Slap sedition charges on politicians issuing anti-national statements in JK: BJP leader

Slap sedition charges on politicians issuing anti-national statements in JK: BJP leader

JAMMU: BJP leader Sham Lal Sharma Sunday appealed to the Government of India (GoI) and the administration to slap sedition charges on leaders issuing “anti-national” statements for political gains in Jammu and Kashmir. Sharma, who recently resigned from the Congress and joined the saffron party, hailed the UN’s move to declare Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) founder Azhar […]

Delhi HC refrains from hearing plea to bar Farooq, Omar, Mehbooba from LS polls

Delhi HC refrains from hearing plea to bar Farooq, Omar, Mehbooba from LS polls

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Friday refrained from hearing a plea seeking direction to the Election Commission to bar Jammu and Kashmir politicians Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti from participating in the Lok Sabha election as they have allegedly made “seditious ” statements. The court asked the petitioner to move the appropriate […]

Will make sedition law even more stringent: Rajnath

Will make sedition law even more stringent: Rajnath

Gandhidham (Guj): Attacking Congress over its poll promise of repealing the sedition law if elected to power in the Lok Sabha election, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said here that the BJP government would make the law even more stringent. He was speaking at a gathering in Gandhidham city of Kutch district in Gujarat. […]

Kerala students arrested on sedition charges

Kerala students arrested on sedition charges

Malappuram (Ker): Two college students were arrested here on sedition charges for allegedly putting up “anti-national” posters seeking independence for Kashmir and Manipur, police said Friday. The duo-Mohammed Rinshad (20) and Mohammed Farris (19), pursuing graduation at the Government College Malappuram, were arrested following the complaint of the principal, they said. According to police, the […]

Police drop sedition charges against 14 AMU students

ALIGARH: The police have dropped sedition charges slapped against 14 Aligarh Muslim University after the recent protests on the campus, citing “lack of evidence”. The students were booked for sedition after Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) district president Mukesh Lodhi alleged he was assaulted by some students who chanted pro-Pakistan slogans, police said. Senior Superintendent […]

14 AMU students booked for ‘sedition’ after reports of Owaisi visit triggers protests

14 AMU students booked for ‘sedition’ after reports of Owaisi visit triggers protests

Aligarh (UP): Fourteen Aligarh Muslim University students, including their union chief, were booked under sedition charges after protests on the campus following reports of a planned visit by AIMIM lawmaker Asaduddin Owaisi, officials said Wednesday. On Tuesday, some AMU students allegedly had an altercation with a TV channel crew which had come to film the […]

Sedition charges against Kashmiri students meant to stifle free speech: Jama’at

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami on Thursday demanded withdrawal of sedition charges against seven Kashmiri students, and said it is meant to stifle free speech. The Delhi police on Monday filed the charge sheet naming former JNU student leaders and seven Kashmiri students as accused in the case. “Filing of this case against seven Kashmiri students and others […]