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SC Stays MediaOne TV Ban, Grants Petitioners Interim Relief

A three-Judge Bench stayed the Malayalam channel's ban, permitting it to resume operations until the Court reaches a final verdict.

15th Mar 2022

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Juggling Security and Freedoms at the SC

DESK BRIEF: SCO explores the fine line between security and Constitutional freedoms that the SC is set to draw across cases.

11th Mar 2022

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MediaOne TV Ban: Will the Court Balance Free Speech and National Security?

Amidst concerns of national security, the Supreme Court shall next hear the challenge to MediaOne TV's ban on March 15th.

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MLA Suspension in Maharashtra: A Threat to Democracy?

DESK BRIEF: The SC observed that suspension of Assembly members for long periods through majority resolutions threatened democracy.

12th Jan 2022

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Looking Ahead 2022: SC on Press Freedom

The Supreme Court is likely to hear two important cases raising questions about press freedom in 2022.

30th Dec 2021

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Sedition: A Hidden Contradiction

DESK BRIEF: The test for sedition contains both the 'clear and present danger' and 'bad tendency' tests from SCOTUS law.

16th Jul 2021

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Sedition in the Common Law Jurisdictions: UK, USA and India

Sedition originated in the UK. However, in the UK and US, the law has since been struck down or repealed. Will India follow?

20th May 2021

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Is Sedition Constitutional? From Tara Chand [1950] to Aditya Ranjan [2021]

Section 124A as a suppression of free speech: Tracing the History of Sedition Law in India

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1st Mar 2021

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5 Key Judgments of 2020 on Equality, Free Speech and Other Constitutional Rights

A review of the top 5 landmark judgments of the Supreme Court, delivered in 2020.

23rd Mar 2020

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SG Vombatkere v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, that criminalises sedition, is unconstitutional.

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Next Hearing: July 18, 2022

Last Updated: 20210716

Bench:N.V. Ramana CJI, Surya Kant J, Hima Kohli J

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