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RSS slams Kejriwal government over 'draconian' defamation circular

May 17, 2015

RSS slams Kejriwal government over 'draconian' defamation circular

Terming its May 6 defamation circular against media as being "draconian", an article in RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' has attacked the Arvind Kejriwal government for attempting to take away the freedom of speech and expression and for giving the message that "both sides of a coin are mine". #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Freedom of Speech #RSS #Organiser #Draconian Circular
Freedom of speech cannot be absolute: SC on use of 'vulgar' words on Gandhi by author

May 14, 2015

Freedom of speech cannot be absolute: SC on use of 'vulgar' words on Gandhi by author

Freedom of speech and expression cannot be "absolute", the Supreme Court on Thursday said as it refused to reject criminal charges against an author for penning an alleged vulgar and obscene poem on Mahatma Gandhi in 1994. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Freedom of Speech #Mahatma Gandhi #SC #Constitution #Devidas Ramchandra Tuljapurkar
Why striking down Section 66A does not guarantee absolute protection?

Mar 26, 2015

Why striking down Section 66A does not guarantee absolute protection?

Dependence of the agents of the state on the political class can create situations where they can be employed against the individual or the citizenry. #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Freedom of Speech #Ruchika Girhotra #SPS Rathore #IT Act #Section 66A #Captain Dreyfus
Striking down 66A: Did SC also say that internet offences can draw higher penalties?

Mar 25, 2015

Striking down 66A: Did SC also say that internet offences can draw higher penalties?

The same bench which struck down section 66A also held that IT crimes can have different punishments than what is prescribed under the Indian Penal Code for the same offence #CriticalPoint #Freedom of Speech #Supreme Court Judgment #Section 66A #Article 14 #Equality Before Law
Twitter chants #OnlineAzadi after Supreme Court scraps Section 66A

Mar 25, 2015

Twitter chants #OnlineAzadi after Supreme Court scraps Section 66A

As the Supreme Court, scrapped Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, reactions poured in on Twitter hailing the move making the hashtag #OnlineAzadi trend on Twitter. #India #Supreme Court #TweetFeed #Freedom of Speech #Free Speech #Section 66A #OnlineAzadi #Sec66A

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Indian media is more complacent than Pakistan's

Jun 10, 2011

Indian media is more complacent than Pakistan's

The Indian media has become blase about free speech. India badly needs more journalists like Pak's Najam Sethi. #Ajay Shah's blog #Freedom of Speech #Indian media #Pak media #To What Effect #NotJobsButPassion