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Feb 09, 2017
JNU row: One year on, whether or not pro-Afzal Guru protest was 'doctored', agitation has left many bitterAn evening gathering that culminates into an ugly scene where the very idea of India was challenged and cursed several times was definitely not a pleasant spectacle for a large number of students, teachers and passers-by.
Feb 05, 2017
SC cracks whip on non-participation of voters, says people who don't vote can't blame govtIf you don't vote, then you have "no right" to question or blame the government, the Supreme Court has observed.
Dec 19, 2016
Demonetisation effect: Delhi man assaulted for criticising PM Modi for note banA man was allegedly attacked with cricket bails after he blamed PM Modi for the serpentine queue outside a bank in southeast Delhi's Jaitpur area.
Dec 08, 2016
Chinese authorities send man behind bars for criticising land reformsA man who wrote a social media post critical of China's decades-old land reform policies was sentenced to a year in prison, reports said.
Dec 01, 2016
Supreme Court's National Anthem order: Is it law, asks legal expert in blog postThe Supreme Court's Wednesday order that all cinema theatres should play the National Anthem before a movie is screened has come under immense criticism.
Nov 07, 2016
NDTV India ban: Freedom of Speech can't be exploited to jeopardise national securityLet us look at the commotion over NDTV India being blocked for 24 hours for broadcasting sensitive information during the terrorist attack on the IAF airbase at Pathankot
Oct 27, 2016
Free media strength of democracy, but self-regulation important: Venkaiah NaiduNaidu said that while there are concerns about the unregulated content on social media, he emphasised that regulation was unlikely to bring any positive results.
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 27, 2016
Journalist's exile shows concern over Nepal's press freedomA prominent local journalist who helped organise a gathering in Nepal of investigative reporters from throughout Asia was notably absent from the event, exiled to avoid possible arrest.
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