World Press Freedom Index
Opinion  /  Published 07.07.22

Need to protect scribes critical of govt

Journalists critical of the regime are being arrested in an arbitrary manner, intimidated through the filing of first information reports, prevented from attending international events, and so on...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.22

Kangaroos in Bengal a worrying sign?

Readers write in from Calcutta, Chennai, Navi Mumbai and Kozhikode...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.22

Muzzled voices: Press Freedom Index ranking

Findings coincide with the Indian prime minister refusing to take questions at any news conference on a tour of Europe...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 04.05.22

Press freedom: India slips eight places

Big plunge from the 142nd slot last year, marking the sharpest drop in the downward trajectory the country has been on for some years now...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.21

Truth triumphs: Nobel Peace Prize

The conferring of the Nobel Peace Prize on two courageous, proficient scribes – Maria Ressa oand Dmitry Muratov – shows that journalism can, indeed, be resurrected...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 02.08.21

Pegasus: Inside the panopticon

Complete political domination can only be predicated upon the distrust of critics and citizens alike...
By Samir Nazareth

Opinion  /  Published 23.07.21

Tax whip on media houses

Those opposed to the policies of the Modi govt - Opposition leaders , media organizations, activists - seem to be particularly vulnerable to I-T raids...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 07.07.21

'Darkest' tag on denial of freedom

The international media watchdog's 'gallery of grim portraits' includes North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, Pakistan’s Imran Khan and China’s Xi Jinping...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.03.21

Desi democracy indices

India has performed quite poorly on democracy and press-freedom indices in several studies...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.20

Silence is grey: Press freedom under siege

The Indian State is making the media crawl...
By G.N. Devy


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