After the Delhi Court denied Umar Khalid bail in October 2022, he approached the Supreme Court.
14th Feb 2024More
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 2024More
Panellists discussed various possibilities on the best way to regulate internet shutdowns, net neutrality and hate speech on social media
28th Nov 2023More
DESK BRIEF: Recently, it seems that the prescriptive aspect of Article 19 is only a poetic indulgence when faced with media rights
7th Oct 2023More
The Court stayed proceedings under all First Information Reports filed against members of the guild.
15th Sep 2023More
DESK BRIEF: In its 279th Report, the Law Commission recommended broadening the scope of sedition and increasing quantum of punishment.
5th Jun 2023More
Citing National Security, the 279th Law Commission report recommended increased punishment and wider application of Sedition Law
3rd Jun 2023More
The Supreme Court quashed the broadcast ban placed on MediaOne TV and cautioned the Union against sealed cover submissions.
5th Apr 2023More
DESK BRIEF: The judge appointment and BBC documentary disputes saw major developments leading up to the inaugural SC Foundation Day event
4th Feb 2023More
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 2023More
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 19More