Sedition in abeyance: Experts hail Supreme Court order, say democracy doesn't need pre-Constitution laws

Among the foreseeable outcomes, the decision could pave way for the scrapping of the Sedition law, subject to Centre’s final stand.

In what is being termed as a historic move, the Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Central government to review the rigours of the colonial Sedition law while keeping the provision in abeyance for the time being.

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