BY Saurav Datta| IN LAW AND POLICY |01/11/2014
On matters of great public interest, the Supreme Court's proceedings should be televised. Cameras in court will allow the public to see justice being done,
BY Saurav Datta| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |16/06/2013
The secrecy with which fiendishly vast surveillance powers are being exercised flies thick in the face of all constitutional and legal principles.
BY Saurav Datta| IN PRIVACY |16/06/2013
The secrecy with which fiendishly vast surveillance powers are being exercised flies thick in the face of all constitutional and legal principles.
BY Saurav Datta| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |08/03/2013
True, the event was being organized by Wharton students, but to attribute it to the University of Pennsylvania and then use this to decry the assault on"academic freedom" is specious.
BY Saurav Datta| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |08/03/2013
True, the event was being organized by Wharton students, but to attribute it to the University of Pennsylvania and then use this to decry the assault on"academic freedom" is specious.
BY Saurav Datta| IN LAW AND POLICY |05/02/2013
What breaches"law and order" would not necessarily affect society or a particular community as a whole.
BY Saurav Datta| IN JUDGEMENTS |05/02/2013
What breaches"law and order" would not necessarily affect society or a particular community as a whole.
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The Vijay Rupani government in Gujarat has increased accidental death cover for accredited journalists from Rs 50,000 to 5 lakh. Also families of accredited journalists will now get Mata Amrutm (MA) card for cashless treatment upto Rs 2 lakh in govt or designated pvt hospitals in the state. The  MA card is actually given to those whose annual income is less than Rs 1.5 lakh, but a special exception has been made for journalists. Both theses announcements were made in the budget presented in the assembly on February 21st.           

A year and six months after he was jailed in September 2015  Bastar journalist Santosh Yadav was granted bail by a division bench of the Supreme Court, comprising Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan today. Yadav was arrested in September 2015 on charges of aiding Maoists.               

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