Doubling down on sedition

Law body's proposals contradict spirit of democracy

sedition, judiciary, laws, politics, justice, freedom

Illustration: Binay Sinha

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India’s sedition law, a legacy of colonial rule, had attracted attention for its draconian application by the Centre and states till the Supreme Court last year ordered that the law

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First Published: Jun 6 2023 | 9:49 PM IST

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