Police escort three Kashmiri students facing sedition charges as leave after being produced at a Hubli court. The trio, students of a private engineering college, were arrested on Saturday for raising pro-Pakistan slogans and posting it on social media on the first anniversary of the terrorist attack that left scores of CRPF soldiers dead at Pulwama in Kashmir.
MDMK General Secretary Vaiko at the special court, in Chennai. Vaiko was convicted of sedition by a special court in Chennai for a speech he made in 2009 against the Union government and sentenced him to one-year imprisonment.
Former Delhi University professor SAR Geelani being taken to Patiala House Courts from Parliament Street Police Station in New Delhi. Geelani has been arrested on sedition and other charges for allegedly organising an event in support of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
Three among the dozens of Kashmiri students expelled from their university from left, Gulzar Ahmed, Muteebul Majid, and Aijaz Bhat, speak to journalists in Srinagar. Dozens of Kashmiri students were expelled from their university and threatened with sedition charges because they cheered for the Pakistani cricket team during a cricket match against India.
Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, second from left, speaks after he was released on bail in Mumbai. Trivedi, whose drawings mocked corruption in the Indian government, was jailed on sedition charges in an arrest that was widely condemned Monday as evidence of political leaders' increasing intolerance of criticism.
An activist of India Against Corruption, center, holding an empty plastic bottle, shouts slogans while protesting the arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, outside Arthur jail where he is being held, in Mumbai.
Policemen escort political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi to a court in Mumbai. Trivedi whose drawings mock Indian government's corruption has been jailed on a sedition charge. His arrest has been widely condemned as evidence of political leaders' increasing intolerance of criticism.
A Mumbai Court remanded anti-corruption cartoonist and free speech campaigner Aseem Trivedi to police custody till September 16 for allegedly making cartoons that insult India's flag, Parliament and the national emblem, although Trivedi explained that the cartoons intended to display the insult to the nation that is being done by politicians, and do not seek to insult national symbols in any way.
File photo of Civil rights activist Binayak Sen flashing the victory sign outside the jail in Raipur, Chhattisgarh in May 2009. The Supreme Court today granted bail to Sen, who had been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by a Chhattisgarh court for helping Naxalites to setup a network.
Civil rights activist Binayak Sen's wife Ilina and daughter Aparajita outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi. The apex court granted bail to Sen, who had been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by a Chhattisgarh court for helping Naxalites to setup a network.
Civil rights activist Binayak Sen at Raipur district court. Binayak Sen, Naxal ideologue Narayan Sanyal and Kolkata businessman Piyush Guha were today convicted for sedition and sentenced to life imprisonment for colluding with Maoists to establish a network to fight the state.
Anoma Fonseka, wife of the Sri Lanka's defeated presidential candidate and former military chief Gen. Sarath Fonseka, participates in a protest demanding his immediate release in Colombo, Sri Lanka. After President Mahinda Rajapaksa won, the military arrested Fonseka for alleged sedition.
Tuesday 14 JuneFollowing a complaint from the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), veteran Akali leader Simranjit Singh Mann was arrested by the Punjab Police from Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Sangrur on charges of sedition. On the 21st anniversary of Operation Bluestar on June 6, Mann had allegedly raised slogans and brandished swords demanding "Khalistan" before the Akal Takht. A similar case was registered against the radical leader on June 13 for "tempting" Sikhs to raise demand of freedom during the religious function organised at the headquarters of Damdami Taksal at Chowk Mehta, Majitha. Mann had also admitted that he had helped militant leader Jairnail Singh Bhindranwale and his men by distributing arms while he was posted in Faridkot as a Senior Superintendent of Police in the early 1980s.