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7 million prints of survivors? edition being sold

Cartoonists have mixed feelings about extent of freedom of speech Subhra Prasanta Das Kolkata, 19 January Like a phoenix Charlie Hebdo rose from it ashes with vengeance as seven million prints of survivors' ... The Statesman, 1 week ago

Explained: Freedom to express oneself, but within limits

French weekly Charlie Hebdo's defiance in publishing a cartoon depicting the Prophet following a deadly attack in Paris by terrorists, and Tamil author P Murugan's decision to withdraw his works following protests have reignited the debate on ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

With govt dodging responsibility, who will solve JU crisis?

Shikha Mukerjee When political priorities supersede governance, what follows is a chronic crisis of administration. The continuing impasse in Jadavpur University, where the administration headed by vice-chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti is carrying on ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Is humour so serious that it is not funny?

Textbook case People protest against the publishing of a defamatory cartoon of Ambedkar in NCERT books Dutch political cartoonist Ruben Oppenheimer describes it as a 9/11 moment. Immediately after hearing about the killings of 10 journalists of ...
 Tehelka3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Row over cartoons: Charlie Hebdo is no lone wolf, others have defied too

In a brazen daylight assault, masked, black-clad gunmen killed some of France's most outspoken journalists at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's offices in Paris. The publication has long drawn condemnation and threats for its depictions of ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago Charlie Hebdo is no lone wolf, others have defied too  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Slapping Mamata's nephew = Attempted murder? Arbitrary charges aren't new under TMC

The twenty-five-year old engineering student who slapped Mamata Banerjee 's nephew Abhishekh Banerjee during a rally in East Midnapore ended up in hospital with a severely bleeding head and other injuries. After all, Abhishek's fans - yes, they ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago Slapping Mamata's nephew is attempted murder? Arbitrary charges not new for Trinamool  Firstpost.com3 weeks ago

Keep likes and shares in check

KOLKATA: Beware of your uploads, 'shares' or even 'likes' on social networking sites. Your activities might land you in trouble if the contents have anything 'derogatory' about a politician, more so if he/she is in the government. Police have ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Times of India

'Arrest of girls over FB comment was abuse of power'

NEW DELHI: The Union government for the first time conceded before the Supreme Court on Tuesday that it was abuse of power under Section 66A of Information and Technology Act to arrest two Mumbai-based girls for Facebook posts criticizing shutdown ...
 Times of India1 month ago Arrest of Mumbai girls over Facebook comment was abuse of power: Centre  Times of India1 month ago
Indian Express

Sec 66A of IT act lacks guidelines, arrests made over social media posts prone to abuse: SC

Supreme Court. The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, which empowers police to make arrests over social media posts, apparently lacked guidelines on when such power can be exercised and that ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

SC queries logic behind social media law

New Delhi, Dec. 9: The government today appeared to justify draconian clauses in the law governing the Internet but the Supreme Court wondered whether the special provisions were needed when the Indian Penal Code was in place. The Centre placed ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago SC ultimatum on social media law  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
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