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Mar 13, 2019
SC holds advocate guilty of contempt: Judicious use of law by courts renders reexamination unnecessaryThe test which is thus applied by the court to decide on the contempt action is the “test of erosion of public confidence”.
Feb 13, 2019
'I want to be free, not a nut and bolt of the state': Principal of Gujarat college who resigned over Jignesh Mevani rowHemantkumar Shah, principal of HK Arts College who resigned over a Jignesh Mevani controversy, speaks about the state of education institutes and academic freedom in Gujarat.
Jan 30, 2019
Nayantara Sahgal questions Bollywood's silence over backlash against Naseeruddin Shah's statement"We are living in dangerous times, and if we remain silent, the regime will come upon us," says Nayantara Sahgal.
Jan 15, 2019
Kanhaiya Kumar charged with sedition: Sec 124A of IPC potent political tool, but low conviction rate shows law has outlived utilityMuch has been written and said about the controversial sedition law, which is a heirloom of India's colonial masters. However, this article will concern itself with the usefulness and the uselessness of it.
Dec 17, 2018
Ali Zafar hopes Manto releases in Pakistan: 'This generation must get to know its literary heritage and heroes'Director Nandita Das had tweeted that she was disappointed after learning that Manto did not get clearance for release in Pakistan.
Dec 16, 2018
Pakistan I&B minister promises help to Nandita Das in lifting ban on MantoArray
Dec 06, 2018
TM Krishna on backlash against dissenting voices: 'Hatred being perpetuated under cover of democracy'TM Krishna is among the leading Carnatic music vocalists and public intellectuals of our time. The Magsaysay Awardee has been in the news recently for repudiating attempts to communalise Carnatic music — a stance that has made him, even more, the target of right wing trolls
Nov 15, 2018
Online censorship enforced by governments is curbing people’s power to criticiseDespite people's right to criticise, there are laws which enable the govt to act against online speech.
Nov 11, 2018
Greatness will elude India unless there's support for free speech; it's people not governments which make nationMost Indians today believe that it is not only wrong to say certain things, but also that there should be no right to say them. Till we support restrictions on freedom of speech, true greatness will elude this nation, no matter how brilliant the individual at the helm may be.
Sep 30, 2018
'Rising tide of violence, surveillance': Freedom of expression severely deteriorated under Modi govt, says PEN InternationalIn a report on intolerance in India, PEN International has urged the government to amend laws that curb freedom of expression.