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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.
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.
Jul 20, 2017
Right to privacy debate highlights: Petitioners complete arguments, SC to hear from Centre on TuesdayRight to privacy cannot be an absolute right and the state may have some power to put reasonable restriction, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday
May 13, 2017
Critique in caricature: Is political cartooning a dying art, or is there hope for its future?Amid a generation growing up on memes and gifs, have staff cuts and dwindling freelance budgets sentenced political cartoons to a decline?
Mar 03, 2017
Ramjas College row: Pranab Mukherjee calls for 'space for legitimate criticism and dissent'As campuses are in the midst of a debate on sedition, freedom of speech and expression, president Pranab Mukherjee made a few references to the importance of tolerance.
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.
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.
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 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