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Karnataka HC quashes sedition case against school over play against CAA, NRC

The play was staged in the school on January 21, 2020, and resulted in a controversy after a video of it was uploaded online by a parent

Published on 15th June 2023
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Former JNU student activist Sharjeel Imam gets bail in sedition case, will remain in custody in other cases 

According to a report by LiveLaw, he was accused of delivering “provocative speech” that allegedly led to the violence in Jamia Nagar in 2019

Published on 30th September 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: Tracing the use of sedition law against Gandhi and now, former student leader Umar Khalid et al

We trace the checkered past of the law, its origin, its adoption in the Constitution of India, the famous cases that made headlines, criticisms towards it and the status quo

Published on 5th May 2022
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Kashmiri students who were arrested for celebrating Pakistan's win on WhatsApp finally out of jail

They had secured bail on March 30 but had been languishing in jail as a local guarantor, a hefty security amount and police verification were not available to them

 

Published on 26th April 2022
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Bombay HC grants anticipatory bail to 22-year-old TISS student caught in sedition row

Urvashi Chudawala was charged with sedition last year for allegedly shouting slogans in support of jailed Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam at an LGBTQ event in Mumbai

Published on 2nd November 2021
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Mehbooba Mufti writes to PM over arrest of Kashmiri students, says patriotism has to be cultivated and can't be forced

Mufti writes in the letter that a friendly cricket match between India and Pakistan that was solely a source of entertainment for Kashmiris has turned into a nightmare for many of its youth

Published on 30th October 2021
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Debilitating effect on harmony in society: Sharjeel Imam's bail plea rejected by Saket Court in sedition case

The court however took a harsh view of the case registered by the Delhi Police, stating that the evidence provided is 'scant and sketchy'

Published on 22nd October 2021
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Sedition case for school play: K'taka HC objects to JJ Act violations

The divisional bench headed by Chief Justice A.S. Oka and Justice Sanjay Gowda, who took up the petition filed in this regard made this observation

Published on 17th August 2021
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What the FAQ: What is India's sedition law about and will the SC ever strike it down?

Sedition laws are serious business. Especially in India. But will the courts ever see their way to updating them to reflect this day and age?

Published on 16th July 2021
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JNU sedition case: Court directs Delhi Police to give copies of charge sheet to Kanhaiya Kumar

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Pankaj Sharma put up the matter for April 7 to scrutinise documents in the case and also granted bail to seven accused who were not arrested in the case earlier

Published on 15th March 2021
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What the FAQ: What is sedition now that Shashi Tharoor been booked for it 

Here, we try to make sense of the sedition law, what it lays down and why people in the past and recently have been charged with sedition

Published on 29th January 2021
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Kejriwal government gives permission to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar in sedition case

On January 14, the police had filed a charge sheet against Kumar and others, including former JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya.

Published on 28th February 2020
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We condemn this betrayal of Desh Drohi Kashmiri students: How KLE reacted to their students' 'anti-national' slur

The institute refuted media reports that they were trying to get the police to recant their case or go easy on the students, who have now been placed in judicial remand

Published on 18th February 2020
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Hubballi cops release, re-arrest Kashmiri KLE students in sedition case: Protestors fling shoes at them

The police took them to a court on Monday and they were quickly remanded to judicial custody for 14 days. The college has rusticated them and their future appears to be bleak at this point

Published on 18th February 2020
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Three Kashmiri students from Hubbali institution booked for sedition for raising anti-India slogans

The principal came to know about the incident on Saturday when the video went viral on social media after they uploaded its footage to their friends' WhatsApp groups

Published on 16th February 2020

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