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Updated : 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 11 (ANI): Justice Rohinton Nariman, former Supreme Court judge, has urged the top court to strike down colonial-era sedition law and offensive parts of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA).
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Opposition leaders are scheduled to meet on Sunday to chalk out a strategy to target the Central government over several issues including farmers agitation, privatisation and Supreme Court's comments on the validit
New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): The archaic sedition law has outlived its purpose and there is no use for it anymore, said former Attorney General of India and senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi on Friday, expressing his agreement with the Supreme Court's observation on the law's Constitutio
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): Former Union Minister Arun Shourie has knocked on the doors of the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of Section 124-A (Sedition Law) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's observation concerning sedition law on a plea challenging its constitutional validity.
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): Senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Prakash Karat on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's observation concerning sedition law on a plea challenging its constitutional validity and hoped that the apex court will give a judgment to scrap
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): Former Union Law Minister and Senior Congress leader Dr Ashwani Kumar welcomed the Supreme Court observation on the Sedition law on Thursday that it is a colonial law which was used by the British to suppress freedom. "It was used against Mahatma Gandhi a
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the Central government over the requirement of a sedition law even after 75 years of the country's independence, observing that it was a "colonial law used against freedom fighters".
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday deferred the hearing on a petition challenging the constitutional validity of section 124-A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860, which penalises the crime of "sedition," to July 27.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday expressed happiness over the release of "climate activist" Disha Ravi in connection with the 'toolkit' case and said that the subordinate judiciary has started questioning the misuse of sedition law.
Updated : 11 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], November 7 (ANI): Pakistan authorities in the country are using regressive anti-terrorism, cybercrime, and sedition laws to curb voices of dissent instead of taking actions to end terrorism in the country, said human rights activist Gulalai Ismail.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 6 (ANI): As opposition parties in Pakistan form a united front for a "political revolution" to "bring law and order" in the country, the Imran Khan-led government has launched multiple crackdowns against opposition leaders using sedition law.