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Apr 30, 2017
'RSS government' will never recognise progressive writers: Nayantara SahgalA member of the Nehru-Gandhi family and one of India's foremost writers with feminist concerns, Nayantara Sahgal returned her Sahitya Akademi award in 2015 to protest against rising intolerance in the country. Will she ever accept a recognition from the state again? Never.
Apr 27, 2017
'Dark day for free speech in America': Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled, police prep for violenceAmerican conservative Ann Coulter said that she was forced to cancel her speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence, calling it "a dark day for free speech in America."
Apr 21, 2017
Muslim women do not need savingIt is essential to look past this stereotype to recognise the agency of Muslim women.
Apr 21, 2017
Dissent gagged: Ambiguity of free speech laws in IndiaIndia is a democracy and citizens have a constitutionally guaranteed right to a freedom of speech and expression which they can enforce via the Indian court system.
Apr 01, 2017
Let there be debate but not confrontation in our varsities: President Pranab MukherjeePresident Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday put a premium on debate and discussions, exhorting the student community to be argumentative, but not intolerant.
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.