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Nov 04, 2017
Afghanistan government asks telecom providers to temporarily ban WhatsApp and Telegram"It is wrong and illegal," Abdul Mujeeb Khalvatgar, executive director of Nai, a group that campaigns for free speech, was quoted as saying.
Oct 31, 2017
China likely to introduce three-year jail term for disrespecting national anthemChina's top legislature is considering tougher penalties for those who disrespect the national anthem with up to three-year jail term instead of the current 15-day detention, official media said on Tuesday.
Oct 27, 2017
Congress condemns ex-BBC journalist Vinod Verma's arrest in Chhattisgarh, says Modi govt is trying to gag mediaSlamming the BJP for the arrest of senior journalist Vinod Verma, the Congress on Friday demanded his immediate release and a probe against the "Chhattisgarh minister being investigated by the journalist for alleged sex-related activities"
Oct 23, 2017
Editors Guild of India calls Rajasthan ordinance protecting babus, judges from scrutiny 'an instrument to harass media'The Editor Guild of India on Sunday expressed concerns over Rajasthan government's decision to bring a law protecting, both serving and former judges, magistrates and bureaucrats in Rajasthan from being investigated for on-duty action without its prior sanction.
Oct 23, 2017
Jay Shah defamation case: Not hearing parties in free speech cases ironical, impedes freedom of expressionEx-parte orders like the one passed in Jay Shah defamation case against The Wire seems to be on the rise especially in cases related to freedom of speech
Oct 06, 2017
Harish Salve deletes Twitter account over abusive content: Supreme Court expresses concern over misuse of social mediaThe Supreme Court on Thursday referred to a five-judge Constitution bench questions like whether a public functionary or a minister can claim freedom of speech while airing views in a sensitive matter which is under investigation.
Sep 23, 2017
Suprateek Chatterjee fired for wishing Modi's death on Twitter: Media espousing violence is a dangerous trendHaving been the editor of seven newspapers in India and abroad these past 46 years I would gladly submit that I would have had no hesitation in banning columnist Suprateek Chatterjee for his tweets indicating his delight in case someone killed Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sep 21, 2017
Journalist who wished death for Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets lavish liberal loveIf all abuse is to be treated as kosher, then liberals should refrain from name-calling and blame-fixing when they see something that they don't like.
Sep 10, 2017
A tale of two protests: What 'Justice for Gauri Lankesh' had in common with 'Not In My Name'At 6 pm this Wednesday, Carter Road in Bandra saw nearly 200 people gather to demand justice for slain journalist Gauri Lankesh
Sep 07, 2017
BJP dismisses row over Narendra Modi following abusive trolls on Twitter, calls it 'farcical'BJP dismissed as "farcical and fake" the row over Modi following some twitter users accused of making objectionable comments over journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder