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A Tribute to Shireen Abu Akleh, a Journalistic Role Model

The murdered reporter was superbly professional, possessed a rare modesty and unshackled cultural restraints on Arab women Rasha Al AqeediRasha Al Aqeedi is the Middle East deputy editorMay 19, 2022 Where do girls in closed societies draw inspiration from when… Continue Reading →

Zee Tamil’s Kids’ Show In Trouble After Reportedly Mocking PM Narendra Modi, I&B Ministry Sends Legal Notice

The notice claims that the channel’s show has made some horrible comments on India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. By -January 18, 2022 Recently the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, also known as I&B Ministry for short, issued a notice against Zee… Continue Reading →

Actor Kiran Mane thrown out of Marathi serial for his Anti- BJP Views

I will not keep quiet’ By NEETA KOLHATKARJanuary 18, 2022 15:56 ISTG ‘If the person is silenced, then everyone else is terrorised and won’t speak up.’‘See what happened to Kiran Mane, you will face the same fate.’‘They want to send this… Continue Reading →

Why we have a duty to read what the govt does not want us to read

Three copies of every book or newspaper must be sent to the Central Library run by the government. This is mandated by the Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867Olav Albuquerque We can thank God that a two-judge bench of… Continue Reading →

The Seditious Half-Life of Facts

The indiscriminate use of draconian laws also denies citizens their rights, perhaps more blatantly, and also has a chilling effects on citizens.Subhash Gatade 12 Nov 2021 After recent developments in BJP-ruled Tripura, many concerned citizens and organisations have said that the… Continue Reading →

The gendered impact of intentional internet shutdowns

 Sandra Aceng  Aug. 3, 2021 Women, gender-diverse persons, and marginalised sections of society across Africa and beyond have been using the internet to overcome the obstacles posed by an imbalance of power and social restrictions. Internet shutdowns, a tool increasingly used… Continue Reading →

UIDAI has suggested 28 cuts for ‘Aadhaar’, film already cleared by CBFC

Ghosh said he tried to contact the UIDAI officials, asking for a formal letter with a list of the objections, but there was no response Updated At: Jul 25, 2021 03:03 PM (IST) Mumbai, July 25 The Unique Identification Authority of India… Continue Reading →

Singer Mangli targeted by Hindutva activists for song, Dalit-Bahujans extend support

POSTED ON JULY 23, 2021 The ‘Bonalu’ song is dedicated to Maisamma, a village deity who doesn’t come under the Brahmininical fold. By Balakrishna Ganeshan Singer Mangli, who has sung popular numbers like ‘Saranga Dariya’ from Love Story and ‘Ramuloo… Continue Reading →

Caste, Policing and Technology: The Making of Criminality

By- Isheeta Sharma & Vaidehi Gautam Internet Freedom Foundation hosted a session titled ‘Settled Habits, New Tricks: Casteist Policing Meets Big Tech in India’ on June 18 with Ameya Bokil, Avaneendra Khare, Nikita Sonavane, Srujana Bej and Vaishali Janarthanan; chaired… Continue Reading →

IT rules strike at my right to ‘privacy’: TM Krishna moves Madras HC

by- Sanyukta Dharamadhikari Eminent musician and activist TM Krishna has moved the Madras High Court challenging the new IT rules issued by the Union government. The Madras High Court on Thursday heard his petition and sent a notice to the Union government… Continue Reading →

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