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No dirty poems on Mahatma Gandhi: SC obscenity ruling is a big blow to free speech

May 15, 2015

No dirty poems on Mahatma Gandhi: SC obscenity ruling is a big blow to free speech

When the Supreme Court struck down S. 66A of the IT Act in Shreya Singhal vs Union of India two months ago, the verdict was hailed as a landmark milestone in Indian free speech jurisprudence for two reasons. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Mahatma Gandhi #SC #Gandhiji #66A of IT Act
BBC faces flak after editor compares extremist with Gandhi, Mandela

May 14, 2015

BBC faces flak after editor compares extremist with Gandhi, Mandela

The BBC has come under fire after one of its editors allegedly compared a British Muslim radical preacher to Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill. #World #BBC #Mahatma Gandhi #David Cameron #Nelson Mandela #Winston Churchill #Mark Easton
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
Can't use indecent language for historically respected personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, says SC

May 14, 2015

Can't use indecent language for historically respected personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, says SC

A bench comprising justices Dipak Misra and Prafulla CPant said one cannot be allowed to use indecent language for"historically respected personalities like Mahatma Gandhi". #India #poem #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Mahatma Gandhi
Case filed against Gandhi's great-grandson for making 'offensive' remark against Bhagat Singh

May 11, 2015

Case filed against Gandhi's great-grandson for making 'offensive' remark against Bhagat Singh

Police registered a case against Mahatma Gandhi's great-grandson, Tushar Gandhi, for allegedly making offensive remark about freedom fighter Bhagat Singh. #India #NewsTracker #Mahatma Gandhi #Tushar Gandhi #Bhagat Singh #Jaipur #Gandhi's great-grandson

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Should the rich leave all wealth to their children? Naah

Jun 02, 2012

Should the rich leave all wealth to their children? Naah

A Bangalore meeting attended by India's rich businessmen and Bill Gates may help generate more giving for charitable causes. #Ratan Tata #InMyOpinion #Warren Buffett #Rakesh Jhunjhunwala #Azim Premji #Mahatma Gandhi #Bill Gates #Capitalism #Trusteeship