Freedom of expression
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Mar 22, 2017
Bengali poet Srijato Bandopadhyay courts trouble for poem against Yogi AdityanathA student has filed an FIR against Bengali poet Srijato Bandopadhyay at Siliguri cyber police station for a poem against Yogi Adityanath.
Mar 21, 2017
Watch: Nawazuddin Siddiqui aces Manto's look and quirks in Nandita Das' short filmNawazuddin Siddiqui will also play celebrated author Saadat Hasan Manto in a feature film directed by Nandita Das later this year.
Mar 16, 2017
ShutUP: This short film on freedom of expression speaks volumes with bouts of silenceShutUp, a short film addresses the threats to freedom of expression, stressing on the refusal to listen to the other side as the biggest threat to the right
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.
Nov 07, 2016
NDTV India ban: Press freedom in India is still better than in China, Bangladesh and TurkeyWhile the NDTV India ban is certainly scary, the situation in a country can only be properly judged once it is compared to other countries.
Nov 05, 2016
NDTV India ban: Have laws to protect nation's sovereignty; don't blame freedomThat is what gags do. That is what happens when freedom is ordered to be curtailed
Nov 04, 2016
PM Narendra Modi most criticised person post Independence: Amit ShahBJP chief Amit Shah says that although dissent was part of the democracy if it continued in an unwarranted way, there could be no development
Sep 28, 2016
Shiv Sena faces major flak because of Saamana cartoon: Can you spot the irony?The Shiv Sena was born from a weekly cartoon magazine and now it is in trouble for publishing a cartoon
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.
Jul 05, 2016
Meet Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, who defended Perumal Murugan and MF HusainSanjay Kishan Kaul is no stranger to such judgments. In 2008, Kaul quashed the obscenity case against late MF Husain and backed the painter, who was forced to go into exile after his painting of Mother India as a naked woman was accused of hurting religious sentiments.