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Why sedition law has lost meaning

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Focus areas on sedition law identified for discussion: Govt

The government response comes amid a series of controversies over the slapping of sedition charges against Jawaharlal Nehru University students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar for allegedly raising anti-India slogans.

Circular listing acts of sedition withdrawn, says Maharashtra government

Advocate General Sreehari Aney told a division bench of justices V M Kanade and Shalini Phansalkar Joshi, that the government had withdrawn the circular.

Free,Trivedi vows to fight sedition law

Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was released from jail after three days