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Objectionable? ‘War and Peace’ in Marathi is Printed by State Govt Itself!

In Bhima Koregaon case, Pune Police and a Bombay HC judge found Tolstoy’s literary masterpiece on an activist’s desk ‘objectionable’. They didn’t know that the book’s Marathi translation was published by Maharashtra government in 1977.Amey Tirodkar 29 Aug 2019 Russian author… Continue Reading →

On Srinagar’s Streets, Universal Condemnation of 370 Move

French TV crew arrested in Australia for filming protest against Adani coal mine

By Natasha Chaku     Melbourne, Jul 22 (PTI) A French television crew filming a protest against a newly-approved controversy-hit coal mine owned by Indian energy giant Adani in Australia was arrested on Monday on charges of trespassing.     The Carmichael coal mine… Continue Reading →

Uttarakhand- Man held for objectionable post against CM

Abhyudaya Kotnala TNN Uttarkashi: A 26-year-old man was arrested by Uttarkashi police for posting an objectionable message on social media against CM Trivendra Singh Rawat. According to sources, the accused, identified as Rajpal Singh, a resident of Dairika village in Purola… Continue Reading →

SC Dismisses Brahman Samaj Plea To Ban ‘Article 15’ Screening

Supreme Court says go to appropriate authority July 8, 201979  The Supreme Court today (Monday, July 8) dismissed a plea by Brahman Samaj seeking ban on screening of the movie Article 15 and cancellation of certificate issued to it by… Continue Reading →

Kerala HC Gives Go-Ahead for Screening Anand Patwardhan’s Film in Kerala Festival

The single-judge bench of Justice Shaji P Chaly over-ruled the Centre’s objection that the documentary “might affect law & order”, even as per the I&B Ministry’s own guidelines.Newsclick Report 25 Jun 2019 I New Delhi: In a big boost for filmmaker… Continue Reading →

India – Freedom of Expression – Unlawful arrests

V. VENKATESAN: July 05, 2019T Prashant Kanojia, a Hindi journalist, being released from the Lucknow jail on June 12. Photo: Nand Kumar/PTI Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The public sharing of a video clip has apparently hurt his image as… Continue Reading →

Sedition Case Against Rpper Hard Kaur Over Posts On Yogi Adityanath, RSS

A first information report or FIR has been filed against Hard Kaur in Varanasi under various sections of the Indian Penal Code that includes sedition. All India | Hard Kaur, aka Taran Kaur Dhillon, was born in India; she later moved… Continue Reading →

“Attack Not only on Journalists’ Right to Write but also on Readers’ Right to Read”

17 Jun 2019 08:06 PM, IST India Tomorrow New Delhi, June 17—The recent incidences of arrests of journalists across India and violent assaults inflicted on some other scribes have left the civil society contemplating about the dangers the advocates of… Continue Reading →

Kerala to US, cartooning is in the crosshairs

The art of political cartooning has always had its ups and downs but in the age of social media outrage and thin-skinned autocrats, the few square inches of visual satire are fighting for survival First, The New York Times published… Continue Reading →

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