Decode this | The Indian Express

Rajeev Dhavan,senior advocate at the Supreme Court, writes in The Indian Express:

Kanhaiya is told that as a condition for bail, he will not participate “actively or passively in any activity which may be termed as anti-national”, and as president of the JNU students’ union, he was to “make all efforts within his power to […]

Nationalism versus Azadi – MUMBAI – The Hindu

Susan Abraham in The Hindu:

“Exactly a year ago, on March 13, the Delhi High Court gave a landmark ruling, which questioned the false notions of ‘national interest’ and ‘anti-nationalism’. While quashing a lookout notice issued against Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai by the newly sworn in BJP government, Justice Rajiv Shakdher held “among the varied […]

Welcome release, strange remarks – The Hindu

The Delhi High Court order releasing Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar on interim bail for six months is the only welcome news to come out of the three-week-long ‘sedi

Welcome release, strange remarks – The Hindu

Judge’s comments uncalled for

It was expected that JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who was arrested by the Delhi Police on sedition charges, would be granted bail by the Delhi High Court.

Judge’s comments uncalled for

Storm in JNU: Sankar Sen – Exploring Development

https://expldev.wordpress.com/2016/03/04/storm-in-jnu-sankar-sen/

Sankar Sen is Senior Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences and Former Director General – National Human Rights Commission.

Nandita Haksar interviewed by Prabir Purukayastha on NewsClick

 

A test of freedom: ‘To be anti-Indian is not a criminal offence, and it is definitely not sedition’ | The Indian Express

Sedition in India is not unconstitutional, it remains an offence only if the words, spoken or written, are accompanied by disorder and violence and/ or incitement to disorder and violence

Source: A test of freedom: ‘To be anti-Indian is not a criminal offence, and it is definitely not sedition’ | The Indian Express

Plan B for free speech | The Indian Express

It is unlikely that Parliament will repeal Section 124A on sedition in a hurry. The way to protect free speech then is to focus on procedural reforms and safeguards that render malicious use more difficult

Source: Plan B for free speech | The Indian Express

Why JNU’s Kanhaiya Kumar Did Not Commit Sedition, And Won’t Get Convicted For It

It is almost certain that Kanhaiya Kumar won’t get convicted for sedition. The president of the students union at Delhi’s left-leaning Jawaharlal Nehru University has been arrested on char

Why JNU’s Kanhaiya Kumar Did Not Commit Sedition, And Won’t Get Convicted For It