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With nobody listening, cartoonist Aseem Trivedi ends fast

Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was recently arrested under sedition charges as well as Sec 66A of the Information Technology Act for his controversial cartoons, on Saturday ended his eight-day fast......

Sedition case against Trivedi: Maha govt orders probe

Chastened by the outrage caused by arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi for "sedition", the Maharashtra government has now ordered an inquiry into how he came to be booked for the serious offense.......

'Tomorrow, you will attack a filmmaker and a writer'

The Bombay high court on Friday slammed the Mumbai police for arresting cartoonist Aseem Trivedi on "frivolous" grounds and "without application of mind", saying its action breached his freedom of......

Aseem Trivedi and the guardians of good taste

The problem with the debate on freedom of speech and expression in India is that we don't debate what is "reasonable restriction" and what is censorship. We examine every cartoon, painting, film......

5 high profile sedition cases in India

The arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was charged with sedition for his 'offensive' cartoons, has once again brought into focus the contentious law under the Indian Penal Code. Sedition as......

Facebook comment case: Time to amend the IT Act?

The recent arrest of two girls over a Facebook comment criticising the bandh called after the death of Bal Thackeray has created a furore in the digital world and across the nation and, has raised......

'I wasted my time inside Bigg Boss'

Aseem Trivedi is the latest housemate to be evicted from the TV reality show Bigg Boss.  He was evicted a day after suspected activists of the Republican Party of India (RPI) pelted stones......

Review: Bombay Velvet is marred by weak storytelling

Bombay Velvet spends too much time on period details and loses focus, notes Aseem Chhabra. Towards the middle of Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet, Anushka Sharma’s Rosie Noronha stands on......

How Bombay Velvet got made!

'I kept telling Anurag, "I don't care about anything, I don't want any money. Just get the film made".' 'One day I called Anurag and someone else picked up the phone. He said, "Hello, Sir." I......

The Indian and Pakistani behind one of 2015's most important films

Hemal Trivedi, a Hindu filmmaker originally from India, and Mohammed Ali Naqvi, a Muslim from Pakistan, made one of this year's most talked about films. One of the most talked about films at this......

Does the West get India right?

Sometimes, yes. We take a look. Every few years, a Hollywood or a British production company re-discovers India and thinks it is cool to set a film there -- a film that will show the exotic......
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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... ...

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POLITICAL CARTOON, AN ENDANGERED ART

IS THE PEN STILL MIGHITIER THAN SWORD? By Harihar Swarup Thursday, May 5, went almost unnoticed. It was the World Cartoonist Day. It is... ...

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A celebration of National ...

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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... ...

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Towards a new order in Internet governance

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