Sedition is a non-bailable offence, however that does not mean you will not get bail. It just means that bail will depend upon the discretion of the Judge.Read more
In a scenario where you are being charged for an act of sedition, every copy that exists of the newspaper, book or document which contains the seditious text or material, can be taken away by the Government. Particularly, any material which is with you can also be taken away by a police officer who hasRead more
As a citizen, you have a right to write (newspaper, periodicals etc.) whatever you like about the Government, or its measures, by way of criticism or comment, so long as you do not incite people to violence against the Government or don’t do with an intent of creating public disorder. Authorship, distribution and circulation areRead more
The following acts do not amount to sedition as they are protected as your right to freedom of speech and expression under the Constitution of India: Any criticism of government policies and their actions. Any criticism done in good faith against the Government. Any criticism done to improve the functioning of the Government. In otherRead more
An act is seditious if, your act results in people feeling hatred or contempt towards the Government. If a person uses either spoken or written words or gestures, which is aimed at encouraging people to: Disobey the authority of the Government, orResist the authority of the Government. These actions should lead people to resort toRead more
When anyone tries to bring hatred or contempt or excites disaffection towards the government, they have committed an act of sedition. An act of sedition has to be done through one of the following ways: Words (spoken or written). Visual representation such as signs, videos, pictures or cartoons. The result of an act of seditionRead more
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