15 Facts Everyone should know about Indian Sedition Law
15 Facts Everyone should know about Indian Sedition Law

1. Section 124A in Chapter VI of Indian Penal Code deals with the Offence ‘Sedition’. Chapter VI deals with ‘Offences against the State'.2. The word ‘Sedition’ is not mentioned in 124A. The Section...

Freezing Behind the Wretched Law of Sedition
Freezing Behind the Wretched Law of Sedition

The wretched law of sedition frequently comes to the rescue of people in power left cold by the despondence of their deeds. It is hardly surprising that the colonial British empire tried to warm its...

Teachers of Law to Blame for Strange Judicial Orders
Teachers of Law to Blame for Strange Judicial Orders

The Supreme Court of India in a 1987 judgment paid rich tributes to our high courts by observing, “Our High Courts are High Courts. Each High Court has its own high traditions. They have judges of...

Freedom of Dissent and Constitutional Morality
Freedom of Dissent and Constitutional Morality

Freedom of expression is the hallmark of a democratic society. Voltaire legendarily observed- “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”  In United States,...

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