Indonesia police arrest five ahead of demonstration: TV One

Indonesian police on Friday arrested five people for suspected treason linked to planned demonstrations by hardline Muslim groups demanding the removal of Jakarta's Christian governor, city police spokesman Argo Yuwono told broadcaster TV One.

Mar 31, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
Malayalam TV anchor clarifies on Smriti Irani-Mahishasur Martyrdom Day debate: Read

Malayalam TV anchor clarifies on Smriti Irani-Mahishasur Martyrdom Day debate: Read

Sindhu Sooryakumar, an anchor of a Malayalam TV news show, on Monday clarified on a Facebook post, after she received more than 2,000 calls after she moderated a discussion on Friday night on whether celebrating Mahishasur Jayanti could be considered an act of treason.

Mar 01, 2016, 15:10 PM IST
Musharraf be tried on charge of treason for subverting constitution: Pak SC

Musharraf be tried on charge of treason for subverting constitution: Pak SC

The apex court accepted former chief justice Abdul Hameed Dogar's appeal to exclude him from the investigation against 72-year-old Musharraf.

Feb 26, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

Nepal footballers charged with treason over match-fixing

Five Nepal five players are charged with treason over alleged match-fixing in World Cup qualifiers in 2011.

Nov 08, 2015, 22:38 PM IST
Row erupts over Maharashtra govt guidelines on sedition

Row erupts over Maharashtra govt guidelines on sedition

People trying to bring change in government through legal means will not face sedition charge in Maharashtra, but those attempting to bring into "hatred or contempt, dissatisfaction and provoking violence" against the central or state government will be slapped with sedition charges.

Sep 04, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

German prosecutors drop treason probe against journalists

 German federal prosecutors today dropped a much-criticised treason investigation of two journalists who had reported on secret plans to expand online surveillance in Germany.

Aug 10, 2015, 15:12 PM IST

Lawmakers and bloggers named in German treason case

Germany`s domestic spy agency named not just bloggers but also lawmakers in a criminal complaint that sparked a controversial treason probe, news weekly Der Spiegel said on Friday.

Aug 07, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Tajik police chief who joined Islamic State wanted for treason

 Tajikistan has issued an international arrest warrant for the commander of its elite police force who joined Islamic State, prosecutors said on Wednesday, accusing him of treason.

Jun 03, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Pakistan court orders former PM charged in Musharraf case

A Pakistani court trying former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason on Friday ordered the government to add a former prime minister, law minister and chief justice to the charge sheet. 

Nov 21, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

Nepal charges political activist with treason: Lawyer

Nepalese authorities Wednesday charged a prominent political activist with treason over calls for a separate homeland for the marginalised Madhesi community living in the country`s southern plains, his lawyer said.

Oct 08, 2014, 19:33 PM IST

Eto`o accused of ``treason`` amid strike fallout

Cameroon`s affection for its favourite footballing son has turned sharply with striker Samuel Eto`o accused by local media of "treason" after leading strike action by their World Cup squad at the weekend.

Jun 13, 2014, 04:15 AM IST

Musharraf not singled out in treason case: Prosecutor

Pervez Musharraf`s claim that he was being singled out in the high treason trial was Wednesday described as premature by the prosecution, which said evidence was only found against the former Pakistani military dictator for imposing an emergency in 2007.

Apr 16, 2014, 15:57 PM IST

Indicted for treason in Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf says `I am not a traitor`

In an impassioned speech made after his indictment, former Pakistan President and military general Pervez Musharraf pleaded not guilty to the charges and said that he was `not a traitor`.

Apr 01, 2014, 11:00 AM IST

Musharraf issue be resolved in accordance with Pak law: US

Refusing to take a position on the treason charges against former Pakistani President Gen Pervez Musharraf, the US has said the issue needed to be resolved in accordance with the country`s constitution and law.

Apr 01, 2014, 04:22 AM IST

Pakistan court issues conditional arrest warrant against Pervez Musharraf

A conditional non-bailable arrest warrant was issued against embattled former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf after he failed to turn up before the special court hearing the high treason case against him.

Mar 14, 2014, 12:02 PM IST

Court defers Musharraf`s indictment in treason case

A special court here that is hearing high treason charges against former president Pervez Musharraf Tuesday deferred his indictment and adjourned the hearing till Friday.

Feb 18, 2014, 20:22 PM IST

Pakistan`s Musharraf arrives at court for first time

Musharraf has challenged the civilian court`s right to try a former army chief, saying he is entitled to be dealt with by a military tribunal.

Feb 18, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

South Korean MP sentenced to 12 years for treason

A South Korean court on Monday sentenced an opposition legislator to 12 years in prison after a rare treason trial saw him convicted of plotting an armed revolt in support of North Korea.

Feb 17, 2014, 13:56 PM IST

Musharraf seeks injunction against arrest warrant

Beleaguered former dictator Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday approached Pakistan`s Supreme Court for an injunction against the arrest warrant issued by a special court that has directed him to appear on February 7.

Feb 04, 2014, 20:53 PM IST

Pervez Musharraf to appear in court on Feb 7: Report

Faced with an arrest warrant from the Pakistani special court conducting his treason trial, beleaguered former dictator Pervez Musharraf will appear before it for the first time on February 7, a media report said on Tuesday.

Feb 04, 2014, 19:03 PM IST