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Sedition charge against Karnataka school for anti-CAA play by kids

January 29, 2020 7:49 am

In his complaint, the activist alleged that the students were made to enact a play promoting the premise that Muslims would be forced to leave India if the CAA is implemented along with the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).

165 people arrested in sedition cases: govt

July 19, 2017 4:55 pm

"73 people were arrested in 30 cases registered in 2015 and 34 people arrested in 28 cases registered in 2016 under the offence of Sedition (Section 124A of IPC)," he said. The 2016 figure excludes Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal as data from the two states were not available.

No one knows who cheered Pakistan win, sedition charge dropped

June 23, 2017 10:26 am

Hanifa Shaikh, a mother of three, says her husband Shaikh Mukaddar, a daily wager, was picked up at 1 am. “I begged them not to beat up my husband but they were unmoved. I don’t know if he had any enemies in village because he was always at work,’’ she says.

Delhi University teachers demand SAR Geelani's release

March 19, 2016 4:41 am

In a resolution, the DUTA demanded that sedition charges should be dropped against Gilani, a DU professor who was arrested over the controversial event at Press Club against hanging of Afzal Guru.

Singer Kovan, facing sedition charges, granted bail by Court

November 16, 2015 9:10 pm

Granting him bail, Principal Sessions Judge N Audinathan observed during the hearing that the case was not one of defamation.

Tamil folk singer Kovan arrested for anti-Jayalalithaa song, slapped with sedition charge

December 25, 2015 10:22 pm

Kovan was picked up from his home at 2.30 am ‘forcefully’, says lawyer; songs criticised Jayalalithaa-led govt’s liquor policy.

Clause on sedition lost in translation

September 08, 2015 8:26 am

In March this year, the High Court rejected the sedition charges against Trivedi, saying that people cannot be charged for sedition for simply criticising the government.

Sedition charges: Guidelines were prepared by Cong-NCP govt

September 07, 2015 5:02 am

The high court, however, took two years to decide the case by which time there was a regime change.

Youth slapped with sedition charges for not standing to national anthem, gets bail

September 22, 2014 10:29 pm

Salman was arrested on August 20. Five others were also facing the sedition charge.

No SP role in dropping sedition charges, say Meerut officials

March 10, 2014 4:29 am

Meerut DM and SSP claimed they decided to drop the sedition charges on the merits


JNU students hold protest march, sell ‘Mera Yaar Kanhaiya’ t-shirts

February 18, 2016 1:39 pm

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Staging a march protest Mandi House to Jantar Mantar, the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Thursday wore "Mera Yaar Kanhaiya" T-Shirts and sold them in order to show their support to Kanhaiya Kumar. Students of JNU took out the rally demanding Kanhaiya’s release and dropping of sedition charges against him. Meanwhile, Kanhaiya applied for a bail before the Supreme Court and the matter will be heard on Friday. Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee is likely to argue for Kanhaiya’s bail plea.

Kanhaiya sent to judicial custody till March 2

February 17, 2016 2:03 pm

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): The Patiala House Court on Wednesday sent Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who was arrested on sedition charges, to judicial custody till March 2. Kanhaiya was produced in the court under heavy security cover as his two-day police custody ended today. Kanhaiya has been charged with sedition in connection with the February 9 event on the JNU campus during which anti-India slogans were raised.