Prashant Bhushan contempt case: 'Show remorse,' says court; tweets expressed my bonafide belief, argues lawyer
Prashant Bhushan told SC that he did not tweet in 'absence mindedness' and it would be insincere and contemptuous on his part to offer an apology for the tweets that expressed what was and continues to be his bona fide belief
Supreme Court finds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets against judiciary; quantum of punishment hearing on 20 August
Justice BR Gavai, reading out the judgment, said Bhushan had committed "serious contempt of the court".
Section 2(1)(c) of the Contempt of Courts Act is unconstitutional, violates the freedom of speech and is 'incurably vague', said the petition
The Official Secrets Act, 1923: A look at what it contains, when was it reformed and who's been implicated under it
The 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.
'Nobody will get any information from us on source of Rafale documents': N Ram weighs in on The Hindu 'stolen document' controversy
On 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
Note on PMO interference in Rafale deal 'not doctored', says The Hindu; claims two versions differ on dates
The 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.
Alliance For Media Freedom condemns Kanyakumari Police's 'illegal detention' of two journalists probing sand mining
The 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.
'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.
Diana 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.
Former EC chief SY Quraishi calls for collegium system to select CEC, election commissioners to ensure neutrality
Former 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
The 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
The 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.
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.
Goa Police on Friday filed a First Information Report against Tarun Tejpal for sexually assaulting a junior colleague at a five star resort in the state last week.
Tarun Tejpal's indictment in the sexual harassment case has opened up a can of worms that now stands evidence to malpractices within the most venerated organisations in the country, the real nature of gender equations in so called progressive work-spaces and the challenges women still face while seeking redressal in cases of sexual harassment/assault.
Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi felt that the incidents should be treated like the Delhi gangrape case and the punishment has to be exemplary.
peaking to Best Media Info, Varadarajan rubbished allegations by Kasturi and Sons Chairman N Ram that there were recurrent violations and defiance of the framework of the institution's longstanding values on the business side, and recurrent violations and defiance of 'Living Our Values' mandatory Code of Editorial Values applicable to The Hindu.
After Siddharth Varadarajan's dramatic exit from The Hindu, we bring you a family tree of Kasturi and Sons family that runs The Hindu.
Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, announced his resignation from the newspaper reportedly on Twitter, after about two years after he took over the reins from N Ram as the first professional editor of The Hindu.
In a comeback of sorts, N. Ravi has taken over as Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, and Malini Parthasarathy as Editor of The Hindu after Siddharth Varadarajan resigned as the editor of The Hindu.