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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, 2 months ago

Questions on freedom of expression arise before elections: Irani

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday maintained that questioning freedom of expression and its association with films are mostly PR stunts, and such topics are raised before elections.Irani was on Saturday present at the 'We ...
 Prokerala1 month ago BJP seeks Irani's intervention in stopping 'Padmavati' release  Rediff.com2 months ago

Aadhaar data breach: Committed to freedom of Press, says govt

Amid criticism of action by authorities over a newspaper report on Aadhaar data breach, Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today that the government is committed to the freedom of the Press and the FIR has been filed against "unknown" entities.
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Arrest Aadhaar authorities, not journalist who exposed breach: Snowden  Rediff.com1 week ago Snowden hails reporter who exposed flaws in UIDAI system  catchnews.com2 weeks ago

US places Pakistan on 'Special Watch List'

[USA], Jan 4 (ANI): The United States has placed Pakistan on a special watch list for "severe violations of religious freedom." This has come in the backdrop of US President Donald Trump criticising Pakistan for not doing enough to combat terrorism, in a ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

UN proscription doesn't restrict freedom of expression: Pakistan defends Palestine envoy's presence in Saeed's rally

Pakistan on Saturday issued a statement defending the Palestine envoy Walid Abu Ali hours after he was recalled by his country for attending a Hafiz Saeed rally in Rawalpindi. Pakistan's Foreign Ministry in a statement said that it has always batted for two ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

Will enquire into Facebook demanding users' Aadhaar: Minister

New Delhi: Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said he will "get the entire facts" about social networking site Facebook reportedly demanding new users' Aadhaar and revert to Parliament. "I have also seen the news ...
 Sify3 weeks ago Spoken to UIDAI to request Tribune to assist police: Ravi Shankar Prasad; says FIR registered against unknown people  DNA2 weeks ago

Run, Rabbit, Run

'So when they come for you tomorrow morning, papa, make a dash for freedom.''Please, please, don't let anything hold you back.''Run, run, run, run, run, run, run.' Anvar Alikhan was the first Creative Director at, a member of its start-up team when the seeds for this Web site were sown 22 years ago this month. Anvar likely created the first banner ad in India. As he recalled last month: 'I remember the first banner ad we did... Must have been quite a breakthru at the time'. Anvar ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

How to give board the freedom to run Infy

The time is ripe to accede to the founders' plea to declassify them as promoters. Image: A file photograph of Infosys founders (Left to right): Nandan Nilekani, S Gopalakrishnan, N R Narayana Murthy, K Dinesh, N S Raghavan and S D Shibulal. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Infosys Technologies The appointment of Salil Parekh as Infosys’s second non-founder chief executive, four months after the acrimonious exit of the company’s first such CEO, Vishal Sikka, presents India’s second ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Maha govt mulls freedom fighter status for those jailed during Emergency

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said the government was considering giving the status of freedom fighter to those who were jailed during the Emergency, imposed by the Indira Gandhi government in 1975. Replying to a query raised by BJP ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Free speech can't be absolute, should not be trampled upon:VP

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that freedom of speech and expression cannot be "absolute" but it should also not be trampled upon. Naidu, who was the Information and Broadcasting Minister before getting elected as the vice president, said he was "not pleased" with India's ranking in the World Press Freedom Index. This issue should be addressed by strengthening media's independence, ensuring transparent flow of information, making legal framework more coherent and ensuring ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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