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Oct 10, 2019
Day after closure of sedition case against 49 celebs, Bihar lawyer files protest petition, claims cops acted ‘under political pressure’After the Bihar police ordered closure of the sedition case filed against 49 personalities, who had signed an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising incidents of mob lynching, the complainant on Thursday filed a 'protest petition' against the police
Oct 08, 2019
Protesting sedition charge against peers, TM Krishna, Romila Thapar among 180 signees on open letter to PM ModiAmong the 180 signatories are TM Krishna, Ranjit Hoskote, Romila Thapar, Mallika Sarabhai and Naseeruddin Shah, whose letter reads: 'More of us will speak every day. Against mob lynching. Against the silencing of people’s voices. Against the misuse of courts to harass citizens'.
Sep 25, 2019
Bulandshahr violence case: Bajrang Dal leader Yogesh Raj, accused of inciting mob that killed UP cop, released on bailYogesh Raj, the Bajrang Dal head for Bulandshahr district, was among those accused of inciting a mob of over 400 people to kill Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh during the clashes which broke out over suspected cow slaughter
Sep 02, 2019
The Anti-National Library: Nightmares — and waking fears — of a reader who keeps dangerous booksIn my nightmare, I am in cuffs, watching burly men in hazmat suits picking my library apart. One of the men informs me that already, several boxes of Highly Incriminating Evidence have been seized. The charges read like a Greatest Hits Package of Indian judicial overreach — sedition, conspiring against the state, insulting Hinduism and so on.
Jul 05, 2019
Chennai court convicts Vaiko in 2009 sedition case; MDMK chief gets one-year jail term for pro-LTTE speechAccording to the prosecution, Vaiko's speech on 15 July, 2009, while releasing the Tamil version (Kutram Saaturgiren) of his English book 'I accuse' on the Sri Lankan issue, was against the Indian government, attracting the offence of sedition.
May 15, 2019
Rahul Gandhi's 'khoon ki dalali' remark: Delhi Police finds no cognisable offence in sedition complaint, but says defamation suit may be filedNo cognisable offence is made out in the sedition complaint against Congress president Rahul Gandhi, the Delhi Police told a special court in Delhi on Wednesday. The case pertains to Rahul's remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in context of the 2016 surgical strikes.
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.
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.
Feb 16, 2019
AMU sedition case shows Indians are quick to get offended, makes compelling case for deletion of provisionThe chain of events in the sedition case against AMU students are themselves a compelling case for deletion of the offence of sedition from the statute book.
Feb 14, 2019
14 AMU students charged with sedition for assaulting BJP youth wing members during Asaduddin Owaisi's visitFourteen students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) were charged with sedition on Wednesday after violent protests took place on the university campus following reports that AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi will visit the campus.