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1,948 Arrests Under UAPA In 2019, 34 Persons Convicted: Govt

1,948 Arrests Under UAPA In 2019, 34 Persons Convicted: Govt

10 January 2022

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai was responding to a written question by DMK member Tiruchi Siva regarding the total number of people imprisoned under the UAPA in the country at present.

Olympics Are 'On The Wrong Side Of History' When It Comes To Free Speech

Olympics Are 'On The Wrong Side Of History' When It Comes To Free Speech

11 January 2022

The push for free speech is an artefact of growing athlete activism in recent years in response to racism and other human rights violations


Scrap This Law

Section 124A is the main weapon in the State’s armoury against non-violent speech and expression

Rights Test In Value Addition

Rights Test In Value Addition

11 January 2022

Modi talks up liberties and freedom before the G-7


Ashoka University Founders Bartered Away Its 'Soul': Raghuram Rajan On Resignation Row

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, in a Linkedin post, said that free speech has suffered a 'grievous blow' in India.

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22 January 2022
Opinion: Lutyen's Media's Attempt To Paint The Anti-CAA Agitation As 'Secular' Was Hypocritic

Opinion: Lutyen's Media's Attempt To Paint The Anti-CAA Agitation As 'Secular' Was Hypocritic

Drawing of clear battlelines in the media space is not really a bad thing because polarisation always precedes compromise, writes senior journalist R....


22 January 2022
Are Newsrooms Run By Political Masters? Why Are Editors Compromising On Truth Telling?

Are Newsrooms Run By Political Masters? Why Are Editors Compromising On Truth Telling?

'Pro-government' media -- and denunciations of it from the other side -- hogs the space. But there is plenty to introspect over for everyone.


22 January 2022
Editor's Take | Journalism Wins If Journalists Are Held To Account

Editor's Take | Journalism Wins If Journalists Are Held To Account

This issue of Outlook on the Indian media is testament to our objectivity. Subjecting ourselves to the same scrut­iny is only fair, since we constantly...


22 January 2022
70 Years Of Indian Judiciary | Opinion: Resistance To Transparency Makes Our Courts Mysterious Institutions

70 Years Of Indian Judiciary | Opinion: Resistance To Transparency Makes Our Courts Mysterious Institutions

Even after 70 years of India as a Republic, the Supreme Court is yet to launch even the modest pilot project of webcasting constitutionally important cases,...


22 January 2022
Freedom Of Expression In The Time Of Twitter

Freedom Of Expression In The Time Of Twitter

Sanjay Hegde moved the Delhi High Court against Twitter’s arbitrary and opaque policies


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18 May 2012
The Sacred Profane

15 May 2012
Dirty Pictures

Dirty Pictures

Some of the political cartoons in NCERT textbooks, a large number of depictions in which, according to our HRD minister, "are offensive and are inappropriate...


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Opinion

1,948 Arrests Under UAPA In 2019, 34 Persons Convicted: Govt

1,948 Arrests Under UAPA In 2019, 34 Persons Convicted: Govt

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai was responding to a written question by DMK member Tiruchi Siva regarding the total number of people imprisoned under the UAPA in the country at present.

10 January 2022
Olympics Are 'On The Wrong Side Of History' When It Comes To Free Speech

Olympics Are 'On The Wrong Side Of History' When It Comes To Free Speech

The push for free speech is an artefact of growing athlete activism in recent years in response to racism and other human rights violations

11 January 2022
Scrap This Law

Scrap This Law

Section 124A is the main weapon in the State’s armoury against non-violent speech and expression

11 January 2022
Rights Test In Value Addition

Rights Test In Value Addition

Modi talks up liberties and freedom before the G-7

11 January 2022
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