May 03, 2020 8:00 am
Dalit and Adivasi social and political movements need to consider waging a struggle against the draconian laws primarily aimed at penalising them.
March 03, 2020 8:46 am
What according to Indian law falls under "anti-government" activities? Is the definition same for an Indian national and a foreigner on Indian visa?
February 11, 2020 1:21 am
A draft of such guidelines was submitted by the then Congress-NCP government in 2012, requiring the police to fulfill certain pre-conditions before invoking Section 124A (sedition) of the Indian Penal Code against a person.
September 14, 2019 2:01 pm
Various Indian courts have repeatedly ruled against the constitutionality of this British-era legislation.
July 03, 2019 6:06 pm
The Congress, in its manifesto released before the Lok Sabha elections, had promised to remove the sedition law from the statute if the party was voted to power.
April 13, 2019 7:34 am
Rajnath Singh also praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving Indian scientists the “go-ahead” to conduct the anti-satellite missile test, and pointed out that the country had this capability since 2007.
April 09, 2019 10:04 am
Imphal-based Kishorechandra Wangkhem has spent over 130 days in prison for allegedly making derogatory comments against the BJP government in the state, and using “abusive” words against Chief Minister N Biren Singh.
January 30, 2018 8:07 am
Sedition law has been misused by over-zealous agencies. That’s no reason to scrap it
October 15, 2017 2:59 am
To a question on why a judge should be treated any different from the Prime Minister or the President, the senior lawyer said that this was “because of the unique position they (judges) occupy in our scheme of things.”
March 18, 2016 7:11 pm
Welcoming bail granted to Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, he said all parties and people supporting democracy must come forward to demand abolishing the British-era law.