Moneycontrol PRO
freedom of speech
Jump to
21 Results Found
  • Pegasus row: SC to hear batch of pleas seeking probe into alleged snooping Aug 04, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    Pegasus row: SC to hear batch of pleas seeking probe into alleged snooping

    The guild's petition, in which veteran journalist Mrinal Pande is also one of the petitioner, has said that its members and all scribes have the duty of holding all branches of government accountable by seeking information, explanations and constitutionally valid justifications for state action and inaction.

  • Twitter claimed concern over freedom of expression and safety of employees to divert attention from its non-compliance with rules: Govt Jul 22, 2021 03:19 PM IST

    Twitter claimed concern over freedom of expression and safety of employees to divert attention from its non-compliance with rules: Govt

    Minister of State for Information Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar in a written reply to the Parliament said neither the IT Act nor the above said rules contravene the freedom of speech and expression or the right to privacy.

  • Ashoka University resignations: All the developments so far Mar 21, 2021 01:32 PM IST

    Ashoka University resignations: All the developments so far

    Faculty wrote to the vice chancellor and board members to state their “deep anguish” over Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s resignation, and noted that his exit sets a "chilling precedent for future removals of faculty.”

  • Koo founder: All for freedom of speech but will first follow law of the land Feb 10, 2021 04:43 PM IST

    Koo founder: All for freedom of speech but will first follow law of the land

    Aprameya Radhakrishna, co-founder of Koo, which is benefitting from Twitter’s row with the Indian government, says his microblogging site will bring together English and non-English speaking users.

  • Was TMC talking about Bengal while raising concerns over freedom of speech: PM Narendra Modi taunts Derek O’Brien Feb 08, 2021 03:52 PM IST

    Was TMC talking about Bengal while raising concerns over freedom of speech: PM Narendra Modi taunts Derek O’Brien

    During his Motion of Thanks on President Ram Nath Kovind’s address in the Rajya Sabha on February 8, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Derek O'Brien had chosen good words — freedom of speech and intimidation.

  • Supreme Court denies Tandav makers, actor protection from arrest, says freedom of speech not absolute Jan 27, 2021 06:10 PM IST

    Supreme Court denies Tandav makers, actor protection from arrest, says freedom of speech not absolute

    FIRs have been registered against Amazon Prime's Tandav web series for hurting religious sentiments and insulting a religion, which are offences punishable under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 153A and 295.

  • Freedom of speech and expression not an absolute right: Bombay High Court Sep 11, 2020 04:52 PM IST

    Freedom of speech and expression not an absolute right: Bombay High Court

    The bench also allowed Holey to approach the court at any time during this period in case the police decide to take any coercive action against her, or if any of her rights were breached.

  • The Bloomsbury brouhaha is not about free speech. It’s about legitimacy Aug 24, 2020 01:31 PM IST

    The Bloomsbury brouhaha is not about free speech. It’s about legitimacy

    This could be one way for Indian publishers to have their cake and eat it, too — without jettisoning basic principles of fact-checking and other editorial standards, of course

  • This is Pakistan, not India: Islamabad judge while hearing bail plea of activists charged with sedition Feb 18, 2020 05:30 PM IST

    This is Pakistan, not India: Islamabad judge while hearing bail plea of activists charged with sedition

    Justice Athar Minallah said on February 17 that it is not expected of a democratic government to curb freedom of expression.

  • Opinion | India must not ignore the importance of a free press Mar 08, 2019 02:46 PM IST

    Opinion | India must not ignore the importance of a free press

    We might feel empowered because we live in the age of an information boom, but in the absence of an independent, fearless and conscientious press we could be caught in a web of propaganda, a string of lies and tied in knots of deceit.

  • Everyone should respect the martyr's daughter: Prasad Feb 28, 2017 09:38 PM IST

    Everyone should respect the martyr's daughter: Prasad

    Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad expressed his views on the ongoing debate on nationalism and commented on the raging Gurmehar Kaur 'freedom of speech' row.

  • Penal laws on defamation constitutionally valid: SC May 13, 2016 01:50 PM IST

    Penal laws on defamation constitutionally valid: SC

    The bench passed the judgement on a batch of petitions filed by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy and others.

  • Can't take freedom of speech for granted in democracy: Haasan Feb 07, 2016 05:49 PM IST

    Can't take freedom of speech for granted in democracy: Haasan

    In his keynote address, the "Vishwaroopam" star, who is a part of the reform committee that is going to recommend changes in the functioning of Central Board of Film Certification in India, said freedom of speech should not be taken for granted.

  • SC junked section 66A, but freedom of speech worth debating Mar 25, 2015 04:58 PM IST

    SC junked section 66A, but freedom of speech worth debating

    Logically, one would presume that an offence like defamation would be treated the same way whether committed on Twitter or in a newspaper column, a TV broadcast or a politician‘s speech.

  • Govt says it differed with UPA ministry's stand on Sec 66A Mar 24, 2015 04:18 PM IST

    Govt says it differed with UPA ministry's stand on Sec 66A

    Government on Tuesday made it clear that it differs with previous UPA regime's stand on Section 66A of IT Act, which has been scrapped by Supreme Court, and has conveyed it in writing to apex court that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour of curtailing communication of honest dissent or criticism on social media.

  • After section 66A, can SC scrap Article 19(2) of IPC? Mar 24, 2015 02:04 PM IST

    After section 66A, can SC scrap Article 19(2) of IPC?

    The intellectual parent of section 66A of the IT Act is actually the ill-defined clauses of Article 19(2) (of which more later), which either needs to be scrapped or defined more precisely so that there is less scope for abuse.

  • Indians are becoming increasingly intolerant Aug 22, 2013 03:30 PM IST

    Indians are becoming increasingly intolerant

    Instead of nurturing the spirit of debate, we have become aggressive, bigoted and abusive

  • Will online freedom of speech decrease even further? Jan 11, 2013 02:10 PM IST

    Will online freedom of speech decrease even further?

    Getting rid of Section 66A of the IT Act would be a first step in the right direction says Karuna Nundy

  • Anonymous hacks and defaces Kapil Sibal's website Nov 30, 2012 05:50 PM IST

    Anonymous hacks and defaces Kapil Sibal's website

    Union Minister for Communication, Information and Technology, Kapil Sibals website was hacked by hacktivist group Anonymous Indian arm today.

  • Mexican Twitter 'terrorists' walk free Sep 22, 2011 11:05 AM IST

    Mexican Twitter 'terrorists' walk free

    Earlier this month, a case of "Twitter terrorism" was reported in Mexico, which could have led to a major civil rights breach.

  • Twitter terrorism case leads to civil rights breach in Mexico Sep 08, 2011 11:35 AM IST

    Twitter terrorism case leads to civil rights breach in Mexico

    Two social media users in Mexico had wrongly reported an armed attack on a local school in Veracruz. This report that they spread on Twitter, understandably, created a lot of panic.

Sections
ISO 27001 - BSI Assurance Mark