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How India's archaic laws have a chilling effect on dissent

In 2012, political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was charged with sedition for uploading some of his sketches that were critical of the government. I found a lawyer who fought my case for free, he said, adding that fighting a criminal case can prove too ... Human Rights Watch, 6 days ago

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Big Debate: Why disrespect via cracking jokes?

The dbate is being moderated by Sumaira Khan. It has the following panelists: 1. Sanjay Rajora (Artist) 2. Rahul Mahajan (Actor) 3. Mayank Shekhar (Film Critic) 4. Aseem Trivedi (Cartoonist) 5. Waagish Sarswat (MNS) For latest breaking ...
 ABP Live5 hours ago

Call to review misused sedition law

New Delhi, May 24: The arrest of JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar shone the spotlight on the Modi regime's use of the colonial-era sedition law but a Human Rights Watch report released today documents that governments of all political ...
 Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago Panel Discussion on Free Speech and Sedition in a Democracy  The Hindu2 months ago Section 124A: This is what makes Kanhaiya an enemy of the state  catchnews.com2 months ago


IS THE PEN STILL MIGHITIER THAN SWORD? By Harihar Swarup Thursday, May 5, went almost unnoticed. It was the World Cartoonist Day. It is ironic that the cartoon itself finds endangered on this day. The first colour cartoon strip—The Yellow ...
 IPA Newspack.com3 weeks ago

From Laxman to Miranda: A celebration of National ...

On a Sunday morning in 1895, the readers of the New York World woke up to a small surprise. Their paper that day had a new addition, the first ever colour cartoon. Created and drawn by Richard F Outcault, The Yellow Kid , made its debut on 5 May ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago

It's easy, brand them anti-national

Hardik Patel is neither a superhero nor an inspiring leader with an inclusive vision who could usher in change. The 23-year-old’s claim to fame is through his leadership of a series of protests for quota for his community, a demand that ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago

Towards a new order in Internet governance

After Edward Snowden's revelations, a US-dominated system is unfeasible At an Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) summit in Marrakech, Morocco, earlier this month, an important step was taken towards addressing an issue that ...
 Livemint.com2 months ago

Advocate general Aney's remarks do not make a case for sedition, says legal eagles

Mumbai: While politicians were quick to demand that penal provision of sedition be invoked against advocate general (AG) Shreehari Aney for his remarks in support of a separate Marathwada, legal experts said Aney's statement does not amount to an ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Courting trouble: Archaic laws passed during colonial times continue to clog our statutes books

By Puja Changoiwala They are the reason why you can be picked up from a pub, and arrested for drinking without a permit. They are the reason why you can be booked for hugging a person of the opposite sex, or for donning a Bob Marley t-shirt, or ...
 Firstpost.com2 months ago

Under The Shamiyana

Jashn-e-azadi (2007) Director: Sanjay Kak The film has stirred controversy and consistently been stopped by right-wing fundamentalists in many of its screenings because of the portrayal of life under military control in Kashmir. Un-freedom ...
 Outlook India2 months ago
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