The former Supreme Court judge was speaking at a discussion ahead of lawyer Prashant Bhushan submitting his token Re. 1 fine in a contempt case.
Journalist Dhaval Patel had been arrested after publishing a report which claimed that Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani may be replaced for mishandling the coronavirus pandemic.
In applications filed in two different courts, news portal editor Dhaval Patel argued that it was his ‘perspective’ that Vijay Rupani may be replaced as Chief Minister and the article he wrote expressed it as a ‘mere possibility’. This cannot be considered sedition, he said.
The woman was interrupted by AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, who was present on stage when she began to speak.
Singh, who is the author of a new book on the controversial first amendment to the constitution, speaks on why 1951 is the most crucial year to understand the current debate around India’s Constitution.
The three engineering students from Kashmir were re-arrested on Monday.
The headmistress, a parent and school authorities were booked for sedition after a play by students against the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi criticised the Narendra Modi government and "sold out media" for letting this slip under the radar.
The sedition case had been lodged against nearly 50 celebrities, including filmmakers Shyam Benegal, Aparna Sen, Mani Ratnam, Anurag Kashyap and Adoor Gopalakrishnan.
Prakash Javadekar denied involvement of the Modi government in the sedition case and called it 'falsehood' by the 'tukde tukde' gang.