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Aug 15, 2018
On India's 72nd Independence Day, George Orwell's essay on freedom of the press makes for a timely read"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear," George Orwell wrote in his essay highlighting the importance of upholding freedom of the press
Apr 25, 2018
World Press Freedom Index report: India falls to rank 138 courtesy hate speech, violence targeting journalistsThe 2018 World Press Freedom Index, compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), reflects growing animosity towards journalists.
Oct 02, 2017
Pinarayi Vijayan slams Mohan Bhagwat for remarks on minorities: 'Don't need advice from those who turned back on freedom struggle'Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan lashed out at RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, saying that Keralites did not need any advice on nationalism from those who had turned their back towards the freedom struggle and served the colonial rulers.
Jun 26, 2017
South Sudan censors press by blanking out articles, restricts reporters in civil warAs South Sudan's civil war creates widespread allegations of sexual and ethnic violence, the government is clamping down on the news media, journalists charge.
Jun 15, 2016
WHCA slams Donald Trump for banning Washigton Post from his campaigns"Any nominee for the highest office in the country must respect the role of a free and adversarial press, not disown the principles of the First Amendment."
Jul 24, 2015
Infographic: Freedom of press in India is worse than AfganistanWhen it comes to freedom of Press, India ranks 136 out of 180 countries, a poor record which needs to be rectified.
Jan 30, 2013
Press freedom index: India drops to 140th rank, lowest since 2002According to the report, in almost all parts of the world, influential countries including India that are regarded as "regional models" have fallen in the index.