One tweet that had many cracking up was: 'Dear Mamata, normally the cartoonist tries to capture the subject. Not vice versa.'¯
MADABHUSHI SRIDHAR on the mirth and anxiety that Mamata has provided.
Pic: The arrested professor
Were they killed for their work? Were they involved in other, personal interests, which spilled over into their professional lives? Did their professional and personal enemies conspire to kill them?
GEETA SESHU on the poor quality of investigations which have followed these deaths.
In the recent past, a number of legal restraints on free speech have been initiated against journalists and the media in India, including charges of sedition, defamation, contempt of court, official secrets and hate speech,
says a report from SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN. An excerpt from the section on defamation.
Rejecting a defamation case on 11 activists filed by the Association of Pesticide Manufacturing Companies, the apex court upheld their freedom of speech and said their report was in public interest.
A press statement from the activists who were charged with defamation.