Media has lost people’s trust and support, says Seema Mustafa, president of the Editors Guild of India (EGI), in an interview to Outlook on the spate of arrests of journalists. Excerpts
Do you think press freedom is getting muzzled?
Not talk about Arnab Goswami? That was not an option, says Seema Mustafa, president, Editor’s Guild. That would only have imperilled all other unfairly detained journalists.
A central Indian community marks its devotion to Ram by tattooing his name all over their bodies as a protest against caste oppression. But their youth are abandoning the tradition as it impedes their social acceptance.
A creative peep into the last hours of the Asura king Ravan after he is vanquished in the epic battle of Ramayan
Residents of Bisrakh, a village in Uttar Pradesh, claim to have descended from the Demon King and do not celebrate Dussehra
The descendants of Mahishasura, found in the Gumla, Lohardaga, Palamu and Latehar districts of Jharkhand, do not know about Ram’s victory over Asurs
Millions, who may not agree with Ram’s ideals, engage with his story, which calls upon them to confront their own behaviour