At least nine other people have been arrested and detained in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan on similar charges in the last couple of days.
Supreme Court protects suspended IPS officer of Chhattisgarh, terms filing of sedition cases as 'disturbing'
A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana directed the state police not to arrest its own suspended senior IPS officer Gurjinder Pal Singh in the cases.
Imam has moved the court seeking bail in a case related to speeches made by him at two universities in 2019, where he allegedly threatened to 'cut off' Assam and the rest of the Northeast from India.
Calling it an internal matter of Afghanistan, the SP MP had claimed that Taliban was a force which did not allow even strong countries like Russia and America to settle their feet in Afghanistan.
The play had also allegedly made a derogatory comment against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Supreme Court last week observed that Section 124 (A) of the IPC -- offence of sedition -- has been enormously misused and asked the Centre why it was not repealing the provision.
The police have arrested five people in connection with the incident which took place on Sunday when the farmers were protesting outside Chaudhary Devi Lal University at Sirsa.
Chhattisgarh govt moves SC, files caveats against IPS officer booked under sedition law in graft case
On Friday, the officer approached the high court seeking a stay on the probe of the state ACB and EOW in the disproportionate assets case.
ACB sleuths carried out raids for three days at 15 premises and properties linked to the IPS officer following complains over disproportionate assets.
Sulthana alleged that a five-member police team from Lakshadweep carried out a search at her flat in Kakkanad near here and seized her brother's laptop.
A case under Sections 124 A and 153 B was registered against Sultana, a native of Chetlat island, based on a petition filed by BJP’s Lakshadweep unit president, Abdul Khader.
The police did not record her arrest but informed her that she will be summoned for further interrogation after analysing the information shared by her.
Sulthana, during a debate in a TV channel, had alleged that the Central govt used biological weapons for spread of COVID in Lakshadweep.
The apex court on Thursday quashed a sedition case against Dua for his alleged comments against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his YouTube show last year.
On July 20 last year, the top court had extended till further orders the protection granted to journalist Vinod Dua from any coercive action in the case.