Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.22

Rights defenders needed

India needs more human rights defenders, constitutional law expert Faizan Mustafa said in Ranchi on Friday as he paid tribute to the late Father Stan Swamy and criticised the State’s tendency to...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 10.12.21

SC: Dissent essence of democracy

The Supreme Court on Thursday said dissent was the “essence of a democracy” and the State should never browbeat political opponents and journalists. The bench of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kau...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.21

No noise: Crackdown on dissenters

The prime minister is worried. There are very few critics left in India, he said recently in a rare interview. Could the paucity of critics in India, a nation of, ostensibly, voluble, argumentative ci...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 20.07.21

Eye on Modi's 2017 Israel trip

By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 14.07.21

Don't misuse laws to quell dissent, says SC judge

By R. Balaji in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 01.07.21

Listen to the dissenters

Dissent — defined by Collins as a (strong) disagreement or dissatisfaction with a decision or opinion, especially one that is supported by most people or by people in authority — is the co...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee, Migita D’Cruz

India  /  Published 26.06.21

Cong: Rahul meets Punjab leaders

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday continued his discussions with senior party members from Punjab on the festering issue of factionalism in the state unit and met ministers and MLAs throughout th...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.06.21

Kashmir: activist released

By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 16.06.21

Kashmir: jailed for airing doubts

By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.21

Bengal BJP discipline panel formed amid dissent

BJP’s Bengal unit on Tuesday set up a disciplinary action committee with an intent to curb anti-party activities at a time when the saffron camp is rattled by agitation by workers at the grassro...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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