June 12, 2020 7:24 am
Police in Bengaluru were due to file a chargesheet on May 20, when the 90-day period since her arrest ended, but did so only on June 3.
February 23, 2020 12:19 pm
In its judgments, the Supreme Court has underlined that while ordering arrest of the accused, a magistrate must satisfy herself that the arrest is justified, and that prima facie the FIR has the ingredients that make the offence of sedition.
February 23, 2020 4:48 am
According to sources, about 15 years ago, Amulya's father Osvald Noronha was part of a group of mainstream activists in Malnad region of Karnataka involved with the welfare of local communities.
February 22, 2020 7:49 pm
During a rally in the city Thursday, 19-year-old Amulya had raised "Pakistan Zindabad" slogans. She was arrested a day later and sent to judicial custody for 14 days.
February 23, 2020 2:29 pm
The sedition law, under Section 124A IPC, is a legacy of the Raj, which used it to stifle dissent and the national movement for freedom. The archaic law has been challenged in various courts and in 1995.
February 21, 2020 7:17 pm
The woman, identified as Ardra Narayanan, was holding the placard at Town Hall along with other protesters who were agitating against Amulya Leona's sedition charge, the police said.
February 21, 2020 4:30 pm
Amulya, in her address, appeared to be explaining to the audience the difference between chanting “Pakistan Zindabad and Hindustan zindabad”. The organisers of the event under the banner of “Save Constitution” had invited her to address the gathering.