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Tag: Sedition Law

Kiren Rijiju (File Photo)
Sedition law: Rijiju hits back at Chidambaram; reminds him of decisions taken by Nehru, Indira

As the Supreme Court put on hold the application of sedition law, Rijiju had on Wednesday invoked "Lakshman Rekha" guiding different institutions, including the Executive and the Judiciary, and said no one should cross their "boundary".

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SC puts sedition law on hold, no new FIRs to be lodged till review is complete

A bench headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and comprising Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli said till the review of the sedition provision by the Centre is complete, the governments should not use the sedition provision.

'No adjournment', SC to hear plea challenging sedition law on May 5
'No adjournment', SC to hear plea challenging sedition law on May 5

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, submitted before a bench headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana that the reply on the petitions is almost ready and sought two days to finalise before filing it in the court.

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SC Concerned Over Misuse Of Law On Sedition, Seeks Centre's Reply

A bench headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana said: "It is a colonial law used by the British to silence Mahatma Gandhi, Tilak. Still, it is necessary after 75 years of independence?"

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