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Vinod Dua


Time to reform Sedition law

July 02, 2021 8:35 am

Between the Kedarnath and Vinod Dua cases, the court missed opportunities to reevaluate the sedition law. It needs urgent attending to

Top radiologist Padmavati Dua dies after long battle with Covid

June 12, 2021 8:14 am

Chinna Dua is survived by Vinod, and her daughters Mallika Dua, an actor and comedian, and Bakul Dua, a clinical psychologist.

Case against Dua not an exception, 6 journalists face police action for covering pandemic in HP

June 06, 2021 10:43 am

Last year, 14 FIRs were registered against five reporters in various parts of the state during the lockdown period. Another reporter was booked on the very first day of the corona curfew imposed last month when the country was battling a brutal Covid surge.

Editors Guild welcomes SC judgment on sedition case against journalist Vinod Dua

June 04, 2021 12:22 pm

The Editors Guild of India appreciated the Supreme Court's concerns over the "chilling effect that sedition laws have on free media and democracy".

Explained: The Kedar Nath sedition ruling

June 04, 2021 3:21 pm

In quashing the sedition case against journalist Vinod Dua, the SC referred to the Kedar Nath Singh judgment of 1962. What are the principles on the sedition law laid down in that landmark verdict?

Supreme Court underlines its ruling to protect journalists against sedition law abuse

June 04, 2021 1:59 am

The Supreme Court Thursday quashed the FIR registered by Himachal Pradesh Police against journalist Vinod Dua for sedition, public mischief and other offences over the contents of a talk show broadcast on YouTube last year.

Why the draconian sedition law must go

June 04, 2021 8:49 am

The Supreme Court, in 'Vinod Dua', has held that every journalist is entitled to protection from sedition as defined in the Kedar Nath judgment. A national consensus on the removal of the provision is called for.

Explained: The landmark 1962 judgment that Supreme Court quoted in Vinod Dua sedition case

June 08, 2021 10:05 am

The Supreme Court Thursday quashed the sedition case registered against journalist Vinod Dua in Shimla. A look at the Kedar Nath Singh judgment of 1962, which the apex court quoted.

'Every journalist is entitled to protection': SC quashes sedition case against Vinod Dua

June 04, 2021 7:38 am

A bench of Justices U U Lalit and Vineet Saran had on October 6 last year reserved the verdict on the petition after hearing arguments for Dua, the Himachal Pradesh government and the complainant in the case.

Freedom of speech extends to social media too: Vinod Dua to SC

August 22, 2020 1:48 am

Appearing for Dua, senior advocate Vikas Singh told a bench of Justices U U Lalit and Vineet Saran that the United States Bill of Rights “mentions both citizens and press”, whereas Article 19(1)(a) of the Indian Constitution makes no mention of the press.