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Will not allow BJP to tar the university with anti-national tag: An open letter to AMU students

Former AMUSU President Dr Maskoor Ahmad Usmani, who was recently slapped with sedition charges writes a letter to the university students

Published on 17th February 2019
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Where is the sedition charge sheet? Eight days on JNU's 'Azaadi' accused students still in the dark

The Delhi Police filed a charge sheet against the JNU students in a sedition case lodged in 2016 but are yet to share it with the students or their legal counsel

Published on 22nd January 2019
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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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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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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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Things will change for the better once Modi loses in 2019: AMU Student Union Prez booked for sedition

The student body president along with 13 other students of the Aligarh Muslim University including his predecessor was booked on sedition charges on February 12

Published on 16th February 2019
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Shiv Sena sides with Kanhaiya, tells BJP not to take mileage from sedition case

The BJP was part of the PDP-led government in Jammu and Kashmir but pulled out of the coalition last year

Published on 16th January 2019
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SFI, DYFI bombard PMO with 1.5 lakh posted letters protesting FIR against 49 'seditious' artists

The celebrities including Mani Ratnam and Adoor Gopalakrishnan who had written an open letter against mob lynching and  attack on dissent were charged with sedition

Published on 8th October 2019
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Sedition case involving JNU students is exhaustive and is taking time, Rajya Sabha told

The police charged former JNU students Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya for allegedly shouting anti-India slogans during an event on the university campus on February 9, 2016

Published on 6th February 2019
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Sedition case against 49 celebrities who wrote to PM Modi on mob lynching dropped

The petition, Sudhir Ojha, an advocate is believed to have ties with the Lok Janshakti party and to be a supporter of the NDA  

 

Published on 10th October 2019
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Pakistan's Punjab police file sedition case against 17 students from Sindh University

The students accused the administration of harassing them and toying with their future by resorting to vindictive actions against them

Published on 20th November 2019
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Meet the Bengaluru lawyer who is fighting to get the Kashmiri KLE students who sang 'Pakistan Zindabad' freed

Advocate B T Venkatesh tells us why the three Kashmiri students singing Pakistan Zindabad does not amount to sedition. He explains to us how he went all the way to Hubballi to attempt to get them bail

Published on 6th March 2020
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Kejriwal supports those who raised anti-national slogans in JNU: Javadekar hits out for no sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya

On January 14, the police had filed a charge sheet in the court against Kumar and others, including former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya

Published on 19th September 2019
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Kashmir University students protest against AMU for suspending students who did Namaz for Manan Wani

The students say that offering prayers is no reason to book someone with charges of sedition

Published on 15th October 2018
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Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid to be charged soon in the sedition case

Kumar, Khalid and Bhattacharya were arrested in 2016 in a sedition case for allegedly organising an event in JNU against the hanging of Afzal Guru

Published on 10th January 2019

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