Media Bodies Supports Boycott Of Actress Kangana Ranaut


MUMBAI : The Press Club of India on Saturday said it supports the decision of the Entertainment Journalists Guild to boycott actor Kangana Ranaut for refusing to apologise for lashing out at a PTI reporter during a press conference. Members of the Press Club of India said in a statement that they are anguished and shocked at the incident and condemned More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Journalist Prashant Kanojia should immediately be released: SC

NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court has ordered the immediate release of freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia who was arrested by the UP police for a ‘defamatory’ video on Uttar Pradesh P Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.”I More...

By On Monday, June 10th, 2019

Girish Karnad: The Man Who Always Fought for Freedom of Expression

BANGALORE/ NEW DELHI : : Girish Karnad once revealed, “When my mother was expecting me, she decided she did not want to have any more children…So, she persuaded my father to take her to a doctor for More...

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By On Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Jouro Arrested for Sharing Post on Social Media against UP CM

LUCKNOW: A journalist has been arrested for allegedly sharing an objectionable post against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, police said on Saturday. An FIR was registered against Prashant More...

By On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Adani To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against “The Wire”

NEW DELHI : Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal The Wire and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for having published articles against its companies, said highly placed sources More...

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By On Monday, February 25th, 2019

#MeToo: ‘Truth is My Defence’ Says Priya Ramani

NEW DELHI :  Senior journalist Priya Ramani, who had accused former Union minister MJ Akbar of sexual misconduct during his time as a media personality, was granted bail by a Delhi court on Monday in connection More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Saturday, January 26th, 2019

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s sister writer Gita Mehta turns down ” Padma “Award

NEW DELHI : Noted writer Gita Mehta, who is also the elder sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Saturday declined to accept the Padma Shri award. Mehta said the timing of the award was questionable More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Government Proposes Social Media Rules That Could Suppress Users’ Speech

NEW DELHI : The Indian government is proposing new rules that aim to prevent the spread of misinformation on social media, sparking free speech concerns among local advocacy groups. The government has proposed to More...

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By On Sunday, January 13th, 2019

A Crusade against Corruption hits the stand

“A Crusade against corruption” has a strong possibility in India. This is the title of a book written by Manohar Manoj;  a senior journalist, who completed this book after conducting a massive research and More...

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By On Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Tum bilkul……. hum jaise nikle : Fahmida Riaz

By Justice Markandey Katju The famous Pakistani progressive poet and human rights activist Fahmida Riaz who died recently wrote a poem titled ‘ Tum bilkul hum jaise nikle ‘ ( You too turned out to be More...