Sedition law

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Jul 03, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

No proposal to scrap sedition law, says MoS Home Nityanand Rai in Rajya Sabha

The Colonial Era sedition law, under which inciting hatred against the government is a punishable offence, deals with anti-national, secessionist and terrorist elements.

Jul 03, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

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Apr 06, 2019, 22:20 PM IST

Plea in SC over alleged misuse of sedition law

A plea was filed in the Supreme Court today over alleged misuse of penal law on sedition by the Centre and various states, claiming that students, scribes and intellectuals involved in social activities were being prosecuted on a "routine" basis.

Aug 17, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

Sedition law needs relook, says law panel chief

The sedition law, which has come under focus after the JNU row, needs “reconsideration,” newly-appointed Law Commission Chairman Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan said on Tuesday but asserted that the panel will not jump to any conclusion before hearing out stakeholders.

Mar 22, 2016, 20:19 PM IST

Freed Umar Khalid gets rousing welcome at JNU, says proud to be booked under sedition law

Some 400 students have welcomed them at the gate, media reports said.

Mar 18, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

It's a direct fight against dictatorship, says Kanhaiya Kumar

Kanhaiya said while the question confronting the people today was about saving the country, the whole JNU episode was given a national versus anti-national spin.

Mar 18, 2016, 19:30 PM IST

JNU row: Criticism of govt is not sedition, say counsel of Umar, Anirban

A Delhi Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail plea of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya for March 18.

Mar 16, 2016, 14:39 PM IST

Sedition law under review, MoS Kiren Rijiju informs Rajya Sabha

The law on sedition is under review of the Law Commission and the home ministry has asked for a report on the issue as soon as possible, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Mar 16, 2016, 14:20 PM IST

Sedition law: Can Modi govt do what Congress could not?

Among other things the arrest of JNU president Kanhaiya Kumar for alleged anti-national activities has brought the focus back is on the controversial sedition charge which under Section 124-A of th

Mar 07, 2016, 17:19 PM IST

Sedition law to be amended? Weeks after JNU row, government reviews usage, provisions of 124A

In a major development, the Union Home Ministry on Tuesday informed the Parliament that a Law Commission is reviewing the sedition law.

Mar 01, 2016, 14:01 PM IST

Prez Pranab Mukherjee calls for thorough revision of IPC, says it still has some British enacted laws

There are many new offences which have to be properly defined and incorporated in the code, the president noted.

Feb 27, 2016, 00:02 AM IST

Malaysia PM refuses to scrap sedition law

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak today abandoned plans to repeal a controversial sedition law saying the legislation would not only be retained but also strengthened to protect the sanctity of Islam and other religions in the multi-ethnic country.

Nov 27, 2014, 17:51 PM IST

Binayak Sen demands repeal of sedition law and AFSPA

Noted civil rights activist
Binayak Sen on Tuesday demanded the repeal of the sedition law and
the Armed Forces Special Powers Act.

May 24, 2011, 21:20 PM IST

Need for debate on law of sedition: Binayak Sen

Human rights activist Binayak
Sen, who was convicted for sedition and recently granted bail
by the Supreme Court, has underlined the need to have a
public debate on contours of the controversial law.

Apr 24, 2011, 14:47 PM IST

Sedition law should be amended, cases reviewed: CPI

Hailing the Supreme Court`s decision to grant bail to civil rights activist Binayak Sen, the CPI on Saturday demanded drastic amendments to the sedition law.

Apr 16, 2011, 23:22 PM IST