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Five Haryana cops, part of  Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's security, dismised: DGP

Five Haryana cops, part of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's security, dismised: DGP

A special CBI court in Panchkula had sentenced the Dera chief to 20-year imprisonment in a rape case on Monday.

Sep 01, 2017, 08:33 AM IST

Amnesty urges Malaysia to free cartoonist accused of sedition

Human rights NGO Amnesty International urged Malaysia on Sunday to free a popular political cartoonist who has been arrested over making offensive drawings of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Nov 27, 2016, 16:07 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal, P Chidambaram, Sanjay Nirupam to be prosecuted under sedition for statements on surgical strikes in Pakistan?

Arvind Kejriwal, P Chidambaram, Sanjay Nirupam to be prosecuted under sedition for statements on surgical strikes in Pakistan?

In a setback to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Congress leaders P Chidambaram and Sanjay Nirupam, a case was filed on Wednesday in a Bihar court.

Oct 06, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

Slap sedition charges on Sanjay Nirupam for raising questions on surgical strikes by Indian Army: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Wednesday demanded that sedition charges be slapped on Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam for questioning the integrity of the Army and sought his immediate removal from the party's Mumbai chief post.

Oct 05, 2016, 19:11 PM IST
Anti-India slogans: Delhi HC asks JNU not to take action against Kanhaiya Kumar, seven others

Anti-India slogans: Delhi HC asks JNU not to take action against Kanhaiya Kumar, seven others

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration to not take any action, till September 19, including the penalty against JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kanhaiya and seven others.

Sep 06, 2016, 17:48 PM IST
Sedition, defamation charges cannot be invoked for criticism: SC

Sedition, defamation charges cannot be invoked for criticism: SC

Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped on anyone criticising the government, the Supreme Court on Monday said in a clear message.

Sep 05, 2016, 21:55 PM IST

Shiv Sena taunts PM Narendra Modi over arrest of Baloch leaders

Balochistan CM Sanaullah Zehri, in a speech last week, alleged that the Indian government "fully supports the ongoing insurgency in Balochistan". 

Aug 24, 2016, 15:19 PM IST
US backs Amnesty over India sedition case, says it respects group's right to express freely

US backs Amnesty over India sedition case, says it respects group's right to express freely

Amnesty had on August 13 organised an event as part of a campaign to seek justice for "victims of human rights violations" in Jammu and Kashmir.
 

Aug 23, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

Pakistan booked Baloch nationalists as it failed to buy them, says defence expert

With Pakistan registering five cases, including sedition, against three top Baloch nationalist leaders for allegedly backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s words on Balochistan in his Independence Day speech, defence expert Sushant Sareen on Tuesday said they refused to be sold at the hands of Pakistan and continued with their freedom struggle from foreign asylums.

Aug 23, 2016, 13:17 PM IST
Amnesty row: Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara takes U-turn, denies giving clean-chit

Amnesty row: Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara takes U-turn, denies giving clean-chit

Two days after Karnataka minister virtually gave a clean chit to Amnesty International, facing sedition charges for its event on Kashmir, the BJP on Monday held a protest in the state and demanded arrest of those who raised anti-India slogans at the event.

Aug 22, 2016, 15:07 PM IST

JNU case: Kanhaiya, 2 others move court seeking regular bail

JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and two other JNU students Friday approached a Delhi court seeking regular bail in a sedition case relating to alleged anti-India slogans being raised at the university campus in February.

Aug 19, 2016, 18:59 PM IST
'Azadi' slogans at Amnesty event: Digvijay Singh says raising slogans not a fit case to be charged with Sedition

'Azadi' slogans at Amnesty event: Digvijay Singh says raising slogans not a fit case to be charged with Sedition

As the row over sedition case slapped against Amnesty International India intensifies, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Wednesday said, simply raising slogans is not a fit case to be charged with the draconian law.

Aug 17, 2016, 12:00 PM IST

'Azadi' slogans raised at Amnesty event: Bengaluru top cop

Amnesty organised the programme -- `Broken Families` -- which had an interactive discussion on peace and justice in Kashmir.

Aug 17, 2016, 06:10 AM IST