engineering students from Kashmir arrested for sedition in Karantaka's Hubballi district for 'pro-Pakistan' video

Police said, according to preliminary information, the students are from Shopian in Kashmir and action has been taken on the basis of a complaint from the college management.

Bidar school headmistress and parent granted bail 14 days after arrest in sedition case over anti-CAA play
India

Bidar school headmistress and parent granted bail 14 days after arrest in sedition case over anti-CAA play

A court in Bidar in north Karnataka on Friday granted bail to a parent and the headmistress of a school, arrested in a sedition case for their alleged involvement in staging a drama portraying Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a poor light in connection with CAA and NRC.

Karnataka child rights body pulls up Bidar cops for creating 'atmosphere of fear' at school, questioning kids over anti-CAA play sedition case
India

Karnataka child rights body pulls up Bidar cops for creating 'atmosphere of fear' at school, questioning kids over anti-CAA play sedition case

The Karnataka child rights commission criticised the Bidar district police for violating rules, including the norms of the Juvenile Justice Act, while questioning young students in a sedition case against a school over an anti-CAA play

CPM questions Narendra Modi's 'silence' on hate speeches, slams BJP on sedition charges against school headmistress for staging anti-CAA play
Politics

CPM questions Narendra Modi's 'silence' on hate speeches, slams BJP on sedition charges against school headmistress for staging anti-CAA play

The CPM on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'silence' on hate speeches by his party members

Congress demands sedition case against Mumbai school for pro-CAA event after Karnataka Police arrests principal for anti-CAA play
Politics

Congress demands sedition case against Mumbai school for pro-CAA event after Karnataka Police arrests principal for anti-CAA play

If sedition case can be registered against students for staging drama against CAA, then a case of sedition should be filed against Mumbai school for forcing students to support CAA, says Congress leader Sachin Sawant

Citizenship Act: Sedition case against school in Karnataka's Bidar for play 'portraying Narendra Modi in poor light'
India

Citizenship Act: Sedition case against school in Karnataka's Bidar for play 'portraying Narendra Modi in poor light'

The complainant alleged that that the school authorities 'used' the students to perform a drama on 21 January, where they 'abused' Modi for introducing the CAA and NRC

Won't represent woman who raised 'Free Kashmir' placard at protest against JNU violence, says Mysuru Bar Association
Sports

Won't represent woman who raised 'Free Kashmir' placard at protest against JNU violence, says Mysuru Bar Association

The Mysuru Bar Association said that it will not represent the woman who had raised 'Free Kashmir' placard at a protest held in Mysuru University on 8 January

JNU sedition case: Delhi HC refuses to direct AAP govt to grant sanction for prosecution of former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar
India

JNU sedition case: Delhi HC refuses to direct AAP govt to grant sanction for prosecution of former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar

Delhi High Court, while disposing of petition, said it appeared that petitioner, former BJP MLA Nand Kishor Garg, has some personal interest in FIR