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Outrage over murder of Gauri Lankesh

Slain journalist Gauri Lankesh was on Wednesday held up as a symbol of free speech and dissent, as journalists and activists across the country warned against treating her killing as an isolated......

Another students' march in Delhi, but this wasn't just about free speech

A students' march against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad on Saturday featured issues beyond free speech, with "simmering discontent" against the......

Free speech: Don't let them finish off your rights

The right to protest, or to ensure words have consequences, or to deny repugnant ideas a platform you control, are as essential a part of the right to expression as any other, observes Mihir S......

'The times are bad': Ramjas scare threatens free speech

Fearing a Delhi University like violence on its campus, the Ambedkar University in the national capital has postponed an event marking the 26th anniversary of the alleged Kunan-Poshpora mass rape......

Are you free to express your thoughts in your country?

"Threats to freedom of speech, writing and action, though often trivial in isolation, are cumulative in their effect and, unless checked, lead to a general disrespect for the rights of......

How the I&B minister can clean up the media

The growth of a credible, objective news media business in India requires political will and a belief in free speech, says Vanita Kohli-Khandekar. On an hour-long Facebook interaction last week,......

How some SC judgements changed the game for corporate India

The 1995 judgment in the Union of India vs Cricket Association of Bengal case emphasised that free speech is essential for a successful democracy and citizens must have a plurality of views and a......

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......

War on black money is only half-won

Against estimates of black wealth of Rs 300 lakh crore and black money in cash of Rs 3 lakh crore by economist Arun Kumar, the PMGKY numbers fall short by a huge margin. On a November evening last......

5 Reasons Why Daniel Day-Lewis should not retire

Although famously reclusive and fitful in his creative output, Daniel Day-Lewis's decision to hang up his boots feels both untimely and unexpected, says Sukanya Verma. 'Seeing Daniel, I always......

Dancing the Munna Michael way!

A 1990s Bollywood album.Ranbir Kapoor as Balraj Sahni.Dimple Kapadia's Crowning Glory days.Agha-Mukri-Kesto's fun, fabulous, forgotten friendship.Sukanya Verma's super-filmi week was a complete......

Review: Sachin A Billion Dreams: When God speaks to us in PR-speak

'2 hours and 20 minutes later, I walked out of Sachin: A Billion Dreams learning not one additional thing about Tendulkar: Not one factoid, not one statistic.' 'Maybe it's convenient filmmaking,......
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How Aditi Rao Hydari got her stammering right for Bhoomi

Aditi Rao Hydari, who plays Sanjay Dutt’s daughter in his comeback film, Bhoomi , was required to stammer with just a slight hesitation in her... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/bollywood/aditi-rao-hydari-got-stammering-right-bhoomi/
China hits back at U.S. over trade, says unilateralism is "unprecedented challenge"

BEIJING (Reuters) - China hit back on Thursday at recent criticism from the United States about its trade practices, saying some countries'... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/china-hits-back-at-us-over-trade-says-unilateralism-is-unprecedented-challenge-news-policy-rjvkf5bicbhga.html
Women too few in Supreme Court, rues Oxford varsity-feted lawyer

Menaka Guruswamy, the first Indian woman Rhodes scholar to have her oil portrait displayed at Rhodes House, Oxford University, believes women... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/634141/women-too-few-supreme-court.html
Ai Wei-Wei critical of China at opening of Swiss exhibit

Stephanie Nebehay 3 Min Read Chinese artist and free-speech advocate Ai Weiwei signs his book ahead of an exhibition titled "Ai Weiwei: By the way,... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INworldNews/~3/KPFAjChgmPI/ai-wei-wei-critical-of-china-at-opening-of-swiss-exhibit-idINKCN1BV2SJ
BNF writes to U.N., appeals to take control over Gilgit-Baltistan

[U.S.A.], September 20 (ANI): Highlighting the atrocities of Pakistan on the people of the Gilgit-Baltistan region, Abdul Hamid Khan, the chairman... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/bnf-writes-to-un-appeals-to-take-control-over-gilgit-baltistan-news-international-rjurKHahffchj.html

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