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Cheering Pak's victory in a cricket match? Sedition easy to allege but difficult to prosecute 23.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Those who cheer a loss may lack discretion and fraternal feelings but their conduct is not seditious
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Booked for sedition after pro-Pakistan slogans for cricket win against India: Liberal use of sedition law? 21.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
As many as 15 people were arrested and booked for sedition in Madhya Pradesh for shouting pro-Pakistan slogans after Pakistan won the ICC Champions Trophy.
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Maximum force 17.6.2017 Editorials – The Indian Express
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Snatching nationalism back from the BJP 20.5.2017 Rediff: Columns
'The UPA was never soft on Pakistan, terrorists and even China, but Sonia Gandhi's Congress rightly earned a "soft" image on issues of hard national interest, leaving the field open for Modi to take it and wrap it around with his implicit Hindutva,' says Shekhar Gupta.
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Modi@3: Scary security failures 18.5.2017 Rediff: News
'If you put colour-coded internal security maps of India in May 2014 and now, the picture won't be flattering to Modi.'
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Laying bare the atrocities of security forces in Chhattisgarh 15.3.2017 Hindu: News
Graphic details of sexual assault on adivasi women fill the pages of Bearing Witness: Sexual Violence in South Chhattisgarh
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Songs to mend the spirit 10.2.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
Memories of prison life continue to haunt members of Kabir Kala Manch. But they bank on their art to see them through
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‘Jaitley’s budget violates spirit of Constitution’ 9.2.2017 TOI: India
The Right to Food Campaign said the Union Budget presented on February 1 “violates the spirit of our Preamble” and “precludes good governance in accordance with the Directive Principles under Chapter IV of our Constitution”. In a press release issued on Thursday, RTF campaign said this budget was to the detriment of the welfare state.
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NHRC petitioned against Chhattisgarh arrests 31.12.2016 Hindu: Cities
Activists from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and other parts of the country, under the banner of National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM), have written to the National Human Rights Commission (NHR...
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Common man suffering from malnutrition: Sen 14.12.2016 Hindu: Cities
Human rights violations are rampant in the country, says the social activist
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Tribal man's murder: Police to interrogate JNU, DU professors 9.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Tribal man's murder: Police to interrogate JNU, DU professors
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The Sedition joke: Going from bad to worse 10.9.2016 India Today | February 13, 2012
Sedition charges are being levelled against people at an epidemic rate. And it's going to get worse. Is there a cure for a bad law?
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Supreme Court quotes 1962 ruling to say criticism is not sedition 7.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Supreme Court quotes 1962 ruling to say criticism is not sedition
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'Criticism is not sedition': SC quotes 1962 ruling 7.9.2016 Hindu: Home
The Supreme Court held that only a "violent revolution" against the government attracts the charge of sedition."
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Sedition, defamation cannot be invoked for criticism: SC 6.9.2016 Hindu: Home
Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped on anyone criticising the government, the Supreme Court said on Monday. “Someone making a statement to criticise the government does not invoke an offen...
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Sedition, defamation charges cannot be invoked for criticising govt: SC 6.9.2016 Latest News
The court was hearing a plea seeking the apex court's intervention to address the misuse of section 124 (A) of the IPC
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Sedition cases only against those inciting violence, disorder against state: SC 5.9.2016 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Sep 5 : The Supreme Court on Monday said that sedition cases could only be instituted against people engaged in the acts of inciting violence or creating public disorder against the state, as it declined a PIL seeking direction to the state police chief concerned to pass a reasoned order before a case is registered.
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Sedition cases only against those inciting violence, disorder against state: SC 5.9.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Monday said that sedition cases could only be instituted against people engaged in the acts of inciting violence or creating public disorder against the state, as it declined a PIL seeking direction to the state police chief ...
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Sedition cases only against those inciting violence, disorder against state: Supreme Court 5.9.2016 ET: Policy
The top court way back in 1962 in Kedar Nath case had limited the scope of Section 124A by laying down the principles that authorities had to adhere to before filing a sedition case.
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Criticising govt doesn't invoke offence under sedition or defamation: SC 5.9.2016 DNA: Popular News
Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped on anyone criticising the government, the Supreme Court on Monday said in a clear message. "Someone making a statement to criticise the government does not invoke an offence under sedition or defamation law. We have made it clear that invoking of section 124(A) of IPC (sedition) requires certain guidelines to be followed as per the earlier judgement of the apex court," a bench of Justices Dipak Misra and U U Lalit said while refraining from saying anything further on the issue. The observation came as Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for an NGO, said sedition was a serious offence and the law on it was being grossly misused for stifling dissent. He cited the examples of sedition charges being slapped on agitators protesting against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project and cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, among others. To this, the bench said "we don't have to explain the sedition law. It's already there in the five-judges constitution bench judgement in Kedar Nath ...
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