July 16, 2021 12:48 am
The apex court said it will examine the validity of the sedition law and sought the Centre's response over it.
March 16, 2021 6:27 pm
During the Question Hour, Congress member from Telangana Anumula Revanth Reddy sought the number of cases registered under the offence of sedition across the country during the last 10 years, the conviction rate and the steps taken for their speedy trial.
November 04, 2020 2:05 am
The observation was made by the single bench of Justice Sudhir Mittal, while deciding the bail plea of Jasbir alias Jasvir Singh, a resident of Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
October 02, 2020 4:30 am
As per the Crime In India Report, this decline, however, was largely explained by the drop in cases registered under the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act — from 7,127 in 2018 and 7,892 in 2017 to 6,079 in 2019.
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 15, 2019 5:47 am
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha’s (BJYM) Aligarh unit president Mukesh Lodhi had alleged that slogans such as “Pakistan Zindabad” and “Bharat Murdabad” were raised on the campus on February 12.
February 12, 2019 6:46 am
In September 2016, the Supreme Court had reiterated that a larger bench had already provided necessary safeguards that should be followed by all authorities, and “every magistrate is bound by what we said in the Kedar Nath (case)”.
January 29, 2019 3:00 am
The police had initially booked 16 members of both communities under sections related to rioting, use of obscene language and criminal intimidation, among other charges, after a brawl during a cultural programme organised to mark Republic Day.
March 07, 2016 2:34 am
The NCRB report states that 176 cases were registered across the country in the “offences against the state” category in 2014.
February 19, 2016 5:29 am
Bihar is a close second; Assam has most ‘offences against the state’ but only one of these is a sedition case.