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Freedom of Speech

News channel Calcutta News removed from cable networks in Kolkata allegedly on orders of Mamata Banerjee govt, BJP terms it ‘undeclared emergency’

The broadcast of the channel Calcutta News was stopped on various cable networks in Kolkata and surrounding areas.

As Congress talks about Press Freedom, here is the party’s track record, and it’s just an indicative list

The Congress party lamenting over lack of freedom for the press to express their opinion in the country is just paradoxical

“Freedom of Speech is a joke”: Bollywood actor Payal Rohatgi tweets after Rajasthan Police detains her for making comments on Nehru

Bollywood entertainer Payal Rohatgi was arrested by Rajasthan Police over alleged remarks on Jawaharlal Nehru and his family.

Karnataka HC slams police for action against FB page admin who posted against HD Kumaraswamy and others, orders inquiry

A complaint was filed against S Jaikanth, admin of Facebook page 'Troll Maga', for allegedly posting abusive and insulting posts against former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, CM HD Kumaraswamy and his son Nikhil Kumaraswamy. 

Man assaulted at a Mangaluru mall for saying ‘India is Hindu Rashtra’, Mohiyuddin, Abdul and 1 other arrested

The Police have also booked a case against a minor boy who will be dealt with under the Juvenile Justice Act.

TMC MP Mahua Moitra tries to bully Zee News Editor Sudhir Chaudhary with her parliamentary privilege

However, the Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla did not accept the breach of privilege motion submitted by the Trinamool MP.

Group of activists who were maligned by Indian Express speak up, call out their one-sided reportage

Reporting those who celebrated Pulwama attacks appear to be a bigger crime than the ones who actually celebrated those attacks

SC issues contempt notice to West Bengal govt over delay in release of activist who posted Mamata Banerjee’s meme

Priyanka Sharma, a BJP Yuva Morcha leader, was arrested on May 10 by the West Bengal Police under section 500 (defamation) of the Indian Penal Code and under provisions of the Information Technology Act for posting a meme of CM Mamata Banerjee

The silence from the self-proclaimed crusaders of free speech and justice during West Bengal protests is deafening

In the unprecedented crisis taking place in Bengal, the so-called champions of justice and free speech seem to have chosen to turn a blind eye

119 persons booked for posting derogatory remarks against the CM of Kerala since the Pinarayi Vijayan government came to power

Over 150 people in Kerala are facing either police cases or disciplinary actions for insulting CM Vijayan on social media.

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SC asks central govt to identify private hospitals which were given free land, directs those hospitals to treat Coronavirus patients for free

The Bench headed by CJI SA Bobde observed that the hospitals that were given free lands should treat Coronavirus patients for free

Maharashtra forest department mulls sterilizing tigers in Chandrapur district to control population: Report

The forest department in Maharashtra plans to sterilise 20 male tigers, apart from trans-locating 50 other tigers

Visakhapatnam doctor who was suspended for demanding PPE kits writes to medical superintendent, claims he is being given antipsychotics at the mental hospital

The videos of a police constable kicking and flooring the bare-chested Visakhapatnam doctor had gone viral on social media

US President Donald Trump threatens “big action” against Twitter after his tweets were labelled as ‘misleading’

Twitter had marked Donald Trump's tweets about mail-in ballot box with a fact-check warning label which read “Get the facts about mail-in ballots”

Old photos of wildfires all over the world used to falsely claim severe wildfire in Uttarakhand, police to file FIR against fake news peddlers

Images shared on social media sites soon drew traction and many media houses reported that Uttarakhand has been burning in a forest fire for the last four days

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Journalist Rana Ayyub lies, shares a video on Instagram to claim a passenger on-board Shramik train had died of hunger

The Railways sources have clarified that the woman was suffering from a prolonged illness

Paatal Lok changes the morphed image with BJP leader where he is shown next to corrupt character after he files a complaint against Anushka...

Days after BJP MLA Nandkishore Gurjar filed a complaint against Amazon Prime series Paatal Lok producer Anushka Sharma for using a morphed image of himself without his permission, the producers have changed the image.

Did you know about Nehru’s tribal ‘wife’?

She inaugurated a dam, when her life took a troublesome turn

1100-year-old monolithic sandstone Shivling unearthed in Vietnam’s Cham temple complex in My Son Sanctuary

The 9th-century fully intact Shivling is part of a complex of Hindu temples which were constructed by the Champa Empire between 4th century CE and 13th century CE.

‘Yeh bhaiya bataiye ki vaccine kab aayegi’, Rahul Gandhi’s question to public health expert triggers another joke fest on Twitter

Twitter users speculated whether Rahul Gandhi was asking for vegetable or grocery items to a local vendor.

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