freedom of speech

A slew of recent court orders will go a long way in restoring public faith in the judiciary, writes Bhavdeep Kang

A slew of recent court orders will go a long way in restoring public faith in the judiciary, writes Bhavdeep Kang

The dignity and liberty of women formed the substance of a number of important rulings in the last fortnight. The Himachal Pradesh High C...Read More

Censorship can create more abuse than it addresses, writes Bhavdeep Kang

Censorship can create more abuse than it addresses, writes Bhavdeep Kang

The trouble is that anyone, be it state or non-state actors or political parties and their partisans, can be accused of the same thing. G...Read More

Intolerant much? Decoding Freedom of Speech in modern times

Intolerant much? Decoding Freedom of Speech in modern times

Speaking to artistes, OTT buffs, and lawyers, FPJ writer tries to excavate why we are all getting so offended with fictional themes and a...Read More

Kerala CM rejects opposition’s charges over controversial ordinance; says it won't be used against media

Kerala CM rejects opposition’s charges over controversial ordinance; says it won't be used against media

After a backlash over the controversial Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance, CM Pinarayi Vijayan has clarified that the new amendment t...Read More

Free speech includes right 
to entertain viewers

Free speech includes right to entertain viewers

'Freedom of speech' has made Arnab Goswami screech to teach those who disagree with him that the nation comes first. Always and every tim...Read More

'Our compatriot was killed for teaching children freedom of speech': French president Macron over beheading of teacher

'Our compatriot was killed for teaching freedom of speech': French president over beheading of teacher

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday called the killing of the teacher near Paris as a "terrorist attack". "Our compatriot was kill...Read More

'Maintain dignity for PM, CM': Bombay HC on tweets against Uddhav Thackeray

'Maintain dignity for PM, CM': Bombay HC on tweets against Uddhav Thackeray

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said that the netizens must maintain the dignity of the posts of Prime Minister and the Chief Minister ...Read More

Taapsee Pannu marks International Democracy Day with poem 'Samwad'

Taapsee Pannu marks International Democracy Day with poem 'Samwad'

The 'Thappad' actor took to Instagram to share a short video illustration based on the importance of freedom of speech. Pannu has given h...Read More

Bombay HC: Right to speech isn't absolute

Bombay HC: Right to speech isn't absolute

Refuses woman interim protection from arrest for defamatory posts on Maha CM

Guiding Light: The freedom of speech

Guiding Light: The freedom of speech

-- Swami Brahmavidananda SaraswatiMuch is spoken of about the ‘right to speech’ and the abuse of that freedom - from debates in social me...Read More

I've a joke and it is on Indians who think they've Freedom of Speech

I've a joke and it is on Indians who think they've Freedom of Speech

TLDR: The Constitution does support free speech. Laws don’t support free speech. Political parties don’t support free speech. Press doesn...Read More

What the arrest of Prashant Kanojia means for freedom of speech in India

What the arrest of Prashant Kanojia means for freedom of speech in India

The recent arrest of Delhi-based freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested for allegedly sharing an objectionable post on U...Read More

Go to Pakistan if you want to celebrate it: Goa CM

Go to Pakistan if you want to celebrate it: Goa CM

Panaji: One cannot criticise the country in the name of freedom of speech and those who want to celebrate Pakistan can go there, Chief Mi...Read More

There’s no respect for freedom of speech in BJP: Rahul Gandhi

There’s no respect for freedom of speech in BJP: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Expressing concern over the health of a Manipur-based journalist who is under detention, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Fr...Read More

Free speech vs contempt of court

Free speech vs contempt of court

Freedom of speech is the anti-thesis of contempt of court. And the father-son duo of Shanti and Prashant Bhushan know this very well. Thi...Read More

Archbishops like judges enjoy free speech

Archbishops like judges enjoy free speech

Supreme Court judges and archbishops do not surrender their right to freedom of speech and expression on assuming office. This is why the...Read More

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Bhopal: AIIMS ex- student leader begins foot march to Delhi

Bhopal: Raising the issue of freedom of speech, AIIMS former student union president began foot march to Delhi on Thursday, the World Pre...Read More

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Bhopal: Ex-student of AIIMS leader to foot march to Delhi for freedom of speech

Bhopal: Demanding ‘restoration’ of freedom of speech, All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) students’ union former president wil...Read More

Flashback 2017: A quick recap of the year that was

Flashback 2017: A quick recap of the year that was

It is again that time of the year, when no matter how big or small you are, you want to reflect over the past year and think about things...Read More

‘Padmavati’ deferred: Filmmakers question freedom of expression

‘Padmavati’ deferred: Filmmakers question freedom of expression

Mumbai: As the makers of “Padmavati” have announced to defer the release of the film from its December 1 date, a string of filmmakers hav...Read More

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