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Feb 02, 2017
Donald Trump's presidency: Dissent and defiance gather steam, signal turbulent times aheadMany commentators in recent days have, for instance, drawn an analogy between Trump’s sacking of US attorney-general Sally Yates for refusing to execute the travel ban, and an event known as the "Saturday night massacre" which occurred during Richard Nixon’s presidency in 1973.
Dec 07, 2016
Universities, protests and dissent: The importance of ‘quiet’ politics must also be consideredStudent-led protests grew by over 148 percent in the five-year period between 2009 and 2014, an analysis from the Ministry of Home Affairs data on police organisations shows.
Aug 19, 2016
Amnesty sedition case: Vague laws like FCRA can intimidate NGOs that don't toe government lineThe FCRA has any legitimate uses, but it can also be a tool to intimidate and stifle NGOs in India like Amnesty that don't toe the government line
Aug 19, 2016
Amnesty International vs FCRA: All you need to knowAmnesty International's request to set up office in India for operations in South Asia is likely to get rejected.
Aug 01, 2016
Aamir Khan row: Manohar Parrikar, social media and art of spinning a yarnThere could be arguments about whether or not Parrikar should have refrained from raking up an old topic but the narrative of him being complicit in influencing the e-commerce firm's decision is certainly dubious.
May 29, 2016
Dissenting Diagnosis: How corporatisation in medical sector leads to exploitation of patients’ rightsThe book Dissenting Diagnosis calmly reveals the terrifying exploitation of patients in India by corrupt doctors prioritizing money over patient health. Here are some of the alarming ways in which women are exploited by medical practitioners.
Apr 25, 2016
Kanhaiya Kumar deplaned: How alleged strangulation turned into blue murderKanhaiya Kumar catapulted to popularity after a video surfaced in which he was shown shouting anti-national slogans — it later turned out to be a doctored video. Rest is history.
Apr 16, 2016
IPL 2016: Kings XI Punjab's Maxwell reprimanded for showing dissent during Delhi Daredevils clashArray
Apr 08, 2016
Dissent and noise are essential elements for an effective democracy: Fali Nariman tells PresidentSenior advocate Fali Nariman said on Thursday that dissent and noise were essential elements for an effective democracy.
Apr 02, 2016
Stifling dissent: Voices challenging the status quo in Karachi are being eliminatedKarachi, which once accommodated and gave space to expressions of multiple shades of life has now resorted to excluding many and silencing dissident voices