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No prime evidence of sedition in AMU case, says Aligarh SSP

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.

Government sought legal opinion on changes to sedition law, told necessary, go by Supreme Court

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)”.


Madhya Pradesh: In wake of communal clash, police slap sedition charge

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.

Sedition in Jharkhand: NCRB says 18 cases, cops say none

The NCRB report states that 176 cases were registered across the country in the “offences against the state” category in 2014.

Section 124A: Jharkhand tops sedition cases, J&K has none

Bihar is a close second; Assam has most ‘offences against the state’ but only one of these is a sedition case.