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Delhi Police flouts NHRC order to file report on attack on The Caravan’s journalists

01 October 2020 Over a month after the National Human Rights Commission granted the Delhi Police four weeks to file an action-taken report about an attack on three journalists working with The Caravan’s, the police is yet to comply. On 14… Continue Reading →

Sudarshan TV case: You are maligning a whole community; this is where it goes from free speech to hatred, says SC; refuses to vacate stay

The Supreme Court Friday refused to vacate its stay order even as it took strong exception to Sudarshan TV’s show which suggests that the Muslim community was part of a larger conspiracy to infiltrate the civil services. The tarring of… Continue Reading →

On PM Modi’s Birthday, ‘National Unemployment Day’ Trends on Social Media

Why is National Unemployment Day trending on PM Modi’s birthday: All you need to know September 17 marks PM Modi’s birthday as he turns 70 today. A majority of people on Twitter have lauded PM Narendra Modi’s efforts in curbing… Continue Reading →

Need to reflect why debates, discussions being barred in the name of COVID

Reproduced below is the unpublished paper by “COVID-19, Science and Responsibility of the Intellectuals” by Pramod Ranjan, whose interests lie in subaltern studies, development of modernity and philosophy of knowledge. A Hindi writer, he has authored “Sahityetihas Ka Bahujan Paksha”, “Bahujan… Continue Reading →

Chhattisgarh: Fabricated charges and threats to journalist Manish Kumar Soni by Chhattisgarh police officials

HRD Alert – Urgent Appeal for Action –Greetings from Human Rights Defenders Alert – India! HRD Alert – India is a forum of Human Rights Defenders for Human Rights Defenders. It endeavours to initiate actions on behalf of Human Rights… Continue Reading →

NWMI denounces TV news coverage of the Sushant Singh Rajput case

The Network of Women in Media, India, denounces the media trial being carried out by a section of TV news channels in the Sushant Singh Rajput case. The case has dominated primetime news for almost a month now, to the… Continue Reading →

Not just India, countries across the world use COVID as excuse to curb media freedom

Reproduced is translation of Hindi  article by Pramod Ranjan, who at the Rabindranath Tagore School of Languages and Cultural Studies of Assam University, “COVID-19, science and responsibility of the intellectuals”, distributed by Jan Vikalp. Ranjan’s interests lie in subaltern studies, development… Continue Reading →

Journalist Prashant Kanojia Arrested Again By UP Police over a social media post on Hindu Army

The FIR alleges Kanojia had tweeted a morphed Facebook post of Hindu Army leader Sushil Tiwari, with the intent of defamation. His wife has denied that Kanojia posted such a tweet. 18 August, 2020 5:28 pm IST New Delhi: Journalist… Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Gulzar: The wordsmith who continues to enthrall through soulful poems, stirring couplets and more

Gulzar believes that writing is a full-time job and draws much of his inspiration from the Space. Having spent over 5 decades writing in various forms in the Hindi film industry, publishing books and directing movies, it is the power… Continue Reading →

Why Are There No Dalits In India’s Newsrooms?

Saikat Majumdar Alien in the Newsroom Being a journalist bestows no privilege on a Dalit. Every Dalit who steps into the media does so hoping to bring about a big change—“I won’t live the life I lived till now. I… Continue Reading →

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