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Supreme court upholds criminal defamation law

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the constitutional validity of the 156-year-old penal laws on defamation, saying "reputation of one cannot be allowed to be crucified at the altar of the other's......

'We are on the verge of a student movement'

'... A youth movement which could really transform our politics in a way that the existing elites don't understand.' 'The State can't suppress a young society like India where there are so many......

SC allows pictures of CMs, governors in government advertisements

Pictures of Union ministers, chief ministers, governors and state ministers can now appear in government advertisements with the Supreme Court on Friday modifying its earlier order and allowing......

'For Tagore, human beings were far more important than the concept of a nation'

'Tagore repeatedly denounced the "My country, right or wrong" attitude.''We often use the phrase "unity in diversity" like a cliche and often make diversity secondary, giving precedence to......

Delhi HC grants Kanhaiya interim bail

Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested in a sedition case, was on Wednesday granted interim conditional bail for six months by the Delhi high court, which said......

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......

Rajeev Chandrasekhar slams move to censor Internet

At the 66th session of the United Nations, India made a proposal to control the Internet through a United Nations Committee. The government of India proposed control over the Internet through the......

Tata-Radia case: SC to hear plea from April 19

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will hold final hearing on a day-to-day basis from April 19 on Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata's plea to bar online portals and electronic media from airing his......

Office circular not a gag order: Air India

Air India on Wednesday asserted that its office circular which prevents union leaders from publicly airing their views about the airline's affairs was not a 'gag order' and a similar order had been......

'The best advertisement is when the public says it's good'

Shahnaz Husain, India's undisputed queen of herbal beauty products, was one of the most conspicuous delegates at President Obama's two-day Presidential Entrepreneurial Summit held in Washington at......

'Supreme Court verdict on gay sex is unfair!'

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Several Bollywood celebrities turned to Twitter to express their disappointment over Supreme Court’s verdict to criminalise gay......
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Namibia celebrates World Press Freedom Day and 25th anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration

UNESCO Tuesday 24th May, 2016 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in partnership with the Media... ...

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Free speech is stillfree

The Supreme Court's recent judgment upholding Sections 499 and 500 of the IPC as constitutionally valid received wide attention, including visible,... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/free-speech-still-free-013000955.html
Right to offend qua defamation | Manish Tewari

Perhaps it is time for the legislature to consider the criminality of defamation, and decide as to whether the act of defamation is civil tort or... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/ViojtcmmpOy2Z0dtP8u8gP/Right-to-offend-qua-defamation.html
How Saudis turned the once-tolerant Kosovo into fertile ground for terrorists

Muslims in Kosovo, which was a part of the Ottoman Empire for 500 years, follow the Hanafi school of Islam, traditionally a liberal version that is... ...

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Indeed, not infallible

A S part of its golden jubilee celebration, the Supreme Court brought out a book, Supreme But Not Infallible — a collection of essays contributed... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/indeed-not-infallible/240762.html

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