To muzzle the internet at the hint of trouble is to respond like paranoid dictatorships. More safeguards are needed in the law invoked,
Kashmiris react with fury to the dubious or false stories that some media outlets have been peddling during the current protests against Wani’s killing.
It is routine for Delhi-based media houses to parachute journalists into Kashmir when there is a crisis, demonstrating mistrust of their local correspondents.
As part of a special series, the HOOT looks at Jam-e-Jamshed, the voice of the Parsi at home and abroad, but also much more.
How does one turn to the state to censor when an image does not have a single meaning, when the intention of the author is not fully known, and when the reception is multiple?
Between the state and some high courts, free speech is constantly under attack. The Assam Rifles order is only the latest in a string of diktats.
“Would the Assam Rifles dare extend the same order to ‘national’ media houses?”
…We don’t deserve your music because, in this new India, you are just a Pakistani agent.
Two films on the Muzaffarnagar riots struggle to be seen as the censor board denies certification and right-wing activists disrupt screenings. Protest screenings of one of them are scheduled for today,
No tripods, cameras, books or pens are to be allowed during jail visits, according to new, draconian rules.