Sedition

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POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
BJP, Sedition, Akhil Gogoi, KMSS

Why Assam RTI activist and farmers' rights leader has been arrested under NSA

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti chief Akhil Gogoi was initially arrested on charges of sedition.

VARIETY

 |  Angiography  |  6-minute read
Hypernationalism, Sedition, Anti-national, WhatsApp

Sedition law is wrong. Arresting Muslim man for receiving WhatsApp message more so

The Chennai incident goes on to show how misguided interpretations of ‘anti-national’ make the minorities vulnerable to draconian laws.

ART & CULTURE

 |   Long-form
Free Speech, Wendy Doniger, Sedition, Censorship Laws

How young Indians are growing up censored and silenced

[Book excerpt] Life choices that do not fall in line with the censor’s own worldview are quickly branded 'anti-social' or in the case of 'anti-national'.

VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Sedition, Kashmir, Arundhati Roy, Paresh Rawal

What did Arundhati Roy say on Kashmir that prompted Paresh Rawal's obnoxious tweet?

The BJP MP and Bollywood actor said the Booker-winning writer should be tied to an Army jeep.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
UGC, Sedition, PU, Panjab University

Why is Panjab University using sedition against students protesting fee hike?

They have been charged under the law despite not having expressed dissent against the government.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  7-minute read
M Venkaiah Naidu, Slogans, Sedition

When Modi sarkar reveals its plans to bring in a more draconian sedition law

The colonial relic, which in itself should be done away with, might be given a more macabre makeover, if Venkaiah Naidu is to be believed.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Supreme Court, Defamation, Sedition

By not striking against sedition, Supreme Court let itself down

The Indian Constitution is guided by a concept of 'reasonableness' especially against intimidation.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Sedition, Narendra Modi, Markandey Katju, Preamble

Justice Katju rewrites the Constitution of India

India, that is Bharat, shall be a collection of fools, to be ruled by crooks, gangsters, deceivers, frauds and looters.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  5-minute read

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
JNU, Section 124A, Sedition

Can Modi rectify the 'democracy-deficit'?

Despite an incremental economic agenda, the PM is unable to control culturally and socially the tyranny of dogma that is drowning the voice of reason.