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No Legal Aid To Sedition-Charged Kashmiri Students: Lawyers From Agra

Oct 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The students were booked under the Act that dates back to the British era allegedly for posting a WhatsApp status praising Pakistan players after the team’s victory against India in a T20 cricket match on October 24.

Former UP Governor Aziz Qureshi Slapped With Sedition For 'Derogatory' Comments Against Yogi Govt

Sep 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Senior Congress leader and former Governor of Uttar Pradesh Aziz Qureshi allegedly referred to the Yogi Adityanath government in the state as a "blood-sucking demon".


Himachal Police Book US-Based Khalistani Activist For Sedition

A pro-Khalistani outfit threatened to stop Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur from unfurling national tricolour on August 15, the Independence day.

Ayesha Sulthana Rebuts Lakshadweep Administration's Claim Of Non-Cooperation Against Her

Jul 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Responding to the allegations of the administration, the filmmaker - represented by advocate K A Akbar - has claimed that she had not deleted any material from her phone which was seized by the police without any prior information or direction regarding the same.


UP Professor Arrested For Obscene Facebook Post About Union Minister Smriti Irani

The professor surrendered to Additional Sessions Judge Anurag Kumar and moved an interim bail application on Tuesday.

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21 July, 2021

Kishorechandra Wangkhem’s Wife Asks Govt To Release Him And Revoke Charges Slapped On Him

Dipankar Roy

Elangbam Ranjita wrote to the state government on Tuesday, a day after the Supreme Court set free political activist Erendro Leichombam held on the same charges.


19 July, 2021

SC Orders Immediate Release Of Manipuri Activist Detained Under NSA Over Facebook Post

Outlook Web Desk

Erendro Leichombam was detained on May 13 under NSA over a Facebook post in which he said that cow dung or cow urine will not cure Covid-19.


18 July, 2021

India Has 326 Sedition Cases Lodged Between 2014-19 With Six Ending In Conviction

Outlook Web Desk

Out of these cases, charge sheets were filed in 141 cases while just six people were convicted for the offence during the six-year period.


15 July, 2021

Ex-Union Minister Arun Shourie Moves SC, Questions Validity Of The Colonial Sedition Law

Outlook Web Desk

The bench agreed to examine the pleas filed by Editors Guild of India and a former major general, challenging the constitutionality of the law, and said its main concern was the "misuse of law".


15 July, 2021

100 Farmers Charged With Sedition For Attacking BJP Leader's Car In Haryana

Outlook Web Desk

Sirsa Police in Haryana has booked nearly 100 farmers and farm leaders in Haryana following an attack on Haryana Deputy Speaker and BJP leader Ranbir Gangwa.


15 July, 2021

Why Not Repeal Colonial Sedition Law Used Against Gandhi, SC Asks Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

Asking if India still needed the colonial-era law, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana sought a Centre on pleas including the one filed by the Editors Guild of India challenging the validity of the provision.


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12 July, 2021

Defending Stan Swamy’s Death: Abuses And Absurd Arguments

Ruben Banerjee

The responses to an editorial I wrote earlier highlighted how divided the country has become, and possibly how devoid of compassion many of our citizens are.


11 July, 2021

UAPA And PSA Go Side By Side In Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

There are instances where even juveniles were booked under the UAPA.


09 July, 2021

Disproportionate Assets Case: Chhattisgarh Police Files Case Against IPS Officer G P Singh Under Charge Of Sedition

Outlook Web Desk

IPS Officer G P Singh was booked under IPC sections 124-A for sedition and 153-A for inciting communal disharmony at Raipur’s City Kotwali police station on late Thursday night


06 July, 2021

Delhi Riots: Ishrat Jahan Seeks Bail In UAPA Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat will hear the arguments on the plea on July 12.


06 July, 2021

‘Stan Swamy’s Death Is A Result Of His Arrest’: Lawyer Mihir Desai

Preetha Nair

Speaking to Outlook, Stan Swamy’s lawyer Mihir Desai said that the draconian law UAPA needs a relook


06 July, 2021

Stan Swamy’s Death An ‘Institutional Murder’: Family, Friends Of Bhima Koregaon Accused

Outlook Web Bureau

'We refuse to be silent spectators and are ready to pay the price': Family members of Bhima Koregaon prisoners


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05 July, 2021

Who Killed Stan Swamy?

Ruben Banerjee

Any post-mortem of how state and courts failed Swamy will be a case of too little, too late.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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