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Mar 07, 2019
The Official Secrets Act, 1923: A look at what it contains, when was it reformed and who's been implicated under itThe Official Secrets Act, 1923 is India's anti-espionage act held over from the British colonial period which states that actions which involve helping an enemy state against India are strongly condemned. It mentions that one cannot approach, inspect, or even pass over a prohibited government site or area.
Mar 06, 2019
'Nobody will get any information from us on source of Rafale documents': N Ram weighs in on The Hindu 'stolen document' controversyOn 8 February, Ram wrote in The Hindu that the defence ministry raised strong objections to "parallel discussions" conducted by the PMO (Prime Minister's Office) during the negotiations over the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale deal between India and France
Feb 18, 2019
Note on PMO interference in Rafale deal 'not doctored', says The Hindu; claims two versions differ on datesThe Hindu on Monday defended its report on the Rafale deal, which had claimed that the defence ministry in 2015 had objected to "parallel discussions" held by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) during the negotiations over the deal for 36 fighter jets with France.
Dec 04, 2018
Alliance For Media Freedom condemns Kanyakumari Police's 'illegal detention' of two journalists probing sand miningThe Alliance For Media Freedom has condemned the "illegal detention and harassment" of two Tamil Nadu journalists for helping two French reporters investigate illegal beach and sand mining.
Nov 16, 2018
Tata Literature Live 2018: On Day 1, discussions on Hindutva, soft power — and a chatty book launch'South Bombay’s liberals' — referred thus by two speakers — descended upon the gardens and AC halls of the NCPA to celebrate the Tata Literature Live! — the annual extravaganza dedicated to books and if lucky, controversies.
Apr 28, 2018
Former India women's team captain Diana Edulji recommended for CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement AwardDiana Edulji played at a time when the game was run by Women's Cricket Association of India (WCAI) which was mostly cash strapped and couldn't arrange for international matches.
Nov 18, 2017
Former EC chief SY Quraishi calls for collegium system to select CEC, election commissioners to ensure neutralityFormer chief election commissioner SY Quraishi called for setting up of a collegium system to appoint election commissioners, including the poll panel chief, to keep "perception of neutrality" intact
Aug 25, 2016
SC criticism of Jayalalithaa encouraging, but free speech is no licence to defameThe Supreme Court's criticism of Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday for filing numerous defamation cases against her critics has raised considerable expectations given the increasing threat to free speech in the country
Jul 15, 2014
P Sainath, Praveen Swami quit The Hindu citing unpleasant working conditionsThe spate of high profile resignations in Indian media continues, with the latest in news being The Hindu. According to reports, senior editors P Sainath and Praveen Swami have quit the organisation. While Swami is all set to join The Indian Express, Sainath is expected to go on a break for a while before taking up regular assignments.
Apr 08, 2014
BJP manifesto: 'Narendra Modi's big idea is Narendra Modi'The BJP claims that the elections will be fought only on core issues like corruption, development and inflation. Its critics don't believe it though.