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The Sedition Order: A Real Hope for Free Speech?

The intended impact of the SC's relatively ambiguous Order remains unclear. 

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12th May 2022

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Umar Khalid’s Bail Appeal at the Delhi High Court

A Delhi Court denied Khalid bail, stating the facts indicated his conspiring to riot. Khalid and Sharjeel Imam have approached the Delhi HC.

6th May 2022

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SCO Shorts: FCRA Judgment

SC upholds the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act (FCRA), 2020, cites concerns about sovereignty of nation.

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Union’s Refusal to Submit an Affidavit in Pegasus Case Comes into Sharp Focus

A New York Times article reveals that Indian government had bought the Pegasus spyware in 2017 as part of a $2 Billion arms deal.

2nd Feb 2022

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Supreme Court Issues Notice in Haridwar Hate Speech Case

The SC on Wednesday issued notice in Qurban Ali v Union of India, a PIL filed against the alleged hate speech in Haridwar and Delhi.

14th Jan 2022

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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 Terror

The Court will hear arguments on two important challenges to the UAPA in 2022.

29th Dec 2021

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The SC’s Top Cases 2021: Threats of Surveillance, Sedition and Dead Laws

The Supreme Court addressed a plethora of possible threats to the freedom of speech and expression of the press this year.

20th Dec 2021

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Union of India v Sudesh Kumar Singh

The Supreme Court will hear the Union Government's petition requesting a transfer of pending High Court challenges to the IT Rules, 2021

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Bench:A.M. Khanwilkar J, A.S. Oka J

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Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation v Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

The Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of Regulations issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India imposing a lower limit on the price that broadcasters can charge for a ‘bouquet’ of channels. The Court will decide whether the Regulations violate the broadcasters’ Right to Freedom of Speech and Expression and their Right to Engage in Free Trade.

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Next Hearing: February 15, 2022

Last Updated: 20220104

Bench:U.U. Lalit J, S.R. Bhat J, B.M. Trivedi J

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