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Freedom of Expression or 'obscene representation'? The case against Bala G
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Freedom of Expression or 'obscene representation'? The case ag...

Bala G stands accused of "obscene representation" and defamation and was booked under Sections 67 of Information Technology Act and 501 of the Indian Penal Code Rezwan | Global Voices Last Updated at November 10, 2017 12:17 IST Cartoonist Bala G. Photo: Free ... Business Standard, 1 week ago

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US Congress approves bill on information freedom in N. Korea

The US House of Representatives has approved the reauthorisation of the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, with special emphasis on freedom of information in the country.
 Business Standard1 month ago

No evidence Obama wiretapped Trump Tower, says Justice Department

The motion came in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by a group, American Oversight Last Updated at September 3, 2017 14:12 IST
 Business Standard2 months ago US, Philippines call on N. Korea to immediately comply with UNSC resolutions  Sify5 days ago No evidence Obama wire trapped Trump Tower: US Justice Department  Sify2 months ago

'Religious Freedom Bill will help maintain law and order'

The 'Religious Freedom Bill' aimed at banning forcible religious conversions will help maintain law and order, Rajasthan minister Gulab Chand Kataria said today.He said the Rajasthan Dharma Swatantraya Bill, 2008, was under the consideration of the Union home ...
 Business Standard4 days ago
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Online manipulation influenced elections in 18 nations in past year: Study

A study of internet freedom in 65 countries found 30 governments are deploying some form of manipulation to distort online information, up from 23 the previous year AFP | PTI | Washington Last Updated at November 14, 2017 15:36 IST Representative image More ...
 Business Standard5 days ago

BJP seeks Irani's intervention in stopping 'Padmavati' release

The Mumbai BJP unit today sought Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani's intervention to stop the upcoming release of Bollywood film "Padmavati" claiming the movie is a "distortion of historical facts" and will hurt sentiments of Hindus if released.The Sanjay Leela Bhansali film has kicked up a controversy as Rajput organisations in Rajasthan have accused the filmmaker of distorting history."Padmavati", starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, is slated for ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago 'Glamourising Alauddin Khilji akin to praising acid attackers'  Rediff.com1 week ago

U.S. consumer agency sues Freedom Debt Relief for misleading consumers

By Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said on Wednesday it filed a lawsuit against Freedom Debt Relief, the largest U.S. debt-settlement services provider, and its co-Chief Executive Andrew Housser, alleging ...
 Sify1 week ago

US announces grant of $500k to NGO to promote religious freedom in India

The funding comes after a 2016 report found an increase in violent incidents by cow vigilantes mostly against Muslims in India and authorities often ‘failed’ to prosecute them.  'US religious freedom report shows no understanding of India' IMAGE: THE NGOs applying for the grant should come out with proposals to develop and implement early warning systems to mitigate large-scale violence and also have proposals to educate civil society and journalists about legal ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Pakistan rated among most dangerous countries for journalists

Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) An international index for press freedom has placed Pakistan among the most dangerous countries for journalists along with the Philippines and Bangladesh, the media reported on Friday. The 2017 World Press Freedom Index, prepared by ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

'Freedom of expression is for all': HC dismisses plea seeking ban on 'Mersal'

The Madras high court on Friday dismissed a petition seeking to revoke the censor certificate issued to Vijay-starrer Mersal over certain controversial dialogues relating to the good and services tax, holding that people's right to freedom of expression applies to films also. The petitioner in his PIL had contended that the movie contained scenes and dialogues, which were against the interests of the country's sovereignty and integrity and the security of the state.   "This is a ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago HC dismisses PIL against 'Mersal'  Business Standard3 weeks ago What is your take on the Mersal Vs BJP issue?  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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