Ahead of the presidential elections, candidate of joint Opposition, Yashwant Sinha has claimed that a 'thinking and speaking' person should become the president of the country as opposed to a mere rubber stamp.
The arrested AltNews scribe appears to be put through a similar experience faced by student leaders, activists and other journalists who were hauled up for their activism against the right-wing government.
The Press Club of India (PCI), Mumbai Press Club (MPC) and Editors Guild of India (EGI) swung into action, condemning the arrest and demanding the release of the journalist, who was arrested on charges of hurting religious sentiments.
In urging Russia's ouster from the United Nations, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy cited Article 6 of the UN Charter which states that a member 'which has persistently violated the principles contained in the present Charter may be expelled from the organization by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council.'
The arrest of AltNews co-founder Mohammad Zubair comes days after he highlighted the controversial comments made by former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Prophet Mohammad, leading to an international condemnation.
In a speech opening an ECB forum on central banking in Sintra, Portugal, bank President Christine Lagarde used strong terms as policymakers target inflation running at a record 8.1 per cent in the 19 countries using the euro
This sharp decline in Press freedom reveals a dangerous state of affairs in the functioning of media and democracy in India. The condition of the press in India is more often attributed to the vulnerabilities of Indian democracy and the attitude of the political leadership.
The fact-checking website's co-founder was arrested by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police on Monday on charges of promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion and deliberate acts to outrage religious feeling of the Indian Penal Code.
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said, I wanted to preserve them. But they were destroyed. I am sorry, this should not happen. Now since 2000, we are preserving the records and their digitisation is being done.
In a joint statement titled '2022 Resilient Democracies Statement' issued on Monday during the G7 Summit, the leaders said they are prepared to defend these principles and are resolved to protect the freedom of expression.
In its order, the government authorised the religious endowment department commissioner to utilise Rs 7 crore sanctioned for the ‘Kashi Yatra’, as read out in the budget speech by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.
After the Supreme Court announced its decision regarding the Roe v. Wade ruling, celebrities have been speaking out against it. Some of the singers used the platform of the BET Awards held on June 27 to unleash their anger.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mammoth public meeting on the evening of July 3," BJP General Secretary Tarun Chugh, in-charge of party affairs in Telangana, told reporters here on Saturday.