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Section 66A has gone, but here are other hurdles to free speech

Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act, “is unconstitutional and we have no hesitation in striking it down,” said Justice RF Nariman, reading out the judgment. In a landmark......

When IT Act's Sec 66A was used to muzzle free speech

The Supreme Court of India struck down Section 66A of the IT Act on Tuesday, deeming it 'unconstitutional'. Section 66A prescribed the punishment for sending 'offensive' messages through......

India trying to muzzle free speech: Gangrape filmmaker

Unfazed by the controversy, the British filmmaker behind the BBC documentary on the Delhi gangrape incident on Thursday accused the Indian government of trying to "muzzle free speech" by banning......

Lessons from the Charlie Hebdo episode

'Where does one draw the line? At what point does your right to free speech cross the limit of civilised discourse and provoke me to take offence?' 'And if you have the right to offend, what about......

'Move to pulp my book foretells worsening free speech in India'

American Indologist Wendy Doniger, the author of “The Hindus: An Alternative History”, whose copies will now be withdrawn by the Penguin Books India following a court-backed settlement......

Why Modi can no longer remain silent on India's economy

Since Narendra Modi is now free of campaign speeches for at least two months, he needs to speak his mind on macroeconomic policy. The just-concluded Assembly elections in five states reinforced a......

Hungry or not, BPL families to get a free phone!

There had been speculation that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would announce, in his Independence Day speech, a new scheme called "Har Hath Mein Phone" (a phone in every hand) to give a handset......

Why govt must NOT focus on slum-free India

In his recent Budget speech, the finance minister reiterated the government's plans to make India "slum-free" within five years. This mantra is now being chanted in many urban-related conferences.......

PM on how to build a poverty-free India

This is the text of the speech ofPrime Minister Manmohan Singh at 92nd annual conference of the Indian Economic Association, Bhubaneshwar: I have also personally known many of the stalwarts who......

6 I-Day promises from 2014 that Modi (partially) fulfilled

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his second Independence Day speech, IndiaSpend and FactChecker reviewed the implementation of key pronouncements he made in his first Independence Day......

Mani Ratnam and the art of innocence

Yet, for all his belief in the goodness of life, Mani's films show that life is too complicated for goodness to permeate it completely. In Mani Ratnam's latest film O Kadhal Kanmani, a boy and a......

Dhoni switched to Plan B: Take the pace off the ball and the oxygen out of the game

'For all practical purposes, the game ended at the break. The Irish bowlers had neither the pace nor the skill to compete against the Indian line-up; the lack of swing further blunted any edge they......
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Congress has been exposed on Land Aquisition Bill, says Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said in Nagpur on Sunday that the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/congress-has-been-exposed-on-land-aquisition-bill-says-nitin-gadkari/
Saif, Katrina and Kabir Khan avenge ...

Patriotic redemption, Bollywood style, is Katrina Kaif standing outside Taj Mahal Hotel, seven years after 26/11 and being served a free glass of... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/bollywood/phantom-review-in-typical-bollywood-style-saif-katrina-and-kabir-khan-avenge-2611-2411518.html
I May Not be Young or Pretty. But Damn, I'm Funny

Radhika Vaz is a comedian. Her book, 'Unladylike', will be published by Aleph Book Company in November 2015. This is an excerpt available... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/blog/i-may-not-be-young-or-pretty-but-damn-im-funny-1212039
Malaysians jam capital, demand reform

Supporters of pro-democracy group "Bersih" (Clean) gather during a rally in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur- AP Tens of thousands of... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/malaysians-jam-capital-demand-reform-411
Egyptian court sentences 3 Al Jazeera journalists to prison

Rights advocates say their arrest was part of a crackdown on free speech since the army overthrew President Mohamed Mursi, a senior Muslim... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-egyptian-court-sentences-3-al-jazeera-journalists-to-prison-2119837

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