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Mar 09, 2017
Talks on Teesta Setalvad's memoir cancelled: Free speech is under threat, we need to take a standEarlier this week, Oxford Bookstore, located at Connaught Place in the heart of Delhi, cancelled a scheduled discussion on the activist Teesta Setalvad’s recently released memoirs.
Mar 05, 2017
Delhi: Oxford bookstore cancels discussion on Teesta Setalvad's memoir citing 'volatile situation'The Oxford Bookstore in Delhi's Connaught Place has cancelled a discussion on activist Teesta Setalvad's recently-released book, Foot Soldier of the Constitution, citing the 'volatile situation' in the capital and the ongoing Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election
Feb 28, 2017
Kerala priest suggests drowning women who arouse men with provocative clothingIn a recent video that went viral, a Kerala Catholic priest suggests drowning women who commit the sin of arousing men with their clothing. In the video that was published on Shalom TV, he was heard speaking in Malayalam, "If your clothes entice youth, you are sinning."
Feb 22, 2017
Ramjas College protests: Ideological conflicts going too far; let's bring back sanity to campusesWhy wouldn't Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid speak at a seminar in Ramjas College? Were the college authorities doing enough to stop members of ABVP from disrupting the lecture?
Feb 02, 2017
Berkeley University: Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos stirs debate over free speech and hate speechFans and foes agree that Milo Yiannopoulos specialises in controversy. The polarising editor from Breitbart News is a self-proclaimed internet troll who has been criticised as racist, misogynist and white supremacist.
Oct 17, 2016
Ashoka University issue: Are universities encouraging liberal, democratic and free speech?If Ashoka University encourages its students to question, is expressing opinion undemocratic in institutions of higher learning like this one, built on the lines of American universities encouraging liberal, democratic and free speech?
Oct 14, 2016
Ashoka University: You don't have to choose between free speech and patriotismThe controversy around Ashoka University’s conduct has made die-hard supporters of free speech angry and upset.
Oct 13, 2016
Ashoka University embroiled in free speech debate: Two staff members quit after signing Kashmir petitionAshoka University in Sonepat has allegedly prompted resignation of two of its staff members, who had signed on a petition asking for plebiscite and demilitarization in Kashmir.
Sep 15, 2016
Decriminalising defamation: Proposed bill backing free speech may impact how politicians workThis bill will have important implications for members of the political class who are likely to face criminal defamation from their political opponents
Jul 11, 2016
Social media outrages over alleged blocking of pro-Kashmir activist's Facebook accountInternet services have been suspended in the valley as violence broke out following the encounter of Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Burhan Wani.