Supreme Court says Constitution bench will hear sedition challenge, rejects government plea to defer hearing

Attorney General R Venkataramani today suggested that the hearing may be deferred since new laws including one related to sedition have been proposed to takeover the earlier criminal laws contained in the IPC.
Supreme court, Sedition
Supreme court, Sedition

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to accede to a request by the Central government to defer the hearing in the challenge to the validity of Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalises sedition [SG Vombatkere vs Union of India].

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