Explained: What Tilak, Gandhi, Nehru said about IPC Section 124A, the law on sedition

On Wednesday (May 11), the Supreme Court stayed all pending trials, appeals, and proceedings relating to Section 124A, which deals with the charge of sedition, until the Union government completes its exercise to review the colonial era provision. The court is hearing a batch of petition to strike down the law, which was used by … Read more

What is sedition law?

The Supreme Court Wednesday directed the Center and states to keep in abeyance all pending trials, appeals, and proceedings with respect to the charge framed under Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which deals with the offence of sedition, till the central government completes the promised exercise to reconsider and re-examine the provision. … Read more