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Friday, June 05, 2020

sedition law


State attacks Dalits via anti-Left rhetoric, as directly attacking them would cost it heavily

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.

Foreigners being served 'Leave India' notices: How does Indian law define ‘anti-govt’ activities for 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?

Maharashtra yet to bring in sedition guidelines

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.

Why sedition law has lost meaning

September 14, 2019 2:01 pm

Various Indian courts have repeatedly ruled against the constitutionality of this British-era legislation.

No plans to scrap sedition law, need provision to fight anti-national elements: Govt

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.

BJP will make sedition law so strong it will send shivers down spine: Rajnath Singh

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.

Manipur HC revokes detention of journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem booked under NSA

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.

The Limits Of Freedom

January 30, 2018 8:07 am

Sedition law has been misused by over-zealous agencies. That’s no reason to scrap it

Criticism of govt does not amount to sedition: Soli Sorabjee

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.”

Kanhaiya Kumar vows to wage battle for scrapping of sedition law

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.