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VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Democracy, Indian penal code, Supreme Court, Sedition

Why should Indians continue to live under the shadow of sedition?

Indian democracy must consider whether the offence of sedition itself must be abolished.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Adil ahmed dar, Jaish-e-mohammed, Sedition, War mongering

Pulwama Terror Attack: Fight Pakistan, but fight these internal battles too

Armchair war-mongers, opportunist nationalists, seditionists — India must win several mini-battles to win the final war.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Banaras Hindu University, Sedition, JNU, Student protests

Students in India are under attack from the BJP government. It is time for them to join forces

From scholarship cuts to lack of jobs, students must bury differences and come together to make the government accountable on every issue.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Sedition Law, Sedition, Urban maoist, Anand teltumbde

We are all dissenters now: Anand Teltumbde's arrest shows all social voices being suppressed

There is a deliberate plan to create false demons, then make capital by making these individuals political punching bags. The idea is to spread fear, silence the critic and the criticism.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Monika arora, Sedition, Kanhaiya Kumar, Jnu sedition case

Target JNU: How the sedition case is being used ahead of 2019's Lok Sabha polls

Three years down the line, there is still no solid evidence and instead, certain facts are being kept from the public sphere. With a high-stakes election nearing, will JNU students be collateral damage?

VARIETY

 |  Below The Belt  |  6-minute read
Sedition, Theatre activist, Book excerpt, Cut

Cutting into the life and death of Amitabh Kulashreshtra, a theatre activist

The book explores the artistic and ideological journey of a Marathi thespian, and the price he had to pay.

VOICES

 |  10-minute read
Sedition, Urdu storytelling, Sahir Ludhianvi, Dastaan-e-aawargi

Remembering Ankit Chadha, dastangoi, performer and the dear friend I never met

Sometimes, you feel strong love and respect for people who are farther away than acquaintances. My relationship with Ankit was such where I felt deep admiration and closeness for someone I barely knew.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Death Threats, Qamar Javed Bajwa, Sedition, Navjot Singh Sidhu

Navjot Singh Sidhu hugging Pakistan’s General Bajwa deserves sedition cases and bounties because that is the new ‘normal’

We are reaping the rewards of a culture of calumny, an ark that includes Deepika Padukone and could stretch much further.

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.