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Story Posted on 24-03-2015


 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  4-minute read
Terrorism, PoK, VK Singh, Indian Army

#Duty and #Disgust: It's time India talked about PoK

That people in so-called Azad Kashmir do not have basic freedoms and even Pakistani media are censored and controlled for them.


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Judiciary, Films, Chaitanya Tamhane, Court

Feature Film National Award: Why Court gets my vote

The multilingual film is unlike any Indian court drama viewers have seen.


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Supreme Court, Internet censorship, Section 66A

Why Supreme Court shouldn't have scrapped Section 66A

Instead of doing away with the law, it should have been amended to protect victims of cyber abuse.


 |  7-minute read
The Sibius Knot, Delhi

Why writers are taking a walk on Delhi's dark side

Author of 'The Sibius Knot' reflects on new books on the capital along with her own.

Grant Elliott, New Zealand vs South Africa, World Cup 2015

Cricket World Cup 2015: Two moments South Africa will remember from #SAvsNZ

New Zealand's Grant Elliott struck Dale Steyn for six to give the World Cup co-hosts an epic four-wicket victory.


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Ban, Censor Board, Censorship

[Watch] How the perfect Indian villain becomes a sanskari babu

Modi's acche dine, cinema's burre din.


 |  6-minute read
Taliban, War on Terror, Iraq, George W Bush

Obama is right, Bush's invasion of Iraq helped create ISIS

In all of America's errors Saudi Arabia has been a sinister observer, delighting in the Sunni-Shia schism and funding the Islamic State.


 |  9-minute read
Supreme Court, Freedom of Expression, Section 66A

Section 66A: Why SC got rid of one of India's most oppressive censorship laws

The judgement plays a vital role in defending the freedom of speech and expression from authoritarian state action.

Crime, Women, Rape

Whose fault is it? TV ka Rape, by Vasu Primlani

The crime of rape is treated with certain assumptions, like, it's the victim's fault. What if these assumptions were juxtaposed onto other crimes?


 |  Macro Matters  |  4-minute read
Mann ki Baat, Land Acquisition Bill

Mann ki Baat: Where has all our land gone? India needs to know

Commercial development of government-owned land can begin only when we know where that land is and what use it can be put to.