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Jun 13, 2019
Kerala govt directs Lalithakala Akademi to review award for cartoon on rape-accused bishop; move may be aimed at placating ChurchThe Kerala government directed the state-run Lalithakala Academy to review its decision to select a cartoon depicting rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal as a rooster.
Sep 05, 2018
SC dismisses petition seeking ban on Malayalam novel Meesha, says 'writer's imagination must enjoy freedom'Petitioner N Radhakrishnan sought the banning of the publication or circulation by internet or propagation of the dialogue between two characters in the novel, Meesha, which he claimed insults Hindu women.
Aug 09, 2018
Meesha book controversy: Ban on literary work violates freedom of speech; test for such moves should be extremely stringentMeesha book controversy: Calls for ban on books violating the right to freedom of speech and expression and the court, in deciding whether a prohibition on a book is justified, must balance free speech with public interest
Aug 04, 2018
Janmabhumi takes on Mathrubhumi: BJP mouthpiece in Kerala tries to cash in on 'Meesha' row, campaigns against dailyGroups had protested against 'Meesha' for portraying Hindu women as "sex objects", and the Mathrubhumi magazine had published excerpts from the novel.
Aug 02, 2018
Supreme Court to hear pleas seeking ban on Malayalam novel Meesha, dilution of adultery provision from IPCThe Supreme Court on Thursday will hear two key petitions — firstly, a plea seeking the ban on the publication of the Malayalam novel Meesha, and another that seeks the quashing of the adultery provision in the IPC
Jul 23, 2018
Malayalam author forced to withdraw novel after threats from right-wing: Kerala govt, writers rally behind S HareeshWriters and leaders of political parties rallied behind noted Malayalam author S Hareesh, who withdrew his novel being serialised in a weekly after alleged threats from right-wing groups, with the Kerala government asking the publishers to go ahead with the work.
Jul 22, 2018
Kerala writers decry silence of artists, secular forces after right-wing forces Malayalam author to withdraw novelWriters and critics say a dangerous pattern is emerging in Kerala.
Jul 21, 2018
Malayalam author S Hareesh withdraws novel 'Meesha,' says he has received threats from right-wing groupsA Malayalam short-story writer, S Hareesh, has withdrawn his novel being serialised in a weekly after he allegedly received threats from right-wing groups.