Tag - sedition

Sedition trial win bolsters Justice Dept. in Jan. 6 probe


Washington: The seditious conspiracy convictions of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and another leader in the far-right extremist group show that jurors are willing to hold accountable not just the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, but those who schemed to subvert the 2020 election. Tuesday’s verdict, while not a total win for the...

Supreme Court quashes sedition case against Vinod Dua


New Delhi: The Supreme Court has quashed the sedition case registered against journalist Vinod Dua in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, news agency PTI reported. The case was filed against Dua by a local BJP leader in Himachal Pradesh over his YouTube show. A bench of Justices U U Lalit and Vineet Saran had on October 6...

Toolkit case: Activist Shubham Chaudhari seeks pre-arrest bail


New Delhi: Another climate activist Shubham Kar Chaudhari has now approached a Delhi court seeking anticipatory bail in the Greta Thunberg 'Toolkit' case related to the farmers' protest, in which environmentalist Disha Ravi is an accused.   The Bombay High Court had recently granted him transit anticipatory bail, providing him protection till March 12 in order to...