journal

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Umar Khalid’s Bail Application Tracker

After the Delhi Court denied Umar Khalid bail in October 2022, he approached the Supreme Court.

14th Feb 2024

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speech

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Supreme Court Review 2023: Freedom of Speech

The Court ruled in favour of media outlets in some free speech cases though the key sedition matter is moving at a glacial pace

3rd Jan 2024

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Internet shutdown, net neutrality

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36th LAWASIA Conference 2023 | Regulating the right to internet is a deeply political discussion

Panellists discussed various possibilities on the best way to regulate internet shutdowns, net neutrality and hate speech on social media

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28th Nov 2023

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Article 19

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Article 19: Prescription, procedure and the press

DESK BRIEF: Recently, it seems that the prescriptive aspect of Article 19 is only a poetic indulgence when faced with media rights

7th Oct 2023

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Supreme Court calls complaint against Editors Guild a “counter narrative” of the Manipur Government

The Court stayed proceedings under all First Information Reports filed against members of the guild.

15th Sep 2023

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sedition free speech

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Stronger Suppression of ‘Dangerous’ Speech a Must, Says Law Commission

DESK BRIEF: In its 279th Report, the Law Commission recommended broadening the scope of sedition and increasing quantum of punishment.

5th Jun 2023

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Law Commission Recommends Stricter Sedition Law

Citing National Security, the 279th Law Commission report recommended increased punishment and wider application of Sedition Law

3rd Jun 2023

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Analysis

Judgement Pronouncement: MediaOne Broadcast Ban

The Supreme Court quashed the broadcast ban placed on MediaOne TV and cautioned the Union against sealed cover submissions.

5th Apr 2023

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Analysis

Judge Appointments, Free Speech, and a Constitutional Court

DESK BRIEF: The judge appointment and BBC documentary disputes saw major developments leading up to the inaugural SC Foundation Day event

4th Feb 2023

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Channel

SCO Daily: Can Public Officials’ Freedom of Speech be Curbed?

The SC ruled that the Freedom of Speech of public officials cannot be restricted on grounds outside of Article 19(2) of the Constitution.

6th Jan 2023

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cases

N. Ravi v Speaker, Legislative Assembly Chennai

The Supreme Court will decide if the immunities enjoyed by law makers under Article 194 overrides the fundamental right to freedom of speech under Article 19

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N. Ram v. Union of India

The SC will decide if the Union’s ban on the BBC Documentary ‘India: The Modi Question’ violates the rights to free speech and expression.

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Next Hearing:

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Bench:Sanjiv Khanna J, M.M. Sundresh J

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