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UP Police files sedition charges against Sanjay Singh; AAP MP says he is being targeted for 'exposing' state govt
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UP Police files sedition charges against Sanjay Singh; AAP MP says he is being targeted for 'exposing' state govt

Singh, who was in New Delhi on Friday, said he will visit Lucknow on 20 September and surrender himself to the Uttar Pradesh Police

SC says can't pass interim orders on Sharjeel Imam's plea to club sedition FIRs in various states without govts' replies
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SC says can't pass interim orders on Sharjeel Imam's plea to club sedition FIRs in various states without govts' replies

The Supreme Court on Friday said it "cannot pass interim orders" without seeing the replies of all the five states on a plea by JNU student and anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam who has sought clubbing of multiple FIRs levelling sedition charges against him for allegedly making inflammatory speeches.

Delhi Police charges Sharjeel Imam with instigating violence at anti-CAA stir in Delhi's New Friend's colony; court sends him to judicial custody till 3 March
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Delhi Police charges Sharjeel Imam with instigating violence at anti-CAA stir in Delhi's New Friend's colony; court sends him to judicial custody till 3 March

A Delhi court on Tuesday sent Sharjeel Imam, who has been named as an 'instigator' by the Delhi Police in its charge sheet for violent anti-CAA sitr at New Friends Colony last year, to judicial custody till 3 March.

Delhi court sends Sharjeel Imam to police custody for a day over case of violence during anti-CAA protest in New Friends Colony
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Delhi court sends Sharjeel Imam to police custody for a day over case of violence during anti-CAA protest in New Friends Colony

A Delhi court sent Sharjeel Imam, arrested on sedition charge last month, to one day custody of Delhi Police on Monday in a separate case related to protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that turned violent at the New Friends Colony on 15 December.

Bihar Police orders closure of 'maliciously false' sedition case against 49 celebrities who wrote open letter to Narendra Modi against mob lynching
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Bihar Police orders closure of 'maliciously false' sedition case against 49 celebrities who wrote open letter to Narendra Modi against mob lynching

The Bihar Police on Wednesday ordered the closure of a sedition case against 49 celebrities who had written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July against the recent incidents of mob lynching

Activists, theatre artists in Jaipur protest over sedition case against 49 celebrities for open letter to Narendra Modi
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Activists, theatre artists in Jaipur protest over sedition case against 49 celebrities for open letter to Narendra Modi

Activists condemned the filing of the sedition case against celebrities like Aparna Sen, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Ramchandra Guha, Mani Ratnam, Anurag Kashyap and Revathi

Political parties, film bodies demand withdrawal of sedition case against 49 celebrities over open letter to Narendra Modi
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Political parties, film bodies demand withdrawal of sedition case against 49 celebrities over open letter to Narendra Modi

Adoor Gopalakrishnan, one of the writers of the letter, has said the registration of a sedition case is a 'matter of great concern'

Delhi court grants interim protection from arrest to activist Shehla Rashid in connection with sedition case filed by SC lawyer
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Delhi court grants interim protection from arrest to activist Shehla Rashid in connection with sedition case filed by SC lawyer

Patiala House Court on Monday granted interim protection from arrest to activist Shehla Rashid in connection with a recent FIR lodged against her under sedition charges

Delhi court to hear 2016 sedition case against Kanhaiya Kumar and others despite absence of govt sanction for prosecution
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Delhi court to hear 2016 sedition case against Kanhaiya Kumar and others despite absence of govt sanction for prosecution

A Delhi court said it will go ahead with the hearing of the sedition case against Kanhaiya Kumar, others even if the Delhi government doesn't give its sanction

Congress dubs as 'manufactured controversy' reports of inviting Kanhaiya Kumar, Shehla Rashid for party event
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Congress dubs as 'manufactured controversy' reports of inviting Kanhaiya Kumar, Shehla Rashid for party event

The Congress on Monday dubbed as "manufactured controversy" the reports that it had withdrawn invites to former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Kanhaiya Kumar and Shehla Rashid to an event organised by the party's minority cell.

JNU sedition case: Delhi govt seeks legal advice on sanctioning prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar, nine others
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JNU sedition case: Delhi govt seeks legal advice on sanctioning prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar, nine others

Delhi govt seeks legal advice regarding granting sanction for prosecution in the JNU sedition case, involving Kanhaiya Kumar and 9 others

JNU sedition case: AAP govt, Delhi Police engage in blame game over chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar, nine others
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JNU sedition case: AAP govt, Delhi Police engage in blame game over chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar, nine others

The AAP government and the Delhi Police engaged in a blame game on Saturday after a court questioned the department for filing a chargesheet in the sedition case against former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and others without procuring the required sanction from authorities.

Kanhaiya Kumar dubs Delhi Police chargesheet in sedition case 'politically motivated', Shehla Rashid calls it 'manufactured controversy'
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Kanhaiya Kumar dubs Delhi Police chargesheet in sedition case 'politically motivated', Shehla Rashid calls it 'manufactured controversy'

The Delhi Police charged former JNU students Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya for allegedly shouting anti-India slogans during a campus event on 9 February, 2016, to commemorate the hanging of Parliament attack mastermind Afzal Guru.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Hardik Pandya's arrogance, Rajinikanth's return, Sabarimala redux; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Hardik Pandya's arrogance, Rajinikanth's return, Sabarimala redux; today's must-read stories

The thoughtless natter over Hardik Pandya's sexual conquests and the testosterone-driven arrogance on display is also an indictment of the celebrity status being taken to ridiculous lengths. W

Hardik Patel takes fast into 15th day from hospital; Sharad Yadav says fight requires strength after meeting Patidar leader
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Hardik Patel takes fast into 15th day from hospital; Sharad Yadav says fight requires strength after meeting Patidar leader

Hardik Patel, who is on a hunger strike from 25 August, was admitted to a hospital on Friday after his health deteriorated.

Delhi Police Special Cell takes over probe into attack on JNU student leader Umar Khalid
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Delhi Police Special Cell takes over probe into attack on JNU student leader Umar Khalid

An unidentified man on Monday targeted Umar Khalid at the Constitution Club in the high-security area near Parliament on Monday. Khalid escaped unhurt.

After Jignesh Mevani, JNU student leader Umar Khalid claims of receiving death threat from fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari
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After Jignesh Mevani, JNU student leader Umar Khalid claims of receiving death threat from fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari

Umar Khalid has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police, alleging he has received death threats from a man who identified himself as Ravi Pujari.

MDMK chief Vaiko stopped at Kuala Lumpur airport, interrogated over links with LTTE
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MDMK chief Vaiko stopped at Kuala Lumpur airport, interrogated over links with LTTE

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( MDMK) chief V Gopalswamy, better known as Vaiko, on Friday was stopped at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and questioned for several hours on his alleged links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), reports said.

Hardik Patel's co-accused submits plea against framing of charges in sedition case
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Hardik Patel's co-accused submits plea against framing of charges in sedition case

A court on Monday said it will hear the Gujarat government's response on a plea not to frame charges against quota agitation leader Hardik Patel and three others in a sedition case as their petition seeking quashing of FIR is pending before the Supreme Court.

Delhi High Court rejects plea for cancelling Kanhaiya Kumar's interim bail
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Delhi High Court rejects plea for cancelling Kanhaiya Kumar's interim bail

JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar does not appear to hamper probe in the sedition case, the Delhi High Court said on Tuesday and wanted to know from police whether there was any circumstance which requires cancellation of the interim bail granted to him.