Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicSedition Law

Topic: Sedition Law

India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

‘Self-evident Varanasi’s Gyanvapi mosque is a temple’ — what Hindu Right press wrote this week

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

Our take on sedition law, Taj Mahal and the iPod – in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Not the end, but a historic step — Urdu press lauds SC’s decision to suspend sedition law

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

With sedition, SC has dipped its toes in the civil liberties pool. Now we wait for the dive

Until the safeguards are laid down to prevent misuse of laws like UAPA, NSA or PSA, sedition’s departure might not have too much of an effect on ground.

Politicians, editors, a retired Major General: The petitioners taking on sedition law in SC

Supreme Court suspended Section124A after hearing a bunch of petitions challenging various aspects. Petitioners range from Lok Sabha MP to journalists facing sedition charges.

Sri Lanka needs all-party unity to end violence. Gotabaya Rajapaksa failing to restore calm

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

In historic order, SC suspends sedition law, ‘hopes & expects’ govts will stop pursuing it

Three-judge bench led by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana said the hold on proceedings under section 124A of the Indian Penal Code will be valid as long as the Centre is reviewing its provisions.

‘How will you protect against misuse’? SC wants govt to put sedition law on hold while it reviews

During hearing, Solicitor General asks to postpone hearing on petitions against sedition law until Centre decides. Petitioners demand that arrests under law should be stayed.

Modi govt tells SC it will ‘re-examine & re-consider’ provisions of IPC Section 124A on sedition

Govt has filed affidavit in SC after 5 May order asking it to clarify its stand. Court is hearing petitions demanding that the sedition law be declared unconstitutional.

On Camera

YourTurn

A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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