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AA Edit | It’s time to scrap sedition law, not make it harsher

Laws must be brought in to protect the people, and not the government

06 Jun 2023 12:15 AM

Karan Thapar | Sedition: Time for SC to enforce its own rulings

96 per cent of sedition cases for criticising politicians and governments over the last decade were registered after 2014

11 Jun 2021 12:11 AM

Pavan K Varma | Reprieve, for now, from Yogi’s victim-blaming

Yogi Adityanath, the saffron dhari CM of UP, believes that everything in his state is hunky-dory

02 May 2021 12:00 AM

AA Edit | Dissent not sedition: SC sends govt clear signal

The criminalising of dissent is the clearest sign of an authoritarian government

05 Mar 2021 8:38 AM

Sedition case: Bengaluru advocates’ car stoned

As the car ferrying the advocates was about to leave the Dharwad court premises, the lawyers pelted stones, resulting in a tense situation.

25 Feb 2020 2:44 AM


To fight structural violence of sedition, (dis)loyalty is a virtue

Nations, nationalisms and nation states are held together by building bonds of allegiance and solidarity, and then commanding loyalty.

15 Oct 2019 1:16 AM

‘Govt has not filed any case’: Javadekar on sedition charges against 49 celebrities

The letter stated that 'lynching of Muslims, Dalits and other minorities must be stopped'.

05 Oct 2019 8:03 PM

JNU sedition case: Police granted time till Sept 18 to obtain requisite sanction

The Delhi Police informed Chief Metropolitan Magistrate that the sanction is still pending before the Home Department.

23 Jul 2019 2:21 PM

Veteran political leader Vaiko convicted for sedition charges

Vaiko was expected to file his nomination for Rajya Sabha on Saturday.

05 Jul 2019 11:18 AM

Sedition law to remain; need it to fight anti-national elements

The sedition law has provision for minimum three-years in jail and a maximum life term, has been invoked numerous times.

03 Jul 2019 6:31 PM


Rapper Hard Kaur goes hardcore; insults Bhagwat, Yogi, faces sedition charges

The FIR has been registered under Sections 124A (Sedition), 153A, 500, 505 of the IPC and Section 66 of IT Act against the Punjabi singer.

20 Jun 2019 3:41 PM

Chhattisgarh man slapped with sedition, CM intervenes

The issue on Friday sparked outrage forcing Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel to intervene in the matter.

15 Jun 2019 1:26 AM

No cognisable offence in sedition complaint against Rahul, says Delhi police

The case pertains to Gandhi's remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in context of the 2016 surgical strikes.

15 May 2019 4:25 PM

JNU case: Delhi govt seeks month's time to grant sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate directed AAP to file a 'proper reply', citing a definite time-frame.

03 Apr 2019 12:19 PM

Congress manifesto dangerous, unimplementable: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said that Congress manifesto was aimed at 'balkanisation' of India.

02 Apr 2019 6:32 PM


Kanhaiya ‘sedition’ charge unjustified

The inference is that the “nationalism” the RSS-BJP lay down is beyond challenge.

16 Jan 2019 12:19 AM

Criticism of country cannot be considered sedition, says Law Commission

'If country is not open to positive criticism, there lies little difference between pre and post-independence eras.' the commission said.

31 Aug 2018 1:43 PM

Act of sedition? College owned by RJD lawmaker prints India map without PoK

The incident triggered sharp reactions from the ruling BJP-JD(U) alliance, which termed it as an act of sedition.

07 May 2018 1:04 PM

Bastar journo faces sedition over Facebook cartoon on Justice Loya case

SP K L Dhurv said, a Rajasthan man filed the complaint against Shukla with Raipur cyber-cell, which transferred the case to Kanker police.

01 May 2018 9:23 AM

Woman who married Yogi’s photo, booked for sedition

The women have been sent to 14 days’ judicial custody.

12 Dec 2017 12:57 AM