Sedition law

Revanth Reddy, Kishan Reddy exchange words on sedition law in Parliament

Revanth Reddy also asked for the number of cases filed against activists, farmers, and journalists from 2019 to January 26, 2021.

published on : 17th March 2021

Indiscriminate application of sedition law

In 2019, 9% of the sedition cases pending from previous years and filed in 2019 resulted in closure because the accused were untraceable.

published on : 26th February 2021

Toolkit case: Supreme Court urged to revisit sedition law validity over arrest of Disha Ravi

The Forum claimed the law of sedition under Section 124A of the IPC is being 'misused to terrorise young and patriotic Indians'.

published on : 20th February 2021

Farmers' protest: Sedition law cannot be invoked to quieten disquiet, says Delhi court

The court said that the law of sedition was a powerful tool in the hands of the state to maintain peace and order in society.

published on : 16th February 2021

Supreme Court dismisses plea challenging colonial-era provision of sedition law

The bench dismissed the plea saying that there was no cause of action and the petitioners are not the affected parties.

published on : 9th February 2021

Second Hong Kong radio host arrested for sedition

Hong Kong's sedition law is separate to a sweeping national security law that Beijing imposed on the city last summer in a bid to stamp out dissent. 

published on : 7th February 2021

Two arrested on sedition charges for raising objectionable slogan during Muharram procession in J-K

The action was taken after a video of the alleged incident appeared on social media, officials said, adding more arrests were likely.

published on : 26th August 2020