Patricia Mukhim, editor of ‘Shillong Times’ speaks to Outlook about free speech, the need for journalists to unite, and the criminal case against her that was recently quashed by the Supreme Court.
Patricia Mukhim’s counsel had earlier argued before the apex court that there was no intention to create disharmony or conflict through the post
Arrests of media workers have been part of the Myanmar military’s intensifying efforts to choke off information about resistance to the February 1 coup.
The quick-tempered former army commander, Prayuth Chan-ocha, is known for his unpredictable behavior.
The Manipur-based journalist Paojel Chaoba was earlier arrested under the Unlawful Atrocities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and Section 124A (sedition)
The two journalists had shared a photo of him along with his daughter with a 'salacious intent', police said.
Representing the journalists in the JWC meeting, Santosh Thakur thanked the Prime Minister for the gesture
Mandeep Punia alleged that the police interfered with his work and said the incident had strengthened his resolve to continue with his work.
Earlier, on Thursday, the UP police had filed FIRs against six journalists and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for their social media posts on the Republic Day tractor rally.
The sitting BJP MLA from Chhabra constituency Pratap Singh Singhvi demanded that a law should be enforced in the state to ensure the safety and protection of journalists.
Reacting to the development, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi, 'Those who fear truth arrest honest journalists.'
The Sindh government and family of Pearl filed petitions in the apex court, challenging the high court verdict.
According to the short verdict, the bench also directed to release the suspect. One member of the bench opposed the decision.
Police official said the journalists aired the news report which alleged that several government school students 'shivered in biting cold while government officials were busy with an event'.
Following a complaint filed with the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Senior TV journalist Nidhi Razdan has now filed a complaint with the Delhi Police
Journalist Kappan and three others were arrested by Mathura police on October 5 when they were on their way to a village in Hathras to meet the family of gangrape victim.
FIRs were filed against Amish Devgan for his alleged defamatory remark against saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti during a news debate on June 15.
'Investigation conducted so far has found some shocking findings,' Solicitor General Tushar Mehta tells the bench.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.