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Mar 16, 2017
Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra receives death threats for his sketch on patriotismComedian Kunal Kamra was at the receiving end of death threats for speaking about politics and the government.
Mar 03, 2017
Ramjas College row: Pranab Mukherjee calls for 'space for legitimate criticism and dissent'As campuses are in the midst of a debate on sedition, freedom of speech and expression, president Pranab Mukherjee made a few references to the importance of tolerance.
Mar 01, 2017
Ramjas clash: Letting loose 'break India' forces in campuses would Balkanise IndiaIndia needs to work towards strengthening its democracy rather than weakening it, which could well be the case if these "break India forces — the tukde gang" of few campuses have their way
Feb 28, 2017
Gurmehar Kaur and Ramjas College row: As an LSR alumnus, her courage is inspiring but not surprisingBut as an alumnus of Lady Shri Ram College for Women under Delhi University, I can’t just sit still, and be truthful to the nature of what we are taught at LSR – words are your best weapon.
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.