June 13, 2022 6:58 am
The group suggested the Supreme Court should examine Article 19 under the "basic structure of the Constitution" principle with reference to all existing laws and provisions that put curbs on "freedom of speech and expression".
June 01, 2022 12:07 pm
Fali S Nariman writes: It will be inappropriate to continue its use while the Supreme Court is re-examining its constitutionality.
May 18, 2022 9:34 am
Dr Ashwani Kumar writes: Hopefully, the nation will be rid of the last vestiges of colonialism that defy the will of the Age, the promise of our national charter and are at best a painful reminder of the injustices inflicted on our people
May 17, 2022 9:18 am
Ravi Shankar Prasad writes: The country and its institutions are strong and stable enough to decide in a free, fair and objective manner whether the offence of sedition is needed or not, and if so under what form with strong guidelines to prevent its misuse
May 15, 2022 9:49 am
Among the main sedition cases that are still in trial stage is that of Amulya Leona Noronha, a 19-year-old student arrested in 2020 during a speech to oppose Citizenship Amendment Act.
May 13, 2022 11:35 am
D. Raja writes on sedition law: It is used for witch hunts by government against those who question it.
May 13, 2022 6:25 am
As the debate over the Sedition Law rages, we take a look at the sedition cases filed against the nationalist leaders and what they said about it
May 12, 2022 3:18 pm
The Congress on Wednesday had hailed the Supreme Court’s decision to put on hold the sedition law, saying a clear cut message has gone to subjugators of dissent that “you can no longer suppress the voice of truth” and those critical of the government must be heard.
May 12, 2022 12:47 pm
As the Supreme Court put on hold the application of sedition law, Kiren Rijiju invoked "Lakshman Rekha" guiding different institutions, including the Executive and the Judiciary, and said no one should cross their "boundary".
May 12, 2022 2:08 am
Congress said the court’s ruling was a message to “subjugators of dissent that you can no longer suppress the voice of truth” and those critical of the government must be heard.