New Delhi, Feb. 24 -- A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to climate activist Disha Ravi, saying there was "scanty" and "sketchy" evidence to back charges of sedition against her and asserting that citizens couldn't be jailed simply because they disagreed with government policies.

Additional sessions judge Dharmender Rana released the 22-year-old activist on a personal bond of Rs.1 lakh and two sureties of similar amounts, roughly 10 days after she was arrested by Delhi Police in Bengaluru for allegedly editing a social media document, or toolkit, about the ongoing farmer protest against three central laws.

The judge held that Ravi had no connection with pro-Khalistani organisations, Poetic Justice Foundation (PJF) and Sikhs for Justi...