India  /  Published 18.10.20

Free speech crusader no more

By K.A. Shaji in Thiruvananthapuram

World  /  Published 17.10.20

Paris attack suspect was never on radar

The teenager identified by prosecutors as Abdoulakh A. lived with his family and had never appeared on the radar of French intelligence agencies. But he propelled himself into their sights in horrific...
By Reuters in Paris

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.20

Better safe than sorry

Sir — While the Supreme Court accepted the right to peacefully protest against a legislation, it also made it absolutely clear that protests in public places for an indefinite period of time are...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 08.10.20

Freedom of speech ‘most abused’

By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.20

Caste and Sri Lankan politics

The August 5 parliamentary election result signals the dawn of a new political era in Sri Lanka. The two main political parties, the United National Party and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, that governe...
By Pradeep Peiris, Hasini Lecamwasam in

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.20

Repeal two laws: Youths

Tribal youths from the Kolhan region on Tuesday wrote to Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren seeking repeal of two controversial laws — the Jharkhand Bovine Animal Prohibition of Slaughter Act...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

Guest house arrests over madrasa guests

The manager of a guest house in Salt Lake, an employee of another guest house in the township and a booking agent were arrested on Tuesday following allegations by 10 madrasa teachers that they were d...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.20

Heal the fourth estate

The media is a critical public institution that facilitates discursive interactions in a democracy. As the fourth estate, it is central to democratic resilience in India. However, given the contempora...
By Anita Tagore in

India  /  Published 14.09.20

Ex-judge: free speech curbed

By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.09.20

Don’t rewrite history: Plea to PM on book

CPI Rajya Sabha MP Binoy Viswam has urged the Prime Minister to scrap a committee set up by the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) to review the entries in a book on freedom fighters that so...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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