Sedition law in India to change soon?

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre make clear its views on the issue of protection of interests of citizens till the colonial-era penal law on sedition is reconsidered by an appropriate forum.

A bench headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana took note of the Centre’s  submissions in which it said it has decided to “re-examine and reconsider” the sedition law by “an appropriate forum” and sought a response to the bench’s suggestion that the filing of sedition cases in future be kept in abeyance till re-examination.

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